Best concerts in Miami this week of May 24-30, 2021
Memorial Day is looming on the horizon and Miami is about to make the most of the long weekend with plenty of festivities to choose from. This week’s lineup features half the Swedish duo, half of the New Jerseyan Gardenstate at Treehouse and Ben Katzman’s DeGreaser at the Anderson. And Mystic Bill, Terence Tabeau, Benton and other OG Electric Pickles reunite for the return of Where Are My Keys? at 94th Aero Squadron.
Below, in chronological order, the best concerts in Miami this week. Stay ahead of any upcoming shows with New timesâ€œMiami concert schedule.
Gardenstate at Treehouse
The Gardenstate progressive trance duo head to Treehouse for a Friday night show. Swedish producer Marcus Schossow and his longtime collaborator Matthew Felner recently returned to the scene with the single â€œTake Me There,â€ A Swirling Trance. Local DJs Velero, Macana and Irish Mariachi will also be behind the decks in the main hall, while house music collective Grooveland Miami offers a wide range of back-to-back sets, including Silvio Rodriguez and Tommy Boy, in the front hall. . 8 p.m. Friday, at Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 786-318-1908; treehousemiami.com. Entrance is free before 9 p.m. with RSVP; tickets are $ 20 through eventbrite.com and $ 40 at the door.
Khalbass at the Center for Subtropical Affairs
Relax at the Center for Subtropical Affairs on Friday and start your weekend soaking up the beats of Haitian band Twoubadou Khalbass in the idyllic oasis of Little River. The veteran group of musicians have performed their kaleidoscopic style throughout the Magic City for years, with a musical portfolio that spans from calypso to Latin jazz. 7 p.m. Friday, at the Center for Subtropical Affairs, 7145 NW First Ct., Miami; Tickets cost $ 10 via subtropicalaffairs.square.site and $ 15 at the door.
The Anderson Black Market
The black market is back. The flea market and musical event is taking place again at the Anderson. Series front-page heavy rock band DeGreaser, led by gregarious frontman Ben Katzman, and fresh off the band’s latest effort, Astrology 101. Also on view: Caribbean jazz outfit Seafoam Walls, marking the new band’s live debut. Local Mold rockers and the psychedelic outfit of the Creatures Cage complete the menu. Stick around for vendors, DJs, burlesque and drag galore. 5 p.m. Saturday, at the Anderson, 709 NE 79th St., Miami; 786-401-6330; theandersonmiami.com. Tickets cost $ 10 through eventbrite.com.
Zedd to LIV
It’s hard to believe that Fontainebleau’s opulent mega-club, LIV, can once again open its doors to enthusiastic revelers – but here we are. On Saturday, acclaimed Russian progressive house DJ Zedd will be behind the decks as the club rolls out Memorial Day weekend festivities. This might be the last chance for the Miamians to catch the DJ for a while, as he’s set to start a residency in Las Vegas this summer. 11 p.m. Saturday, at LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4680; livnightclub.com. Tickets cost from $ 140 to $ 15,000 via tixr.com.
Where are my keys? at 94th Aero Squadron
From the spirit behind the old Electric Pickle dance club, the Where Are My Keys? Party series is back in action on Sunday at 94th Aero Squadron. Former Pickle owner and where are my keys? Ship captain Will Renuart tapped familiar faces to lead the event decks, including Mystic Bill, Terence Tabeau, and Benton, with extended sets from DJ Harvey, Moodymann, and Soul Clap. As the name suggests, the 5pm party is meant to make guests happily disoriented as it rages from sunset to sunrise. 4 p.m. Sunday, at 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant, 1395 NW 57th Ave., Miami; wrmkparty.com; Tickets cost $ 30 to $ 80 through eventbrite.com.
Brothers of the others at the Doral court
Rock’n’roll trio Brothers of Others round off the weekend with a free live performance at Doral Yard on Sunday, featuring some very energetic American tunes. The band are regulars on the Miami live music circuit, performing at must-see venues like Bar Nancy and Las Rosas. Head to the dining room for a dose of live music and bites and drinks from local vendors. 5 p.m. Sunday, at Doral Court, 8455 NW 53rd St., Doral; 305-744-5038; thedoralyard.com. Free entry.
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