Style Wars, In-Stores + Venetian Snares!!

Dear Friends,

Thanks to the 1000+ who came out to the New Times’ 20th Anniversary Celebration last week – it was great!!

This Saturday Sweat is part of the “STYLE WARS: ARTISTS VS DESIGNERS” event going on at the Stoli Hotel at Ice Palace Film Studios!! It’s going to be tons of fun, I’m one of the judges, and there’s open bar the whole night!! If you’d like to come, send an email with your full name to info [at] with “RSVP” as the subject before 6pm Friday and we’ll happily add you on. All you have to do is be 21 and show up with your ID. Ice Palace is on 14th and N Miami Ave. and the after-party is at Poplife at The White Room right nearby.

Upcoming in-store events at Sweat Records (full info below):

01/26 – LIKE THE TV SHOW perform an in-store acoustic set – 3pm
01/27 – PRIMARY PARTY! Talk politics, share voter’s guides and more – 7pm
02/20 – Local Author Showcase: TONY KAPEL – 8pm
02/27 – SWEAT BOOKS Book Club – Irvine Welsh’s “Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs” – 8pm

TONS MORE COMING SOON!! We’re getting busy…

Also, in our continuing quest to hook up our customers for being so awesome, we’re bring you the chance to be part of Matador Records’ BUY EARLY GET NOW program!! “Real Emotional Trash”, the new album by former Pavement frontman STEPHEN MALKMUS + THE JICKS, comes out March 4th but if you come into Sweat and purchase a “copy” on CD or LP, you’ll get a code to digitally download the whole album right now!! PLUS you’ll get exclusive bonus tracks, all the forthcoming b-sides, an entire live show recorded last December in Portland, AND a poster when you come to pick up the physical copy in March!! The CD is $13 and the LP goes for $16 so jump on it!!

Lastly, we’re happy to announce a sick new show we’re helping to bring down: Switch and Sweat present VENETIAN SNARES + OTTO VON SCHIRACH live at PS14 on Saturday, February 23rd!! We’ve already received a huge response as he’s never played South Florida before!! Be smart and get your tickets early.

See you in the shop!!

Lolo, Jsin + the Sweat crew


*Saturday, February 2nd @ Churchill’s: New Art School presents the reunion show for seminal South Florida punk band THE EAT – $10
*Saturday, February 9th @ Churchill’s: New Art School presents SCOTT H. BIRAM live with CHARLIE PICKETT, RIMSKY PONS and more – $8
*Saturday, February 23rd @ PS14: Switch and Sweat present VENETIAN SNARES + OTTO VON SCHIRACH w/ DJ DOORMOUSE – $15
*Thursday, March 6th through Sunday, March 9th @ Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reserve – The 6th Annual LANGERADO Music Festival – single day and 4-day passes available – $75-$185


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

NOW THROUGH SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17th @ COLLINS PARK: SPIEGELWORLD descends upon Miami!! The “world’s most beautiful traveling venue” plays host to their original show ABSINTHE (think a racier Cirque Du Soleil!) and Gazillionaire’s Late Nite Lounge, among other live music, performance, and dance events. Every Friday AQUABOOTY takes over!! Presented by The Raleigh Hotel. This place really must be seen to be believed. The Spigeltent is located at Collins Ave. and 21st St. Full schedule of events and info at

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24th @ THE UPPER EASTSIDE GARDEN: Every Thursday come see a sunset movie at JANUS FILMS NIGHT at the lovely Upper Eastside Garden!! Tickets are $7 per person and includes picnic mats or seats in the garden, a bag of popcorn, and a drink. The schedule of upcoming featured films listed on their website includes classics by Antonioni, Gilliam and Godard, and continues through May so look it up!! The garden opens at 5pm, the film starts at 8pm. 7244 Biscayne Blvd.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24th @ THE STANDARD: Every Thursday, conscious music and networking at THE STANDARD. Natural and organic treats. Come take a tranquil journey with music from DJ Inga Ambrosia. Enjoy the spa for $10 which includes sauna, turkish bath, steam room, jacuzzi and pool. Network with environmentally friendly folks. 7pm – 11pm, 40 Island Ave. Miami Beach.,

