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Magnetic's Guide To All Things Winter Music Conference—Miami Here We Come...


Another week in Miami and so many options. Who's going???? If that's an affirmative, let us here at Magnetic guide you in your quest for fun in the sun in what is sure to be another prolific WMC slash Miami Music Week slash whatever hell they wanna call it. House music all night long. Pool parties all day. Pretty much the best DJs in the world, some of the hottest girls in the world and more booze than one should ever consume. Sounds like a winning formula to us. The mornings are pretty rough, but nothing the New Cafe can't help with. Perhaps we'll see you there. Check back here for updates and more coverage. If you're not going... it's cool you can live vicariously through us. For Magnetic happenings in the Twitter world, follow the madness here: #magneticmiami and @Magnetic_Mag.   


Tuesday March 20

Warm up for Music Week with these great events. What is often Day 1 for most people's Miami excursions plays host to some terrific parties and showcases, that are bound to be a bit more quiet than those later in the week. Enjoy the calm before the storm...Check out Oakey's Future Classics Pool Party by day for some real house music by day and choose between the Dim Mak or Subliminal Showcases and Benny Benassi & Friends by night.


5th Annual Future Classic Pool Party with Paul Oakenfold at National Hotel

Lineup: Paul Oakenfold, Nadia Ali, Ultra Nate, Tony Humphries, Studio Apartment, Solo, Marcie (Live PA), DJ Spen, Rae (DJ and Live PA), Thommy Davis, Harley & Muscle, Groove Junkies, A2Mic Butterfly (Sunburn Goa), Joyce Muniz, Terry Thompson, N’Dinga, JP Rigaud, Neil Kurland, Lee Mayjahs, Davidson Ospina, Marcio S (Seven Amazon Brazil), Leo Janeiro (Seven Amazon Brazil), Cezar Dantes (Seven Amazon Brazil), Stylo, DJ Laurent Delage, Emme Grant, Kempton Ingersol.
Here’s why: If you want to mix it up from what’s become of Miami Music Week, come to this party. We promise you good old house.
Time: noon – 11 pm Purchase Tickets


Steve Aoki Presents Dim Mak at Mansion

Lineup: Steve Aoki. Datsik, Joachim Garraud, Felix Cartal, Nervo, AutoErotique, Dirtyphonics, Alvin Risk, Mustard Pimp, Angger Dimas, PeaceTreaty, John Dahlback, Spencer & Hill and Lazy Rich.
Here’s why: Steve Aoki brings his versatile, hard-hitting Dim Mak brand to Miami in a night that is sure not to disappoint with performances by the label head himself, along with Joachim Garraud and John Dahlback who are some our favorites live.
Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

When I think about music for the club world I think about how to create that level, break that threshold of anxiety and panic, and make people just explode because of their emotional influence from the music. -Steve Aoki

Subliminal Sessions feat. Erick Morillo, Danny Tenaglia + more at Amnesia

Lineup: Erick Morillo, Danny Tenaglia, Sneaky Sound System, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Norman Doray, Carl Kennedy, Harry Choo Choo Romero, Jose Nunez, Antranig and Special Guest CHUCKIE, plus performances by Shawnee Taylor, Segarra and Sympho Nympho.
Here’s why: Erick Morillo knows how to throw a party…He takes Subliminal to Amensia in Miami for what sounds like a night of Ibiza-esque fun with all sorts of goodies including sets by Morillo, Chuckie, and a live performance from Morillo’s new group with Sympho Nympho whose debut compilation The Beginning is out on Subliminal Records in late March. Here is a preview of The Beginning album:
Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets



Benny Benassi, Martin Solveig, Congorock & Harvard Bass at LIV

Lineup: Benny Benassi, Martin Solveig & Congrorock, Harvard Bass.
Here’s why: Why not get your Miami experience started right when a night at LIV, arguably the most notorious nightclub in South Beach. Boasting a superstar lineup led by Benny Benassi, who we recently interviewed for Sol Republic’s Saviors of Sounds, and French House phenom Martin Solveig, along with support from Congorock and Havard Bass there’s a little something for everyone.
Time: 11 pm – 5 amPurchase Tickets

It’s not the main reason we did it but it’s a fantastic side effect. The main reason is because we’re fans of all those guys. -Benny Benassi

Day Events

WMC 2012 The International House Cartel—Keeping The Vibe Alive Party with special guest JES
Lineup: Todd Terry, Roland Clark, Oscar P, John Julius Knight, Benji Candelario, Brothers In Vibe, DJ Patrick Green, Glady Pizarro, Miss Luna (Ibiza), DJ DatGirl Curly, Biblical Jones, Sheila Ford, Rachel McDonald, Morrisson, Taihisha & Eddie Stockle. Time: 12 pm - 4 am Purchase Tickets


Night Events

Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike with special guests Nervo at Mokai
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike with special guest Nervo. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Favela Beach with Sidney Samson, Bobby Burns, Quintino and Shermanology at Wall
Sidney Samson, Bobby Burns, Quintino & Shermanology. Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Def Mix featuring Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Hector Romero
Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Hector Romero, Brandon Morales, The Stone Groove Family. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Global Connection with Aly & Fila, Sied Van Riel, Giuseppe Ottaviani
Aly & Fila, Sied Van Riel, Giuseppe Ottaviani, More TBA. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Jazzanove vs. Bugz In The Attic
Lineup: Jassanova, Bugz in the Attic, Ron Trent, Ben Westbeedirtych. Time: 9 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Miami Massive 2012 at Nikki Beach
Lineup: Tom Novy, Gregori Klosman, Tristan Garner, Rebecca & Fiona, Sebastian Drums, Filthy Rich, Tim Mason, D.O.N.S., DBN, Daddy’s Groove & Many More. Time: 12 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Paco Osuna Presents Mindshake
 Paco Osuna b2b Barem, Carlo Lio, Kabale und Liebe, Lorenzo Bartoletti. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Shelter featuring Timmy Regisford

Lineup: Timmy Regisford. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Wednesday March 21

Wednesday is when the fun really begins, when there’s so many options of parties to hit that there’s no strategy that will allow to hit them all. So choose wisely. You can bounce to beats by Arty poolside and check out Axwell’s Axtone party by night, not to mention Brodinksi’s Bromance party and Laidback Luke’s Super You & Me. Decisions, decisions. Oh, and Alesso is also throwing his own party.

