BREAK OUT STAR – Lizzo
In 2019, she attained mainstream success with the release of her third studio album, Cuz I Love You, which debuted at number six on the Billboard 200.The album spawned two singles—”Juice” and “Tempo“—while the deluxe version of the album included her 2017 single, “Truth Hurts“, which became a viral sleeper hit reaching the top three of the Billboard Hot 100. Aside from singing and rapping, Lizzo is also an actress, appearing in the movie Hustlers and as a voice over artist in UglyDolls, and plays the flute. Her opening act is Ari Lennox.
Wed, September 11; 8pm; The Fillmore (1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach) Tix: start at $40; fillmoremb.com.
SPA – Tember in Fort Lauderdale
Rejuvenate at some of the best spas in Greater Fort Lauderdale during Spa Month. One thing is for sure: we all love to be pampered. Whether you unplug for an hour, a day or an entire month, the CVB is setting it up so that you save some cash—as much as half off a luxury spa treatment! You’ll find most deals starting at just $99 per experience. It doesn’t get better than that!
Through September 30;For more info: Sunny.org and search “Spa Month”
MUSICIANS – Dave Koz and Friends
Five years after recording their initial tribute to the great horn sections of soul, jazz and pop, Dave Koz and Friends’ Summer Horns II From A To Z reprises the all-star, crowd pleasing format of that smash hit album. Joining Koz this year will be Saxophonist Gerald Albright, Trumpeter Rick Braun, Vocalist Kenny Latimore and Trombone/Vocalist Aubrey Logan (from Postmodern Jukebox fame).
Sun, September 8; 7pm; Broward Center for the Performing Arts (201 Southwest 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: start at $44; BrowardCenter.org
COMEDIAN – Shawn Wayans
Shawn Wayans made his acting debut in 1989 in his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans’ feature film “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka.” Immediately following his feature film debut, Shawn joined the cast of the Emmy Award winning comedy series, “In Living Color.” He also starred in “Little Man,” “White Chicks,” “Scary Movie,” and “Scary Movie 2” Shawn will next be seen on the big screen in “Dance Flick,” the new comedy co-written with brothers Marlon and Keenen Ivory.
Friday, and Saturday, September 13 & 14; Miami Improv (3450 NW 83rd Ave Suite 224, Doral); Tix: $30 & $40; Miamiimprov.com.
SKATING – Disney on Ice: Road Trip Adventures
Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and his pals for a high-octane ride on this newsets show from Disney on Ice. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy—and you—embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. Travel with Moana to the sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands with Simba. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in Aladdin’s princely parade. Play at a larger-than-life carnival with Woody and Forky.
Thu, Sept 12 through Sunday Sept 15; BB&T Center (1 Panther Parkway | Sunrise ); Tix: start at $20: Thebbtcenter.com.
MOVIE – Hustlers
Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. This comedy/crime/drama/thriller is 110 minutes in length and stars Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, and Keke Palmer.
Premieres Friday, September 13; Rated R
MUSICAL – Man of La Mancha
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, this musical celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion, and is brought to you by MNM Theatre Company. The celebrated score includes “The Impossible Dream,” “I, Don Quixote,” “Dulcinea,” “I Really Like Him,” “Little Bird,” and “To Each His Dulcinea.”
Friday, Sept 13 through Sunday, Sept 29; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach) Tix: $65; Kravis.org.
SINGER – J Balvin
After 2018’s “Vibras” release, the Colombian reggaeton singer teamed up with Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny for this year’s “Oasis” album. The duo appeared together on stage at the latest Coachella music festival. The lead single off their collaboration is “Qué Pretendes.” Opening for J Balvin’s Arcoiris Tour are Eladio Carrion and Lyanno.
Sat, September 14; 8pm; American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami); Tix: start at $36; Aaarena.com
MUSICAL – The Rocky Horror Show
In this cult classic sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named “”Rocky.” Complete with sass from the audience and an array of other audience participation props, this deliberately kitschy rock ‘n’ roll sci-fi gothic musical is more fun than ever!
COUNTRY – Chris Young
The singer/songwriter won 2006’s “Nashville Star” reality TV singing competition and was promptly signed to RCA Records Nashville, releasing his self-titled debut album that same year. He is touring in support of his upcoming “Raised on County” release, featuring the single “Drowning.” Opening are Chris Janson and Locash.