5. Soundbox Sunshine State of Mind
Il Bacio Restaurant & Lounge, June 9, at 2 p.m. till June 10, at 2 a.m., 29 SE Second Ave., Delray Beach. Free event.
Let's be honest. You want music you can actually believe in, and who doesn't?! Soundbox, Sunshine State of Mind, in Delray Beach promises sounds with substance with a diverse lineup that includes artists from Miami to PBC. Brian Schak, Fluent Influence, Spinn Zinn, and plenty of others are bound to give you some sonic faith. Drink specials and parking will both bolster your devotion in the beat.
4. DJ Craze at Proper Dosage
With Mister Gray, DJ Jstorm, The Reazin, and others. 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Speakeasy Lounge, 129 N. Federal Highway, Lake Worth. Entrance is $10 for 21 and older, $20 for 18 to 20. Call 561-540-6328, or visit facebook.com/speakeasylw.
"Florida, the Sunshine State." Sure, it's a cute slogan. But does it really embody the true essence of Florida? How about the soul of the state's largest metropolis, the Miami metro area? It certainly does not. "Florida: Bass and Booty, We 'Bout That Life," on the other hand, is a far more appropriate catch phrase because it incorporates the region's rich musical culture and honors the Big Mango's abundance of culo.
And if Gov. Rick Scott had any decency, Lord Voldemort would appoint DJ Craze to a Cabinet position. Or at the very least, he'd make Craze the state's official DJ. A Miami bass genre expert, the three-time DMC world DJ champion recently compared his skills to that of a master chef when New Times caught up with him at his Slow Roast Thursdays Kickoff Party. "I don't play that fast-food music," Craze said. "My tunes are slow-roasted."
And if you're in the mood for a heavy meal of bass drops and booty shakers, DJ Craze is bringing his home-cooked mixes to Speakeasy on Friday. - Victor Gonzalez
3. Urban Revitalization Project at the Boynton Beach Art District
The Boynton Beach Art District, Saturday, June 8, 1 to 3 p.m., 410-422 West Industrial Ave., Boyton Beach. Free event.
Help the Boynton Beach community and the entire of Mother Earth by packing a shovel, seeds, and rolling up those sweaty sleeves for Greening at the Park, the newest urban garden in the area. You can be sure to get a raw veggie and green education when it's 100% finished, all thanks to your own two dirty paws.
2. Rush Tribute at Cagney's Saloon
Sunday, June 9, 8 p.m., 5983 S. University Dr., Davie. Free event.
What's the best thing next to seeing Rush rock the room live? Well, a Rush tribute band, of course. With free unlimited pool games, bucket specials all night long, and Chef Mike getting ya grilled wings, In & Out Burgers, and other tasty, finger lickin' favorites, Sunday at Cagney's beats any IRL wailing by Geddy Lee.
1. Pretty Girls at 5 Points
5 Points Lounge. With Smith Sunday. Saturday June 8, 10 p.m., 2608 South Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, $5 cover 21 and over. $10 cover 18 and over.
Pretty Girls will be playing this weekend at 5 Points Lounge -- and we don't mean good lookin' broads doing pat-a-cake at the bar. Pretty Girls is a three-piece indie surf psych act that'll rock the tats off of Fort Lauderdale's rockabilly hipsters alongside Boca's Smith Sundy. Happy hour goes to 8 p.m., and then you can buy your own craft beers till 10, when the cool kids congregate.
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