1. JUMP, JIVE, WAIL
The Jive Aces,
Kravis Center, Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall
The six-member group is the United Kingdom’s top jive and swing band, and they are renowned for their explosive energy and dynamic stage shows. Think Swing Era with Rat Pack glitz plus a dash of rhythm and blues.
Shows are 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday. 710 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. $29. Information: www.kravis.org
Billy Ocean with special guest Taylor Dayne,
Pompano Beach Amphitheater
These two platinum-selling artists will rock The Amp with hits including Ocean’s “When the Going Gets Tough” and “Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car” and Dayne’s “Tell It to My Heart” and “Love Will Lead You Back.”
The show is 8 p.m. Friday. 1806 NE Sixth St., Pompano Beach. Tickets start at $35. Information: http://theamppompano.org
3. DON’T MISS
Palm Beach State College Eissey Campus Theatre
Through an historical journey, which included no less than five legendary lead singers, such as Rock & Roll Hall of Famer’s Clyde McPhatter and Ben E. King, they created some of the greatest songs in rock ‘n’ roll. Among their greatest hits are “Up on the Roof,” “Under the Boardwalk,” “This Magic Moment,” “There Goes My Baby,” “Spanish Harlem” and “Stand By Me.”
The show is 8 p.m. Monday. 11051 Campus Drive, Palm Beach Gardens. Tickets start at $30. Information: 561-207-5900; www.palmbeachstate.edu/theatre/eissey-campus-theatre
4. START THE WEEKEND EARLY
Clematis by Night,
West Palm Beach Waterfront
It’s only Monday and you’re not sure you can make it through another work week? Well, look to Thursday as that beacon of hope! Let it light the way to a wonderful evening of great food, drinks and the high-energy, Top 40 sounds of Wonderama.
The evening is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. 100 Clematis St., West Pam Beach. Free. Information: 561-822-1515; www.wpb.org
5. RUMOR SPREADIN’ ROUND
The Fillmore Miami Beach
Come see these legendary Texas bluesmen who’ve been cranking out the great songs and good times for closing in on 50 years.
The show is 8:30 p.m. Friday. 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets start at $55. Information: http://fillmoremb.com/