Ween, the duo of alt-rock iconoclasts Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo, known separately as Gene Ween and Dean Ween, will bring their FL/GA Line Tour to the Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday, Oct. 13.
General-admission tickets cost $49.50-$55 and will go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, June 22, via LiveNation.com and charge-by-phone (800-745-3000). Reserved-seat passes are also available for $70.
The show will mark the New Hope, Penn., band’s first South Florida date since the 2016 Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival, which it played not long after ending a four-year hiatus. Before the duo disbanded in 2011, Ween had released nine studio albums at a steady clip, creating a legacy of genre-scrambling music that blended punk, hip-hop, alt-rock, country and playful stoner craziness. Ween’s creative high points may be 1992’s “Big Guava” and 1994’s “Chocolate and Cheese,” two albums of twisted pop hooks (“Roses Are Free”), breezy rock (“Freedom of ’76”) and black humor (“Spinal Meningitis (Got Me Down)”).
These days, Ween, whose most recent studio album is 2007’s “La Cucaracha,” have returned to live performances. The group’s four-date FL/GA Line Tour kicks off at the Fillmore Miami Beach and will stop Oct. 14 in St. Augustine and Oct. 19-20 in Atlanta. Freeman and Melchiondo will be accompanied by longtime drummer Claude Coleman, Jr., bassist Dave Dreiwitz and keyboardist Glenn McClelland.