Friday, Nov. 13
Miami-born R&B superstar whose slick dance moves rival those of Usher and his idol, Michael Jackson, brings his smooth falsetto to the Hard Rock in support of his fourth studio album, “Everything Is 4,” including the massive summer hit “Want to Want Me.” You’ll also hear fan faves including “Whatcha Say,” “Talk Dirty “ and “Wiggle.”
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Hard Rock Live Arena at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, near Hollywood; Ticketmaster; $40-$65.
ALL GOOD PEOPLE
Legendary prog-rock band soldiers on, anchored by original guitarist Steve Howe and drummer Alan White. The group will perform timeless hits including “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Yours Is No Disgrace,” “Roundabout,” “Long Distance Runaround” and “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” plus tracks from 2014’s “Heaven and Earth,” the band’s 21st studio album.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $39.50-$175.
KEEP ON SKANKIN’
THE ENGLISH BEAT
British ska-revival band whose early-‘80s hits including “Mirror In the Bathroom,” “Tears of a Clown,” “I Confess” and “Save It For Later” still sound fresh today, takes the stage with founding guitarist Dave Wakeling at the helm.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $20.
LATE NIGHT AT THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY
NWS is transformed into a hip lounge at this innovative event featuring club-style lighting, art videos, beats by Miami’s own DJ Le Spam and the Spam Allstars and vocals by soprano Dru Rutledge, plus pianist Aya Yamamoto, and conductor Christian Reif.
Details: 9 p.m. Friday at New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach; www.newworldcenter.com; $45.
Saturday, Nov. 14
DAYS OF YORE
CAMELOT DAYS MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL
Lords and ladies, prepare thyself to relive the magic of the Renaissance and Medieval eras, when knights, jesters, queens and kings ruled the land. Enjoy authentic music and food, jousting on horseback, artisan vendors, comedy operas, magic shows and the living chess game. To add to the fun, adults and kids alike are encouraged to dress up in period garb or even as pirates for daily costume contests.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, running through Nov. 22, at T.Y. Park, 3300 N. Park Rd. (off I-95 and Sheridan), Hollywood; www.camelotdays.com; $15, $3 kids 6-12, under 6 free, $40 season pass.
CORAL GABLES FOOD, WINE AND SPIRITS FESTIVAL
Savor tasty sips of hundreds of brands of beer, wine and spirits at this two-day festival, plus fine food (samples given at the discretion of the vendors), culinary demonstrations and seminars.
Details: 4 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday under the tents at 2301 Ponce de Leon Blvd. (between Ponce and Salzedo on Giralda Avenue), Coral Gables; www.eventbrite.com; $39 general admission, $59 plus food, $200 VIP.
BLAST FROM THE PAST
30TH ANNIVERSARY OF FREESTYLE
It’s a freestyle lover’s dream as top artists of the genre join forces, including Information Society (“Running,” “What’s on Your Mind”), Company B (“Fascinated”), Cover Girls (“Show Me,” “Wishing on a Star”), Nice & Wild (“Diamond Girl”), TKA (“Maria”), George Lamond (“Bad of the Heart”), Noel (“Silent Morning”), Johnny O (“Fantasy Girl”) and many more.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at the BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-8686 or www.bankunitedcenter.com; $39-$84.
Grammy-winning pianist and the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz will pay tribute to his historic group Irakere’s 40th anniversary with a 10-piece band and what he describes as a “21st Century perspective.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; www.rhythmfoundation.com or LiveNation.com; $38.75-$78.75.
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON
Mexican singer and son of the legendary Vicente Fernandez known as “El Potrillo” (The Colt) performs bolero, mariachi, ranchera and Latin pop selections from his 15 studio albums.
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $70.50-$170.50.
Three chances to catch this dynamic Hawaiian performer who burst onto the scene with his 2006 YouTube cover of George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” which scored 13 million views, and who has been compared to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis. He’ll take the audience on a fast-fingered, four-string sonic journey through rock, jazz, classical, funk, folk, bluegrass, flamenco and world music.
Details: 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St., Miami; www.tigertail.org; $25-$50; and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Rinker Playhouse, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or www.kravis.org; $45.
Sunday, Nov. 15
JEKYLL + HYDE TOUR
ZAC BROWN BAND
Atlanta country and Southern rock band that hit it big with the song “Chicken Fried” and won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best New Artist performs in support of its fourth studio album.
Details: 7 p.m. Sunday at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre (formerly Coral Sky Amphitheatre), 601 Sansbury’s Way, West Palm Beach; LiveNation.com; $27.50-$75.50.
FREE FOR ALL
FREE SYMPHONY CONCERT
Alhambra Orchestra, conducted by Timothy Shade, opens its season with “Enchanted with Espana,” including beloved works such as Dukas’ “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” and selections from Stravinsky’s “Firebird Suite” and Bizet’s “Carmen Suite.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Ransom-Everglades School, 3575 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove; 305-668-9260.
YO-YO MA & FRIENDS
World-renowned cellist brings together longtime friends and performers for “Musical Perspectives on the Cultures of BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China): A Silkroad Collaboration,” featuring works by Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Mariano, Riley and more.
Details: 8 p.m. Sunday at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org; $75-$150.
Grammy-winning solo pianist whose works are frequently inspired by the seasons performs melodic fall and winter songs, some of Vince Guaraldi’s “Peanuts” classics, New Orleans piano and
stride piano traditions, and new songs from his upcoming album “Spring Carousel – A Cancer Research Benefit.”
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; 305-466-8002 or www.aventuracenter.org; $45-$75; and 8 p.m. Thursday at the Delray Center for the Arts, Crest Theatre, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach; www.delraycenterforthearts.org; $57-$77.
MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK
Minneapolis pop-punk band and Vans Warped Tour fave Motion City Soundtrack takes the stage in support of its sixth studio album, “Panic Stations,” headlining a show also featuring The Wonder Years, State Champs and You Blew It!.
Details: 6 p.m. Thursday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $22.50 advance, $25 day of show.