Corey Holcomb, one of the stars of “Black Jesus,” Adult Swim’s depiction of a modernday Jesus dropped straight into Compton, a show for which these times were made, performs six shows Friday-Sunday (including a rare midnightish show at 11:45 p.m. Saturday) at the Fort Lauderdale Improv at the Hard Rock in Hollywood. Tickets: $22-$32. Info: FTL.Improv.com.
Chris Tucker live
Actor, producer and comedian Chris Tucker, who managed to go from the stoner classic “Friday” to “Silver Linings Playbook,” will return to the comedy stage March 24 at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood. Tickets cost $70, $60 and $50, and go on sale 10 a.m. Friday at MyHRL.com and all Ticketmaster outlets, including Ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000.
For the glam crowd that takes its culture with a twist, one of each winter season is “Pulse: Late Night at the New World Symphony,” which will give the New World Center a late-night lounge vibe at 9 p.m. Friday with club-style lighting and video projections. This edition, which carries a white-out dress code, will include music by Beethoven, Brahms, Wagner and John Adams paired with the world premiere of a work for DJ and orchestra by NWS-alumnus composer Sam Hyken. Another piece will introduce a collaboration of DJ Le Spam, Aaron Lebos on guitar and Papacho Savon on congas. Info: NWS.edu.
DJLe Spam and the Spam Allstars will be in a collaborative mood at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, when the genre-bending Nu Deco Ensemble (founded by Hyken and conductor Jacomo Rafael Bairos) makes its Miami Beach debut at the North Beach Bandshell, with a program exploring the intersections of Daft Punk, JS Bach, LCD Soundsystem, Adam Schoenberg and Clint Needham. Tickets for the show, co-sponsored by the Rhythm Foundation, cost $25 in advance, $30 at the gate. Info: RhythmFoundation.com.
Hear half of pioneering electronica duo Thievery Corporation when Rob Garza does the soundscaping at Bardot in Miami Friday night, with help from Sean Drake and Sebastian Caballero. Tickets: $15. Info: BardotMiami.com.