It’s an awesome day for new releases, and we’ve got tickets to hot upcoming shows!! Scroll down to see what we’ve got for you…
Big thanks to everyone who came out to Rag Trade’s grand opening bash on Saturday!! It was such a nice feeling to see all kinds of people (including lots of other local business owners) supporting a new, eco-friendly store in Miami. If you still haven’t heard, hit up myspace.com/ragtradeco.
There are TWO reasons to mark your calendar for Saturday, February 3rd:
1. Tate’s Comics and The Bear and Bird Gallery present “FOR THE LOVE OF MUNNY” vinyl toy art show!! Come see all the cute little monkeys people painted, decorated and customized. I even made one too, it’s glittery… 7pm, full info in the listings.
2. Then, we’re super proud to announce we’ve got a new weekly party starting up!! CIRCA SATURDAYS begins February 3rd at the newly renovated Circa28 (aka the old Slak Lounge/Two Last Shoes on N Miami Ave and 28th St). There’s going to be chilling and lounging downstairs, and a seriously awesome dance party upstairs. Plus, drink specials, cool movies projected on the walls, live music, and no cover!! For the inaugural night we’ve got a special performance by one of our favorites – THE DOWN HOME SOUTHERNAIRES!! More info below, and you can also connect with us at myspace.com/circasaturdays. We promise good times.
Lolo + the Sweat crew
P.S. Like to brunch? Check out Sunday Brunches at Amendment XXI, 190 NE 46th St. Menu by Chef Jeremiah (of Bullfrog Eatz) and live guests every week. Noon to sixish…
THIS JUST IN:
-The Shins “Wincing The Night Away” (super highly-anticipated 3rd album!!)
-The Good The Bad & The Queen “S/T” (new from Damon Albarn from Blur/Gorillaz)
-Of Montreal “Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?”
-Peanut Butter Wolf “Stones Throw: Ten Years”
-Deerhoof “Friend Opportunity”
-The Walkmen “Pussy Cats”
-The Boredoms “Super Roots” (classic series just reissued!!)
-Piebald “Accidental Gentlemen”
-New Young Pony Club “S/T EP”
-Mum “Peel Sessions”
-Ghost “In Stormy Nights”
-Planningtorock “Have It All”
-The Glimmers “Fabriclive 31”
Don’t forget, Sweat’s got some DOPE new toys – both colorways of the new MAD VILLAIN M.F. Doom figure (nearly sold out online!) and the new AZTECA 3″ DUNNY series with a ton of seriously awesome designs by Mexican artists. Check them out at www.kidrobot.com
Plus more records and DVDs, stop by to check ’em out!!
CURRENT TICKET PRESALES:
-THE DEARS, Wednesday, January 24th at Studio A ($15)
-YO LA TENGO, Wednesday, January 31st @ Studio A ($15)
-LANGERADO, March 9th-11th @ Markham Park, ($60/day or $135 for all 3)
-And we’ve got an enter-to-win box to see SIGUR ROS play with the Merce Cunningham dance troupe at the Carnival Center!! The only way to enter is to visit Sweat.
UPCOMING EVENT GOODNESS LIKE WHAAAT:
(If your event is not in here send one email to firstname.lastname@example.org with all the info.)
