Sweat Records: STARLIGHT MINTS + LADYBUG TRANSISTOR live tonight!!

Hey Friends,

Tonight at Studio A, Sweat favorites THE STARLIGHT MINTS and THE LADYBUG TRANSISTOR will be playing live!! Fans of fun indie pop/rock a la Of Montreal, B&S, The Flaming Lips, Polyphonic Spree and etc. will definitely dig this show!! Opening will be locals THE JEANMARIE and I’ll be playing some cool tunes between sets so come on out!! Doors are at 8pm.

Tomorrow night brings us an all-around amazing local show at Churchill’s (John Hancock, The Down Home Southernaires, Junc Ops AND Jesse Jackson!!) and the debut of the ROBOT ROCK weekly party at Amendment XXI.

On Saturday is “KRAFTWORKS”, Rag*Trade’s first craft-fair-block-party!! It’s going to be insane – read on for all the juicy details!! Later that night at Circa Saturdays, we’ve got the DIGITAL RADIO KILLERS performing live!! No cover as always…

Also, as of this week, Off The Radar and The Lab are going on hiatus!! We’ll keep you posted on when they return… Meanwhile, this Friday check out Potter-mania at Books & Books, Mickey Avalon live at Studio A, the Load reunion show at Churchill’s or some of the other great options Miami has to offer…

Lolo + the Sweat crew


(If your event is not in here send one email to lolo [at] sweatrecordsmiami [dot] com with all the info. It’s that simple…)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18th @ STUDIO A: Studio A presents THE STARLIGHT MINTS with special guests THE LADYBUG TRANSISTOR and THE JEANMARIE!! Doors at 8pm, $10. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18th @ 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, JULY 19th @ CHURCHILL’S: Witness Miami’s best!! Check out a night of awesome and diverse live performances by… JOHN HANCOCK, THE DOWN HOME SOUTHERNAIRES, JESSE JACKSON and JUNC OPS!!!!!!!!!! Doors at 10pm, $5. 5501 NE 2nd Ave.

THURSDAY, JULY 19th @ AMENDMENT XXI: Humanoids, prepare for the debut of ROBOT ROCK!! A new weekly party featuring rock… you can dance to, with DJs Ray Milian and Asimov, special guest BORG, and your host 0101001001111001!! Plus pool table, full kitch, drink specials and more. 10pm to 3am, 21+, no cover. 190 NE 46th St. myspace.com/robot_rock_miami

THURSDAY, JULY 19th @ 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, JULY 19th @ LOVEHATE: The Money Shot party moves to LoveHate with DJs Tom Laroc and DJ Contra. 423 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. For more info email moneyshotmiami@gmail.com

FRIDAY, JULY 20th @ BOOKS & BOOKS CORAL GABLES: It’s POTTER MANIA 07!! Countdown to the release of the 7th and final installment of J.K. Rowling’s series “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” with a giant party filled with games, costumes, concoctions and more. 9pm to midnight (when you can finally buy one…), 265 Aragon Ave. Coral Gables. www.booksandbooks.com

FRIDAY, JULY 20th @ STUDIO A: MICKEY AVALON live with Andre Legacy and Dirt Nasty!! Dyslexic Speedreaders in the house… Doors at 9pm, $15. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

FRIDAY, JULY 20th @ CHURCHILL’S: LOAD reunion show!! Plus Hatchetface, Band #12, Los Greenkardz and Stay Hitt. Doors at 9pm, 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.churchillspub.com

FRIDAY, JULY 20th @ 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) www.standardhotel.com

SATURDAY, JULY 21st @ RAG*TRADE: Rag*Trade presents KRAFTWORKS – an open-air market featuring local artisans and craftspeople!! Come out for music (live and DJs), over a dozen vendors, massages, origami classes, food, live airbrushing and a book exchange!! It’s gonna be the crafty block party of the summer… 11am to 5pm. 4600 NE 2nd Ave. myspace.com/ragtradeco

SATURDAY, JULY 21st @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays presents a live performance by DIGITAL RADIO KILLER (Saturated Records)!! Fans of the Pixies, Joy Division and other classics will dig their dark indie rock sound… Plus, the Circa Saturdays residents and guest DJ Alex Caso downstairs!! No cover, doors at 10pm, 21+, 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays

SATURDAY, JULY 21st @ PAWN SHOP (BOUTIQUE): Aquabooty presents a special DJ set by CHUCK LOVE (Om Records) alongside the Aquabooty residents spinning deep house and soulful grooves. Boutique Lounge alleyway entrance – 1 Ct. and 13th St. Downtown Miami. www.aquabooty.com

SATURDAY, JULY 21st @ PS14: It’s the monthly STATE OF THE ART party!! Live performances by ArtOfficial, Brokensound Blvd and Amnesty, live art by Towhead, clothing provided by Fresh Intellects, video art by Neranjanvenom, and DJs Stravinsky, Salami Fingaz, DJ Audit and the Mashups Crew. Cover is $7, doors at 10pm. 28 NE 14th St. www.artofficialmusic.net

