The Miami New Times annual “Best Of” issue is out and for the 3rd year in a row, Sweat has won the Reader’s Choice award!!
So thank you thank you THANK YOU and big congrats too to PG-13, Churchill’s, Rag Trade, Cleaveland Jones, Grooveman, Critical Mass, Critical Miami, A Cafe, Torche, Studio A, WVUM 90.5 FM and all the other entities named and unnamed that are making Miami such a truly unique and awesome place to be!!
In store news, we’ve got a whole new round of Sweat folks in the shop so stop by this week to meet them and pick up some new music!! We’re open 6pm to midnight 7 days a week.
Lolo + the Sweat crew
P.S. Experimental indie dance party Off The Radar relaunches this Friday at a fantastic new venue!! I’m hosting the side room with my pal Jsin – it’s called “THE LAB” and we’re bringing in Miami’s finest culture samples… Then Saturday is my 25th bday get-down at Circa Saturdays – no cover and lots of dessert – hope to see you out!! -Lo
UPCOMING EVENT GOODNESS LIKE WHAAAT:
(If your event is not in here send one email to lolo [at] sweatrecordsmiami [dot] com with all the info. It’s that simple…)
MONDAY, JUNE 4th @ CHURCHILL’S: LATE NIGHT CURLY perform at “Theatre De Underground” on the outdoor stage. Inside, don’t miss Miami’s weekly Jazz Jam where everyone gets down. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.churchillspub.com
MONDAY, JUNE 4th @ LOVEHATE: Check out The Lonely Hearts Club, hosted by Mr. Misery and The Colonel. Edwin Adams and Mr. Brown kick it ooold skool spinning jazz, blues, soul, hip hop and beyond. Doors at 9pm, 423 Washington Ave.
TUESDAY, JUNE 5th @ GOLD COAST ROLLER RINK: The Roll Out party’s gone MONTHLY!! Roll on up to Gold Coast on the first Tuesday of every month to hear DJs Lolo, Hottpants and guest DJ QUITA spin classic skate jams and new-skool favorites. Plus: movies, full bar, arcade games, nachos, neon lights and everything you’d ever want from a cheesy roller rink!! 8pm to midnight only, $3 cover. 2604 S. Federal Hwy. myspace.com/rainbowsk8tuesdays
TUESDAY, JUNE 5th @ JAZID: Check out the hot new weekly party THE ATTIC. Resident DJs Jonathan, Ray Milian, Edgar Rojas and guests, plus rotating artwork and live installations, and free vodka 11-12. No cover, 11pm to 5am, 21+. 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. www.myspace.com/theatticmiami
TUESDAY, JUNE 5th @ AMENDMENT XXI: The only and only JESSE JACKSON performs weekly at Amendment XXI. It’s free, so have some drinks and enjoy one of Miami’s finest musicians. Jesse goes on at 10.30. 190 NE 46th St. myspace.com/jessejackson
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6th @ CHURCHILL’S: Check out a rad local show featuring JOHN HANCOCK ANR, Sir Majesty and The Down Home Southernaires!! $7, 9pm, 18+. 5501 NE 2nd Ave.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6th @ JAZID: Check out GRAND GROOVE… Funk, hip-hop, soul and rare grooves provided by DJs Mr. Brown, Sire Esq., Lumin, Kems and guests. No cover + weekly drink specials! 10pm to 3am, 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7th @ THE POORHOUSE: Check out ADD ADAPTER Thursdays at The Poohouse. DJs Cabello, Mitzie and special guests spin mish mash and what nots… 10pm. 110 SW 3rd Ave. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7th @ LOVEHATE: The Money Shot party moves to LoveHate with DJs Tom Laroc and DJ Contra. 423 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. For more info email email@example.com
FRIDAY, JUNE 8th @ SANDAL CLUB: Brace yourselves for the triumphant return of OFF THE RADAR!! OTR has found an incredible new home at Sandal Club on 79th St. It’s got 2 rooms, an outside courtyard with a tiki bar, disco balls, leopard-print carpet, tons of parking, and ages 18 and up are welcome til 6 in the morning!! Main Room: Off The Radar with DJs Ray Milian, Danny Ashe, Jonathan and guests. Back Room: THE LAB – Miami’s Finest Culture Samples – new formulas weeky, hosted by Lolo + Jsin. This week: Alex Caso and Induce break out the wax!! 11pm to 6am, 1060 NE 79th St. (east of Biscayne). www.myspace.com/off_the_radar
FRIDAY, JUNE 8th @ THE STANDARD: DJ Hottpants and Oly start your weekend off right spinning an eclectic mix in the bar room!! Plus snacks, drink specials and more. 8pm to midnight, no cover!! 40 Island Ave. (on the Venetian Causeway)