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24th @ ABRAXAS: Check out weekly party APT. 407 at Abraxas Lounge. Resident DJ Chris Mora (Off The Radar blog) and friends spin classics and soon-to-be-classics. No cover, 11pm to 5am, huge beer and wine selection, free weekly champagne toast for all in attendance at 1am. 407 Meridian Ave.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24th @ THE POORHOUSE: For a solid good time in the 954, check out ADD ADAPTER Thursdays at The Poorhouse. DJs Cabello, Mitzie and special guests spin mish mash and what nots… 10pm, no cover. 110 SW 3rd Ave. Downtown Ft. Lauderdale.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24th @ LAUNDRY BAR: GHETTO BLASTER every Thursday with DJs HAVIKEN HAYES, KARAKTER, D’JANE and more. No cover, 721 N Lincoln Ln. Miami Beach.,

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25th @ M.I.A. SKATEPARK: Come out for the EMERICA DEMO featuring Brandon Westgate, Marquis Preston, Justin Figueroa, Jamie Tancowny and Collin Provost. Entry fee is $10 and includes skate session. Demo starts at 7pm. 1850 NW 84 Ave. Unit 108. Doral.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25th @ FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH: The one and only WU-TANG CLAN live!! Tickets $38-63 via Ticketmaster. 1700 Washington Ave. Miami Beach.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 25th @ CRAZY 8s: If you’re in the 954, check out the weekly Friday party HEATER!! Sounds by Sean Weeks, The Commissioner, JohnVincent, Marvelous Kendall and guests, visuals by Dark Intersection, photos by Michael Turpin, plus patio bar with pool tables, drink specials and more!! This week’s guest DJ is CARLOS LLANOS. 18 and up, 21 to drink. 4 W. Las Olas Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25th @ PS14: LOOP resident Matt Cash and guests. Doors at 10pm. 28 NE 14th St.

FRIDAY, JANUARY, 25th @ SHARK VALLEY: Come out to Critical Mass’ SHARK VALLEY MOONLIGHT RIDE!! Meet at the Coconut Grove Metro-Rail Station at 6pm to carpool out for a lovely nighttime ride through the Everglades, returning around midnight. They one they did last year was very well-received so pack up your bike racks and go!! Full info at

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25th @ DISCOTEKKA: Culture + Discotekka present HOMEBASS Fridays with DJ DEEKLINE and MR. MIXX with Mas Inc., Supernaut, Rabbit & Mad Hatter and Deranged. 18+. 950 SE 2nd Ave. Downtown Miami.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25th @ STUDIO A: Friday nights weekly is LADIES AND EIGHTIES with DJs Shredded Beats and Captain Awesome. Ladies drink free all night, doors at 10pm, 18+, no cover before 11pm (after is $5 for girls and $10 for guys). 60 NE 11th St.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th + SUNDAY, JANUARY 27th @ FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN: Come to Fairchild’s 2nd Annual INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL!! Learn how to make chocolate, listen to lectures on the rich history of chocolate, visit the Chocolate Spa, explore the rainforest to learn how chocolate grows and sample savory chocolate delights (while supplies last) – awesome!! 9.30am to 4.30pm. 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ LEGION PARK: Come to the UPPER EASTSIDE GREEN MARKET!! More than 20 vendors wil be selling fresh fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, orchids, plants and trees, local honey, imported ethnic products, fresh baked bread, handmade soaps, potpourri, tropical jams and preserves, plus cooking demonstrations and horticultural highlights. Hell yeah! Continues every Saturday through March 15th!! 9am to 3pm, Biscayne Boulevard + 66th St. Vendor info call 305.775.2166

