March has arrived and Spring Break 2012 is in full swing. Every club, bar, and lounge in the city heats up with all-star entertainment to keep us rocking day and night. With Winter Music Conference right around the corner you can already feel the excitement. This week rock out with DJ performances by Lil Jon, Amtrac, Roger Sanchez, Nick Hogan, and more as Miami keeps the energy going to kick off the March Madness!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
Dirty Hairy presents Lil Jon at LIV
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Wednesday night there is no other place to be then LIV for a special Spring Break edition of Dirty Hairy featuring a guest DJ set by Lil Jon alongside residents Ross One, Contra, and the sexy Jessica Who. Say “WHHHHATTT” as you dance the night away to a mix of open format with some of the best electro, hip-hop, and club bumping favorites that will keep you dancing all night long!
It starts at 11 p.m., you must be 21+ to get in and admission is at the discretion of the doorman. Always remember to dress to impress if you want to get in on this action. Other events at LIV include Swanky Tunes on Thursday followed by DJ Vice on Friday and Welcome to St. Tropez with Jack E on Saturday.
THURSDAY, MARCH 7
Who’s Got The Funk at Grand Central
697 North Miami Ave., Miami
The party continues at Grand Central with a Poplife and Super Music Group event featuring special guest DJ sets by Amtrac, Brass Knuckles, Derek Walin, and Nick Daniels in the main room. Or take the party upstairs and jam out wit Troy Kurtz, Los De La Vega, Little Rok and more. Two rooms of great music at one venue - now that’s a party!
The fun starts at 11 p.m. and you must be 21+ with valid ID to get in. Tickets are available in advance for $15 by clicking here
FRIDAY, MARCH 8
Train performs LIVE at Ricochet
3250 Buena Vista Blvd., Miami
For a little something different, kick off your weekend at Ricochet Bar & Lounge with a special LIVE performance by the Grammy Award-winning group TRAIN in support of the Miami Branch of Musicians on Call. Enjoy a mini-concert featuring favorites like “Soul Sister”, “Marry Me” and more. Doors open at 5 p.m. and guests will enjoy complimentary cocktails until 7:30 p.m. From 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. enjoy 2-for-1 Happy Hour specials for an extended Ricochet After-Work sesh.
Tickets are on sale at RicochetLounge.com for $150
Roger Sanchez at Amnesia
136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
After the concert, make your way to the beach to dance the night away with special guest and local favorite DJ Roger Sanchez as he takes over the decks at Amnesia alongside resident Philippe B. Get ready to be lost in the music with hits like “Flashing Lights”, “Rock Me” and “Lost”. Let’s get the weekend started!
Doors open at 11 p.m., you must be 21+ to get in, and tickets are currently $40 in advance at Wantickets.com.
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
Bleau Beach presents Nick Hogan at Arkadia
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Pool party season continues to get underway with another Saturday party that will get you all wet and wild. This week party it up poolside with music by DJ Nick Hogan.
Doors open at 1 p.m. Remember it’s beach and pool attire so dress accordingly, and one last thing - you must be 21+ to get in. For more fun at Arkadia check out special guests Sultan & Ned Shepard on Friday night followed by Ross One on Saturday. For tickets click here.
Hearts & Stars Gala 2012
Shangri-LA Hotel & Resort
17 Hibiscus Island Dr., Miami Beach
After some fun in the sun get your self cleaned up and dolled up and head over to the 2012 Hearts and Stars Gala at Shangri-La Hotel & Resort to benefit The Little Lighthouse Foundation. The 3rd Annual event is from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. with beats by DJ Louis Dee. There will be a raffle with plenty of prestigious items along with a private scotch tasting aboard a yacht for VIP Ticket holders.
Tickets prices start at $125 and are currently on sale at www.HeartsandStarsGala.com
WMC Warm-Up at Club Space
34 NE 11 St., Miami Beach
Only 2 weeks away from the craziest 10 days of the year and Club Space wants to get you all hyped with a special WMC Warm Up event featuring over 10 of Miami’s finest DJs such as Patrick M, Lazardi, Justin Sheppard, Mark M, Nelson Diaz, Louis Puig, Dsan Powell, and more to be announced. It’s going to be one of those nights where the party goes strong late into the afternoon. It’s time to break out your sunglasses and watch the sun come up on the Club Space Terrace.
Doors open at 10 p.m., you must be 21+ to get in, and admission price is $30 in advance at Wantickets.com