From retro to house techno: 3 intriguing music events in Orlando this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on March 22, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Orlando. From Retro Happy Hour to a house techno concert, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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Retro Happy Hour Presents BET's 106 & Park vs. MTV's TRL

First, head to this Retro Happy Hour on Friday at the Monkey Bar. Go back to the era of hot jams, boy bands and teen pop stars. Hosted by This Ain't That, this month's event has DJ Dalastmo spinning tunes from the 1990s and 2000s. 

When: Friday, March 22, 6–9 p.m.
Where: The Monkey Bar, 26 Wall St.
Admission: Free
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The Beatnuts! Street Level 25th Anniversary edition

Calling all hip-hop fans! This Friday, don't miss the famous Beatnuts with opening acts Powerule and Dave Bar at Haven Orlando. Come out and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Beatnut's debut album, "Street Level" (it was released on June 21, 1994). Proceeds from ticket sales will go toward upkeep of Azalea Park ball field.

When: Friday, March 22, 9:30 p.m.–Saturday, March 23, 2 a.m.
Where: Haven Orlando, 6651 S. Semoran Blvd.
Admission: $15
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Protocol: Eskuche at Elixir Orlando

Catch Russian-born Eskuche this Saturday at Elixir. The New York City-based DJ is a rising star on the underground house techno scene. He regularly drops new music and plays in clubs like Cielo and Pacha NYC, reports thedjlist.com.

When: Saturday, March 23, 10 p.m.- Sunday, March 24, 2 a.m.
Where: Elixir, 9 W. Washington St.
Admission: $5–$10. More ticket options available.
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