There's nothing more American than drinking booze out of red Solo cups and getting "Drunk On A Plane" to some good 'ol country songs. So for this week's pre-Fourth of July shenanigans, we're gonna pour some "Coke and whiskey," jam to the Sounds of Summer with Dierks Bentley, and get wasted on the grounds of the Coral Sky Amp.
Sounds of Summer Tour 2015 with Kip Moore, Maddie & Tae, and Canaan Smith. Friday, July 3, 7 p.m. Coral Sky Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury's Way, West Palm Beach; 561-795-8883; ticketmaster.com. Tickets cost $26 to $50.75 plus fees via livenation.com.
Audio Junkie's Independence Day Bash.
There's one thing the crew behind South Florida's video journal loves more than DIY documentaries and loud music — the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave. That's why Audio Junkie is hooking you up with three days of non-stop tuneage for their annual Independence Day Bash. Sure, you'll have to drive all the way to Miami to join in on the red-white-and-blue musical madness, but when you see all of your favorite bands rockin' the stages over at Palacio de Los Jugos, Churchill's Pub, and Gramps, you'll know the commute was definitely worth it.
With Kenny Millions, Bruiser, the Gun Hoes, Bearings, Shark Valley Sisters, UFO Sex Scene, Jellyfish Brothers, and others. Presented by No Work Records, Purehoney Magazine, and BUFU Records. Thursday, July 2, 8 p.m. Palacio de los Jugos, 256 NW 53rd St., Miami. Friday, July 3, 9 p.m. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., Miami; 305-757-1807; churchillspub.com. Saturday, July 4, 12 p.m. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 305-699-2669; gramps.com.
Vans Warped Tour.
Ditch the traditional BBQ and get warped this Fourth of July with Blessthefall, Family Force Five, MC Lars, and all the freedom-loving punks over at the Coral Sky Amp.
With Handguns, Kosha Dillz, Neck Deep, Palisades, Blessthefall, Hundredth, Asking Alexandria, August Burns Red, and others. Presented by Journeys. Saturday, July 4, 11 a.m. Coral Sky Amphitheatre, 601-7 Sansbury's Way, West Palm Beach; 561-795-8883; ticketmaster.com. Tickets cost $38.50 plus fees via livenation.com.
July 4th Celebration.
A Flock of Seagulls may reign from the U.K., but that's not stopping the English new wave pioneers from celebrating America's 239 birthday with the Fixx at the BB&T Center. Long live 'Merica!
With A Flock of Seagulls and the Fixx. Presented by Wheelabrator Technologies, Chester’s Fort Lauderdale Harley-Davidson, Ed Morse Automotive Mall, Metropica, Magic 102.7, and Broward Health. Saturday, July 4, 5 p.m. BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Admission is free.
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Propaganda’s 4th of July After Party.
Join in on Propaganda's U.S.A. birthday celebration and party it up with live art, vendors, and sweet vibes from SoFla's "live electronic" crew, Greenhouse Lounge, the Heavy Pets' side project, DuBBle James, and a jam sesh with members of the Tribe. Now that, friends, is what you call the sound of liberty.
With Greenhouse Lounge, DuBBle James, Tri-Five, and others. Presented by Audioplayground Entertainment, Brotherly Love Productions, and Propaganda Lake Worth. Saturday, July 4, 8 p.m. Propaganda, 6 S. J St., Lake Worth; 561-547-7273; propagandalw.com. Admission costs $6.