From being that weird-looking dude in the background of Fat Joe music videos to owning his own record label, restaurant, and headphone business, DJ Khaled has certainly Changed a Lot. More than just a fact, the hip-hop head will be dropping tracks from his latest album this week during 99 Jamz Uncensored at Revolution, proving once and for all he is "da best."
Featuring DJ Khaled. Wednesday, November 18, 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. Ages 18 and up.
The Wonder Years & Motion City Soundtrack
Join The Greatest Generation as the Wonder Years and Motion City Soundtrack bring, as described by New Times, what can easily pass as a Vans Warped Tour minireunion to Revolution. Hitting the road in support of new albums, the Philly outfit and Minnesota natives will give you that emo fix you've been longing for.
With State Champs and You Blew It! Thursday, November 19, 6 p.m. Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-449-1025; jointherevolution.net. Tickets cost $21.50 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.
No matter how big — the guys recently jammed with Matt and Kim at Revolution Live — or small the crowd, Deaf Poets know how to get any party started. This week, the Miami boys will bring their "Degenerate Mind[s]" to Respectable Street for a night of garage rock and drunken shenanigans.
With Krisp. Presented by Flaunt and Gummdrops. Thursday, November 19, 11 p.m. Respectable Street, 518 Clematis St., West Palm Beach; 561-832-9999; respectablestreet.com.
Celebrate 90 years of Hollywood (Florida, that is) with the Gin Blossoms as the platinum-selling rock crew brings its jangle-power-pop tunes to the Hollywood ArtsPark.
Celebrating Hollywood's 90th Birthday. Saturday, November 21, 8 p.m. Hollywood ArtsPark, 1 Young Circle, Hollywood; 954-921-3500; hollywoodfl.org. Admission is free.
Kick it Back to Steel with Martin Barre at the Arts Garage. Known as the master shredder behind former prog rock crew Jethro Tull, Barre was voted the 25th best soloist in the U.S. for his part on "Aqualung" and has shared the stage with Jimmy Hendrix and Led Zeppelin, to name a few. So get ready for a totally rockin' evening in the 561.
Saturday, November 21, 8 p.m. Arts Garage, 180 NE First St., Delray Beach; 561-450-6357; artsgarage.org. Tickets are sold out via artsgarage.org.