Spring Break continues and only a few days away from WMC and Miami Music Week and the suspense is killer! Thankfully, this week has a ridiculous line-up to keep all you party people happy. From pool parties to nightclubs, some of the biggest DJs in the industry are taking over our city to get us all hyped for the upcoming festivities. Here are some of the hottest parties of the week to get you ready for WMC 2012!
Wednesday, March 14th
Dirty Hairy presents A-Trak
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL
Wednesday get ready to rock with DJ A-trak alongside residents Contra, Jessica Who, and Ross One. Work it out on the dance floor to upbeat break beat hits like “Stingray” and funky house tracks like “Say Whoa.” It’s all going down at Dirty Hairy this week as we prepare for WMC!
It all starts at 11pm, 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 this week include Nicky Romero on Thursday, Cedric Gervais on Friday, Rony Seikaly on Saturday, Mary J. Blige on Sunday. For tickets Click Here.
Friday, March 16th
WMC GO BIG Opening Party at the Surfcomber
1717 Collins Ave., Miami, FL
And so it begins: WMC 2012 is here and what better way to kick-off the festivities then some fun in the sun? Friday, head to the Surfcomber Hotel for the GO BIG WMC Opening Pool Party featuring DJs Robbie Rivera, Behrouz, Rony Seikaly, Louis Puig, Bill Kelly, and many more. This year WMC pool parties are going to be bigger and better then ever before, so get your weekend off to a good start and kick off the festivities in style with hot bodies from all over the world!
Tickets are on sale for $25 before 2pm and $40 for all day entrance at Wantickets.com.
Alex Guadino at SET
320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL
After you’ve danced up a storm at the pool, keep the party going with special guest Alex Guadino at SET for a little Italian house experience alongside resident DJ N’Dy to keep you dancing all night long. Friday night is the start of a long week, so put on your dancing shoes and prepare to dance non-stop!
Doors open at 11pm, you must be 21+ to get in, dress code is trendy chic, and admission will run you about $30+ to get in. For more fun check out Riva Starr on Sunday night.
Saturday, March 17th
Electric Beach at Nikki Beach
1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL
One of the biggest beach parties in Miami is kicking off WMC this Saturday with Electric Beach featuring over 20 DJs including Harry Choo Choo Romero, Junior Sanchez, Starkillers, Jose Nunez, Armand Pena, and many more. There will be live performances by Miss Palmer along with more surprises throughout the day. It all kicks off at 1 p.m.. Get your beach bodies all oiled up and get Electric at Nikki Beach.
Doors open at 12pm. Remember it’s the beach so dress accordingly and you must be 21+ to get in. For more information call 305-400-0356. Tickets are currently $40 in advance.
Yoshitoshi Presents Sharam & Paul Rich
1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL
Spring Break continues at Mansion as they prepare for Miami Music Week and Saturday the party continues as Yoshitoshi presents Sharam and Paul Rich live on stage. Get ready to leave it all on the dance floor and go on an adventure with hits like “Don’t Say a Word” “Living Like I’m Dying”, and “Looking For Love,” to name just a few. It all starts this weekend at Mansion360.
Doors open at 11pm, you must be 21+ to get in, and admission price is $30 in advance.
Sunday, March 18th
Unacceptable Sundaze at the Shore Club
1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL
Get in the spirit of WMC with a poolside bash at the Shore Club on South Beach featuring music by DJs Wally Lopez, Luis Bonias, Bias, Ismael Rivas, Ron Carroll, DJ Sabb, N'Dy, and many more. It all kicks off at noon and goes until 7pm. From there it's time for a little quick change and continue the party in doors at the Official Black Coffee After Party, Fusicology at the Red Room starting at 11pm.
You must be 21+ to get in and dress code is trendy chic.
Miami Deep Past, Present, & Future
2826 N Miami Ave., Miami, FL
Close out your weekend at the Electric Pickle this Sunday with Nervous Records for Miami Deep - Past, Present, and Future featuring Oscar G, Ralph Falcon and more. It’s the Nervous Records Indie Dance Music Label Showcase and they bring you some of the hottest new talent in the electronic music scene. This is one show you don’t want to miss if you are a true dance music lover.
Tickets are only $15 in advance and are available at Wanttickets.com. You must be 21+ to get in and dress code is hipster chic.
Mansion nightclub (1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach). Photo: Tomas Loewy