Psst... it's Friday.
Before you let your imagination run wild with weekend plans that'll leave you with a fuzzy memory, huge headache, and an empty wallet, take a moment to realize that you can still have all that fun and save enough dolla bills to buy yourself a wad of cheese fries to help get rid of that hangover.
Check out Crossfade's ten best music-related things to do in Miami this weekend under $10.
Y100's Mackapalooza. With Miley Cyrus and Calvin Harris. Friday, June 28, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Clevelander Hotel, 1020 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-532-4006; clevelander.com. Free, so get there early. Ages 21 and up. Visit y100.com. Good morning, sunshine. You might wanna call in sick today because it's Mackapalooza with lover boy Calvin Harris. And while you're "Feel[ing] So Close" to him, the former Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus will be twerkin' it.
Eons. With Jean Jacket and Indigovox. Friday, June 28, at Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Free. The funky, electro pop of Eons will have you "dancin' 'in the moonlight" with Jean Jacket and Indigovox.
Soul Fest Weekend, Day One. With Affiliated Soul Team and the Resolvers. Friday, June 28, 9 p.m., at the Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via completeticketsolutions.com. Somebody call the doctor because you're burnin' with soul fever! And you've got Affiliated Soul Team and the Resolvers to thank for that.
Waterloo. With Don Sha and the Lalibela Band. Saturday, June 29, 3-8 p.m., at Tobacco Road, 626 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-374-1198; tobacco-road.com. Free. Forty tons of beach sand, 10,000 water balloons, Don Sha and the Lalibela Band workin' those reggae vibes, and free Corona (for participants only, sorry): water balloon fights like this should happen more often.
Askultura. With DJ Rudeboi Shuffle, Liberty Call, Enough!, Surfer Pig, the Riot Agents, Die Trying, and Zero To the Left. Saturday, June 29, 7 p.m., at Churchill's Pub, 2201 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. $10. You've got talent and you know it. And now it's your time to shine. Well, sorta. Askultura's having a live recording at Churchill's so if you're loud enough, you'll get to call yourself a recording artist.
Locos Por Juana. Saturday, June 29, 11 p.m., at Bougainvillea's, 7221 SW 58th Ave., Miami; 305-669-8577; bougiesbar.com. Free. See these locos go wild on their ska revolution.
Soundcircles. With Boxwood and Haochi Waves. Saturday, June 29, 10 p.m., at the Goose, 3008 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove; 305-529-6498; gooselounge.com. Free. Their "spacey, experimental rock" will have you spinning circles "Into the Sun."
The Midtown Meltdown. With DJs Self Born and Heron. Sunday, June 30, 2-7 p.m., at the Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Free. There's nothing like a barbecue cookout with "the most magnificent and the most humble DJ on the planet" and "Miami's own highly addictive" DJs Self Born and Heron. Add in two cans of PBR for $5 and you've got yourself one hell of a Sunday.
Pediatric Cancer Relief Fundraiser. With Space Between Words, Uma Galeria, the Chirino Sisters, and others. Sunday, June 30, 3 p.m, at PAX, 337 SW 8th St., Miami; 305-640-5847; paxmiami.com. $5. Music can do great things, like bring people together. Jam for a cause as Space Between Words, Uma Galeria, and other bands unite to raise money for the Miami Children's Hospital Cancer Foundation. One world, one love.
The Rock and Metal Fest. With Us, From Outside, the Gift of Ghosts, Seven Sins, Ekkoz, Archetypes, Apocalyptic Assault, Alyson Tonight, Rym, Naked Vengeance, Cereberus, the Continuum Shift, the Von, Blik, and others. Sunday, June 30, 8 p.m., at Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Just because it's Sunday doesn't mean it has to be a boring day. Rock out with the screams and riffs of Us, From Outside, the Gift of Ghosts, Seven Sins, the Von, and other hard hitters at the Rock and Metal Fest.
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