FRIDAY, JANUARY 19th @ PS14: Off The Radar, the “experimental night for cutting edge new music” is now Fridays at PS14. Resident DJs Ray Milian, Danny Ashe, Dakota Brody and Matt Cash spin all kinds of stuff. Doors at 10pm, $5 cover, free before midnight, 18+ welcome. 28 NE 14th St.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 23rd @ GOLD COAST ROLLER RINK: DJ Hottpants and Lolo present ROLL OUT at Rainbow Sk8!! Get your skate on or just chill to your favorite indie, 80s, disco, electro and all-around fun tracks. This week’s guest DJs are DJ Sticky Rice and Jimmy James – together again!! Plus: snack bar, booze bar, old-skool arcade games, neon decor, kitschy visuals, smoke machines, laser rays and good times. 8pm to midnight, $3 cover. 2604 S. Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale. myspace.com/rainbowsk8tuesdays
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by awesome Canadian band THE DEARS (Arts & Crafts) with special guests The Annuals. Doors at 8pm, $15 tickets available at Sweat. 60 NE 11th St. www.thedears.org
THURSDAY, JANUARY 25th @ STUDIO A: Check out an awesome local show featuring live performances by VAN*GLORIA, THE JEAN MARIE, and Like The TV Show. Doors at 9pm, open bar until 10pm. $8, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th @ CULTURE ROOM: MASTODON live with guests CONVERGE!! Doors at 7.30pm, tickets $16 via Ticketmaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th @ CHURCHILLS: Switch presents COUP D’ETAT IX featuring live performances by Dino Felipe, Dance Jenny, Paper Treason, Universal Citizens, Squares Vs America, Our Last Days As Children, Venejer, Aeval, Badass, Late Night Curly, Midnight Morning, and HYEHTBC, plus DJs Hottpants and Par. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.thegimmicks.com
SATURDAY, JANUARY 27th @ CHURCHILL’S: Slammie and Cancer Mykhell present THE QUEERS live!! With special guests The Heart Attacks, The Riptides and Stay Hitt. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.churchillspub.com
SATURDAY, JANUARY 27th @ PS14: Switch and Church Productions present SALVATION!! Paint it black for this goth extravaganza featuring DJs Danny Bled, Tommy Gun, Matt, Saul and Par, plus the Salvation dancers, fetish show by Taboo Exchange, and fashion show by Trixie Tangs. 28 NE 14th St. www.thegimmicks.com
SATURDAY, JANUARY 27th @ REVOLUTION: Check out live performances by RAKIM and Kid Capri, plus it’s the Brimstone 127 album release party!! 200 W. Broward Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net
SUNDAY, JANUARY 28th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by CAGE (Def Jux) + C-Chan!! Doors at 8pm, $12 tickets. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SUNDAY, JANUARY 28th @ BYRON CARLYLE THEATER: Tigertail Productions presents BILL FRISELL and the 858 Quartet!! Experience a magical evening of music and film as renowned guitarist Bill Frisell and his team take on Keaton, Woodring and Morrison, playing original compositions to an eclectic collection of silent slapstick, surrealist, and animated short films. 7.30pm, 500 71st St. Miami Beach. $25 general admission, $20 students/seniors. www.tigertail.org
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31st @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a rare South Florida performance by YO LA TENGO (Matador) perform live!! With special guest comedian Todd Barry. Tickets $15 available now at Sweat. DON’T WAIT, THIS SHOW WILL SELL OUT. Doors at 8pm. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1st @ CULTURE ROOM: Check out a special live performance by THE LEMONHEADS!! With special guests VIETNAM (Kemado). Doors at 7.30pm, $14.99 advance tickets through Ticketmaster, $18 at the door. 3045 N Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1st @ REVOLUTION: Revolution in association with Tate’s Comics presents a special live performance by Japanese goth metal band DIR EN GREY!! As you might imagine it’s super rare that we get a group from Japan down here so this is a special treat!! Dire En Grey’s sound is a “mixture of the apocalyptic themes of Scandinavian death metal, noisy industrial dance-rock à la Nine Inch Nails or Marilyn Manson, and the gleeful over-the-top theatrical qualities of ’70s glam, particularly singer Kyo’s falsetto shrieks, which put the guy from The Darkness to shame.” 7pm, 200 W Broward Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd @ JAKMEL ART GALLERY: EveInterrupted.com and Admix present CRASH – an All Girl Art Party!! Hosted by Tara T, this event features a live performance by AKA, live art by Onblonde, DJs Heather Holiday and D-Lokx, and art on display by Jennifer Koivu, Natalya Laskis, Nancy Campos, Risque Business Erotic Custom Cakes and more. PLUS pinatas, cheap drinks, b-girls and more!! 7pm to 12am, 147 NW 36th St. Wynwood. www.eveinterrupted.com
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd @ CHURCHILLS: Switch presents a live performance by THE BASICKS plus Boy Prostitute, The Crumbs, Righteous Devices, Mad Cow Disease, Stay Hitt, The Ruins, The Brass Knuckles, Mr. Pink, Agro and To Be Hated. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.thegimmicks.com
