Five Best Concerts in Miami This Week
Best of the Best Concert. With Beres Hammond, Bennie Man, Freddie McGregor, Sanchez, Cocoa T., Mad Cobra, Singer J., Chronixx, Mega Banton, Elephant Man, Skinny Fabolous, Patrice Roberts, and others. Sunday, May 26, 2 p.m., Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305-358-7550; bayfrontparkmiami.com. Tickets cost $47 to $137 plus fees via bestofthebestconcert.com. What do you get when you combine one of Jamaica's greatest living singers with the "King of Dancehall" and other top reggae, dancehall, and soca artists? Only the Best of the Best. Literally.
Gaslamp Killer. With N/P (Nuri & Po$hstronaut), Denzel Curry and friends, JBZ and Niko Sacks. Sunday, May 26, 10 p.m., Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $19-$25 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and over. The Gaslamp Killer is one raging ball of kinetic, beat-breaking energy and all he wants is that same energy in return. "I'm basically channeling all the energy from all the people that are around me, whether it's positive, negative, pain, pleasure, whatever they're experiencing," he tells Crossfade. "I can feel their energy. And I don't know exactly what it is, but it's pumped into me directly like a fucking drug in a needle, straight to my vein." Challenge accepted.