Football season is in full swing and if you’re looking for action off the field, I have just the thing. This week you can celebrate the Mexican Independence Day, check out the FIVE Tour with Norman Doray, rock out with DJ Ruckus and Anthony Pisano, and then finish off with a marathon set on the sand with Cocodrils! Whether on the field or in the clubs, there’s plenty of activities to keep you busy throughout the week!
THURSDAY, SEPT. 15
*** Bonus Event ***
The Art of 2033 at Cafeina
297 NW 23rd St., Miami
Kick off you week with a little pre-gaming at Cafeina for the “Art of 2033” Art Party featuring complimentary Svedka cocktails from 7 p.m. to 9:33 p.m., music by local favorite DJ Contra and hosted by internationally known DJ Robbie Rivera. Scope out the art created by Leonardo Hidalgo while socializing the night away.
For more information call 305-438-0792
Norman Doray FIVE Tour at Arkadia
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
After you’ve pre-gamed at Cafeina, head to Arkadia Lounge for special guest Norman Doray and the FIVE tour where you can dance the night away to hit tracks such as “Kalifornia”, “Little Bad Girl”, and more. Live it up at this trendy hotspot for another session of Subliminal & Friends.
Doors open at 11 p.m. and dress to impress. Tickets are $30 pre-sale at WantTickets.com
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16
*** Bonus Pick ***
Mexican Independence Day Celebration
1010 S. Miami Ave., Miami
Before heading out for the night, take a trip to Brickell and celebrate the Mexican Independence Day at El Vato Tequila & Taco Bar. Enjoy $3 beers, $4 well drinks, and $5 Margaritas while listening to music by DJ Mark Barbagallo. It all kicks off at noon till 8 p.m.
DJ Ruckus at LIV
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
After some shots of tequila, party it up with DJ Ruckus at LIV nightclub for one of the best upscale, hip-hop, Top 40, open format events on the beach. Not only is he nice to look at but when Ruckus is on the decks he’s a show-stopper. Be prepared for a long night of dancing!
Doors open at 11 p.m. Dress to impress and you must be 21+ to get in. Table reservations are highly suggested. Admission is $30 at the door.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17
Cosmic Gate at Mansion
1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Get ready to put your hands in the air for the German DJ tandem as they take over for a night of progressive trance and house music. Some of the hits you’ll hear include the melodic, vocal tracks “The White Room” and my favorite “Lost Together”. Go on a journey with Cosmic Gate on Saturday night at Mansion!
Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is trendy chic, and admission is $20. Skip the line and get your tickets in advance here.
Anthony Pisano Birthday Party at Louis
2325 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
For something a bit more intimate but just as fun, head to Louis Bar and Lounge at the Gansevoort Miami Beach for the special birthday celebration of local favorite DJ Anthony Pisano. Dance the night away with some of the hottest and trendiest socials in the scene.
Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is trendy chic and you must be 21+ to get in.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18
Nikki at Night Presents Cocodrils & Felipe Kaval
1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach
As the weekend comes to an end it doesn’t mean the music stops. Sunday head over to the biggest party on the sand at Nikki Beach for a marathon DJ set by Cocodrils and Felipe Kaval alongside resident DJ Bruno Robles and Armand Pena. Order a pitcher of Mojitos and party into the sunset.
It all kicks off at 7 p.m. and you must be 21+ to get in.
Mansion nightclub. Photo: Tomas Loewy