Roger Sanchez presents Stealth Miami at Fontainebleau Ocean Lawn

Lineup: Adrian Lux, Arty, Bobby Burns, Funkagenda, Michael Calfan, Prok & Fitch, Sebastian Drums and Roger Sanchez.
Here’s why: We can’t think of a better way of bringing in Music Week than hanging poolside to the sounds of the S-man, Roger Sanchez, and the other big names he brings for the Stealth Miami showcase. Arty has arguably had one of the biggest years for any EDM artist, being named in the Top 5 to watch by MTV. Michael Calfan is fresh off his hit “Resurrection” that was remixed by Axwell himself. You get it…
Time: Noon – 6 pm Purchase Tickets


Axwell at Amnesia

Lineup: Axwell, Thomas Gold, Jacques Lu Cont and NO_ID.
Here’s why: The start to the Swedish invasion begins with this event led by Axtone label boss Axwell. You don’t want to miss it. In what is sure to bring out a great crowd, this party will be memorable, just as it was last year garnering an appearance from Tinie Tempah to perform “Miami 2 Ibiza” live.
Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets


Paris Social Club Presents Bromanc at Mamushka’s

Lineup: Brodinksi, Gesaffelstein, Club Cheval, Pipes, Louisahhh, Jacques Lu Cont, Yuksek, Surkin, Simian Mobile Disco, DJ Dodger Stadium
Here’s why: Bromance is responsible for a gaggle of peak hour, eyes closed, hands up, weeping on the dancefloor burner—dare we say “bangers.” Check their latest release “Feeling” and “Sleeping” for reference. It chugs along like a steam engine, a ferocious sonic freight train grinding through a dark club. Which is exactly where we’ll be in Miami for the Bromance night.
Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

…a sure way to get the entire international dancefloors singing along. -Louisahhh

Day Events

Kings of Ace Pool Party at National Miami
 R3hab, Sidney Samson, Nervo, Shermanology, Bassjackers, Quintino, Bobby Burns, Apster, and more. Time: 12 pm – 10 pm Purchase Tickets

I think the lifestyle of a DJ isn’t conducive to a lot of women…sometimes it works against us being girls and sometimes I actually think it works for us. -Nervo

Night Events


Alesso Presents Less Is More at Mansion
Alesso, Otto Knows, and a very special surprise guest. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets


Laidback Luke, Zedd, Madeon, Oliver Twizt, Super You & Me at LIV
Lineup: Laidback Luke, Zedd, Madeon, and Oliver Twizt. Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Arty & Cosmic Gate Present: Decadence at Cameo
 Arty, Cosmic Gate ft. Emma Hewitt, Moguai, Wippenberg, Glenn Morisson and Rebecca & Fiona. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Loco Dice & Marco Carola (Terrace) at Space
Loco Dice & Marco Carola, Livio & Roby. Time: 10 pm – 4 am Purchase Tickets

Boys Noize Presents: “Where’s Your Child?” at Arkadia
 Boys Noize, Stuart Price, Switch, Harvard Bass. Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Joris Voorn, Maceo Plex, Deetron and more TBA at SET
Joris Voorn, Maceo Plex, Deetron, Solomun, Maher Daniel, Daniel Dubb, Edwin Oosterwal. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Dubfire Presents SCI + TEC at Mokai
Dubfire, Oliver Huntemann, Carlo Lio, The Junkies, and SHDWPLAYTime: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Phazing Nights Presents Norman Doray, LA Riots, Pierce Fulton & Michael Brun at Wall
Norman Doray, LA Riots, Pierce Fulton, Michael Brun & Special Guest. Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Thursday March 22

Thursday is when lift-off occurs. Things start to get a little crazy, more typical of Music Week. There's so many events that catch our eyes, we don't know where to start. So let us help you. By day, Above & Beyond will bring their Group Therapy to Miami in a special bayfront performance accompanied by other Anjunabeats heavy-hitters while Robbie Rivera throws his annual Juicy Beach that runs all day and all night which is always jam-packed with the hottest new talent. If that doesn't fancy you, Laidback Luke is hosting The Mixmash Pool Party with some of our favorites as well. Other notables are the Dirtybird BBQ and Circo Loco Pool Party. At night, it really is a free for all...We recommend catching Tiesto at LIV for his only engagement other than Ultra or  the scorching hot Nicky Romero with MYNC, Calvin Harris, Michael Woods and Burns at Mansion. Brace yourself for the weekend!


Above & Beyond and Ultra Live Present Group Therapy Miami

Lineup: Above & Beyond, Arty, Mat Zo, Jaytech, Boom Jinx.
Here’s why: We’ve been looking forward to this one for a while. Set at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, you shall watch Anjunabeats heavyweights Mat Zo and Arty heat it up for Above & Beyond as the sun begins to drop on the waterfront. Jaytech, who is fresh off Anjunadeep 04 compilation, and Boom Jinx also join them. Grab your tickets! We can’t wait.
Time: 5 pm - 11 pm Purchase Tickets


Mixmash Pool Party with Laidback Luke & Friends at National Miami

Lineup: Laidback Luke, Tommy Trash, Swanky Tunes, Angger Dimas, Sander van Doorn, Sandro Silva, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Felix Cartal, Jaz von D, Austin Leeds, Delivio, Reavon & Aaron Gill, Dyro & Loopers, and secret surprise guests.
Here’s why: Laidback Luke brings Mixmash to Miami with this killer pool party featuring a set from the man himself along with some of the most dynamic sounds on the scene from Swanky Tunes to Tommy Trash to Felix Cartal.
Time: Noon – 10 pm Purchase Tickets


