Greetings, fellow penny-pinchers! It's time for your weekly rundown of all the super cool, yet refreshingly cheap stuff you should do this weekend. Read on for details on the fifth-annual ARTober Fest at Propaganda, Smells Like Grunge at Copper Blues, and more!
7:30 p.m. at Friday, October 16. Revolution Live.100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale. No cover in costume, $5 in costume. Visit Facebook.
If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead, this is your chance to become one of your favorite characters. Starting at Revolution Live, zombies will lumber their way through Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Circling back to America’s Backyard, costume prizes will be awarded to winners at 9 p.m. Categories include Best in Show, Best Zombie Couple, Best Undead Celebrity, Best Zombie Group, and Sexiest Zombie, among many others. Check out the food trucks, crafts, and giveaways, too!
Octo Gato, My Electric Heart and Astromaps at Vintage Tap
9 p.m. Friday, October 16 at Vintage Tap. 524 W Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. No cover. Visit Facebook.
Where can you get your fix of funky, hard to come by music for free? Vintage Tap is the answer to the question. Indie-dance band AstroMaps, dance-pop My Electric Heart, and indie-surf punk band Octo Gato will be jamming out for your liking.
Bite the Bullet: Writers in the ROUNDS! Singer/Songwriter Showcase
8 p.m. Saturday, October 17 at Shade Post. 16 NW 1st St., Fort Lauderdale. $10 cover. Visit Facebook.
The Bite the Bullet Campaign features numerous local talents that need your support, and your “woo-hoos." Day two will showcase Addison Palmore, Steve Minotti, Mathew Ryder, Liddy Clark, Ashley Christine, Kristen Spencer and Aymber Danielle, with cover charge going toward the Save the Shade mission. Can’t go? Feel free to donate at GoFundMe.com/ku2unvvw.
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Absence of Despair at Anonymous Guitars
7 p.m. Saturday, October 18 at Anonymous Guitars. 10778 NW 53rd St., Sunrise. $10 cover. Visit Facebook.
You've gotta show respect when an up-and-coming Rhode Island metal band makes the trek all the way down to South Florida. Absence of Despair will stop by Anonymous Guitars accompanied by five other bands, including Last Night Out, Stowick, Games We Play, Prodigee, and Kelly Green. Help make these visitors feel welcome by bringing out your best head banging moves, and maybe even buying them a brewski.
10 p.m., Friday, October 16 at Kreepy Tiki Bar & Lounge. 2608 S Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. No cover. Visit Facebook.
Every third Friday of the month is Flashback Friday at Kreepy Tiki in Fort Lauderdale,, and this month is no exception. Enjoy a throwback video VJ set by DJs LinderSMASH and Kaos. Music genres include old school hip-hop, synth pop, rock, indie, and more. Now your picky friends can’t complain about a lack of music for them to listen to.