Drench into Happy Hour at the Rat from 4:30-9 p.m., then shake your booty as a DJ spins until 12 p.m.
Local rockers Holy Terrors perform at Churchill’s, 5501 NE 2nd Ave., for the Eighth Annual Miami Rock Festival, which runs through Sept. 29. Cover for shows vary. Call 305-757-1807.
“Hip Hop Meets Ska” at the Hard Rock Cafe Miami, 401 Biscayne Blvd., as The Monjees, Better Off Dead and Algorithm shatter the stage. Show starts at 9 p.m. and the cover is $5. Be there or miss out on an ill performance. All groupies, call 305-573-6588.
Saturday, September 14
Check out “Primal Screams and Songs,” an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art, with mixed media by artists such as William Cordova, Beatriz Monteavaro, Matthew Ritchie and Dara Friedman, through Sept. 28. Call 305-893-6211.
“Purvis Young: The Life I See” paintings by the local outsider artist, recently opened at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach, and are on display through Nov. 10. Call 305-673-7530.
Sunday, September 15
Paul and Young Ron’s Zetafest. Nickelback, Saliv, Jimmy Eat World, Earshot, Non-point, Mad at Gravity, Blindside and Sugarcult perform at Lockhart Stadium, 5201 NW 12th Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $27 and $32. Gates open at noon. Call 866-862-3275.
Tuesday, September 17
Spider Man plays at the Cosford, time TBA.
Sunday, September 22
Mortician, Scar Culture and Malignant play the Culture Room, 3045 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Call 954-564-1074
Saturday, September 28
Bhakti Baxter, founder of Miami’s alternative art space, The House, opens his first solo museum exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St, North Miami. The project will evolve on sight as the artist uses a variety of natural and constructed elements to show. Call 305-893-6211.
Sunday, September 29
Music prodigy Conor Oberst’s Bright Eyes plays with M Ward and the Bruces at the Manuel Airtime Theatre, 900 SW 1st St. Call 305-274-9282 for more info.