The Chromatics will perform at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, December 7
Yuna Wednesday, December 5, 8:30-11:30 p.m.
Malaysian songstress Yuna is taking center stage for Pop-Up Piano's fundraising concert at The Perry South Beach Hotel. Proceeds from the night will benefit Friends of the New World Symphony and Africa’s Kimbanguist Symphony Orchestra. Grey Goose will pour libations, The One Group will serve passed bites, and DJ YSL will man the decks. Tickets to the fundraising fête are$100 and may be purchased here. 2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Metric Thursday, December 6, 7-11 p.m.
VH1 and Scope Art are joining forces to throw a much buzzed-about Miami kick-off bash at the VH1 Outdoor Lounge in Midtown Miami. The music channel’s "You Oughta Know" headliners are Canadian indie rockers Metric, along with DJ Mia Moretti and violinist Caitlin Moe. The December 6 concert is invite-only, but the lounge is open to the public December 4 to 9. Buena Vista Blvd. at N.E. 36th St., Miami
Chromatics Friday, December 7, 8 p.m.
If you saw Chanel spring/summer 2013 runway show, you’re probably familiar with the Chromatics—they provide the live soundtrack for the Paris show. For Basel, the Portland-based band is taking over Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts with opening act Prince Rama. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased here. 174 E. Flagler St., Miami
Basel Castle Saturday, December 8, 6 p.m.
Basel Castle, the all-night art and music fusion mash-up, is set to occupy Wynwood starting Saturday at dusk. Creative collective The Overthrow has recruited the likes of Twin Shadow, Jacuzzi Boys, and Tamara Sky to lead the jam-packed itinerary. Attendees can RSVP online for complimentary entrance before 8 p.m. or purchase early bird tickets for $15. Priority tickets are $25. 51 N.W. 20th St., Miami