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ STOLI HOTEL (ICE PALACE FILM STUDIOS): BlackBook Magazine, House of Diehl, Stoli Hotel, and Supermarket Creative present STYLE WARS MIAMI: ARTISTS VS. DESIGNERS!! Live Style Battles with House of Diehl and 8 rising stars of fashion and art, plus DJ Roxy Cottontail and Stoli open bar all night!! 21+, 10pm to 1am. 1400 N Miami Ave.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ THE WHITE ROOM: PopLife returns as a weekly in a new venue with resident DJs Matt Cash, Induce, Aramis, Plot and guests. This week come out a live performance by MAP OF THE UNIVERSE!! Doors at 10pm, free before midnight, $10 cover after. 1306 N Miami Ave.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ ONENINETY: NIMENCIA perform live at this unique gourmet bistro. 2 sets starting at 11pm, $3 Coronas all night and the kitchen’s open late. 26 NE 54th St.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ CHURCHILL’S: The Peter Sellers Appreciation Society presents P.S. MUSIC, ART & FILM FESTIVAL featuring Buddha Gonzalez, ArtOfficial, Nature’s Fury, Monkey Village, Mark Duncan, Juan Gallio, Luis Castellano, Paul Hunter, Rico Osorio, Gino Gianoli, Know7, Stozo, Floyd, Sen Aok and of course, Peter Sellers. $5, doors at 9.30pm.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ GALLERY JAX: Group Exhibition Show Grand Opening at GALLERY JAX featuring the works of STEPHEN GAMSON, CAROLINE GEYS, MICHELLE MORALES AND ME SHE!! 8pm to 11pm, 2420 SW 27th Ave.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ STUDIO A: SICK OF IT ALL and MADBALL live!! Doors at 5pm, tickets $16 via Ticketmaster. 60 NE 11th St.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ SWEAT RECORDS: LIKE THE TV SHOW perform an acoustic set. 3-4pm, all ages welcome!! 5505 NE 2nd Ave.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26th @ LAUNDRY BAR: Laundry Bar, Basshead and present US dubstep legend JOE NICE with guests CODE 305, SOMEJERK, SATORI, COLLABORATOR and SEAN DEMIS!! 21+ welcome, free entry all night. 721 Lincoln Ln. Miami Beach.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27th @ WVUM 90.5 FM: Tune into WVUM for PURE IMAGINATION, Miami’s best radio-drama featuring darkly humorous original stories read over hypnotic loops by local musicians!! Fans of “This American Life”, McSweeney’s and more will love this. Pure Imagination airs Sundays at 6.15pm on WVUM 90.5 FM. Info and episodes up at

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27th @ SWEAT RECORDS: Miami Political Intelligence presents THE PRIMARY PARTY!! Discuss the candidates, share voter’s guides, learn how to register to vote in the general election and prepare for the primary process. There is still time for you to exercise your right to vote and make a stand for your beliefs!! 7pm to 9pm, all welcome. 5505 NE 2nd Ave.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27th @ PURDY LOUNGE: I Am Your Villain presents CHOCOLATE SUNDAYS with DJs Doormouse, Induce, Contra and rotating others spinning hip hop in the front, and Ray Milian, Jessica Who? and guests do it up indie/80s in the back. No cover, 21+. 1811 Purdy Ave. Miami Beach.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27th @ THE STANDARD: Every Sunday come out for LOVE LIFE with bingo, chillin’ and music by DJs Induce and Matt Cash. 8pm, 40 Island Ave. Miami Beach.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27th @ DREAM: Wildlife Sundays presents STEWART WALKER (Persona/Tresor, Germany) + TOUANE (Persona/Liebe*Detail/Dumb Unit, Germany) live with resident DJs Nova and Erick Paredes. 1532 Washington Ave.

MONDAY, JANUARY 28th @ JAZID: Every Monday night in Jazid’s upstairs lounge check out ONE MIC MONDAY, hosted by Magen Melancholy & Co. Local, non-commercial, old school hip hop, soul and funk by resident DJ Name Brand, Mr. Alvarez and guests, and live painting on female canvas by MXYTSPLYK!! Doors at 11pm, no cover. 1342 Washington Ave.

