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Best concerts in Miami this week August 2 August 8 2021


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This week in Miami has a little bit of everything for everyone as the summer months and the parties that accompany it roll on in full swing. Highlights include French-Canadian producer Jacques Greene at Floyd, mythological rapper Jay Electronica at Oasis and steel guitar legend Roosevelt Collier at ArtsPark in Hollywood.

Below, in chronological order, the best concerts in Miami this week. Stay ahead of any upcoming shows with New times‘Miami concert schedule.

Korn and Staind at the iThink Financial Amphitheater

Korn kicks off his 28-date North American tour on Thursday at the iThink Financial Amphitheater in West Palm Beach. It’s been a while since fans got to see the pioneers of nu-metal on stage, and until then, they were only appeased by the band’s latest studio album, Nothingness, which fell at the end of 2019. Frontman Jonathan Davis has been in the spotlight in recent weeks, announcing that the group has finished writing their sequel. Nu-metal band Staind joins Korn on tour. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 5 at the iThink Financial Amphitheater, 601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach; 561-795-8883; livenation.com. Tickets cost from $ 18 to $ 375 via livenation.com.

Jacques Greene at Floyd

French-Canadian electronic artist Jacques Greene will be at Floyd on Friday, offering a taste of what to expect when he performs at III Points in October. The DJ-producer is best known for his mix of R&B and house and has been a sought-after name since 2011 when he released his second EP, Another girl, via LuckyMe. In 2021, Green joined the emerging digital asset movement when he released his single “Promise” as a non-fungible token (NFT). 11 p.m. Friday August 6 at Floyd, 34 NE 11th St., Miami; 786-608-2824; floydmiami.com. Tickets cost $ 20- $ 30 through eventbrite.com.

Jay Electronica at the Oasis

Ever since he first appeared on MySpace in 2007 and the internet named him one of rap’s next greats, Jay Electronica’s next move has been shrouded in mystery. The rapper has all but disappeared after signing with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation over a decade ago. Finally, last year, the artist released his first album, A written testimony, and it was definitely worth the wait. The rapper is scheduled to perform for free at the Wynwood Oasis on Friday night. 7 p.m. Friday August 6 at the Oasis, 2335 N. Miami Ave., Miami; oasiswynwood.com. Entry is free with an RSVP through tixr.com.

The Duane Eubanks Quintet at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

The Duane Eubanks Quintet lands at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center on Saturday as part of the ensemble’s Things of That Particular Nature tour. Famous jazz trumpeter Duane Eubanks and his band will perform songs from the band’s 2015 album, Things of this peculiar nature, who cemented Eubanks as one of the greats of modern jazz. 8 p.m. Saturday August 7 at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St., Cutler Bay; 786-573-5316; smdcac.org. Tickets cost $ 38 to $ 65.


Event organizer Stamina FL is putting the endurance of the ravers to the test this weekend with a 12-hour rager at two venues, dubbed Durisimo. On the program are some of the city’s favorite music selectors including Ultrathem, Brukhein and Brother Dan, as well as outsiders like New York’s Ne / Re / A. Ticket holders will receive the event venues on the evening of. 11 p.m. Saturday, August 7, at the TBA location. Tickets cost $ 10- $ 25 through eventbrite.com.

Roosevelt Necklace at ArtsPark in Young Circle

Pedal-guitar maestro Roosevelt Collier will perform a free live concert at Hollywood’s ArtsPark on Saturday alongside post-blues quartet Juke. Collier, aka “The Dr.”, rose to fame for his powerful blend of blues, gospel, and rock, later performing with such artists as the Allman Brothers and Robert Randolph following the release of his solo debut, Exit 16. Collier and Juke bring their style for a musical evening presented by the city of Hollywood and organized in partnership with Gene de Souza. 7 p.m. Saturday, August 7 at Hollywood ArtsPark, 1 N. Young Cir., Hollywood; 954-921-3500; hollywoodfl.org. Free entry.

Pool Daze at Selina Miami Gold Dust

Meet at Selina Miami Gold Dust on Saturday for Pool Daze, an evening of live music, local DJs and live art installations. Montreal DJ and producer Gab Rhome will be behind the decks, delivering funky, groove-centric sets, followed by Katie Ox and Gino Fuentes, as well as a live performance by Sacred Cream and Jay Essen. Stay for the after party at Don’s 5 Star Dive Bar with a Special Occasion set. 3 p.m. Saturday August 7 at Selina Miami Gold Dust, 7700 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-985-4764; selina.com. Tickets cost from $ 43 to $ 500 through eventbrite.com.

David Hohme at Treehouse

Classically trained multi-instrumentalist turned DJ David Hohme will close the weekend at Treehouse. The melodic house and techno artist has made waves since performing at All Day I Dream parties in Brooklyn and now runs his own label, Where The Heart Is, in addition to producing his own tracks and visiting some of the best clubs and parties in the world. . 8 p.m. Sunday August 7 at Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 786-318-1908; treehousemiami.com. Tickets are $ 20 through eventbrite.com.


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