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Best Concerts To Look Forward To In South Florida In 2013

December 30, 2012 12:00 PM

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Justin Bieber performs onstage during Power 96.1's Jingle Ball 2012 at the Philips Arena on December 12, 2012 in Atlanta.  (Photo by Ben Rose/Getty Images for Jingle Ball 2012)

Justin Bieber performs onstage during Power 96.1′s Jingle Ball 2012 at the Philips Arena on December 12, 2012 in Atlanta. (Photo by Ben Rose/Getty Images for Jingle Ball 2012)

With the end of the year and the holiday season approaching, bands and artists normally stop their tours. However, January is right around the corner and North American tours have a tendency to prefer South Florida as a concert kick off with dry, sunny and mild temperatures. Take note of this list of the best concerts to look forward to in 2013 for a chance to be a part of them.

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Justin Bieber

American Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 777-1000
www.aaarena.com

Date: January 26 and 27, 2013
Price: Starting at $39.50
Click here for tickets.

Justin Bieber, the phenomenon that doesn’t need any introduction because you’ve got to Beliebe it, is coming to town with two dates booked at the American Airlines Arena. There are various things you can do to make sure you don’t miss his shows. VIP packages are still available where you will receive perks like merchandise from the tour and a possible meet and greet with the star. Through Ticketmaster (only for live events) the Official Platinum Seats promise that you will “savor special bragging rights before and after the show.”

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The xx
The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theater
1700 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-7300
www.fillmoremb.com

Date: February 5, 2013
Price: Starting at $41.50
Click here for tickets.

The English indie pop band will perform at the legendary Fillmore in Miami Beach, a building that dates back to the 1950s and graces its notoriety to Jackie Gleason. Tickets can be purchased through LiveNation or directly from the theater. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and seating is first come, first served for the pit.

Related: Best Music Venues In South Florida

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Lady Gaga – The Born This Way Ball

BB&T Center
1 Panther Parkway
Sunrise, FL 33323
(954) 835-7000
www.thebbtcenter.com

Date: March 15, 2013
Price: Starting at $65.50
Click here for tickets.

American Airlines Arena
601 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 777-1000
www.aaarena.com

Date: March 16, 2013
Price: Starting at $65.50
Click here for tickets.

Unless you purchased tickets when the dates were first released, chances are you will have to opt for the VIP tickets that, considering their titles, are projecting some “ultimate Little Monsters experiences.” The Government Hooker Package gets you early entry for general admission standing area and the Heavy Metal Lover seats provide snacks and appetizers. The tour t-shirt is being sold separately and it can be bought at any time before or after the concert.

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Maroon 5 – Overexposed 2013
BB&T Center
1 Panther Parkway
Sunrise, FL 33323
(954) 835-70000
www.thebbtcenter.com

Date: March 29, 2013
Price: Starting at $41.75
Click here for tickets.

For Adam Levine of “The Voice” and his accompanied band members who make up Maroon 5, catch one great show at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. If you don’t act quickly and get some tickets, you will need to drive or fly to Jacksonville or Orlando to catch this act. Sing along to hits like “Payphone” and “Moves Like Jagger.” It will be quite the show.

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Rihanna – Diamond World Tour
BB&T Center
1 Panther Parkway
Sunrise, FL 33323
(954) 835-70000
www.thebbtcenter.com

Date: April 20, 2013
Price: Starting at $50.50
Click here for tickets.

The fearless, unapologetic, self-described music phenomenon Rihanna will be performing in Broward County this April. There’s still time to tweak that Christmas list for a shot at experiencing this show. Rihanna not only boasts a powerful voice, her performances include heartfelt emotions that are clear to see from any seat in the house.

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Francesca Belluomini is a freelance writer covering all things Miami. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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