12 Parties You Must Attend During Miami Music Week 2016

09 March 2016 - Kevin Arnold - The DJ List


With just a little under one week left until Miami Music Week, we at The DJ List have compiled a small list of twelve parties you definitely should consider attending during the marathon of festivities which starts this Friday. There are a little over 200 pool parties, mini festivals, and showcases taking place throughout the entirety of Miami Music Week. Don't overwhelm yourselves, each and every event you go to will be a great time.

We recommend that you purchase tickets for whichever events you are planning on going to as soon as possible, as most events have sold out or are close to selling out.

Without further adieu, here's our list:

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Oceanvs Orientalis at Do Not Sit on the Furniture, Friday March 11th

Do Not Sit on the Furniture kicks off Miami Music Week with a special treat starring Turkey's Safak Oz Kutle aka OCEANVS ORIENTALIS. Fresh off his recent performance at Kindisch's label showcase in Tulum, Mexico; we are very excited to see what he has in store. Seeing Oceanvs Orientalis live is a unique experience like no other, definitely don't miss this incredible journey.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Mindshake Showcase + GUTI presents at Trade, Tuesday March 15th

Paco Osuna is bringing the Mindshake Showcase back to Miami for its fifth year. This time around he's bringing NICK CURLY, PAUL RITCH, ARIEL RODZ, and a live set from EGBERT. This is set to be seven hours of some hard-hitting techno in Trade's second room. While in the first room, Argentina's Guti is debuting his first Miami showcase featuring the Romanian trio PREMIESKU, ROMAN FLUGEL, and a live set from MARTIN BUTTRICH. Tickets grant you access to both rooms, this is definitely going to be one stellar evening.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Mind Against and DJ TENNIS B2B All Night Long at The Electric Pickle, Tuesday March 15th

Miami promoters, PL0T and Poplife recently kicked off their new X,Y series last weekend with the Miami debut of Matrixxman. They are continuing this series and welcoming DJ Tennis and MIND AGAINST for a special back-to-back set in the Pickle's El Bolero Room. It's going to be a night of Life and Death magic.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Sound:Waves with LEE BURRIDGE and HOJ at the Biscayne Lady, Wednesday March 16th

Many yacht parties take place yearly during Miami Music Week, including SASHA's Last Night on Earth yacht party and Digweed's annual Sunset Cruise. This year, All Day I Dream's Lee Burridge and Hoj are taking to the sea for an afternoon of swaying and dancing till the sun sets. The yacht will be departing at 3 PM and will feature a premium open bar.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Keinemusik Showcase at The Electric Pickle, Wednesday March 16th

After recently coming off of an incredible showcase at The BPM Festival, Berlin's Keinemusik crew is heading to Miami for a special night featuring ADAM PORT, &ME, DAVID MAYER, TILL VON SEIN, NICK MONACO, and WILL RENUART. It's not often that &ME, Adam Port, and David Mayer come to Miami; so this is definitely going to be an exclusive treat. If you hear the track below, then you'll know why this label is so unique and one of our must attend events.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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The Leverage Agency & Friends: ACID PAULI/Eduardo Castillo & More at Basement Miami, Wednesday March 16th

The Leverage Agency's mission is "to work with artists whose sole purpose is to inspire and be inspired." Acid Pauli, EDUARDO CASTILLO, SATORI, VIKEN ARMAN, GOLDCAP, and Armen Miran will do more than just that. The agency also seeks to curate the right events for its artists and Basement is the perfect venue with an excellent sound system and vibe to succeed in fulfilling that mission.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Nicole Moudaber presents MOOD Day at the Raleigh Hotel, Thursday March 17th

After last year's grooving pool party, Moudaber is heading back to Miami with an all-star lineup featuring Crosstown Rebels' DAMIAN LAZARUS, Detroit's Carl Craig, Second State's PAN-POT (which is a rarity in Miami), ENDO, and a live set from Guti. This will also be the big celebration for Moudaber's 100th episode of In the Mood, it is going to be one stellar party!

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Do Not Sit by the Ocean at The Deck Lounge at Island Gardens, Thursday March 17th

This fantastic day party is being hosted by Do Not Sit on the Furniture for the second year running, however this year it is taking place at a new oceanside venue that is sure to complete the serene vibe this party will bring. Topped with an amazing lineup featuring Lee Burridge, ALEX NIGGEMANN, GAB RHOME, Philipp Jung of M.A.N.D.Y. ATISH, BEDOUIN, and many more. This party is also kicking off with a very special Sound Healing and Yoga class. This event was one of the best during Miami Music Week last year and is sure to be even better this year.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Paradise Miami at Mana Wynwood, Thursday March 17th

Coming back to Miami for its third year, Paradise is going to be THE party along with Get Lost to attend during Miami Music Week. This year's lineup features THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS, STEVE LAWLER, LEE FOSS, MATTHEW DEAR, STACEY PULLEN, BOB MOSES, NATHAN BARATO, and many more. Tickets are very close to selling out for this massive event so don't miss out!

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Elrow Miami at Mana Wynwood, Friday March 18th

After experiencing the Elrow craziness at The BPM Festival, this is one party that is so unique and extravagant that you have to see it for yourself. Elrow will also be a 12-hour marathon also featuring JORIS VOORN, Pan-Pot, MATTHIAS TANZMANN, FUR COAT, KENNY GLASGOW, and more. For those of you looking for a wild and colorful party experience like no other, this is definitely the place to be.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Crosstown Rebels presents Get Lost - 11th Session at TBA, Saturday March 19th

For its eleventh year running, Damian Lazarus and the team behind Crosstown Rebels is once again heading back to Miami for its 24 hour marathon party. Lazarus is bringing over 45 artists to an unannounced location for this huge event that will be going from 5 AM on Saturday to 5 AM on Sunday. Last Night on Earth labelhead Sasha will be playing a special two-hour opening set and will be joined by Eduardo Castillo, LUM, GORGON CITY, DANCE SPIRIT, Bedouin, AGORIA, FELIX DA HOUSECAT, THUGFUCKER, PETE TONG, KINK, and many many more. If there is one event you absolutely cannot miss during Miami Music Week, it's definitely this one.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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Last Resort at Cafeina Wynwood Lounge, Sunday March 20th

The perfect party to end your Miami Music Week is Last Resort. With a fantastic lineup featuring ADRIATIQUE, Mind Against, MIDLAND, RED AXES, KiNK, CUBICOLOR, JUSTIN MARTIN, LEON VYNEHALL, and more; it is the right way to lose yourself just one more time before settling back into reality.

Tickets are available via Resident Advisor

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