MONDAY, JANUARY 28th @ LAUNDRY BAR: Workmens Miami presents MIXTAPE MONDAYS with DJANE, DJ Lean Rocker and DJ Engineer spinning hip hop, funk and soul every Monday night. No cover, 721 Lincoln Ln. Miami Beach.

MONDAY, JANUARY 28th @ 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, JANUARY 29th @ GOLD COAST ROLLER RINK: Roll out to INTOXISKATE’S ’80s PARTY!! DJ Misha of VooDoo Lounge spins the 80s hits you know and love, plus cheap drinks, arcade games, videos and more!! 8pm to 2am, $4 entry, $2 skate rental. 2604 Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29th @ AMENDMENT XXI: The talented, infamous JESSE JACKSON performs live every Tuesday with his band!! 190 NE 46th St.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29th @ JAZID: THE ATTIC is a merger of art, music and culture every Tuesday night upstairs at Jazid!! Local artists such as LEBO, We_rd F_ckr and more do live installations to the sounds of resident DJs Jonathan, Mike Deuce, Ray Milian and weekly guests. Doors at 11pm, no cover.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29th @ CULTURE ROOM: BEDOUIN SOUNDCLASH live with Westbound Train and Beat Union. Doors at 7.30pm, tickets $12 via Ticketmaster. 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29th @ STUDIO A: FOXY SHAZAM live with KARATE HIGH SCHOOL. All ages, doors at 6pm, $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 60 NE 11th St.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30th @ CHURCHILL’S: Check out Raffa and Rainer’s weekly acoustic showcase – CAN YOU ROCK A LITTLE SOFTER? Each week check out talented 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 is really a great night with nice people and solid music. Only $5 cover, doors at 8.30pm, curry ’til 10, music ends at 1. 18+ welcome. 5501 NE 2nd Ave.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30th @ BUCK15: 131 Projects present the book release party for DECONSTRUCTION, featuring art installations by ARNOLD STEINER, JILLIAN MAYER, GUSTAVO OVEIDO, and AHOLSNIFFSGLUE!! Music by Stravinsky, 8pm to late. 707 Lincoln Lane (above Miss Yip). Miami Beach.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30th @ PS14: Every Wednesday I Am Your Villain presents FINGER LICK’N featuring DJs Hugo and Stravinsky, BBQ and special events. Doors at 10pm. 28 NE 14th St.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30th @ THE SAGAMORE: M4 – MIAMI MUSEUM MEMBERS MONTH kicks off tonight with cocktails and more!! Join one museum, see them all for the entire month of February. 7 to 10pm, 1671 Collins Ave. Miami Beach.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30th @ JAZID: Check out GRAND GROOVE… Funk, hip-hop, soul and rare grooves provided by DJs Mr. Brown, DJANE, Sire Esq., Lumin, Kems and guests. No cover + weekly drink specials! 10pm to 3am, 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30th @ STUDIO A: THE MAUSOLEUM, Wednesdays weekly at Studio A features DJs DRACULA’S DAUGHTER and CARLOS SAINT GERMAIN spinning dark music in English, Spanish, French and German… No cover, 18+, doors at 11pm. 60 NE 11th St.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30th @ STUDIO A: DRIVER SIDE IMPACT, 4 LETTER LIE, BLINDED BLACK and SCHOOL BOY HUMOR. All ages, doors at 5.30pm, tickets $10 via Ticketmaster. 60 NE 11th St.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st @ THE GLOBE CAFE: Quintessential Miami artist NIL LARA performs live!! 10pm. 377 Alhambra Blvd. Coral Gables.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st @ RADIO-ACTIVE RECORDS: Radio-Active presents a free show with FEAR THE BOMB, THE `%, and TO BE HATED. Starts at 6pm sharp!! 1930-B East Sunrise Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School presents the “Death Is This Communion” US Tour featuring live performances by HIGH ON FIRE, A LIFE ONCE LOST, SAVIOURS and RWAKE!! Tickets available via Ticketweb. 5501 NE 2nd Ave.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st + SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd @ FIU SOUTH: The FIU School of Music will be hosting the 2nd annual FEASt FESTIVAL!! The Florida Electro-Acoustic Student (FEASt) Festival features experimental electro-acoustic works from student composers throughout Florida. Come to concerts Friday and Saturday at 8pm at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center. Additionally on Saturday at 3pm in room 135 of the Green Library, there will be special guest lectures by well-known composers and theorists including Colby Lieder, Kristine H. Burns, and Gustoavo Matamoros. Free and open to the public. 11200 SW 8th St. More info at

