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Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band
Unleash your inner "Smooth Criminal" as Who's Bad pays "the ultimate Michael Jackson tribute" at Parker Playhouse. Performing songs from one of the most influential artists of our time, Who's Bad will no doubt deliver an epic night. Just don't forget to brush up on the moonwalk.

7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 9, at Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-761-5374; parkerplayhouse.org. Tickets cost $38.54-$53.54 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.

Savoy
Named after the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, the first nightclub where everyone, all races included, could dance for free, the Boulder EDM trio — comprising two DJs and a drummer — will take its live beats to Culture Room. 

With Crywolf. 8 p.m. Saturday, January 9, at Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; 954-564-1074; cultureroom.net. Tickets cost $15 plus fees via ticketmaster.com

John Sebastian
A Rock and Roll Hall of Famer as lead singer of the Lovin' Spoonful, which recorded hits such as "Do You Believe in Magic" and "Summer in the City," John Sebastian knows a thing or two about the '60s. "It's glorious. It's beautiful," Sebastian recently told New Times. "They have a lot of cool things, but they stray from the fact that it couldn't have happened without pot." Sounds pretty legit coming from a guy who put on one of the most memorable Woodstock performances.

8 p.m. Saturday, January 9, at Amaturo Theater at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222; browardcenter.org. Tickets cost $32.50 to $42.50 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.

Engelbert Humperdinck
He may be forever known as the voice behind the 1967 smash hit "Release Me," but Engelbert Humperdinck is the man who inspired Elvis to grow his famous sideburns. Humperdinck sang "Lesbian Seagull" for the end credits of Beavis and Butt-Had Do America, and he has also sold more than 180 million records around the world. Guess it's safe to say Humperdinck is also a badass.

8 p.m. Sunday, January 10, at Pompano Beach Amphitheatre, 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach; 954-946-2402; pompanobeacharts.org. Tickets cost $43 to $83 plus fees via ticketmaster.com.
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Laurie Charles
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