Summer is quickly coming to an end and the countdown is on for Labor Day weekend. This week get Vivrant with Q-Tip, celebrate with DJ Nelson Diaz, try out a new dinner party, and get toasty at Blackbird Ordinary for a fun-filled week of non-stop action on and off the beach.
Wednesday, Aug. 22
Dirty Hairy presents Q-Tip
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Wednesday night prepare to get down and dirty at LIV with special guest, hip-hop artist Q-Tip. He’ll be rocking the decks alongside residents Ruen, Jessica Who, and Contra. Dance to electro and hip-hop alongside Miami’s young, hip trendsetters for another installment of Dirty Hairy. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress to impress. Tickets are currently $40 in advance at Wantickets.com.
Other events at LIV this week; Thursday- Bingo Players, Friday- Mr. Mauricio, Saturday- Kate Elsworth.
Friday, Aug. 24
Q Lounge Dinner Party
841 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Ladies, there’s a new dinner party in town that’s definitely worth checking out. Before taking on the night, start with dinner at Q Lounge located on Washington Avenue. Each Friday ladies will receive complimentary dinner and the guys can get in on the fun with a $35 pre fixe menu and $5 drink specials, (including premium liquors such as JW Black).
Reservations must be made in advance by calling 786-379-0575.
DJ Nelson Diaz Gets Digital
1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
After happy hour head to Cameo Nightclub for a special birthday celebration in honor of special guest DJ Nelson Diaz. Digital Fridays will be rocking hard with resident Laurent Simeca bringing you the best in electro house beats until 5 a.m. Admission is $25 at the door, dress code is trendy chic, and you must be 21+ to get in. Here’s a tip if you’re looking to save a few bucks: Text the word DIGITAL to the number 38714 for complimentary entry & open bar from 11 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Sneaker Pimps 10-Year Anniversary
697 North Miami Ave., Miami
If you’re in the mood for hip-hop, make your way to Grand Central Miami for the Sneaker Pimps 10-Year Anniversary Tour with special guests Ace Hood, Iggy Azalea, Sky Zoo, and many more hosted by Dave Jeff with music by DJ Fly Guy. Dance the night away while checking out the latest sneaker trends in a fresh, fun atmosphere. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 for VIP tickets. Click here for tickets.
For something a little more intimate, head upstairs to Peach Fuzz and jam out to fresh hip-hop and classic old school beats.
Saturday, Aug. 25
Nikki Presents IKNOWART
One Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
Get you art and drink on this weekend at Nikki Beach’s IknowArt soiree. This month will feature works by local artists Eleazar Delgado, Josepo and Mano. The event runs from 2-7 p.m. and there’s a free drink or two in it for those who RSVP at www.nikkibeachmiami.com/IknowArt.
10730 NW 25th St., Miami
Saturday night get a little Latin spice in your life with Daddy Yankee at La Covacha. It’s been an amazing year for this Latin Grammy Award-winning artist as he continues to drop hit after hit with tracks like “Ven Conmigo,” “After Party” and many more off his new album Prestige, set to drop in September. Doors open at 8 p.m., you must be 18 and over to get in and tickets are currently $35 in adance.
Monday, Aug. 27
Appleton Estate Bartender’s Challenge
729 SW !st Ave., Miami
Jump start your week at Blackbird Ordinary (formally Transit Lounge) at the Third Annual Appleton Estate Bartender Challenge featuring some of Miami’s top bartenders showcasing their (drink) mixing skills to win the grand prize. The winners will compete for a chance to get in the finals where the grand prize of the Remix-Ology competition is an all expense paid trip to Jamaica. It starts at 6 p.m. RSVP at CSchmitt@LSagency.com