The Pyramid Club Miami at Mamushka’s

Lineup: Fred Falke, Treasure Fingers, Tensnake, Yuksek, Plastic Plates, Jeremy Glenn, Neoteric, Volta Bureau, Bones, Human Life plus many more.
Here’s why: LA hometown collective Gotta Dance Dirty knows what it takes to throw a party. If you see their tag on any event poster, you know you’re in for a treat. Catch the finest of nu-disco and all around fun dance music at their impressive all-nighter.
Time: 10 pm – 5 am Tickets


Hot Creations Cruise on the Biscayne Lady

Lineup: Lee Foss, Jamie Jones, Danny Daze, Richy Ahmed, and Miguel Campbell.
Here’s why: Spending a day dancing to the Hot Creations crew aboard a yacht while cruising the Miami waters sounds pretty good to me. These guys are always putting out amazing new music and 2012 is sure to be another successful year for them. Open bar; look sharp!
Time: 3 pm – 10 pm Purchase Tickets


Robbie Rivera Presents: Juicy Beach 2012 at Nikki Beach

Lineup: Robbie Rivera, Tommy Trash, R3hab, Nervo, Bassjackers, Bob Sinclar and more.
Here’s why: Robbie Rivera is hailed for always throwing one of the best parties leading up to Ultra Music Festival. This year is no different. Party on the beach all day and all night.
Time: Noon – 5 am Purchase Tickets


Dirtybird "Hatched" Miami BBQ at Villa 221

Lineup: Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Eats Everything, Catz n Dogz, Worthy, J Phlip, Breach
Here’s why:  The Dirtybird family started doing their notorious BBQ parties in San Francisco 10 years ago and now they’re bringing the shenanigans to an off South Beach mansion (read: Bayfront Park) for a little soiree. Plus Claude VonStroke and Justin Martin will be firing up the grill—they do have more than two decades of BBQ experience under their collective belts. When will you have another chance to get close and personal with some of the leaders of deep house and underground parties across the globe while enjoying a BBQ in the Miami sun? Exactly. I don’t k now about you, but we’re going to come hungry and leave happy.
Time: 12 pm – 11 pm Purchase Tickets


Aquabooty Presents: A Sense of Danger… An Evening With DJ Harvey at SoBe Live

Lineup: DJ Harvey.
Here’s why: It’s Harvey and he’s legendary, he’s a leader and this is his exclusive WMC appearance and he’ll be playing a 7-hour extended set. Extended sets is what he does best. Plus we hear that there will be a few top-secret special guests. This is WMC, everyone is pretty much in town.
Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Fly Eye + Cr2 Records at Mansion

Lineup: Calvin Harris, Nicky Romero, MYNC Michael Woods, Burns.
Here’s why: If the lineup isn’t enough, Calvin Harris and Nicky Romero are coming off huge years. Nicky is on fire with a slew of new release lately of which two found their way into the Beatport Top 3 which is pretty incredible. Additionally, Nicky and MYNC just released a huge compilation for Miami which you can listen to a promo mix of here! This will be special.
Time: 10 pm  - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Ultra Carry On with Tiësto

Lineup: Tiësto, Cedric Gervais.
Here’s why: Often times referred to as the world’s #1 DJ or Arena DJ at least, Tiësto takes over LIV with the help of Cedric Gervais, in what his only gig apart from Ultra Music Festival during Music Week. We’re sure there will be some suprises. The video above definitely hints at that too.
Time: 11 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets


Dirty Dutch at Amnesia

Lineup: Chuckie, Tinie Tempah (LIVE), Dillon Francis, Gregori Klosman, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Betatraxx, Gregor Salto, Glowinthdark, Mitchell Niemever.
Here’s why: Who is ready to jump!? Dirty Dutch is in the house! Chuckie has become synonymous with dance music, worldwide. His Dirty Dutch sounds are contagious; the guy has successfully built a global brand surrounding it and will bring in some of his bros for this special engagement for Music Week. Tinie Tempah, Dillon Francis, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Gregori Klosman are a couple of the names that pop for us. Can't wait!
Time: 11 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets


Day Events

Circo Loco Pool Party
Lineup: Andrew Grant, Art Department, Clive Henry, Damian Lazarus, Dan Ghenacia, Davide Squillace, DJ W!ld, Dubfire, Dyed Soundorom, Jamie Jones.
Time: 11 am - 11 pm Purchase Tickets

WMC @ Chalk
Lineup: Casein, Timmy Nike, Beta Cue. Time: 12 pm - 5 am TBA

Afrocentric Celebration
Lineup: Static Plastic, Kervyn Mark, DJ Kanunu, Brendon Boden (USA), Ralf GUM (Germany), Vinny Da Vinci, DJ Fresca. Time: 12 pm - 4 am Free with WMC badge

Tony Records Offical Pool Party
Lineup: Tony Humphries, Kenny Carpenter, Jacko, Ricky Morrison, Giulio Bonaccio. Time: 12 pm - 6 pm Tickets $10 at the door

Global Wave Party
Lineup: Andres Kintero, DJ Annex, Carlito Dulanto, Israel Reynoso, Erick Gonzalez. Time: 12 pm - 4 am Free

Cadenza Vagabundos 5th Annual Pool Party
Lineup: Luciano, Digitaline, Maayan Nidam and Jonathan Cowan. Time: 12 pm - 10:30 pm Purchase Tickets

WMC Yacht Party
Lineup: Myon & Shane 54, John O’Callaghan and Leon Bolier. Time: 1 pm - 6 pm Purchase Tickets