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School presents the reunion show of seminal SoFla punk band THE EAT (Alternative Tentacles)!! With guests JEANIE AND THE TITS, FRAULEIN, and PITCH BLACK RADIO. Doors at 8.30pm, $10.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd @ REVOLUTION: WEEN perform live!! Doors at 8pm, 18+, tickets via Ticketmaster. 200 W Broward Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd @ STUDIO A: Subversive and Stereohype present GIRL TALK live with GRAND BUFFET and SKYMALL!! Tickets $17 in advance available through Ticketweb – and get ’em soon because they’re going fast… Doors at 9pm. 60 NE 11th St.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd @ PS14: Switch presents the official Girl Talk after-party with live performances by OTTO VON SCHIRACH, WOODOO WITCH DOCTOR, SKYMALL, NOTORIOUS NASTIE and JOSE EL REY!! Plus rotating DJs from midnight to 5am and it’s Yarlen’s birthday so come out!! 28 NE 14th St.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd @ DREAM: Wildlife Sundays presents JOHN ACQUAVIVA with resident DJs Nova and Erick Paredes. 1532 Washington Ave.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7th @ JAZID: NIMENCIA perform live with special guests TERESO and SUNDAY DRIVER. 1342 Washington Ave. Miami Beach.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th @ FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH AT JACKIE GLEASON THEATER: THE GO-GO’s perform live!! Tickets $37.50-55.50 via Ticketmaster. 1700 Washington Ave. Miami Beach.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8th @ M&S PRODUCTIONS: The Jesus Quintero Studio brings to life an original adaptation of J.W. Von Goethe’s novel THE SORROWS OF YOUNG WERTHER. The play uses a combination of multi-media to delve audiences in the question of when love becomes an obsession. It runs every Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 5pm through March 1st. On March 1st there will be a reception with food, music and a chance to meet the actors. 1415 NE 129th St. For tickets or more info contact Anay at 786.853.3915.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9th @ FERN FOREST NATURE CENTER: The Atheists of Broward County are proud to celebrate DARWIN DAY 2008!! Come out for films, lecture, displays, children’s activities and more geared to teach evolution. Also: guided nature tours, lunches, raffle and of course, birthday cake!! Starts at 10.30am, $3. 201 S Lyons Rd. Coconut Creek.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9th @ GOVERNMENT CENTER: Participate in the MIAMI ALLEY CAT BIKE RACE to benefit the Everglades!! The race will feature checkpoints and fun detours and end up at PS14. $5 entry fee. Meet at 9pm at Government Center.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9th @ EDGE ZONES ART CENTER: See the light sculptures of LUMONICS founders Dorothy and Mel Tanner. 8pm to 11pm with refreshments and more. 2214 N Miami Ave.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9th @ CHURCHILL’S: New Art School presents SCOTT H. BIRAM (Bloodshot Records) live with special guests CHARLIE PICKETT (Bloodshot Records), RIMSKY PONS (Sportatorium Music), THE SHAKES, NO RIGHT LEFT, and more TBA!! Tickets on sale at Ticketweb or Sweat Records or Radio-Active Records. Doors at 9pm. 5501 NE 2nd Ave.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9th @ PURGATORY: Fetish Factory presents their VALENTINE’S FETISH BALL with DJs, performances, and lots of kinky friends!! Strict dress code – rubber, vinyl, leather, gothic, fetish glam, cyber erotic, kinky drag, victorian, uniform, or ultra-formal so play dress up. 18+ welcome, $10 in advance, $15 online or $20 at the door. Purgatory (formerly The Saint) is at 1000 W SR-84. Full info at

