It’s the last week of January and all the major clubs are already in preparation for the upcoming WMC/MMW 2012 festivities. They’ve come up with killer line-ups from now until March to give us a preview of what’s to come. Big names are taking over South Beach and the parties are guaranteed to be out of control. This week party it up with superstars like Armand Van Helden, Afrojack, Rick Ross, and more as we close out the first month of 2012 and start getting ready for conference in March.
FRIDAY, JAN. 27
Arkadia 1 Year Anniversary with Armand Van Helden
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
What a great year its been for Arkadia and to celebrate their 1-Year anniversary they’re bringing in DJ/Producer Armand Van Helden to rock the decks alongside resident DJ Rascal. Helden will rock out Disco Sh!t Fridays with electro-house hits like “Sunlight”, “Signs”, “The Bomb” and more.
Doors open at 11pm, dress code is trendy chic, and admission is $40 pre-sale at Wantickets.com.
Dim Mak Presents FischerSpooner & Autoerotique
1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
If you want to party it up at a bigger venue, there’s no better place to be on then Digital Fridays at CAMEO. Steve Aoki’s DIM MAK Records is taking over with a special performances by FischerSpooner (“Come Into My World” and “Supply and Demand”), and Autoerotique (“Turn Up the Volume” and “Gladiator”). It’s going to be a high-energy electro, tech, house filled night. Get ready to feel the bass.
Doors open at 11pm. You must be 21+ to get in and dress code is trendy chic. Admission is $20 in advance.
SATURDAY, JAN. 28
The Lucky Clover Irish Pub Block Party
1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami
Start the night off at the Grand Opening Celebration of the Lucky Clover Irish Pub Block Party with performances by Spam All-Stars and the Legendary JCs. The party starts at 7pm and keeps rocking till 11pm. Guests will be able to enjoy samples of the Lucky Clover’s savory menu and sip away on complimentary signature drinks until 9pm. Let’s recap, free food, free drinks, some great entertainment, and it’s a block party - Umm, I’m in!
Aftojack at Mansion
1235 Washingtpon Ave., Miami Beach
If you haven’t been to Mansion 360 I suggest you don’t miss out on the great show in store on Saturday. This week Mansion 360 continues with its ROAD TO ULTRA with a performance by special guest Afrojack and some of his friends (it’s a surprise). Get ready to get lost in the pretty lights and sounds as Afrojack drops some of his chart topping club anthems like “Can’t Stop Me”, “Cool”, and many more. Saturday night promises to be an EPIC performance - I suggest you don’t miss this show!
Doors open at 11:30pm, you must be 21+, and dress to impress. Tickets are available at Wantickets.com
Spirit of Sound Gathering 2-Year Anniversary
550 NW 29th Street, Miami
Talk about a party, over 50 DJs, performers all around, oxygen bar, fire breathers, laser shows, and so much more. Saturday the Spirit of Sound celebrates its 2-Year Anniversary at the Awarehouse. The party starts at 2pm and goes strong till 5am. You must be 21+ to drink. For more information check out the Spirit of Sound Facebook page.
SUNDAY, JAN. 29
Rick Ross Birthday Party hosted by Diddy
136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Close out your weekend with the launch of Prestige Sundays at Amnesia. The new party kicks off with a grand birthday celebration for Miami’s own Rick Ross hosted by Diddy. DJs Camilo, Carolina Cartell, Entice, and Nasty will be on the 1’s and 2’s keeping you moving through the night.
Doors open at 10pm, must be 21+ to get in, and dress code is trendy chic. Tickets for this event are currently $100 pre-sale at Wantickets.com.