The floodgates have officially opened when it comes to every avid electronic dance music fan’s favorite time of year, Miami Music Week, and the marathon of madness that ensues with parties continuing to pop up essentially as we speak.
Taking place March 20-26, Miami Music Week will once again host an endless supply of pool parties, label showcases, warehouse takeovers, sunrise after-hours and of course, this year Ultra Miami will be celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or you’re making your Miami debut, planning is essential when it comes to enjoying a happy and healthy Miami Music Week.
DJ Times is once again here to help, drawing up the ultimate party guide featuring some of the biggest events that will be taking place down in Florida at the end of the month.
We’ll be updating this list in the coming days, so stay tuned for more additions as well as a handful of ticket giveaways.
Miami’s influential and independent Revolution Radio 93.5 and 7 Lines will be hosting a series of exciting events that will showcase only the finest in house and techno. After getting settled in Tuesday night, ALX + Revolution Radio’s DESCEND Showcase is one party you don’t want to miss.
No stranger to the Miami Music Week madness, New York City’s very own Roger Sanchez will be hosting a very special Undr The Radr
showcase Wednesday afternoon that is sure to be quite the mid-week celebration.
On Wednesday, HYTE will take over all three rooms as the infamous Club Space bringing their special atmosphere and carefully curated lineup to the multi-faceted venue. Teasing fans with an impressive phase one lineup, HYTE Miami 2018 is the definition of a no-brainer when it comes to assembling the perfect MMW schedule.
Known for hosting some of the wildest parties down in Miami, electronic legend Pete Tong blew everyone away with a lineup curated with strictly back-to-backs for his poolside extravaganza taking place all day Thursday at the Surfcomber. Featuring sets that you’ll only find at this event, this year’s All Gone Pete Tong is going to be one for this history books.
Returning to RC Cola Plant, Above & Beyond will be hosting their own event still riding the ripples of their latest studio album, “Common Ground.” With this event being the first announced when they revealed their most recent tour schedule, Anjuna fans should be more than pleased with the list of support that includes Seven Lions, Gabriel & Dresden in addition to Alpha 9 B2B Spencer Brown, and Jody Wisternoff B2B Luttrell.
Jamie Jones’ revered music marathon is headed back to Miami making its way on our list of “must-attend” as we prepare to embark on MMW 2018. Making its way to the prime Miami hotspot, Space, with a star-studded lineup that includes Jamie Jones, Nicole Moudaber, Art Department, Lee Foss and Patrick Topping, “Paradise In Space” is shaping up tp be one out-of-this-world experience.
Looking to pick up right where they left off following the inaugural Dirtybird Campout East, Space will be rocking well into Saturday thanks to the Dirtybird Players. This all-star lineup featuring some San Francisco’s imprint brightest stars aims to be a whole marathon of its own which will include a handful of special guests throughout the night.
With label showcases galore taking place throughout the week in Miami, electronic music fans should be excited about KNEE DEEP making its return to the festivies with an event taking place at Heart with a powerhouse lineup featuring Kerri Chandler, Matthias Tanzmann, Butch, La Fleur and British maestro, Hot Since 82.
While this event can as somewhat of a surprise, it can easily be considered one of the hottest parties taking place during MMW. REZZ and the masked mastermind Malaa are reuniting at Soho Studios with support from two very special back-to-back sets that will warm up the room.
Yes, you might have done a doubletake when seeing what time the party started, but keep in mind, this is a marathon where must will be pumping all day long. Pick your poison.
Destructo will be hosting his very own breakfast club for those who want to see the sunrise morning. Eggs, bacon, cocktails and some of the finest beats in all of Miami, count us in.
Green Velvet’s La La Land party series Miami debut this year during Miami Music Week enlisting Tiga and Kerri Chandler, special back-to-back sessions from Detlef and Latmun, Solardo and Camelphat and his collaborative project with Claude Vonstroke, Get Real.
Chicago icon even promised a handful of special guests, letting fans know they can “expect to hear an array of the greatest house and techno grooves from around the world.” Get excited, folks!
This is the second edition of Roger Sanchez’s annual “Undr The Watr” event at the Epic Pool. It boasts an extensive lineup of heavyweights house and underground DJs including the “S-man” Roger Sanchez, Cocodrills, Denney, Josh Butler, Max Chapman and many others to be announced. Not to be missed!
Being the first time Cirez D has ever performed with another artist, the Swedish producer will be joining forces with Adam Beyer for one of, if not the most talked about events taking place down in Miami.
Lee Foss will open a wormhole in time and space to Repopulate Mars from Gramps Miami in Wynwood from 2pm-2am…expect the unexpected.
While the lineup for this pool party has yet to be released, it’s safe to say we can put our faith in Erick Morillo to deliver when it comes to his Subliminal Sessions event. Most MMW attendees may be running on fumes by Sunday, a poolside party curated by Erick Morillo sounds like pure bliss.
For all those Trance fans beating themselves up over missing Armin van Buuren’s annual Sunday takeover at Ultra, Markus Schulz will be throwing down an open-to-close set at Heart. What better way to close out your wild week with a marathon brought to you by the one and only Markus Schulz? Take about going out on top!
24hr Closing Party
The Martinez Brothers’ 24-hour party concept returning to Club Space on March 25th for a very special back-to-back with Italian techno legend Marco Carola which is going to be a must-attend moment on your Miami Music Week calendar.
For those who may remember, The Martinez Brothers’ 24-hour party debuted last year and ended up running 32 hours and featured unannounced guests including Seth Troxler, Jamie Jones, and Joseph Capriati.