Thurs., May 16 – Jacob Jeffries at Cowboys Saloon
Singer songwriter Jacob Jeffries is in the middle of a lengthy tour, and will be making an appearance back in his home state of Florida. Cowboys Saloon in Davie will be hosting the group, showcasing the Jacob Jeffries upbeat, pop rock sound that is undeniable catchy. Apart from being catchy, the lyrical content in Jeffries songs are personal and easily relatable to, and makes for a more intimate style show. Catch the band this Thursday, as they will only be returning to South Florida for two appearances in June and will be gone for the rest of the summer.
Fri., May 17 – Raphael at Fillmore Miami Beach, 8:15 pm
With over 50 years of performing under his belt, veteran performer Raphael may have easily wrapped up his career years ago. However, at the age of 70, he is showing no signs of slowing down, especially with his performance this weekend at the Fillmore in Miami Beach. The Spanish singer has kept true to his Latin music roots, and was a true groundbreaking artist in his heyday. He paved the way for contemporary Spanish stars to follow in his footsteps. The show begins this Friday night at 8:15 pm.
Sat., May 18 – Gym Class Heroes at the Fillmore Miami Beach, 5 pm
To celebrate the store opening, Microsoft has pulled in Gym Class Heroes to play a show in Miami Beach. Gym Class Heroes has pulled hip hop and rock together to create their own brand of alternative style hip hop, with frontman Travie McCoy serving as the lead MC of the group. The groups show range between the danceable pop influenced hits to the personal anthems penned by McCoy, selecting hits from the four albums they have released. The show will be free and will be going down at the Fillmore, starting at 5 pm.
Sat., May 18 – Baauer at Grand Central, 10 pm
Most people will recognize Baauer's greatest hit from a YouTube video 'The Harlem Shake' (which is probably under a 'favorites' list somewhere, fess up) but the DJ has plenty more talent than his YouTube fame addresses. The producer is known for other trap and bass styles of electronic dance music, and will be playing a special DJ set at Grand Central. Saturday night, Downtown hosts a massive dance party that begins at 10 pm.