Listed’s Tyrant Tikki
Lineup: Lee Burridge & Craig Richards + Hoj & Mike Khoury. Time: 4 pm - 10 pm TBA

House Garden
Lineup: Giulio Bonaccio, Victor Simonelli, Bobby Morales. Time: 6 pm - 1 am  Tickets $10 at the door

Lincoln Road Records 2012 Label Party
Lineup: Codes, The Disco Fries, Tommie Sunshine, Thee Mike B & Sammy Bananas, DJ Joe Maz, DJ Riddler. Time: 6 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets


Night Events

Refune presents Calling Miami with Sebastian Ingrosso & Alesso
Lineup: Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso & more TBA. Time: 11 pm - 5 am  TBA

Lineup: Kelsey B, Eric Redd, Jason Walker, Bimbo Jones, DJ Jace Oren. Time: 9 pm - 5 am. Tickets $20 at the door

Robsoul & The Factory/Users
Lineup: DJ Sneak, Mark Farina, Phil Weeks, DJ W!ld, Hector Moralez, Tommy Largo, DJ Cimai. Time: 9 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Taboo Miami
Lineup: David Harness (SF), Tedd Patterson, Master Kev, Brian Burnside. Time: 9 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Smog vs. Basshead
Lineup: Smog, Basshead. Time: 9 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

The Bullitt Agency Mixer
Lineup: 2000 and One, Carlo Lio, Daniel Dubb, Danny Howells, Davide Squillace, Delete, Dubfire, Gregor Tresher. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Ferry Corsten WKND Album Release Party at Space
Lineup: Ferry Corsten and John Dahlback. Time: 10 pm – 8 am Purchase Tickets

R3hab & Friends
Lineup: TBA. Time: 10 pm - 5 am TBA

All Gone Miami Album Launch Party with Pete Tong & Groove Armada at Delano
Lineup: Pete Tong & Groove Armada

The Nervous Festival
Lineup: Oscar G, Sander Kleinenberg, Theo, Christian Arango, Peter Rauhofer, David Solano, & More. Time: 10 pm - 12 pm Purchase Tickets

Sharam & Guests
Lineup: Sharam, Nicole Moudaber, Layo & Bushwacka, Ahmet Sendil & More. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Dance Ritual
Lineup: Louie Vega, Anane Vega, Boddhi Satva, Carlos Mena, Ron Trent, Tony Touch, Mr. V, Roland Clark. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Made For The Night
Lineup: DJ Sneak, Jesse Rose, Oliver $, Todd Edwards, Cats ‘n’ Dogs , Prince Club , plus very special guests! Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Bedrock Showcase
Lineup: John Digweed, Guy J, Hernan Cattaneo, Marco Bailey & More. Time: 10 pm - 5 am| Purchase Tickets


The Marcy Allstars
Lineup: Tanner Ross, Voices of Black, Night Plane, Soul Clap, Deniz Kurtel, Wuss + Lame. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

14 Hrs Of Cadenza
Lineup: Luciano, Reboot, Kenny Larkin, Michel Cleis, Robert Dietz, Andrea Oliva, Uner. Time: 10 pm - 4 pm Purchase Ticket

Link Presents Drumcode
Lineup: Adam Beyer, Ida Engberg, Alexi Delano, Joel Mull, Joseph Capriati & Alan Fitzpatrick. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Hard Miami 2012
Lineup: Boys Noize, Brodinski, Gesaffelstein, Destructo, Oliver + many more & special guests. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

World Of Drum & Bass 2012
Lineup: LTJ Bukem, Fabio, John B, DJ SS, & More. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Paul Oakenfold presents Planet Perfecto
Lineup: Paul Oakenfold, Bingo Players, EC Twins, Nadia Ali, Alex Kenji, Kenneth Thomas, Zen Freeman, COLE and Richard Beynon. Time: 11 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Friday March 23

Let's face it. Most people come to Miami this week of the year to hit up Ultra Music Festival, renowned as the best in class festival of its type in the US and in the world. Bringing 100,000+ together as one for three full days of electronic dance music from the great talent across the globe. With exclusive performances and a lineup that can't be matched, well, you should be there if you can make it. The boys from Swedish House Mafia will be back throwing their own day time event rivaling UMF for the 2nd straight year in Masquerade Motel, which sold out immediately hence a second day of the event this year. Pete Tong also throws his annual pool party at Surfcomber Friday. By night, Kaskade at Amnesia is the place to be if you can land a ticket. We're sure he'll have something special in store. David and Cathy Guetta's F*** Me I'm Famous party will be just as hot, bringing their international party brand to Miami for one special night of fun at LIV, featuring Nicky Romero hot off his collaboration with Guetta on "Wild One Two." If that's not your thing, there are tons of other options. Let the city be your playground. Gareth Emery and Richie Hawtin will be taking over Space 'til 4 pm the following day...breakfast burritos anyone?

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Ultra Music Festival at Bayfront Park

Lineup: Tiesto, Kraftwerk, Carl Cox, Skrillex, Afrojack, Miike Snow, Pretty Lights, Dirty South, Dada Life, Porter Robinson, Neon Indian, Dubfire, Chris Lake, Nicky Romero, Michael Woods, Tommy Trash, Swanky Tunes, Richie Hawtin, Benny Benassi, Wolfgang Gartner, Martin Solveig, Madeon, et al.
Here’s why: With all these stellar party lineups during Miami Music Week, none are superior to UMF. It speaks for itself. Friday’s lineup is quite a draw and a great way to get the weekend started.
Time: All Day Sold Out

The coolest part about it is all my friends and peers around me are very proud of me… -Skrillex


