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Miami Weekend Guide: Elton John, Jacuzzi Boys, Henry Rollins, Calle Ocho, And John Leguizamo

03/09/2012 12:30 pm 12:30:00 | Updated Mar 09, 2012

Feel that shake early Friday morning? Could have been that nasty solar storm quaking Earth's magnetic field. Or maybe it was just the South Beach clubs revving up their sub-woofers for weekend parties.

Although the humidity is rising, Miami's weekend scene is just as flushed as it is in early winter.

There's a gigante street festival, a notorious art walk, and real divas onstage at the Fillmore, Revolution, and BankAtlantic Center.

Here are HuffPost Miami's picks for what to do this weekend:

Elton John
Friday, 8 p.m.
BankAtlantic Center
Tickets: $32 to $137

Lady Gaga muse, Elton John, will play BankAtlantic Center Friday night. See why he's sold more than 250 million albums and won six Grammys, an Oscar, a Tony and a Golden Globe.

John Leguizamo: Ghetto Klown
Friday, 8 p.m.
Fillmore Miami Beach
Tickets: $33 to $78.50

John Leguizamo's one-man show describes his rough path from Queens to Hollywood. He told L.A Times, "the goal was to create an opus magnum. To go more raw, more honest, deeper and wilder than I'd ever done before. I tried to be as ruthless with myself in that as I could."

Henry Rollins
Friday, 7 p.m.
Revolution
Tickets: $25

Former frontman for hardcore band Black Flag, Rollins has been showing off his wit, intellect, and storytelling as a spoken word artist for the past few decades years. Friday night he'll touch on topics from ladies to fame to travel to the otherwise crappy state of affairs: "I’m not here to bash America, quite the opposite. But as far as the world, we are like number 46 or 48th in literacy. I don’t understand why that is. We’re like this amazing, industrialized country that gave the world the Internet. We’re incredible. Why is any country beating us in literacy?"

Jacuzzi Boys European Tour Kickoff Party
Saturday, 9 p.m.
Churchill's
Tickets: $5

Local band Jacuzzi Boys is about to launch on a 26-city tour abroad, but first they want to blast Miami eardrums one more time.

Calle Ocho
Sunday, 11 a.m.
Little Havana (Corner of SW 8th St. and 10th Ave.)
Free

Created in 1978 to school Miami in Cuban culture, Calle Ocho is now one of the biggest street parties in town. Cuban food, drink, flavor, and music will fill the 23 block between 27th Avenue and 4th Avenue along Southwest 8th Street in Little Havana. Check the music schedule here.

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