First off THANK YOU SO MUCH for coming out to last Friday’s premiere of Daft Punk’s Electroma!! It was packed, Deuce Crew rocked before and after, and the audience was so amazingly quiet and into it. Thanks for making one of the only *six* North American premieres such a success!! The New Times wrote a nice recap about it and you can read it here.
Tonight, the excellent Mad Cat Theater Company‘s new play opens at the Miami Light Project!! “Everything Will Be Different: A Brief History of Helen of Troy” runs August 3rd through 25th so go check it out. Full info at myspace.com/madcatcompany
Tomorrow, the ROCK THE BELLS tour comes to Miami!! WU-TANG, Nas, more of hip hop’s finest, and the cream of the local crop will be moving butts at Bayfront. Get your tickets now!!
Also, we are super proud to help spread the word that the CD Collector of Ft. Lauderdale, an amazing independent record store, has expanded and is being re-named RADIO-ACTIVE RECORDS!! Their grand expansion celebration is tomorrow so go and check out live performances, DJs, free food and drinks, and over 3,000 sq. ft. of CDs, LPs, DVDs, turntables and more (full info below). Much love to them and all the other independent businesses doing right in South Florida!!
Lolo + the Sweat crew
P.S. We got our boy PG-13 spinning at Circa Saturdays this weekend, show some love!!
P.P.S. ROLL OUT this Tuesday – come skate!!
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…)
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3rd @ FOR SKATERS BY SKATERS: For Skaters By Skaters presents a free monthly art and music showcase!! This month catch Unit Six, Stay Hitt and Agro, check out some local art, and have a beer… 8.30-midnight, 2690 SW 28th Lane. Miami.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3rd @ STUDIO A: COMBICHRIST live with Modulate, HellTrash and Aryia followed by the DV8 Fetish Party!! 8pm, $22, 18+. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3rd @ 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, 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 @ RADIO-ACTIVE RECORDS (FORMERLY THE CD COLLECTOR OF FT. LAUDERDALE): Radio-Active Records celebrates it’s new name and grand expansion with a big ol’ party!! Live performances by Animals of the Arctic, Protoman and The Harshmellows, DJs Matt Cash, DS363, Stravinsky, Plot, T.T. Doc Nu and Just Kent, plus free food and drinks and over 3,000 sq. ft. of LPs, CDs, DVDs, turntables, accessories an more!! 3pm to 10pm, 19308 East Sunrise Blvd (in the Gateway Shopping Center). Ft. Lauderdale, 33304. myspace.com/radio_active_records
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays!! One of Miami’s best dance parties – no cover, no guestlist, just GOOD TIMES!! The Circa Saturdays residents – Ray Milian, Johnnylove, Carlos Llanos and Jay – spin all your favorite music to dance and chill to. This week’s guest DJ is PG-13!! Doors at 10pm, 21+, 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th @ ART BOX: TheProjects, Inc. presents BLOCK80, an affordable art fair to benefit educational and community outreach programs!! Over 150 artists from around the US have submitted custom works that are all 8×10 or work out to 80 inches, and each one is available for a $100 donation. The event is free and goes from 7pm to 11pm. 649 NE 79th St. Miami. For more info email email@example.com
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.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th @ JAZID: PHIsonica featuring DJ Inga Ambrosia & Mike (of Bolo) on the drums, live downtempo world music!! 9pm to 11pm, 1342 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. www.phisonica.com, www.jazid.net
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th@ PAWN SHOP: It’s the PopLife 8-Year Anniversary with special guest DJ GREEN VELVET (www.green-velvet.com). Tickets are $15 in advance at epoplife.com. 1222 NE 2nd Ave. www.thepawnshoplounge.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th @ STUDIO A: Check out the official Rock The Bells after-party hosted by Method Man!! Plus live performances by The Fresh Air Fund, Major League, Audio Composers League and The Deadbeats, and DJs Tom LaRoc, Artime, B-Dub, Dyer and LT Smash. 11pm, 18+, $20 at the door. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4th @ PS14: Switch presents live performances by Half Orange Iris, PG-13 and OOO, Digital Radio Killers, Call It Radar, plus DJs Stravinsky and DS363!! 28 NE 14th St. www.switchsaturdays.com
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5th @ PURDY LOUNGE: Chocolate Sundays presents their monthly DRUNKIN SPELLIN BEE!! It’s also the 2nd “Tales of Colt45” party so there’ll be complimentary Colt from 10-12. In the front: Contra and Induce, in the back: Ray Milian and Danny Ashe. No cover, 21+. 1811 Purdy Ave. Miami Beach.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5th @ PS14: PS14 presents “Songwriter” every first Sunday starting this week. Live music by Nick Kruge, Raffa and Rainer, Rabbit in a Hat and Rachel Goodrich, plus art by Yvette Labov and Gina Rowland. 28 NE 14th St. www.ps14.com
MONDAY, AUGUST 6th @ 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, 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
