Ten Best Music-Related Things Under $10 to Do in Miami This Weekend

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If you're anything like the average American, you spend at least 40 hours a week slaving away in a cubicle.

Yep, you work hard. But chances are you play even harder. And you friggin' deserve it. The good news is you don't have to blow all your hard-earned cash on beer, parties, and debauchery. All you need is ten bucks.

Here are Crossfade's ten best music-related things to do under $10 this weekend.

See also:

-Six Best Parties on South Beach This Week

-Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week

PBR Streetgang. With William Renuart. Friday, May 17, 10 p.m., Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. $10. Their name may sound like what you would call a crew of hipsters decked out in over-sized dark frame glasses, but the original PBR Streetgang was the Patrol Boat Riverine sailors from the 1979 Vietnam film Apocalypse Now. Much like the versatility and speed of the PBR itself, these guys are maneuvering their way to the top of the uhntz-uhntz chain.

WorldSounds Groove for Peace & Unity. With Bachaco, Mr. Pauer, Free Like Me, Tamboka. Friday, May 17, 8 p.m., Eve, 1306 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-995-5050; miamieve.com. $10. "One love. One heart." So let's get together and jam all night with Bachaco and other lovers of harmony as they sing for peace and unity. Yeah, mon.

Cuba Libre Block Party. With Los 3 de la Habana, Edwin Bonilla y Su Son featuring Freddy Cardenas and Cheito Quinones, and DJs El Russo and Nelly. Friday, May 17, 5 p.m., the Globe, 377 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables; 305-445-3555; theglobecafe.com. Free. Miami may have a lot of differences, but if there is one thing almost everyone in the 305 (or at least in the Gables) can agree on, it's this: ¡Cuba si! ¡Castro no!

Gym Class Heroes. With Lupe Fiasco. Saturday, May 18, 5 p.m., the Fillmore, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Free. Gym Class Heroes had our "Stereo Hearts" beating at "Cupid's Chokehold." And even though they've been on somewhat of a hiatus, they're breaking their silence with a free concert ...For the Kids.

Tedd Patterson. With DJs Rad Strikland, Ryan Evans, Carmel Ophir, and Wasabi. Saturday, May 18, 10 p.m., the Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. $10. Tedd Patterson is the master of vinyl. He's been breaking beats since the 70's and still knows how to get the crowd moving with his killer techno/house tracks.

Control: A Tribute to Joy Division. With Fuck Yeah!, Dorothy's Surrender, Xela Zaid, Armada!, {in-boxes}, and DJs Dracula's Daughter, Nachtdoom, and Russel the Love Muscle. Saturday, May 18, 8 p.m., Churchill's, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Free. If it wasn't for Joy Division, the world would have been deprived of goth rock. A world without goth rock means a world without other bands, like Bauhaus, U2, and the Cure, who were inspired by the dark and gloomy vibes of Joy Division. And a world devoid of such musical talent might as well cease to exist. Join Fuck Yeah!, Dorothy's Surrender, and other bands of the ilk as they pay homage to the legends of goth rock.

Aaron Carter. Saturday, May 18, 9 p.m., Secada's at the Magic City Casino, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-649-3000; magiccitycasino.com. Free. OMG... it's Aaron Carter. In case you forgot what your pre-teen years looked like, it was probably something like "Aaron's Party." And if you weren't a big fan of baby Carter, chances are you fantasized about his older brother, Backstreet Boy/teenaged heartthrob Nick Carter. Yet unlike his brother, Aaron took a different route: one of a pop singer tryna make it as an R&B/hip-hop star. Oh, Aaron, we know... it's hard out there for a pimp.

The Resolvers. Saturday, May 18, 10 p.m., Will Call, 700 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-577-5900; willcallmiami.com. Free. Rasta, mon! The "Big Band Reggae" combines elements of Jamaican reggae with ska, rock, and funk to create their own unique sound that'll have you jammin' all night.

Sunday Social Rooftop Pool Party. With Jeremy Ismael, Distrkt, Marco Paez, BassTian, John Viera, and Brock Lambert. Sunday, May 19, 1 p.m., Congress Hotel, 1052 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-534-6820; congresshotelsouthbeach.com. Free. Nothing screams summer like laying by the pool on the rooftop of a SoBe hotel and catching some rays, while sippin' on a piña colada and listening to sweet vibes... for free. That's just one of the many perks of living in the Magic City.

Afternoon BBQ. With Edison's Medicine. Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m., Churchill's, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Free.BBQ and rockin' 80's throwbacks from Edison's Medicine: the cure of all hangover cures.

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