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Best bets for Jan. 17

 

Music

Sunshine Music Festival: Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by the husband-and-wife team of singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschi and guitar virtuoso Derek Trucks, headline the annual event. Also appearing are Indigo Girls, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Hard Working Americans, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, The Revivalists, The Jerry Douglas Band, Jorma Kaukonen, Bobby Lee Rodgers Trio and Joanne Shaw Taylor. In addition to the two stages of music, there will be craft beers and food vendors. Gates open 11 a.m., Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, $49.50, $99.50, 561-393-7984, myboca.us.

The Willis Clan: The 14-member musical family from Nashville blends bluegrass, country and Celtic sounds. Their latest release, "Heaven," introduces traditional Irish and Irish pop music into the mix. Discovered on "America's Got Talent," the clan now stars in in their own reality show on TLC, "The Willis Family." 4 p.m., West Palm Beach Waterfront Promenade & City Commons, 101 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, free, 561-822-2222, wpb.org.

Comedy

Nephew Tommy: The college theater major trained with London's Royal Shakespeare Company, but got derailed by radio. Thomas Miles is now best known as "Nephew Tommy" on Steve Harvey's national syndicated morning show. The comedian has appeared on TV's "Showtime at the Apollo," "BET's Comic View," "Sister Sister" and "The Parkers." 7 p.m., Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach, $30, 561-833-1812, palmbeach.improv.com.

Theater

One-Minute Play Festival: Enjoy one-minute plays by more than 50 established and emerging South Florida playwrights commissioned for this event. The short-form theater works tackle such topics as as immigration, government and culture from a local perspective. Mature content. 3 and 7 p.m., Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Miami, $20, 305-235-1668, deeringestate.com.

The Who's Tommy: Follow the adventures of a pinball-playing deaf, dumb and blind boy and his journey from pain to triumph. The production will be performed students at the Inside Out Theatre Company. 6 p.m., NSU Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie, $15, 954-462-0222, insideouttheatre.org.

Festival

Flamingo Fest: The annual celebration of the big pink bird -- both in its natural habitat and Florida kitschy format. There will be retro music, funky art, contests, arts and crafts vendors, food, fashion, street performers, stilt-walkers, puppets, prizes and live entertainment. 9:30 a.m., Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie, $12.95, $19.95, 954-473-2955, flamingogardens.org.

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