Fri. June 14 - Capital Cities at Bardot, 10 pm, $26
Fresh off the release of their debut album, 'A Tidal Wave of Mystery', indie duo Capital Cities will be performing this Friday night. Their sound borrows and samples from a slew of different influences - a single song can have everything from synth heavy electro-pop hooks to funk elements, with a horn solo and clips of spoken word throw into the mix. Their album features danceable, catchy songs from start to finish, promising this show will be nothing short of amazing - especially in the intimate setting at Bardot.
Fri. June 14 – One Direction at American Airlines Arena, 7:30 pm, $43 - $106
Teen heartthrobs One Direction will be dancing their way into many a teenagers hearts this Friday night, as the group performs. The pop megastars have solidified themselves as one of the most prominent boy bands of their era, with multiple hits and international acclaim. Their songs are saccharinely catchy, and have been taking over the radio since the release of their debut album, 'Up All Night'. Currently on a world tour, the boys will be bringing their show to Miami at the American Airlines Arena.
Fri. June 14 – Dragonette at Grand Central, 8 pm, $15
While most notably known for the voice behind the infectious hit 'Hello' from Martin Solveig, Dragonette isn't just an electro pop group. Over the course of three albums, their music has consistently featured solid songwriting skills from Martina Sorbara, plus the electronic, synthesizer full dance beats. This Friday, the group brings the dance party to Grand Central in Downtown Miami. Joining the group is fellow Toronto group Nightbox.
Sat. June 15 – DJ Afrika Bambaataa at PAX, 9 pm, $15
DJ Afrika Bambaataa is not only credited with being the leader and founder of the pioneering hip hop group the Universal Zulu Nation, but is also known for leaving an indelible mark on the genre. Having been an influential DJ during the era when hip hop was just starting to take form, he is considered to be a founding father of the entire genre. The legend himself, alongside other prominent DJs, will be spinning this Saturday at PAX as part of a fundraiser and 20th anniversary party for the Miami chapter of the Universal Zulu Nation.