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7th @ REVOLUTION: Live – MY LIFE WITH THE THRILL KILL KULT!! 200 W Broward Blvd. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7th @ CHURCHILL’S: Check out another awesome FREE local extravaganza brought to you by the Curious Hair Family!! It’s the “NIGHT OF… WEIRDS!” featuring live performances by Zack Kouns, Ed Wilcox, Flux Forces, Cherry Impact, Le Fantome, Raffa, C.G.B., Spender, Hard Times Bluegrass Ensemble, Curious Hair, Brains!, Luciano Guidini, Rachel Goodrich, Xela Zaid, Creature Tweaker Council, Psyclone Ranger, Mr. C, Strawberry Dirt, Makeshift Diaper, Benjamin and more… 8pm, free!! 5501 NE 2nd Ave. www.churchillspub.com
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7th @ 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, AUGUST 7th @ 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, AUGUST 7th @ 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, AUGUST 8th @ CHURCHILL’S: Check out Raffa and Rainer’s new weekly acoustic showcase – CAN YOU ROCK A LITTLE SOFTER? Each week check out local and national featured acts from 9.30 to midnight, with an hour of open mic before and after. It also deliciously coincides with Curry Night at Churchill’s so come hungry!! This week’s featured artists include The Jean Marie, Pure Imagination and of course, Raffa and Rainer themselves. Only $5 cover, doors at 8.30pm, curry ’til 10, music ends at 1!! 5501 NE 2nd Ave. myspace.com/cyrals
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8th @ SOUND ADVICE AMPHITHEATER: BEN FOLDS live!! (unfortunately the show also features John Mayer but hey nothing’s perfect…) Ticketmaster has your tickets. 601-7 Sansbury’s Way. West Palm Beach.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8th @ 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, AUGUST 9th @ THE POORHOUSE: For a solid good time in the 954, 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, AUGUST 9th @ LOVEHATE: The Money Shot party moves to LoveHate with DJs Tom Laroc and DJ Contra. 423 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9th @ LA CREPERIE BISTRO: EveInterrupted.com presents TRANSFORMHER: another all-girl art party!! Crepes and drinks, a showcase of art by 7 local females, plus DJ Gooddroid spinning dub, trip hop, reggae, downtempo and more. $6, 18+, 7pm to 12am. 4600 NE 2nd Ave. www.eveinterrupted.com
THURSDAY, AUGUST 9th @ AMENDMENT XXI: Humanoids, check out ROBOT ROCK!! A new weekly party featuring rock… you can dance to, with DJs Ray Milian and Asimov, special guests, 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
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th @ PINK GHOST: Pink Ghost presents EAT UP: new works by HELENA GARCIA!! A master of cuteness, you’ve seen her work on the walls of Sweat, indie album covers and more!! 8pm, free, 21 West Last Olas Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale. www.helenagarcia.com + www.pinkghost.net
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th @ CIRCA28: Circa Saturdays!! One of Miami’s best dance parties – no cover, no guestlist, just GOOD TIMES!! This week we’ve got a live performance by LAST YEAR’S MODEL (NYC). Plus, the Circa Saturdays residents – Ray Milian, Johnnylove, Carlos Llanos and Jay – spin all your favorite music to dance and chill to. Doors at 10pm, 21+, 2826 N Miami Ave. www.myspace.com/circasaturdays
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11th @ ANTIKULTURE GALLERY: Antikulture presents “IT STARTED IN THR GARAGE” – a solo exhibition featuring the art of R. Grimes!! The show runs through August 31st and R. Grimes will be screen printing limited edition t-shirts the night of the opening!! All ages, 7pm to 11pm. 169 NW 36th St. www.antikulture.com
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th @ STUDIO A: THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE live with The Start. 8pm, $12. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26th @ PURDY LOUNGE: Sweat Records, I Am Your Villain and Chocolate Sundays present the Miami jump-off of HIP HOP KARAOKE!! DJs Doormouse and Induce spin instrumentals while YOU drop the rhymes. Hosted by A/V (NYC). Sign-up is from 10-12, karaoke starts at midnight. No cover, 21+. 1811 Purdy Ave. Miami Beach. myspace.com/hhkmia
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
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th @ STUDIO A: TIGERCITY (NYC) live with Stylofone. 8pm, $10. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th @ STUDIO A: Check out UK punk band SUBHUMANS live with World/Inferno Friendship Society, Libyan Hit Squad and No Peace At All. 7pm, $12. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
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
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th @ STUDIO A: STRUNG OUT live with Evergreen Terrace and I Am Ghost. 7pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th @ STUDIO A: THE SLACKERS live!! 8pm, 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th @ STUDIO A: Check out a live performance by ASSEMBLAGE 23 with special guests Retractor, Cyanide Regime and DJs Nemesis, 16Bit and Tek-2. After party presented by DV8 Events!! 9pm, 18+, $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
MONDAY, OCTOBER 1st @ REVOLUTION: RILO KILEY live!! 200 W Broward Blvd. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale. www.jointherevolution.net
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
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10th @ STUDIO A: AESOP ROCK (Definitive Jux) live with Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz, BLACK MOTH SUPER RAINBOW, and BLOCKHEAD with DJ Signify!! 8pm, $18. 60 NE 11th St. www.studioamiami.com
(inside Churchill’s Pub)
6pm to Midnight, 7 Days a Week
5501 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
Evening: 305.758.5862 ext.5