Masquerade Motel

Lineup: Swedish House Mafia, Calvin Harris, Alesso, Thomas Gold, Otto Knows, No I.D.
Here’s why: If last year’s Masquerade Motel was any indication, Swedish House Mafia’s exclusive Miami engagement sold out this year and last in no time rivaling Ultra itself. We’ve been looking forward to this one since its announcement and are stoked that the event will going down for its 2nd inaugural homecoming, given there were some things up in the air whether or not it would be happening this year. Swedish House Mafia debuted “Save The World” here last year in what was an absolutely epic, unforgettable event. What will they bestow on us this year?
Time: 3 pm - 11 pm Sold Out


All Gone Pete Tong Pool Party Pete Tong’s Pool Party at Surfcomber

Lineup: Pete Tong, Calvin Harris, Chuckie, Fareoh, Feed Me, Guy Gerber, Jacques Lu Cont, Joris Voorn, Madeon, R3hab, Nic Fanciulli, and Seth Troxler.
Here’s why: There are few Miami parties that are truly “can’t miss” events; Pete Tong’s annual pool party at the Surfcomber is one of ‘em. Pete Tong and WMC equal a good time, no two ways about it. Tong will also be promoting his All Gone Miami compilation CD with Groove Armada, which is due out on Defected later this month. The double CD features an exclusive new production from Groove Armada (“Disco, Love, Groove”), plus tracks and mixes from Goldfrapp, Jamie Jones, Subb-an, Kevin Saunderson, Kenny Larkin, Joe Goddard, Feel My Bicep, Dusky, Nina Kraviz, The Chain, NY Stomp and many more.
Time: 11 am - 11 pm Purchase Tickets


Kaskade at Amnesia

Lineup: Kaskade.
Here’s why: Kaskade hits the decks for his only gig in Miami apart from Ultra Music Festival. Confetti will fill the room, smooth, chilling tracks will be dropped, ya know the deal.
Time: 10 pm - 5 am Sold Out

When I was younger I unsuccessfully tried to smuggle a spider monkey back into the US after a vacation to Peru. The monkey was cool. I’m still mad that the border patrol confiscated him. -Kaskade

Vagabond x Fixed 4th Annual

Lineup: Tiger & Woods (live), Tensnake (live), Maxxi Soundsystem, Simian Mobile Disco, Pillowtalk, JDH and Dave P.
Here’s why: This entire party consists of artists who are at the forefront of tomorrow’s sound in the fields of house, disco and future funk. We’re super excited to see UK duo Simian Mobile Disco. We’ll no doubt be treated to a bunch of tunes off their upcoming album, Unpatterns. They’re on tour right now in support of album, but this and New York City are the only US dates until May and June. Plus, you won’t see all of these guys together on the same bill again anytime soon so take advantage of it if you can.
Time: 10 pm – 5 am Tickets



F*** Me I'm Famous at LIV

Lineup: David Guetta, Nicky Romero & Daddy’s Groove.
Here’s why: Our guy Nicky Romero is back…this time with the party of all parties, David Guetta’s notorious F*uck Me I’m Famous thrown by David and Cathy Guetta. Beware of crazy theatrics and surprises. If you can get in, do it.
Time: 11 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Day Events

No Sugar Added at Nikki Beach
Lineup: Paul Oakenfold, Gabriel & Dresden, Bingo Players, Deniz Koyu, Swanky Tunes, Hard Rock Sofa, Tim Mason, Joachim Garraud, Jack Beats, Felguk, Kill The Noise, et al. Time: Noon – 5 am Purchase Tickets

They want to cut your hand because you did not make the party! -Joachim Garraud

Viva Music at Shelbourne
Lineup: Steve Lawler and Friends. Time: Noon – 10:30 pm Purchase Tickets


Night Events

Gareth Emery Presents Garuda (Main Room) at Space
Lineup: Gareth Emery, Tritonal, Blake Jarell, Ashley Wallbridge, Ben Gold, Craig Connelly, Triarchy. Time: 10 pm – 4 pm Purchase Tickets

Richie Hawtin Presents Minus (Terrace) at Space
Lineup: Richie Hawtin, Dubfire, Paco Osuna, Gaiser, Barem, Ambivalent, Hobo, Matador. Time: 10 pm – 4 pm Purchase Tickets

Dirty South, Thomas Gold, Tommy Trash at Mansion
Lineup: Dirty South, Thomas Gold, and Tommy Trash. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Hardwell Presents Revealed at SET
Lineup: Hardwell, Porter Robinson, Bingo Players, Dannic, Dyro, No_ID, Firebeatz, Sebastien Lintz, and Jordy Dazz. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Morgan Page at Mokai
Lineup: Morgan Page, Sultan & Ned Shepard, Hard Rock Sofa, Bass Kleph, Lazy Rich, and more TBA. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Sold Out

Mixmag In Miami with Steve Aoki, Pendulum (DJ Set), Chase & Status @ Ice Palace
Lineup: Pendulum (DJ Set), Steve Aoki, Chase & Status + Many More Special Guests. Time: 10 pm- 5 am Purchase Tickets

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Lineup: Mark Knight, Funkagenda, John Dahlback, Umek, Sander Van Doorn, Mark Storie 10 PM – 5 AM Purchase Tickets

Musical Freedom at Arkadia
Lineup: Secret Lineup, six Musical Freedom artists and one very special guest. Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Saturday March 24

Ultra is back for day 2, as is Masquerade. Exclusive performances from Avicii and Justice at UMF are sure to be memorable, as are sets by Fatboy Slim, Hardwell and Dillon Francis to name a few. Tickets are still available for Masquerade today so grab one while they last if you're not hitting Ultra. The weekenders are out, everywhere is slammed, everyone is drunk. It's okay, only one more day 'til the madness ends and a well needed return to reality sets in, for most that is. Gather yourself and make it out to one of night events in Afrojack's party at Mansion, Erick Morillo's birthday at LIV or one of Swede's parties in Ingrosso's Refune Records Party at Amnesia or Angello's 5hr set at Space on The Terrace while Markus Schulz goes at it in the Main Room.


