Try something different at the Subtropics 15 Experimental Music Festival, a month-long fiesta of avant-garde sounds at different venues. Starting 7 p.m. at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach, watch Shelley Hirsch, NYC vocalist/performance artist, do her thing. Free with museum admission. 305-673-7530.
The MoCA and several galleries open their doors for the monthly NoMI gallery walk, along NE 125th St. from 7-10 p.m., with a jazz concert by Bill Wharton and the Ingredients at 8 p.m. 305-893-6211.
Saturday, March 29
Pump up the estrogen at Calliope Fest 2 with 18 bands on 2 stages, including Ani Difranco, Melissa Ferrick and Lydia Lunch, 12 p.m.-12 a.m., at Young Circle Park, US1 and Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. It goes on through Sunday. $35 for 2 days. 954-854-7954.
Rock ‘n’ roll with Pat DeLeon at Tobacco Road, 626 S. Miami Ave., Miami. 305-374-1198.
Hit up Realcooltime at Slak Lounge, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami, for a mix of ’60s soul, garage and R&B. No cover. 305-438-0810.
Tuesday, April 1
Check out Spider-Pussy Tuesdays at Lounge 16, 423 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, with Johnny Strokes and A.L.B. Rotten. No cover. 305-788-9343.
Cursive, Engine Down and Minus the Bear perform at Poplife’s new spot I/O, 30 NE 14 St., Miami. $8. 8 p.m. 305-634-3907.