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd @ STUDIO A: CASSETTE (Atomisk) play Revolver!! 11pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd @ CIRCA: Come on out to the inaugural night of Miami’s newest Saturday night party – CIRCA SATURDAYS!! Circa is the old Slak Lounge/Two Last Shoes space and it’s been completely renovated and it looks awesome. Upstairs: Open format indie rock dance party with DJs Lolo, Parker, Ray Milian, Johnnylove and more and a live performance by THE DOWN HOME SOUTHERNAIRES. Downstairs: Chill neighborhood loungin’. Plus, movies, drink specials and a whole lot more. 10pm to 5am, NO COVER. 2826 N Miami Ave. myspace.com/circasaturdays
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd @ TATE’S: Tate’s Comics and their brand new Bear and Bird Boutique + Gallery present FOR THE LOVE OF MUNNY!! Yes, you remember Munny, the blank little monkey you can customize to your heart’s desire… Well today over 100 custom-painted Munnies will be on display and for sale, with part of the proceeds going toward the Humane Society of Broward County. The show will be up through March 10th in case you can’t make the opening. 7pm at Tate’s, 4566 N University Drive, Lauderhill, 33351. www.tatescomics.com
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd: Switch presents a live performance by THE BASICKS, with guest Dyslexic Postcards, The Down Home Southernaires, Gato Xango, The Mutiny, Animale, and AKA with DJs Par and guests on the patio. 28 NE 14th St. www.thegimmicks.com
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4th @ CHURCHILL’S: Get ready for REAL ROCK SHOW 8!! Featuring live performances by Dino Felipe, Peasants With Feathers, Curious Hair, Sam T. Friend, Mad Happy, Zombies Organize!, Ghostmilk Tales, and more TBA. FREE SHOW!! Don’t be a sucker and miss it… 5501 NE 2nd Ave.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by MR. LIF (Def Jux) with The Abs. Doors at 8pm, tickets $12. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
THURSDAY, FRIDAY + SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15th, 16th, + 17th @ CHURCHILL’S: Churchill’s hosts the INTERNATIONAL NOISE CONFERENCE 2007!! Tons of noise artists from all over the world plus all the local usual suspects will be on hand with some great and truly unique sound and performance art!! No droning, no laptops, no mixer boards and no cover all 3 nights!! 5501 NE 2nd Ave.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by RHETT MILLER (The Old 97’s). Doors at 8pm, tickets $15. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ CULTURE ROOM: Mustard Plug with Against All Authority, Suburban Legends, Patent Pending and MC Lars. 7.30pm, tickets via Ticketmaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17th @ POST: PopLife presents a live performance by DEERHOOF. 1777 SW 3rd Ave. www.epoplife.com
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20th @ CULTURE ROOM: Southern Culture On The Skids live! Doors at 8pm, tickets via Ticketmaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25th, 2007 @ THE CARNIVAL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: SIGUR ROS perform “Ba Ba Ti Ki Di Do” live with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company!! www.miamipac.org
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25th @ REVOLUTION: THE ROOTS perform live!! Need we say more? 200 W. Broward Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY MARCH 9th, 10th, 11th @ MARKHAM PARK: LANGERADO – South Florida’s most eclectic music festival – returns!! This year the event stretches over 3 days and will feature live performances by Explosions In The Sky, Girl Talk, Medeski Martin & Wood, Cat Power & Dirty Delta Blues, My Morning Jacket, The New Pornographers, Stephen Malkmus (Pavement) & The Jicks, Cut Chemist, The Hold Steady, Matisyahu, Blackalicious, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings (who are amazing!!), Soulive, Jake Shimabukuro, Kieren Hebden (Four Tet) with Steve Reid, a ton of jam bands and so much more!! Sweat will be selling tickets soon, so keep reading!! Markham Park is located at 16001 W State Road 84, Sunrise. www.langerado.com
SATURDAY, MARCH 24th @ POST: PopLife presents a live performance by the JUNIOR BOYS (Domino). 1777 SW 3rd Ave. www.epoplife.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 30th @ STUDIO A: PopLife presents a live performance by OF MONTREAL (Polyvinyl). 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, APRIL 5th @ STUDIO A: VNV NATION live at Studio A. Doors at 7pm, tickets $20. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
TUESDAY, APRIL 10th @ CULTURE ROOM: TV ON THE RADIO live!! Doors at 8pm, $16 tickets via ticketmaster or $18 at the door. On sale soon… 3045 N Federal Hwy. www.cultureroom.net
(inside Churchill’s Pub)
6pm to Midnight, 7 Days a Week
5501 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Ph: 305.758.5862 ext.5