As the year breezes by, the entertainment keeps getting better and better. This July 4 get ready to rock Tuesday through Sunday with big DJs and artists coming from all over. Get into the Red, White, & Blue spirit with my July 4th Edition of the Party Patrol!
TUESDAY, JULY 3
FDR Full Moon Party
1685 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
The Delano is getting in to the 4th of July spirit with an entire week of events including the debut of their newest event at FDR - their monthly full moon party featuring music by special guest DJ Treasure Fingers along with a live drum circle performance under the moonlight that you don’t want to miss. Doors open at 8 p.m. and I suggest you arrive early and take advantage of the complimentary cocktails from 8 – 9 p.m.
Other events at FDR this week include special guest Wally Lopez on Wednesday for a special July 4th performance in Miami while he takes a break form his Ibiza residency.
STK Stars & Strips
2377 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Get in to the Patriotic spirit early at STK at the Perry Hotel for a special pre-Juy 4th event featuring music by DJs YSL and 1MX. STK Stars and Strips kicks off at 8 p.m. with dinner and music to set the mood for a great night. For dinner reservations call 305-604-6988 or email Info@yourvitaminc.com
Mz Poppins Sizzling Summer at Mynt
1717 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
If you’re in the mood for something a little more upbeat, head to the exclusive Mynt lounge for another installment of Mynt Sizzling Summer with special guest Mz Poppinz along with an opening set by Patrick Aristegui. It’s going to be a night of sexy progressive house beats you don’t want to miss. Doors open at 11 p.m., table reservations are strongly suggested, and remember to dress to impress.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4
8th Annual IndepenDANCE Pool Party
1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Do I really need to give an explanation- this is only the biggest pool and beach party of the season with headliners like Roger Sachez, Funkagenda, Norman Doray, Wally Lopez rocking the decks all day long. It’s the 8th Annual IndepenDANCE Pool Party at the Shelborne starting at 11 a.m. and going strong until 11 p.m. Other DJs taking a turn on the 1’s and 2’s include Savoy, Patrick M, Louis Puig, Cocodrills, Jason V, and Naem. Tickets are selling out fast, get yours now at Wantickets.com. The price is $65 before 2 p.m. and $85 for all day entrance and you must be 21+ to get in.
Mansion presents Steve Aoki
1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
After a whole day of non-stop dancing, keep the music going at Mansion360 for special guest Steve Aoki alongside resident DJ N’Dy and dance the night away to some of the best electro house beats around. Aoki promises to get your body moving with high-energy tracks like “Control Freak”, “Ladi Dadi”, “Steve Jobs” and more. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress to impress, and tickets are currently $40 in advance at Wantickets.com.
If one night at Mansion360 isn’t enough, make sure to head back on Saturday for Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
SET presents Talib Kweli
320 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
If hip-hop is what you crave, head to SET nightclub on Lincoln Road for a night with hip-hop recording artist Talib Kweli as he takes over the decks for a special guest DJ set alongside DJs Fly Guy, Jeff Lyons, and Jonathon Garcia for the birthday celebration of Max Pierre. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress to impress, and table reservations are strongly suggested. Advance tickets are $30 at wantickets.com
THURSDAY, JULY 5
Arkadia presents Pleasure P
4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
Get in the mix with R&B recording artist Pleasure P as he rocks the night away along with sounds by DJs Ideal and Stevie J at Arkadia. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is strictly enforced and you must be 21+ to get in.
Other events at the Fontainebleau this week- Wednesday get Dirty with Tommy Trash, Thursday enjoy Club Life with Tiesto, Friday get down with Jesse Marco, and Saturday party with Adrian Lux all at LIV or head downstairs to Arkadia for DJ Ideal on Saturday
FRIDAY, JULY 6
T.I Hosts Bamboo
550 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Already one of the most talked about nightclubs on South Beach, Bamboo continues to bring A-list talent to rock out this spectacular venue. This week international hip-hop artist T.I. will be hosting as special guest DJ Griot takes over the turntables to get you moving and grooving all night long. Doors open at 10 p.m., you must be 21+ to get in, and remember to dress to impress. For more information or table reservation call 305-695-4771
SATURDAY, JULY 7
WALL Presents StarKillers
2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
The fun continues at the posh upscale lounge Wall at the W with special guest Starkillers. The electro house DJ will be heating up the turntables with chart topping house hits like “Pressure”, “Shut It Down”, and “Disco Fans” to name just a few for his 2012 USA Tour. It’s going to be insane in there and the socialites will be rocking hard until 5 a.m. Doors open at 11 p.m., dress code is strictly enforced and you must be 21+ to get in. Table reservations are strongly suggested.
SUNDAY, JULY 8
Thomas Gold Album Tour at Space Miami
34 NE 11th St., Miami
Take out your sunglasses, put on your raver shoes, and close out the weekend at the famous Club Space Terrace with special guest Thomas Gold. Axtone Records and Louis Puig come together to welcome the young talented DJ to rock the terrace for the Axtone presents Thomas Gold Album Tour. He’ll be dropping hits like “Cosmic”, “Beating of My Heart”, “Eyes Wide Open”, and many more.
Doors open at 11 p.m. and you must be 21+ to get in. Tickets are $30 in advance at Wantickets.com