Obey The Kitty: Dim Mak Pool Party at DREAM

Lineup: Sidney Samson, R3hab, Joachim Garraud, Felix Cartal, Junior Sanchez, Dirtyphonics, PeaceTreaty, Lazy Rich, Clockwork, Sonic C
Here’s why: The ‘70s-inspired rooftop lounge pool area is perched atop the Tudor Hotel building and is fitted with a custom infinity-edge pool and jaw-dropping views of the nearby Atlantic. Then there’s the fact that if you like a wild atmosphere, with a heavy amount of bass…then this is the party for you. It is for us.
Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

In order for music to progress, we need to forget about genres. -Felix Cartal


Ultra Music Festival Day 2

Lineup: See Image Above
Here’s why: Do we dare answer this? Let the lineup speak for itself. Day 2 of Ultra with the industry's best heavy-hitters. We could list the, but they've right in front of you.
Time: All Day Sold Out


Masquerade Motel Day 2

Lineup: Swedish House Mafia, Calvin Harris, Alesso, AN21, Third Party, No I.D.
Here’s why: If you didn’t score a ticket for Friday’s sold out event, here’s your chance to see the Swedes in action!
Time: 3 pm – 11 pm Purchase Tickets

Jacked at Mansion

Lineup: Afrojack, R3hab, Shermanology, Quintino and Bobby Burns.
Here’s why: Afrojack's only appearance aside from Ultra. The man has built quite the brand around his music, produced some of the year's pop songs, and he's on a roll. Go check him out with his Wall Records family for a night of madness. Get Jacked!
Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets


Refune Presents Sebastian Ingrosso & Friends at Amnesia

Lineup: Sebastian Ingrosso, Swanky Tunes, Otto Knows.
Here’s why: Sebastian Ingrosso has had a big year, widely in part because of his development of prodigy Alesso who has risen to prominence as rapidly as Avicii did in his "freshman year." Ingrosso will be joined by Swanky Tunes hot off their US Tour and Otto Knows with his hit "A Million Voices." We're excited for this one! Bet there will be some surprises in store here too.
Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets


Steve Angello (Terrace) At Space
Lineup: Steve Angello (5-hour set), Special Guest Pete Tong along with Robbie Rivera, Louis Puig, Patrick M. Here’s why: No surprises here. A 5 hour set from Steve Angello with guests Pete Tong and Robbie Rivera playing music 'til the next afternoon. Yes, you read that properly. From dusk 'til way past dawn! The Terrace is a place that one must experience to understand.
Time: 10 pm – 4 pmPurchase Tickets


PLM Party At Mekka

Lineup: Gramatik, Break Science, Paper Diamond, Michal Menert, Paul Basic
Here’s why: Because Derek Vincent Smith aka Pretty Lights and the rest of the PLM crew is on fire. We’re super looking forward to Gramatik as he’ll be releasing his new record this month and I’m sure we’ll be treated to a bunch of new material. Plus Paper Diamond’s live show is suppose to be pretty damn amazing and we’ve yet to see him do this thing. he too has a new EP getting ready to drop, so I’m sure we’ll get to hear that too.
Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

There’s something about Skrillex that the mainstream can appreciate. For me, it’s good, it opens peoples’ ears to new shit. There are people that are going to hate on everything…I love that Pop stars are hooking up with dubstep people. –Paper Diamond

Day Events

No Sugar Added at Nikki Beach

Lineup: Beach Arena: Sharam, James Zabiela, Hernan Cattaneo, Riva Starr, Ramon Tapia, Lee Curtiss, DBerrie, Pedro M – Triarchy //Cadenza Garden: Reboot, Kenny Larkin, Michel Cleis, Robert Dietz, Digitaline (Live), Maayan Nidam, Uner (Live), Andrea Oliva //Dancing Astronaut: Arty, Wally Lopez, Stefano Noferini, Moguai, EC Twins, Alex Kenji & Manuel De La Mare, Jeremy Olander, Sheppard & Gordon – S.Co //Electroclash: Digitalism, Felix Da Housecat, Brodinski, Congorock, Drop The Lime & AC Slater, Bart B More, Style Of Eye, Pierce Fulton – Troy Kurtz. Time: 12 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets 

Wolfgang Gartner & Friends Pool Party at National
Lineup: Wolfgang Gartner, Alex Metric,
Angger Dimas, Bart B More vs. Harvard Bass, Felix Cartal,
Kill The Noise,
Tommy Trash
& More. Time: 12 pm – 10 pm  Purchase Tickets

All that matters is how your performance comes off to the people watching it. I think too much focus on technology and staying current with it takes away from the focus on the actual music. –Wolfgang Garnter

The 8th Annual Get Wet Pool Party with Boris & Friends
Lineup: Boris, Chus Ceballos, Louie Corrales, Mark Knight. Time: 11 am – 11 pm Purchase Tickets

Cosmic Gate & Friends Yacht Party
Lineup: Cosmic Gate and more. Time: 12 pm – 5 pm Purchase Tickets

It was kind of funny but mainly pretty awkward and embarrassing. He probably woke up the next morning and was like ‘Fuck, I told those guys repeatedly that I wanted to suck their dicks.’ Whoops. -Classixx


Night Events

Green Label Sound Party at Bardot
Lineup: Oliver (live), Star Slinger (live), RAC, Classixx, plus Beni. Time: 9 pm – 12 am Purchase Tickets

Markus Schulz “Marathon Set” (Main Room) at Space
Lineup: Markus Schulz. Time: 10 pm – 8 am Purchase Tickets

Erick Morillo at LIV: Birthday Party
Lineup: Erick Morillo and more. Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

