Party Patrol – Miami – Feb. 21-25

Mansion nightclub (1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach). Photo: Tomas Loewy

Celebrate Carnival at Mynt, party it up with John Cash at Jelsomino, rave out with AN21 at LIV and so much more in this week’s Party Patrol.

Thursdays, Feb. 21

10th Annual BATUCADA Brazilian Carnival
1921 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

So you can’t make it to Brazil for Carnival? No worries. Head to Mynt Lounge for the 10th Annual Brazilian Carnival celebration BATUCADA! There will be drummers, Carnival dancers, and some stellar entertainment to keep you dancing through the night.  Enjoy a performance by Mano Santa, an afro-brazilian drumming fusion band alongside beats by DJ Rascal and Julian Ingrosso. Doors open at 11:30 p.m., dress to impress, and VIP table reservation are highly suggested. Call 305-532-0727 for your free Batucada shirts and complimentary admission.

Friday, Feb. 22

Showtime Fridays with DJ John Cash
247 23rd Street, Miami Beach

Start your weekend off at Jelsomino for Showtime Fridays. The super chic karaoke lounge is teaming up with John Cash and Ollie Sanders to get you rocking until the sun comes up. Enjoy amazing eats or get on the mic to take center stage- party like a rock star at Jelsomino. For table and room reservations call 305-673-7757 or email

Red Bull Miami Thre3Style Contest
1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Also on the list for Friday is Red Bull Miami’s Thre3Style Regional DJ contest at Mansion.  DJs will battle it out to showcase their skills for a chance to compete at the World Finals. Red Bull Thre3style has a creative and original format that seeks to find the DJ that has best perfected the true art of rockin’ the party.  DJs Konflikt, DJ EU, DJ Rowshay, DJ Orig and DJ A-Rock will work it out for a panel of judges featuring Jazzy Jeff, A-Trak and Z-Trip.  It all starts at 11 p.m.   RSVP here.

Other events at Mansion this week- Kontrol Thursdays with Droog and Robert James, Chris Lake on Saturday, and the start of Movement Sundays as it makes the move from SET to Mansion. Tickets here.

Saturday, Feb. 23

***Bonus Pick***
Wish Upon A Star Charity Event

5580 NE 4th Court, Miami

This weekend party for a cause at The News Lounge for a special Red Carpet event to benefit the Make a Wish Foundation.  Each person will receive a complimentary gift with a $25 donation. DJs Laz Quintero and Chilly will keep the party going through the night.  Help make a child’s wish come true. The Red Carpet Affair kicks off from 8-11 p.m.

AN21 at LIV
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

For something a little more upbeat make your way to LIV for a night with AN21 and dance to progressive and tech house beats with tracks like “Glow,” “Fresh Start” and “Nightfall” to name just a few. Dance alongside some of Miami’s finest at one of the hottest clubs on the beach. 

Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is strictly enforced.  Other reasons to party at LIV this week include special guests W&W with Dyro on Thursday, and DJ Ruckus tearing it up on Friday.

Sunday, Feb 24

Martinez at TSL Lounge
167 NW 23rd Street, Wynwood

Backyard Monster Inc. and UN_Mute present a special afternoon with special guest Martinez at TSL Lounge in Wynwood.  Enjoy free BBQ from 5-8 p.m., then stay to party it up wth DJs Chad Andrew, Randall M, Freak the Disco, and Jimmy Cortes.  The fun starts early and goes until 3am.  Tickets are $15 in advance at

Monday, Feb. 25

FDR Mondays Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary
1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Start the week off with a party to remember! It’s the 1-Year Anniversary of FDR Mondays at the Delano. Get ready to shake your booty with a special performance by Big Boi from the group Outkast. Enjoy complimentary drinks provided by REMY V, the new clear spirit by the House of Remy Martin. DJ, Steph Floss will keep the party going until the morning house with an opening set by Iron Lyon. For table reservations please call 305-924-4071 or email FDRVIP@LIGHTMIA.COM

***Also at the Delano make sure to check out Q After Dark on Thursday, February 21st  from 10p- midnight presented  by Moët Hennessy.  Guests  will enjoy theatrical performances and sip the night away on flutes of champagne from the official sponsor Moët & Chandon as well as dazzling concoctions from Belvedere Vodka, Hennessy Cognac, Grand Marnier and 10 Cane rum. Hosted by one of People Magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive and host of Top Chef Masters and Around The World in 80 Plates,  Australian Celebrity Chef Curtis Stone.