International Noise Conference
If you head down to Miami only a few times out of the year, this week should definitely be one of those times. Brace yourself for 120 hours of utter madness as the creatives of South Florida gather at Churchill's Pub for the 14th-annual International Noise Conference. There will be music, there will be art, there will be blood (artificial, of course).
Tuesday to Saturday, February 2 to 6. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Admission is free.
Trick Daddy may live in Miramar, but Trick has always been — and will always be — a real Miami guy. "I am Miami," Trick told our sister paper, the Miami New Times back in April. "You can’t just scream, 'Miami!' You have to live in Miami. You have to do things for Miami. You have to give to the community, the kids. I been through three Category 5 hurricanes, two major riots. If you did that, lemme hear that. I’m not impressed about your cars, your money, your jewelry; that don’t impress me. Show me that you love Miami instead of just saying it." Watch Trick Daddy Dollars rep the 305 as he puts on an intimate performance at Revolution this week.
Presented by 99 Jamz Uncensored. Thursday, February 4, 8 p.m. Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1025; jointherevolution.net. Tickets can be won exclusively by listening to 99.1 Jamz on FM radio.
Black Violin is on a mission to break all "Stereotypes." Composed of Kev Marcus on violin and Wil B on viola, the South Florida string duo, as pointed out by New Times, "do to hip-hop and classical music what Phil Jackson did to Shaq and Kobe — they make them work together." Check them out as they "crush people's impressions of what a violin could do... and also of what a black man is capable of" at Parker Playhouse.
The Long Run
The Eagles will never be the same without Glenn Frey. Watch America's number-one Eagles tribute band, the Long Run, as it pays tribute to not just one of the most successful bands in music history but to the legend who started it all.
Yonder Mountain String Band
Yonder Mountain String Band will be bringing some bluegrass to Fort Lawdy this week. "Though its genre isn't mainstream, YMSB" — as pointed out by New Times — "has fans from pretty much every walk of life." "Our fans are as voracious and musically diverse as our influences," singer Dave Johnston told NT last year. "I think that a lot of YMSB fans recognize themselves in how we do things and play. It's a wonderful feeling of community; it's a huge part of our success."
Do the "Dump Dump Hump" and head over to Stache for nonstop partying with Anthony Attalla. As the man behind the Incorrect Music label who has DJ'd everywhere from the Middle East to Ibiza, you know you'll be in for one hell of a night.
With Roland and DJ Hans. Presented by Stache House Saturdays. Saturday, February 6, 10 p.m. Stache 1920's Drinking Den, 109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1044; stacheftl.com. Ages 21 and up.
Having gone through nine lineup changes, Raggy Monster almost called it quits a year ago. But after finding the right guitarist and bassist, the West Palm Beach band was whole again. Watch Raggy Monster shred it up with Charlotte's alt-country crew Sinners & Saints, Delray's indie-folk collective Hillside Spirit Revival, and several others at Propaganda this week.
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With Sinners & Saints, Hillside Spirit Revival, and others. Presented by Aces High Tattoo and Wayward Parade. Saturday, February 6, 8 p.m. Propaganda, 6 S. J St., Lake Worth; 561-547-7273; propagandalw.com. Admission costs $5. Ages 18 and up.
Super Sunday Funday
The team you're cheering for and the team that actually wins may become the reason "Why [You] Drink" this Sunday. In celebration of Super Bowl 50, America's Backyard will be hosting a Super Sunday Funday party equipped with live tuneage from Uproot Hootenanny and the Pour Life Decision Band, smoky barbecue, endless beer, Tito's vodka drink specials, and so much more. To top it all off, the event will benefit Baptist Health's Miami Cancer Institute. So really, everyone wins.
With music by Uproot Hootenanny and the Pour Life Decision Band; food; drink specials; and the "Big Game" shown on all TVs. Benefiting Baptist Health's Miami Cancer Institute. Sunday, February 7, 2:30 to 11 p.m. America's Backyard, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1025; myamericasbackyard.com. Tickets cost $20 to $100 plus fees via eventbrite.com.