SUNDAY, JULY 22nd @ CHURCHILL’S: Live performances by DEEPSLAUGHTER (Japan), Thank God, Dukes, Screaming At A Wall and Consular!! Doors at 9pm, $10, 18+. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.churchillspub.com

MONDAY, JULY 23rd @ 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, JULY 24th @ 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. Downstairs: CLEAVELAND JONES live!! No cover, 11pm to 5am, 21+. 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. www.myspace.com/theatticmiami

TUESDAY, JULY 24th @ AMENDMENT XXI: The one 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

TUESDAY, JULY 24th @ PURDY LOUNGE: Check out ON_TOP TUESDAYS with DJ Matt Cash and guests spinning underground electronic beats. Drinks specials and more, 21+, no cover. 1811 Purdy Ave. Miami Beach. myspace.com/on_top_tuesdays

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25th @ GOVERNMENT CENTER: Do you walk? Ride bikes? Care about your city? Then attend a meeting of the Bicycle Pedestrian Advocacy Committee meeting. Learn about new plans and projects, voice your opinion, and get involved!! 5.30pm at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 NW 1st St., 18th floor. More info at the Critical Mass Meetup page – criticalmass.meetup.com/40/

FRIDAY, JULY 27th @ STUDIO A: Sweat Records + VICE + New Times are proud to present the offical South Florida film premiere of “ELECTROMA” – the new movie created by DAFT PUNK!!!! Doors at 8pm, screening at 9pm sharp. All ages, $6. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com

FRIDAY, JULY 27th @ PAWN SHOP (BOUTIQUE): Revolver presents guests DJ Skeet Skeet (LA) and DJ Dopewerewolf (Stabwounds NYC). Doors at 11pm, $10. Boutique Lounge alleyway entrance – 1 Ct. and 13th St. Downtown Miami. myspace.com/clubrevolver

SATURDAY, JULY 28th @ PS14: In the next installation of the zombie party saga, Otto Von Schirach and Nastie present ZOMBIES FROM BASS ISLAND!! Check out an exclusive Miami Bass set by Otto himself, plus Takeshi Muto (Soul Oddity), Notorious Nastie, Finesse And Runway, and DJs DS363 and The Deuce Crew!! Plus, zombie booty shake contest hosted by Jaime of SuicideGirls, and The Zombie Goth Ritual on the pation with DJs Danny Bled, Carlos Saint Germain, Dracula’s Daughter, Lady Anime and Goodroid. Doors at 11, 28 NE 14th St.

SATURDAY, JULY 28th @ PAWN SHOP: Dirty Disco presents guest DJ sets by FIXED NYC residents Dave P and JDH. Doors at 11pm, $10. 1222 NE 2nd Ave. www.thepawnshoplounge.com

SUNDAY, JULY 29th @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School presents a live performance by XBXRX (Polyvinyl) with Ha Ha Help, Laundry Room Squelchers and Foreign Bodies!! $7, doors at 9pm. 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.newartschool.net

TUESDAY, JULY 31st @ PS14: Spider-Pussy celebrates it’s 5th anniversary with a live performance by JUICEBOXXX (Milwaukee – myspace.com/officialjuiceboxxx)!! Doors at 10pm, 18+, 28 NE 14th St. www.clubspiderpussy.com

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3rd@ PAWN SHOP: It’s the PopLife 8-Year Anniversary with special guest DJ GREEN VELVET (www.green-velvet.com). 1222 NE 2nd Ave. www.thepawnshoplounge.com

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 via Ticketmaster. 301 N Biscayne Blvd. myspace.com/rockthebells

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th @ SUNSET TAVERN: Come to the 2nd meeting of the DRINK & DRAW SOCIAL CLUB. The only rules are that you must be 21 and pay your tab!! 8.30ish til whenever. 7232 SW 59th Ave.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 7th @ 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

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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th @ REVOLUTION: Omg… go see THE RENTALS live!! Aaahhhh… Opening bands are Copeland and goldenboy. All ages, $18, doors at 6.30pm. 200 W Broward Blvd. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th @ BANK UNITED CENTER: INTERPOL live with opening act THE LIARS!! 7.30pm. Tickets $28.50 available via Ticketmaster. 1245 Dauer Dr. Coral Gables.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th + WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th @ THE THEATRE (WPB): Fantasma presents HENRY ROLLINS on his “PROVOKED” tour!! Both shows are at 8pm, tickets available via Ticketmaster. The Theatre – 854 Conniston Rd. West Palm Beach, FL 33405

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6th @ OLD SCHOOL SQUARE: STITCH ROCK is an indie craft fair and bazaar bringing back old school crafting techniques with new school flair!! Full of handmade crafts and unique products like knitted cupcakes, hand painted purses, yummy bath and body goodies, hot rod paintings, pin up photography, and much more. Skip the mall, support indie businesses!! Door prizes, music, food and drinks, and free swag bags for the first 100 people. 12pm to 6pm, $3, all ages. 51 N Swinton Ave. Delray Beach, FL 33444. www.rockthestitch.com

Sweat Records
(inside Churchill’s Pub)
6pm to Midnight, 7 Days a Week
5501 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Day: 305.342.0953
Evening: 305.758.5862 ext.5