FRIDAY, JUNE 8th @ PAWN SHOP: Revolver has relocated to the Boutique Lounge at the Pawn Shop with residents Lazaro Casanova, Lauren A and more. This week’s guest DJ is AARON LACRATE!! Boutique Lounge alleyway entrance only – 1 Ct. and 13th St. Downtown Miami. myspace.com/clubrevolver
FRIDAY, JUNE 8th @ PS14: LOOP with residents Matt Cash, Will, Plot, DJ Contra and Doormouse. 10pm, $10, 18+. 28 NE 14th St. Info at firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY, JUNE 9th @ CIRCA28: It’s DOUBLE TROUBLE because we’re celebrating Lolo’s 25th Birthday and Parker’s 21st!! Publix chocolate cake for everyone, music, mischief and more!! NO COVER. 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays
SATURDAY, JUNE 9th @ GOVERNMENT CENTER: The Miami CRITICAL MASS crew meet up for their monthly ride through the streets of Miami in the spirit of alternative transportation, physical activity and fun!! Meet at 10am at Government Center – 111 NW 1st St. www.criticalmass.meetup.com/40/
SATURDAY, JUNE 9th @ CULTURE ROOM: BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB live!! Doors at 8pm, tickets $18 via Ticketmaster. On sale Saturday, March 17th. www.cultureroom.net
SATURDAY, JUNE 9th @ DLFA: Art show!! “Young Generation 3: Die Young Stay Pretty” features the work of Manny Prieres, Erica Magrey, and more. 7.30 to 10pm, 2043 N Miami Ave. www.dlfinearts.com
FRIDAY, JUNE 15th @ SANDAL CLUB: OFF THE RADAR presents the CD release party for the new album by THE WHITE STRIPES!! Plus, guest DJ Carlos Llanos joins residents Ray Milian, Jonathan and Danny Ashe in the main room. 11pm to 6am, 18+ welcome. 1060 NE 79th St. (east of Biscayne). www.myspace.com/off_the_radar
FRIDAY, JUNE 15th @ STUDIO A: Revolution Hip-Hop presents an amazing double-bill with live performances by DEAD PRESS and SMIF N’ WESSUN!! Also performing: Rich RAW (L.C.O.B.), Phamous, Omniscient, and Umi. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 8pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, JUNE 15th @ AMENDMENT XXI: EveInterrupted.com presents a new weekly party for the ladies – check out HEROINE Fridays at Amendment XXI!! DJs Heather Holida, D-Lokx, DJane and Suga spin “the best music a lesbian club has ever heard!” Plus weekly contests, special events and b-day girls get in free. 190 NE 46th St. 21+ www.eveinterrupted.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 16th @ CHURCHILL’S: THE LEGENDARY SHACK SHAKERS live with guests A Van Orsdel Apparition Occurrence and The Remnants!! $10, 8pm, 18+. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.churchillspub.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 16th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by GUAJIRO with guests G2, The Getback and Jorge Correa. $8, 8pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 16th @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays!! A weekly lounge/dance party at Miami’s “Best New Bar” (New Times)!! This week guest DJ Jessica K joins residents Ray Milian, Johnnylove, Carlos Llanos and Jay for a dancefloor throwdown. NO COVER, 21+, 10pm to 5am. 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays
SUNDAY, JUNE 17th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by MIKA with guest Sara Bareilles. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
MONDAY, JUNE 18th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by BATTLES with opening acts JOHN HANCOCK ANR and DANCE, JENNY!! Plus Lolo of Sweat Records will be DJing some independent musical goodness between sets. Doors at 8pm, $10 in advance. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by THE CASUALTIES with opening acts A Global Threat, Time Again and Modern Day 84. $12, 7pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd @ SANDAL CLUB: Off The Radar + The Lab present the first major theme party at the new venue!! “LET’S GET PHYSICAL” is a tribute to all things retro-fitness!! In The Lab, DJs HOTTPANTS and LAHORA are together again, breaking it down with the finest pop, beats and treats to make you sweat!! Dress code: spandex, lycra, headbands, short shorts, tube socks, sneakers, etc. plus CHRIS V will be your aerobics instructor for the evening and there are more surprises in store TBA… Mark your calendar!! 11pm to 6am, 18+ welcome. 1060 NE 79th St. (east of Biscayne). www.myspace.com/off_the_radar
FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by VOXTROT. $10, 8pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd @ CHURCHILL’S: Slammie presents a live show featuring Whole Wheat Bread, Howitzer, F.A.T.E., Pitch Black Radio and Skuff’d Shoes. $10 in advance at Sweat or online. 9pm, 18+. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.slammie.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 23rd @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays presents a special live performance by SAM FRIEND AND THE MELON CAULIFLOWERS!! Check out their smart melodic pop at myspace.com/samtfriend. Before and after, resident DJs Ray Milian, Johnnylove, Carlos Llanos and Jay play some of the best damn music in the city. NO COVER, 21+, 10pm to 5am. 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays
SATURDAY, JUNE 23rd @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents a live performance by LONGWAVE with opening act Jacob Miller. $15, 8pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 23rd @ LUMONICS: You are invited to attend another Evening At Lumonics!! The elements: Lumonics light sculptures, projection, pyramid, music, drum circle, refreshments… and you. RSVP via email to email@example.com or by calling 954.979.3161. 8pm to midnight, 3019 NW 60th St. Ft. Lauderdale. www.lumonics.net
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27th @ STUDIO A: FREE SHOW!! Check out live performances by MAN MAN, GRAVY TRAIN!!!!, and Summerbirds in the Cellar. 8pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, JUNE 29th @ ROXANNE’S: IWAN (Independent Working Artists Network) and Phoenix present GOOD VS EASEL!! Live performances by Dooms De Pop, The Projects and The Same, plus live local artists. Oakland Park + Dixie, Ft. Lauderdale. myspace.com/btwmusicproductions
SATURDAY, JUNE 30th @ PS14: Otto and Nastie present ZOMBIE CIRCUS!! Live performances by Otto Von Schirach (with special vocals by Yarlen, Doormouse and Nastie), Torche, Animals of the Arctic and Dead Hookers Bridge Club. Hosted by Jamie of SuicideGirls, rubber show by Idelsy from Love & Death Project, DJs Dracula’s Daughter, Carlos Saint Germain, Lady Anime, Deuce Crew, DS363 and Par. 28 NE 14th St.
TUESDAY, JULY 3rd @ GOLD COAST ROLLER RINK: The Roll Out party’s gone MONTHLY!! Roll on up to Gold Coast on the first Tuesday of every month to hear DJs Lolo, Hottpants and guests spin classic skate jams and new-skool favorites. Plus: movies, full bar, arcade games, nachos, neon lights and everything you’d ever want from a cheesy roller rink!! 8pm to midnight only, $3 cover. 2604 S. Federal Hwy. myspace.com/rainbowsk8tuesdays
THURSDAY, JULY 12th @ CHURCHILL’S: Slammie presents a live performance by THEO AND THE SKYSCRAPERS with guests The Static Age and The Righteous Devices!! It’s Theo from The Lunachicks so come rock out!! Tickets$10 in advance at Sweat or online. 9pm 18+. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.slammie.com
SATURDAY, JULY 14th @ MIZNER PARK: Ladies and gentlemen… witness a live performance by the one and only MORRISSEY!! If you’ve never seen Moz, former lead singer of legendary band The Smiths and solo artist in his own right, now is your chance!! Tickets via Ticketmaster. Mizner Park Amphitheater – 590 Plaza Real. Boca Raton, FL 33432
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th @ BAYFRONT PARK: Guerilla*Union and Contagious Musiq present the only Florida date of the incredible ROCK THE BELLS tour!! Featuring live performances by the legendary WU-TANG CLAN, NAS, Cypress Hill, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Immortal Technique, Jedi Mind Tricks and MORE TBA!! Hosted by Supernatural, Rahzel and Hi-Tek. Holy sh*t. Tickets on sale Saturday, June 9th via Ticketmaster. 301 N Biscayne Blvd. myspace.com/rockthebells
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8th @ SOUND ADVICE AMPHITHEATER: BEN FOLDS live!! (unfortunately the show also features John Mayer but hey nothing’s perfect…) 601-7 Sansbury’s Way. West Palm Beach.
(inside Churchill’s Pub)
6pm to Midnight, 7 Days a Week
5501 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Evening: 305.758.5862 ext.5