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11th @ HARD ROCK LIVE: CHRIS ROCK live!! 8pm, tickets $50-150 via Ticketmaster. 5747 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 33314.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12th @ @ SPIEGELWORLD: Miami’s own RAFFA AND RAINER perform live under the majestic Spiegeltent!! 10pm, $10. The Spigeltent is located at Collins Ave. and 21st St. Full schedule of events and info at

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ BEAR AND BIRD GALLERY: The Bear and Bird Gallery presents “Beautiful Mutants” – a solo show by MARK MOTHERSBAUGH of DEVO!! The show is “a study of humans via symmetry using photos both recent and vintage. Images pulled from man’s past… then corrected into sickeningly beautiful beings.” Opening night festivities include wine, cheese, and The Most Powerful Healing Muzik in the Entire World… 7-10pm. Show runs through March 16th in the Bear and Bird Gallery upstairs at Tate’s Comics. 4566 N. University Drive, Lauderhill.,

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ PINK GHOST: Pink Ghost presents “From The Depths…” an art show featuring new and old works by NATHAN LUMM. 7pm to 11pm, 21 W Las Olas Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ PS14: State of the Art and Unbreak present MERGE: LIVE ART + MUSIC featuring performances by ARTOFFICIAL, OUTEREACH, and KEYRATS plus live art by Reinier Gamboa, Neranjan Venom, Alex AB Barrera and Lady of the Monkey Village, and DJs Stravinsky and Stell*r!! 18+ welcome, doors at 10pm. 28 NE 14th St.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16th @ DADA: MAP OF THE UNIVERSE perform live with DJ Richard V playing other people’s music… No cover, 10.30pm. 52 N Swinton Ave. Delray.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17th @ RADIO-ACTIVE RECORDS: Radio-Active presents a free, all ages PUNK ROCK ROUND-UP Sunday Matinee!! Live performances by THE 1%, JOLLY BADFELLOW, THE WHANGS, MUTE ISSUE, THE DIRTY BOXES, 22ND BASE and THE LIVVERS. Starts at noon. 1930-B East Sunrise Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21st @ THE MIAMI ART MUSEUM: The third Thursdays of every month check out the JAM @ MAM – “happy hour with an artful twist” featuring art, music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 5-8.30pm, museum members free, non-members $10. 101 West Flagler St.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd @ PS14: Switch and Sweat present a first-ever South Florida live performance by VENETIAN SNARES (Planet Mu)!!!! With OTTO VON SCHIRACH (Ipecac/Schematic) + THE VOODOO WITCH DOCTOR + YOUNGER SISTER OF PIMP QUEETOE, plus DJs DOORMOUSE, BURN and DRACULA’S DAUGHTER!! Hosted by Notorious Nastie. Tickets $15 in advance available at Sweat Records, Books & Books (Lincoln Rd.), Uncle Sam’s or 28 NE 14th St.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27th @ SWEAT RECORDS: The SWEAT BOOKS Book Club meets to discuss “Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs” by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting, The Acid House, Filth, etc.)!! 8pm, all bookworms welcome!! Be there and be square. 5505 NE 2nd Ave.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 29th @ MANUEL ARTIME THEATER: The Rhythm Foundation and Poplife present JOSE GONZALEZ (Domino Records) live with special guest MIA DOI TODD!! Don’t miss this!! Advance tickets are $16 through and local outlets, or $21 at the door. Doors at 8pm, 900 SW 1st St. Miami.,

