Local10.com weekend guide: Sept. 1-4

Miami goes country, college football returns, Chris Tucker comes to South Fla.


PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – This is your one-stop shop for all the weekend's happenings, including concerts, movies and sporting events throughout South Florida.


Several musical acts come to South Florida for the Labor Day weekend.


It all starts Friday when the Goo Goo Dolls rock Bayfront Park at 8 p.m. in downtown Miami. Special guest Phillip Phillips opens the show.

Kendrick Lamar will perform music from his new album "Damn" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena in downtown Miami. Tickets are still available.

Green Day brings the "Revolution Radio" tour to the Coral Sky Amphitheatre at 7 p.m. Sunday in West Palm Beach. Although the tour is to promote their new album, fans are sure to hear classics like "American Idiot," "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" and "When I Come Around."

Brooke Eden sings the national anthem at the 2017 CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee.
Brooke Eden sings the national anthem at the 2017 CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Miami goes country Sunday for the inaugural Tequila Bay Country Music Festival. Tyler Farr, Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore and Montgomery Gentry and other country music stars take over Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key. Also performing is Brooke Eden, who grew up near West Palm Beach and attended the University of Florida.

Tickets range in price from $55 to $150. The cost includes tequila for all from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Stephen Spielberg's sci-fi marvel "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" turns 40 this year. To celebrate, it's getting a digitally remastered treatment and will return to theaters for one week only.

Watch the trailer here:

The much-delayed "Tulip Fever" finally gets released Friday. Set in the Netherlands in the 17th century, "Tulip Fever" tells the story of an artist who falls for a married woman (Alicia Vikander) while he's commissioned by her husband (Christoph Waltz) to paint her portrait. The lovers invest in the risky tulip market during the period of "tulip mania" in the hopes of building a future together.

It may sound uninspiring, but the trailer looks promising. Check it out below:

Click below to find your nearest theater and showtimes:



Football is back…finally.

Florida Atlantic football begins the Lane Kiffin era Friday night against the always pesky Navy Midshipmen. The Owls show off how far they've come (or not) against a talented Navy team at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton.


The Miami Hurricanes open the 2017 season at Hard Rock Stadium against FCS opponent Bethune-Cookman this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Redshirt junior Malik Rozier will get the start.

Speaking of the Hurricanes, Clay Ferraro believes this is the year they finally win the ACC and play Florida State for the championship.

Here's his take: https://www.local10.com/sports/college-football/hurricanes-football/clay-ferraro-hurricanes-will-win-coastal-finally-play-fsu-in-acc-title-game

Last but not least, the Marlins host divisional foes Philadelphia and Washington. The Phillies visit Marlins Park this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, while the Nationals will spend Labor Day evening in Miami.


The Home Design and Remodeling Show returns to South Florida, this time at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The show begins Friday from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday hours are from noon to 10:30 p.m. Labor Day hours are from noon to 7:30 p.m.


Rib lovers, get ready.


The inaugural Tony Roma's Rib Eating Competition will be held at the Sunny Isles Beach location Sunday afternoon. Participants will be judged by whoever eats the most baby-back ribs, by weight, in three minutes or is the first to finish all the ribs before time expires. Prizes include free Tony Roma's baby-back ribs for a year.

The competition begins at 1 p.m.

Comedian and actor Chris Tucker takes the stage at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino this Saturday at 8 p.m. Tucker has starred in comedies such as "Friday" and the "Rush Hour" movies. "And you know this, man."