And so it begins! March Madness is has finally arrived and the countdown is on for WMC and Miami Music Week. Each week is packed with amazing events, day and night. Whether you want to hit the hottest clubs or work on your tan, do it in style alongside some of the greatest DJs around. On deck we have special guests DJ Irie, DJ duo Classixx, Autoerotique, Wally Lopez, and more. Let the games begin - Helllloooo March!
Thursday, Mar. 1
Electric Pickle presents the Dewars
2826 North Miami Ave., Miami, FL
Kick off the week jamming out to local indie rock group The Dewars as they perform some of the tunes from their album Songs From the Neverglades like “Strange Things.” Keep the party going all night with $3 drafts and music by DJ Benton. Doors open at 10 p.m., must be 21+ to get in, and bonus - admission is free!
Friday, Mar. 2
Club New York opens in West Palm Beach
700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach, FL
Up for a little road trip? Get your friends together and check out the newest night club in West Palm Beach- Club New York. Open 7 days a week from 10 p.m. till 4 a.m. with music by resident DJ Astro from NY’s own Hot 97 along with other local and international DJs throughout the weekend. Doors open this weekend. Be there and experience a taste of NY in the heart of West Palm Beach.
For more information or bottle reservations, call 561-659-0100.
Classixx at Louis Bar and Lounge
2325 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL
Downright Fridays at Louis continues to rock out with special guests every week to keep the electro-rock and house music kids happy. This week dance it out with special guests, the DJ Duo team the Classixx. These youngsters are barely in their twenties and have already worked with big names such as Shiny Toy Guns, the Ting Tings, and more. Get in with the cool kids and get down with Downright Fridays.
Door opens at 11 p.m., dress code strictly enforced (admission at the discretion of the doorman), and you must be 21+ to get in. Doors open at 11 p.m., must be 21+ to get in, and dress to impress (think trendy chic). Tickets are $20 in advance at Wantickets.com.
Saturday, Mar. 3
RX Pool Party featuring DJ irie
2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL
Finally time for some fun in the sun, so what if the forecast says only partly sunny? It’s pool party season and this weekend Grey Goose invites you to be part of the Welcome to Spring Break 2012 fiesta featuring music by DJ Irie, the official DJ of the Miami Heat. Be there for one of the sexiest parties under the sky and mix it up with some of the finest Miami has to offer and let’s show these out-of-towners how its done!
Doors open from noon to 8 p.m. with free admission. Remember it’s beach and pool attire so dress accordingly, and one last thing - you must be 21+ to get in.
Autoerotique at Amnesia
136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL
After working on your tan, make a pit stop at home for a quick change and then head over to AMNESIA for special guest Autoerotique. Dance to electro-rock and house music hits like “Turn Up the Volume”, the remix to Tiesto’s “Work Hard, Play Hard” and much more.
Doors open at 11pm, tickets are $25 pre-sale on Wantickets.com. You must be 21+ to get in and dress code is trendy chic.
Poplife presents “Slum Goddess” at Grand Central
697 North Miami Ave., Miami, FL
Another great option for the evening is over at Grand Central Miami where you can get your fashion fix by checking out the Slum Goddess collection by designer Lauren Ann Wolfe. There will be free admission and complimentary ULTIMAT Vodka cocktails before 11 p.m. The party will be going strong with sounds for the evening provided by resident DJ Mike Deuce along with the DJ duo team of Ess & Emm.
Doors open at 10pm and dress code is trendy and hip.
Sunday, Mar. 4
Sleepless Sundays at the Shelborne
1801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL
Sunday Funday is now even better with the start of Sleepless Sundays at the Shelborne from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Plenty of time to soak up the sun and shake what your momma gave you with four DJs mixing up some of the best open format and crowd-pleasing favorites. For more information call 305-531-1271.
Nikki at Night presents Wally Lopez
320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL
After a weekend of non-stop dancing, finish it off with mimosas and cocktails on the sand. Once the sun goes down, make your way to Nikki Beach for a special edition of Nikki at Night with special guest DJ Wally Lopez alongside residents and local favorites Bruno Robles and Felipe Kaval. It all starts at 7 p.m. and goes strong until 5 a.m.
Photo: Tomas Loewy