Thursday, January 10
The Darkness. With Hell or Highwater. 7:30 p.m., January 10, Revolution Live, 100 SW 3rd Street, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $22 plus fees. Visit jointherevolution.net.
This glam rock band from Britain is just off tour with Lady Gaga and bringing their Hot Cakes to town. Tease that hair and slap on the skinniest tights your little sister owns, the Darkness will rock you and your studs. Our interview with the band's guitarist Dan Hawkins.
Sosos. 9:30 p.m., January 10, Funky Biscuit, 303 SE Mizner Blvd., Royal Palm Place, Boca Raton. Visit funkybiscuit.com.
You can ring in a new-year-you-remember with the more wholesome sounds of mandolins and banjos with Fort Lauderdale roots act Soros.
Friday, January 11
The Necrophiles, Lil Daggers, Suede Dudes. 9 p.m. January 11, Five Points Lounge, 2608 South Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale. Entrance is $5 for 21 and older, $10 for 18 to 20.
Fort Lauderdale surf rockers the Necrophiles, Miami's dreamy psych guys Lil Daggers, and the sludgy Suede Dudes offer an awesome local show at the intimate tiki spot 5 Points Lounge.
Dashboard Confessional. 8 p.m., Friday, January 11, at Bienes Center for the Arts, St. Thomas Aquinas, 2801 SW 12th Street, Fort Lauderdale. Sold out. Call 954 513 2272, or visit bienescenterforthearts-sta.org.
The dreamy Chris Carrabba is playing a solo acoustic set for the lucky students of Saint Thomas Aquinas University, or anyone else willing to strap on a book bag and pretend they're 19. Full preview here.
Reggae-psych rock fusion reigns supreme on Friday in Lake Worth with Fireside Prophets. This FAU trio is planning on keeping it dirty, dirty in the South.
Black Friday is always dedicated to bringing you the darkest in dark trends. This week, on Rob Zombie's birthday, three bands play tribute to this fine writer, director, producer, and musician.