FRIDAY, MARCH 6th through SUNDAY, MARCH 9th @ BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE INDIAN RESERVATION: It’s the 6th Annual LANGERADO MUSIC FESTIVAL!! They’ve moved locations in order to bring you a 4-day festival like no other!! The full band line-up is: Beastie Boys • R.E.M. • Phil Lesh & Friends • 311 • Matisyahu • Thievery Corporation • The Roots • Gov’t Mule • Ani DiFranco • Ben Folds • G. Love & Special Sauce • Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood • Built to Spill • The National • Les Claypool • Umphrey’s McGee • The Disco Biscuits • Keller Williams • Mickey Hart Band • STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9) • of Montreal • Robert Randolph & the Family Band • The Wailers • funky Meters • Citizen Cope • Antibalas • !!! • Dark Star Orchestra • Ozomatli • Sam Bush • Minus the Bear • Ghostland Observatory • Arrested Development • Blind Melon • Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars • The New Deal • Benevento Russo Duo • Perpetual Groove • Railroad Earth • Martin Sexton • The Avett Brothers • Grace Potter and the Nocturnals • The Walkmen • Dr. Dog • Indigenous • State Radio • Vampire Weekend • The Bad Plus • The Felice Brothers • Pelican • Yard Dogs Road Show • Brett Dennen • Earl Greyhound • The New Mastersounds • Dan Deacon • Josh Ritter • Pete Francis • Ryan Shaw • Blitzen Trapper • matt pond PA • The Dynamites feat. Charles Walker • Bassnectar • Balkan Beat Box • The Lee Boys • Shout Out Louds • Golem • The Wood Brothers • Busdriver • RAQ • Will Hoge • Spam Allstars • Phix • American Babies • Dead Confederate • The Heavy Pets • Backyard Tire Fire • The Postmarks • Steel Train • Hoots and Hellmouth • Jonah Smith • Pnuma Trio • Awesome New Republic • That 1 Guy • Trevor Hall • American Bang • School of Rock All-Stars. Whew!! Come by the day or camp out. Tickets available online or (soon!) at Sweat Records. Full info at

THURSDAY, MARCH 6th @ PS14: SELF RUN WILL perform live with special guests LIARBIRDS (Milwaukee). 28 NE 14th St.

SATURDAY, MARCH 8th @ CULTURE ROOM: THE ENGLISH BEAT perform live!! Tickets $19.99 via Ticketmaster. 8pm, 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12th @ REVOLUTION: THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS perform live!! Doors at 7pm, 14+, tickets via Ticketmaster. 200 W Broward Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale.

FRIDAY, APRIL 4th @ STUDIO A: TOKYO POLICE CLUB perform live!! 60 NE 11th St.

SATURDAY, APRIL 5th @ CULTURE ROOM: Formerly Manitoba… CARIBOU (Domino Records) performs live!! Tickets via Ticketmaster. 8pm, 3045 N Federal Hwy. Ft. Lauderdale.

SATURDAY, APRIL 12th @ FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH AT JACKIE GLEASON THEATER: MARGARET CHO performs live!! Tickets $43.50 via Ticketmaster. 1700 Washington Ave. Miami Beach.

FRIDAY, APRIL 18th @ BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: Legendary Bollywood songstress ASHA BHOSLE performs live!! Don’t miss this!!!!!! 8pm, tickets $35-140 via Ticketmaster. 201 SW 5th Ave. Ft. Lauderdale.

MONDAY, APRIL 21st @ REVOLUTION: MINISTRY perform live with guests MESHUGGAH and HEMLOCK!! Doors at 6.30pm, tickets via Ticketmaster. 200 W Broward Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale.

SATURDAY, MAY 3rd @ BANK ATLANTIC CENTER SINATRA THEATER: Blues legend B.B. KING performs live!! Tickets $62.75-82.75 via Ticketmaster. 8pm, 2555 Panther Pkwy. Sunrise.

THURSDAY, MAY 8th @ REVOLUTION: MINDLESS SELF INDULGENCE perform live!! Doors at 6.30pm, tickets via Ticketmaster. 200 W Broward Blvd. Ft. Lauderdale.


Sweat Records
5505 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
12pm to 12am 7 days a week
Info: 305.758.5862 x5