Whether you're broke from spending money at concerts you couldn't really afford (like Billy Joel or Jay Z, anyone?) or are still in debt from buying holiday gifts and copious amounts of booze for New Year's, ya need to go easy on your wallet this weekend. So, without further ado, here is a list of 5 awesome things under $5 to do this weekend. Please, thank us later.
1. Audio Heist at World of Beer, Coconut Creek
9 p.m., Friday, January 10, at World of Beer. 4437 Lyons Road, Suite E-101, Coconut Creek or visit Facebook.
People that work well together play well together. And Audio Heist does just that. Marketing gurus by day and musical men by night, this talented cover band promises to "welcome the weekend with some brews and a good kick in the pants." Who can argue with that?
2. Pretty Girls and The Lovers Key at Poorhouse
11 p.m., Saturday, January 11, at Poorhouse. 110 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Visit Facebook.
Soulful sounding the Lovers Key and New Times' Reader's Choice Best Rock Band Pretty Girls perform this weekend at Poorhouse -- a.k.a. one of the spots in New Times' sketchy looking/awesome bar list. You'll basically be getting your fill of our "what we like" recommendations all in one spot just down on Himmarshee.
3. Ladies Drink Free at Delux with Middath and Carlos C.
9 p.m., Thursday, January 11, at Delux. 16 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach. Visit Facebook.
Free drinks for the ladies and 2 for 1 drinks for the gents, all freakin' night long? That almost never happens.
4. The Shakers at Inkwell
9:30 p.m., Saturday, January 11, at Inkwell Pub. 238 North State Road 7, Margate,. Visit Facebook.
This band promises to play hits from 1994 to now and also claims to have enough music to take up two sets. If that isn't enough to convince you, the $3 PBRs and $3 sake crafts should.
5. Mylo Ranger at Dada
10 p.m., Saturday, January 11, at Dada. 52 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Visit Facebook.
If you couldn't afford to see Billy Joel this week or Jay Z last week, Mylo Ranger will be playing for free dollars. This leaves more room in your budget to buy shots out of those cute little mason jar glasses.
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