An21 + Max Vangeli present People Of The Night at SET
Lineup: An21, Max Vangeli, Congorock, Moguai and More. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Bass Union featuring Datsik, Goldie
Lineup: DATSIK, Dieselboy, TC, Bare, Terravita, Evol Intent, Crizzly, Tittsworth, Bro Safari, Sazon Booya, Etc! Etc!, Long Jawns & Billy The Gent, Uncle Jesse. Time: 10 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Boys Noize: Miami Noize
Lineup: Boys Noize, Switch, Spank Rock live, D.I.M., Bart B More and more. Time: 9 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Refune presents Sebastian Ingrosso & Friends at Amnesia
Lineup: Sebastian Ingrosso, Swanky Tunes, Otto Knows. Time: 11 pm – 5 am Purchase Tickets

Paul Van Dyk @ Ice Palace
Lineup: Paul Van Dyk, Cosmic Gate. Time: 10 pm – 10 am Purchase Tickets

Sunday March 25

Sunday is finally here! The homestretch! You've made it this far, keep at it for one last day or chill out poolside and recover, or pretend to recover while partying poolside. UMF finishes strong with another day of impeccable music while Axwell and Angello throw closing parties for their labels. Congratulations! If you didn't have an amazing week, well something is wrong with you..


Ultra Music Festival

Lineup: See Image Above
Here’s why: Last day of Ultra! Be there as they close out the biggest dance party in the world. Armin, Guetta, Kaskade, Magnetic Man, Digweed, Aoki, Emery, Fedde, get it.
Time: All Day Sold Out 

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Size Matters at Fontainebleau Poolside

Lineup: Steve Angello, AN21 & Max Vangeli, Junior Sanchez, Third Party, Tim Mason, Qulinez, Wayne & Woods.
Here’s why: SIZE MATTERS! With no Beatport Beach Party series going down this year to our knowledge other than Deadmau5's announcement of Mau5hax where he will collaborate with the winners of the contest, this might as well by Beatport Sunday. Size label head Steve Angello shut it down last year at the Beatport Beach Party and will do the same this year at Fountainebleau poolside as the sun goes down with a mighty fine showcase of his label roster. Be there!
Time: 6 pm - 11:30 pm Purchase Tickets

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Axtone Presents the Surfcomber with Axwell and Friends

Lineup: Axwell, Calvin Harris, Thomas Gold, Arty, Funkagenda, Michael Calfan, NO_ID.
Here’s why: Axwell throws the Surfcomber Closing Pool Party this year under the Axtone brand! Featuring Calvin harris, Thomas Gold, Arty, Funkagenda and many more, this will be a perfect way to close Music Week. We were there last year watching Axwell go at it with Dirty South at point blank. It was awesome.
Time: 11 am - 11 pm Sold Out


Ultra Carry On feat: Armin van Buuren, Gabriel & Dresden, W&W, Jochen Miller at Mansion

Lineup: Armin Van Buuren, Gabriel & Dresden, W&W, Jochen Miller.
Here’s why: ARMIN VAN BUUREN. Often hailed as the best DJ in the world, Armin does a special engagement in an Ultra Carry On event at Mansion following his performance at UMF just hours before. This will be a special way to end your Music Week. 
10 pm - 5 amPurchase Tickets

Day Events

The main difference is the level of enthusiasm. The crowd in the States just discovered the benefits of electronic dance music; they are very open-minded and just love the music, whether it’s dubstep, electro, techno or house. -Moguai

Spin Artist Agency Showcase at National Pool Miami
Lineup: Arty, Bass Kleph, David Tort, Glenn Morrison, Hard Rock Sofa, Jeremy Olander, Jidax, Moguai, Morten Bruem, Nic Chagall, Paige, Rebecca & Fiona, Swanky Tunes, Wippenberg & a special surprise guest!. Time: 12 pm - 10 pm Purchase Tickets

Hed Kandi: World Series Miami
Lineup: Milk & Sugar, Redroche, Anie, Rafael, Phil Faversham, DJ Eilbhlin, Mikey Gallagher, Lizzy Curious, Aimee Jay on Saxophone. Time: 11 am - 11 pm Purchase Tickets

Last Resort ft. Maya Jane Coles, Visionquest & many more
Lineup: Maya Jane Coles, Visionquest, Maceo Plex, Soul Clap, Magda, Wolf Lamb, Lee Curtiss, Thugfucker, PillowTalk, Tanner Ross vs. Slow Hands, DJ Three, Aquarius Heaven, Footprintz, Lazaro Casanova, & more tba. Time: 7 am - 11 pm  Purchase Tickets

Ship Of Fools
Lineup: M.A.N.D.Y., Audiofly, James Teej, DJ T, Matt Tolfrey, Jozif, Desyn Masiello, Naveen G, Mike Khoury, Hoj, Atish. Time: 6 am - 12 pm  Purchase Tickets

Marco Carola Presents Music On!
Lineup: Marco Carola (9h set!), Jonathan Cowan. Time: Sun 12 pm – Mon 10:30 pm  Purchase Tickets

Giant Throbbin Electric Pickle Invade Miami
Lineup: Tiger & Woods Live, Guy Gerber Live, Crazy P Soundsystem Live, Solomun, Heidi, Hosh, Wildkats, Deetron, Soul Clap, Wolf Lamb, Blondish, Shonky, & more tba. Time: 7 am – 5 am  Sold Out


Night Events

Calvin Harris and Guests at Set 
Lineup: Calvin Harris & many more tba. Time: 10 pm - 5 am  Purchase Tickets

Aplis Showcase / WMC Miami
Lineup: TBA. Time: 5:15 am – 2:00 pm Purchase Tickets

Cocoon Heroes
Lineup: Cassy, Carl Craig, Maetrik, Popof, Tobi Neumann, Christian Burkhardt, DJ W!ld, Sascha Dive, Martinez, & special guest. Time: 8 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

