Who’s ready to dance? Thanksgiving week has arrived and it looks like it’s going to be a great one this year. Big names are flying in from all over – Madonna, Steve Aoki, Luciana, Erick Morillo, Oscar G, and many more. From Thanksgiving Eve through Sunday, you’ll be rocking to the beats of some of the biggest names in the electronic music scene. Here’s my Thanksgiving Week Edition Party Patrol!
Tuesday, Nov. 20
Madonna’s official MDNA Tour After-Party
697 North Miami Ave., Miami
The Queen of Pop is taking over Grand Central for the official MDNA Afterparty presented by Interscope Records. It’s been a long road for the amazing songstress and to celebrate her 44 sold out shows, the Material Girl is partying it up in on e of the biggest dance music cities of the world. To get the party going DJ Tracy Young will rock the decks all night! Doors open at 10 p.m. and you must be 21 and over to get in. Tickets are available in advance at Wantickets.com.
Industry Tuesdays presents Paul Oakenfold
550 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Bamboo is giving industry pros a treat – this week get ready to party with Internationally known DJ/Producer Paul Oakenfold for a special edition of It’s Your Stage. Dance to trance and progressive house music hits like “Southern Sun” and “Please Me” until 5 a.m. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress to impress, and you must be 21 to get in. Guest list here.
The party continues at Bamboo on Wednesday with special guest Diddy and the Ciroc Boys Hosting the Pre-Thanksgiving bash with music by DJ SNS along with Epps and E-Feezy.
Wednesday, Nov. 21
Ride the Gravy Train at STK
2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
It’s time for the annual ride on the Gravy Train. STK Miami and Patrón present the annual Thanksgiving Eve event featuring a delicious Gravy Train menu for $50 including your choice of an appetizer, entrée, a side dish, and dessert. Start the night early and receive complimentary Patrón cocktails from 8-10 p.m. with RSVP. DJ 1MX will be performing live all night to kick off the holiday season right! For more information and to RSVP email email@example.com
Eve Before Thanks at Living Room
401 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Before you give Thanks for turkey, football and family, venture out to Living Room at W Fort Lauderdale as Gerber Group presents its first ever Eve Before Thanks Party. Enjoy live music from 7PM to 10PM and beats by DJ Danny Stern 10PM to 2AM
WALL presents Hard Rock Sofa
2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Get ready to rock with the Russian DJ/Producer duo Hard Rock Sofa at Wall Lounge for the Wild Turkey Thanksgiving Eve event. This duo has rocked the stages at some of the biggest clubs in the world and worked alongside big names like David Guetta, Marco V, Swanky Tunes and many more. Catch them live this week at WALL for a set you don’t want to miss. It all starts at 11 p.m. Dress to impress, table reservations are highly suggested. Advance tickets are available at Wantickets.com for $60.
Also this week- Wall presents Carl Louis & Martin Danielle on Saturday.
Steve Lawler presents LIFE “Thanksgiving Eve Celebration”
221 NE 17th Street, Miami
Backyard Monsters and Un_Mute present Steve Lawler at Villa 221. He’s takingover the decks to bring a taste of the underground with his “LIFE” tour. The party kicks off at 5 p.m. and goes strong until 5 a.m. with more than 10 DJs to keep you dancing through the night. Some DJs on the line up includes DJs ALX, Steve Lawler, Dsan Powell, Hilary Warner, Freak the Disco and more. Tickets are available on Wantickets.com.
Infectious Sounds by Luciana at Mynt
1921 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Celebrate Thanksgiving Eve at one of the hottest nightclubs on the beach. Wednesday head to Mynt Lounge for special guest, singer/songwriter Luciana. The British beauty is heading to Miami to perform LIVE alongside resident Julian Ingrosso to perform some of her dirty electro hits like “We Own the Night”, “When it Feels Good”, “Wicked Workout” and many more. Doors open at 11:30pm, dress code is strongly enforced, and table reservations are strongly suggested.
Friday, Nov. 23
Mansion presents Knife Party
1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
After your Thanksgiving day feast burn some calories with special guests Knife Party for another installment of Super Fridays. DJ/Producers Gareth McGrillen and Rob Swire are taking over the decks to bring you their high-energy electro-house/dubstep mix with remix hits like “Antidote”, “Unison” and more.
Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is trendy chic, and you must be 21 and older to get in. Other events at Mansion this week include Steve Aoki on Saturday and Tribal Madness on Sunday. Tickets are available for all these events.
CAMEO welcomes DJ Pauly D
1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Down the street, the Jersey Shore veteran DJ Pauly D is rocking the decks at Cameo for a special edition of Digital Fridays. The Rhode Island native has taken the US by storm after becoming the favorite houseguest on the popular Jersey Shore and he’s bringing his talents to South Beach. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is trendy chic.
Saturday, Nov. 24
Erick Morillo at LIV
4441 Collins Ave., Miami
Miami’s own DJ Erick Morillo is back in town and taking over LIV nightclub for what promises to be the biggest Thanksgiving weekend parties this year. He’s rocking the decks alongside resident Mednas to keep you pretty house music lovers dancing to the beat of progressive and tech house favorites like “Beat of the Drum,” “Love in Me” and more. Doors open at 11 p.m.
Other events at LIV this week- Dirty Hairy welcomes Jesse Marco on Wednesday, Rev Run and DJ Ruckus take over on Friday,
and close out with DJ Khaled’s birthday bash on Sunday.
Happy Murk Day at the Vagabond
30th NE 14th Street, Miami
For something more budget-friendly head over to the Vagabond for the birthday celebrations of Miami’s own Oscar G and Ralph Falcon presented by MURK and Nervous Records. Back Door Bambi will offer complimentary cocktails from 10-11 p.m. with an opening set by DJ Lazaro Casanova. Who’s ready to dance to the Dark Beat?
Doors open at 10pm, admission is only $10, and dress code – there is none. Also at the Vagabond this week is the 10th Annual 80’s Prom on Thanksgiving Eve.
Sunday, Nov. 25
Movement Sundays 2-Year Anniversary
320 Lincoln Road., Miami
Close out Thanksgiving weekend at SET nightclub for the 2-Year Anniversary of Movement Sundays with special guests Christian Falero, Edgar V, Ivano Bellini, Richy, Dave Sol, and resident Louis Dee. It’s going to be a long night of celebrating; get your champagne flutes in the air and toast to an amazing party! Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is trendy chic. Table Reservations are strongy suggested. Admission is currently $30 in advance.