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Live music this week: The beats go on

If you don't mind trading beats for words, you won't mind finding new Sunday plans now that Goodie Mob's show at Grand Central Miami has been canceled. But the Atlanta-based hip-hop act's CeeLo Green will still hit South Florida this month, when he appears Sept. 21 at Books and Books in Coral Gables to sign his new book, the autobiography "Everybody's Brother." If you can't make the event, log on to at 2 p.m. to watch a live stream.

You can still catch a hip-hop show this week, though: New-wave rapper J. Cole, a contemporary of ubiquituous radio stars Drake and Kendrick Lamar, will perform at the James L. Knight Center Tuesday, Sept. 10. ($39.50-$59.50 plus fees,

The familiar sound of Pepper will blare from Revolution Live's sound system Tuesday night. The ska-pop trio is preparing to release a self-titled album. ($25 plus fees, And synth-pop veterans the Pet Shop Boys will bring their 1980s electronica to the Fillmore Miami Beach on Thursday, Sept. 12. ($49.50-$59.50 plus fees,

And if the rocker in you won't be satisfied with attending the Steely Dan concert at the Mizner Park Amphitheater on Thursday (see interview), hustle out tonight to see John Mayer's Born and Raised Tour at the Cruzan Amphitheatre. ($30-$90 plus fees,

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