House Society and Worship Records Presents “The Ambassadors Official Closing Event”
Lineup: Doc Martin, Marques Wyatt, Master Kev, J Boogie, Rob Paine, Keith Evan, & special guest. Time: 9 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Made In Miami With Steve Lawler, Oscar G, Ralph Falcon, Lazaro Casanova
Lineup: Steve Lawler, Oscar G, Ralph Falcon, Lazaro Casanova. Time: 11 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

Markus Schulz and Guests (Main Room) at Space
Lineup: Markus Schulz, & more TBA. Time: 10 pm - 8 am Purchase Tickets

Mixology 12th Annual Closing Party
Lineup: Christopher Lawrence, John O Fleming, Interstate, Jonathan Allyn, Sean J Morris, Gian Carlo, Mark Lewis, DJ Angeline, DJ Ruff, DJ Reza, Paulahi, Hollywood Rox, David Isaac, Katarina, George F, Baggi Begovic, Danny Kors, Phunk Investigation, Paul Mendez, Roland Clark, Markie Gee, Tekkman, Black Project, Natalino Nunes, DJ Ortzy, Nino Anthony, Dub Mechanics, Eran Hersh & Darmon. Time: 11 pm - 10 am Purchase Tickets(Free before 1AM with RSVP)

Sinergy at South Beach
Lineup: Kryteria, N-Durance, Stefano Paz, Evolv3, Myles Hie, Jefferson Funk, Wired, Matrix, NB. Sanger. Time: 9 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

This Is Miami with Sander Kleinenberg
Lineup: Sander Kleinenberg, Pleasurekraft, Kraver. Time: 10 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets

WMC Closing 
Lineup: Victor Calderone, Paco Osuna, Ida Engberg, The Martinez Brothers, Tini, Guti, Filsonic, Tara Brooks, & more tba. Time: 10 pm - 4 pm Purchase Tickets

Pete Tong at Wall
Lineup: Pete Tong, GY. Time: 11 pm - 5 am  Purchase Tickets

Scooter and Lavelle and Friends Annual WMC Showcase
Lineup: Scooter and Lavelle, Scotty Boy, D- Fuse, Kenneth Thomas, Kristina Sky, Louis Dee, Donald Glaude, & more tba. Time: 9 pm - 5 am Purchase Tickets


1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

Nikki Beach
1 Ocean Drive Miami Beach, Fl 33139

320 Lincoln Rd. Miami Beach, Fl 33139

323 23rd St.

1306 N Miami Ave Miami, Fl

Electric Pickle
2826 N Miami Avenue, Miami, Fl 33127

235 23rd St, Miami Beach Fl

4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

The Musette
401 Biscayne Blvd, Downtown Miami

The National Hotel
1677 Collins Ave, South Beach, Miami Fl

Villa 221
221 NE 17th Street, Miami Beach

950 NE 2nd Ave, Miami

Shine @ The Shelborne
1801 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

4441 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, Fl

1445 Washington Ave Miami Beach, Fl 33139

136 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Shelborne Pool
1801 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

1921 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, Fl 33139

The Catalina Hotel
1732 Collins Avenue Miami Beach

Love / Hate Lounge
423 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

31 NW 36 Street, Miami

Surfcomber Hotel
1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Sobe Live
1203 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

Space (Terrace)
34 NE 11th Street, Miami

Space (Main Room)
34 NE 11th Street, Miami

The Vagabond
30 NE 14th Street, Miami

Maxine's @ The Catalina
1756 Collins Avenue

The Beach Plaza Hotel
1401 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Louis At Gansevoort
2325 Collins Ave At Gansevoort South Miami Beach, Fl 33139

Ocean's 10
960 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

1717 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

1445 Pennsylvania Ave, Miami Beach

Grand Central
697 North Miami Ave, Miami Fl

Ice Palace
59 NW 14th St, Miami

Haven Lounge
1237 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach

1532 Washington Ave

Bayfront Park
301 North Biscayne Boulevard Miami

Biscayne Lady
401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami

Tiki Boat
301 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Fl 33132

The Dorchester Hotel
1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fl

Fontainebleau Ocean Lawn
4441 Collins Ave

The Electric Pickle
2826 North Miami Ave, Miami

The Well
444 41st Street, Miami Beach

90 NE 11th Street, Miami

Clevelander Hotel (Pool)
1020 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

Cafeina Wynwood Lounge
297 NW 23rd Street, Miami

Maxine's @ The Catalina Hotel
1756 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Nowhere Lounge
653 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

D'vine Hookah Lounge
445 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

Clevelander Hotel (C-Level Rooftop)
1020 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

1815 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

1020 Music Lounge (Inside Clevelander)
1020 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

The Ice Palace
59 NW 14th St, Miami

The Clevelander (C-Level)
1020 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

Red Bar @ The Catalina Hotel
1720 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Club 50 @ The Viceroy
485 Brickell Ave, Miami

8th And Ocean
8th & Ocean

Kill Your Idol
222 Espanola Way, Miami Beach

Lords Hotel
1120 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Terrace Bar & Cigar Lounge
448 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach

Bayfront Amphitheatre
301 North Biscayne Boulevard, Miami

Crescendos Piano Bar
113 Lincoln Rd, Miami

Floridian Princess
Floridian Princess, Miami Beach

342 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

Kung Fu Lounge @ The Catalina Hotel
1720 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Dorchester Hotel
1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

950 NE 2nd Ave, Miami

34 Northeast 11th Street, Miami

The Chelsea Hotel
944 Washington Avenue

The Whitelaw Hotel
808 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

The Surfcomber Hotel
1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

550 NW 29th St, Miami

The Chesterfield Hotel
835 Collins Ave,

The Catalina Hotel (Red Bar Lounge)
1732 Collins Ave. Miami Beach

Ice Palace (Karu&Y Miami)
71 NW 14th Street, Miami

Club Rush
1439 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

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