Halloween parties and concerts in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale 2017
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Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons.This Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and Miami and Ft. Lauderdale have plenty going on, from festivals tailored to the holiday to today's biggest chart-toppers. So, guys and ghouls, get your costume picked out, grab your tickets and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween.

The Weeknd
Oct. 24 @ 7:30 p.m.
AmericanAirlines Arena - 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132

Check out the "Starboy" himself, The Weeknd, who will be performing a week before Halloween on Oct. 24 at AmericanAirlines Arena on his Legend of the Fall world tour, with support from Gucci Mane. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $44.

LCD Soundsystem
Oct. 25 @ 7:30 p.m.
James L. Knight Center - 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33131

Enjoy a show from LCD Soundsystem, on tour now in support of their new album, American Dream. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS starting at $44, and all tickets include a copy of American Dream. Can't make it? Check out the shows in Dallas and Austin, which falls on Halloween itself.

Toad the Wet Sprocket
Oct. 25 @ 7:30 p.m.
Culture Room - 3045 N Federal Hwy,  Ft Lauderdale,  FL 33306

Plenty of bands are hitting the road this fall--'90s rock band Toad the Wet Sprocket is but one, celebrating the 20th anniversary of their album Coil. They'll be stopping by Ft. Lauderdale on Oct. 25. Tickets are on sale now for $35, while meet-and-greet VIP packages are also on sale for $110.

Kool & the Gang
Oct. 28 @ 8 p.m.
James L. Knight Center - 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33131

Classic act Kool & the Gang will play the James L. Knight Center over Halloween weekend on Saturday, Oct. 28. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $28 to $133. Check out the band's advice from 2012 to new artists in the music industry.

Wynwood Fear Factory
Oct. 28 and 29 @ 3 p.m.
RC Cola Plant - 550 Northwest 24th St., Miami, FL 33127

Spend Halloween weekend partying with the Wynwood Fear Factory, a festival boasting some big names like Wiz Khalifa, Porter Robinson, Big Gigantic, and more. Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $55 to $165. VIP packages are also available.