Don't fret if you missed Fiona Apple's show Sunday at the Fillmore. There are plenty of musicians around this week who can tell you how the inside of a tour bus smells.
Pretty Lights at Fillmore Miami Beach
9 p.m. Tuesday, $44.50, LiveNation.com or 305-673-7311
Derek Smith's onstage moniker isn't just suggestive of the visualizations fans may have at one of his concerts. The name Pretty Lights suits Smith's chill-wave synth-hop act, which often mixes old-school soul vocals with electronic beats.
Public Image Ltd. at Grand Central
8 p.m. Friday, $30, GrandCentralMiami.com or 305-377-2277
The Sex Pistols kickstarted John Lydon's career, when he was known as Johnny Rotten, but the days of "God Save the Queen" and anarchic anthems are long gone. Lydon's post-punk outfit, Public Image Ltd., will bring its danceable, 1980s-underground sound to Grand Central.
Victor Wooten at Culture Room
9 p.m. Friday, $32.85, Ticketmaster.com or 954-564-1074
Bassist Victor Wooten has played with the Dave Matthews Band, bluegrass fusion act Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, and the Chick Corea Elektric Band. Wooten's music lands somewhere between funk, R&B and fusion, mixing soulful vocals with tropical percussion.
The Stage's Hispanic Heritage Festival
10 p.m. Friday, $10, TheStageMiami.com or 305-576-9577
Rumberos Conjunto Progreso will headline the Stage's homage to Miami's culture of Latin funk. Conjunto's late-night set of Cuban classics, including the music of Miguelito Matamoros and Ignacio Pineiro, will be prefaced by the Latin funk of Electric Piquete. Rum and tequila drinks will be on special all night, and the Frita Man food truck will serve Cuban grub.
Albert Castiglia at Maguire's Hill 16
9 p.m. Saturday, no cover, MaguiresHill16.com or 954-764-4453
Castiglia and his band are regulars at the Hill in Fort Lauderdale. The Wilton Manors guitarist earned his blues wings in Chicago, where he played with singing great Junior Wells.
Flannel Church at the Funky Biscuit
8 p.m. Saturday, $10, FunkyBiscuit.com or 561-395-2929
The Flannel Church's frontman, Duane Trucks, is technically not a local, but his funk-jam band includes the pedal steel of the Lee Boys' Roosevelt Collier. The Church plays New Orleans-bred rhythm and blues. Its members include some of Trucks' bandmates from Col. Bruce Hampton and the Pharaoh Gummit, his main musical project.
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