"I think when you are honest and open in general, people can't find fault in it if it is the real deal," Neon Tree's lead singer, Tyler Glenn told New Times in an interview last year. "There is really nothing left to judge." That, and many more life-isms, are the lessons in Pop Psychology you should expect to learn when Provo, Utah's "post-punk-soul-pop" band takes over Revolution Live this week.
With Fictionist. Thursday, July 9, 7 p.m. Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1025; jointherevolution.net. Tickets cost $24 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.
Canada’s Barenaked Ladies may be mostly misunderstood, but as founding member Ed Robertson tells New Times, "the band itself has always prided ourselves on great songs and serious musicianship and harmonies and all that kind of stuff, and we’ve always taken that part of it seriously." Embrace the serious wackiness of the voices behind “If I Had $1,000,000,” “Brian Wilson,” and "Big Band Theory" at the Sunset Cove Amphitheater.
Last Summer on Earth 2015 with Violent Femmes and Colin Hay. Friday, July 10, 7 p.m. Sunset Cove Amphitheater, 20405 Amphitheater Circle, Boca Raton; 561-488-7414; pbcgov.com/parks/amphitheaters. Tickets cost $40 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.
Cheap Miami's Second Anniversary Party and Birthday Fest.
Celebrate two years of kick-ass music in South Florida as Cheap Miami Records' Patrick Garcia, Shutter USA Productions' Rob Budowsky, and the cassette label itself party it up for their birthdays in downtown Hollyweird. Rage the night away to the rockin' tuneage of G-Ville's Lovemakers, FTL's Party Flag and Shark Valley Sisters, and the 305's Full Time Mother Fucker at PRL. Here's to many more!
With Lovemakers, Party Flag, Shark Valley Sisters, and Full Time Mother Fucker. Presented by Cheap Miami Records, Strutter USA Productions, and Shithouse Mouse. Friday, July 10, 8 p.m. PRL Euro Cafe, 1904A Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood; 954-980-8945; prlcafe.com. Admission is free.
As the originators of a "sound that mixed acoustic country elements into a '70s rock framework," the Eagles truly are a timeless band. "Hear [all of their] hits, played well, and played consistently" at their History of the Eagles Tour going down in downtown Miami's American Airlines Arena.
History of the Eagles Tour. Friday, July 10, 8 p.m. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-777-1000; aaarena.com. Tickets cost $46.50 to $176.50 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.
We can all be "reckless mistakes." But this week, Imagine Dragons are gonna show us the beauty that arises from being "the color of boom" at their Smoke + Mirrors Tour at the BB&T Center.
Smoke + Mirrors Tour with Metric. Saturday, July 11, 7:30 p.m. BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; 954-835-8000; thebbtcenter.com. Tickets cost $30.75 to $55.25 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.