Basel 2013: Friday Party Guide
Basel is bonkers.
Day after day after day after day after day, we all get to arty party with the famous, infamous, and unfamous. Some of the fun you're not invited to. And some of it's totally free.
Tonight's just as awesomely all over the place. Check the cut for Crossfade's guide to Friday at Art Basel Miami Beach 2013, from Boy George in Wynwood to Ghostface Killah in the Design District and Richie Hawtin on South Beach.
See also: Basel 2013: Saturday Party Guide
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Boy George (Live). As part of Flaunt Magazine, 3P Production, and Mana Wynwood's three-night concert series. Friday, December 6, 10 p.m., Mana Wynwood Production Village, 318 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-305-5574; manawynwood.com. Tickets cost $32 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 18 and up. Visit artbaselmanawynwood.com
Richie Hawtin. With Gaiser and Danyelino. Friday, December 6, 11 p.m., Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Tickets cost $40 to $75 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
You Can Always Leave. Presented by Scissor & Thread and SAFE. With Francis Harris, DJ Sprinkles, and Diego. Friday, December 6, 10 p.m., Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees via residentadvisor.com.
Tegan & Sara at VH1 and SCOPE's ART + MUSIC + BEACH Party. With DJ Cassidy and Brendan Fallis. Friday, December 6, 8 p.m., SCOPE Pavilion, 1000 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. By invitation only.
Get Physical With M.A.N.D.E.A.R. (M.A.N.D.Y. and Matthew Dear) and Bob Moses (Live). Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-674-4478. Tickets $15 via wantickets.com.
Chez André Pop-Up. Friday, December 6, Rec Room, 1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0199; galehotel.com/nightlife/rec-room.
Paper Magazine and Tiki Disco Party. Friday, December 6, 7 p.m. to midnight, Gale Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0199; galehotel.com. By invite only.
Life and Death in Art Basel. Presented by PL0T. With Tale of Us, Tennis, Thugfucker, and Mind Against. Friday, December 6, 7 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St. Miami; 305-379-0508; electricpicklemiami.com. Tickets cost $50 plus fees via residentadvisor.net.
See also: Basel 2013: Six Best Dance Parties
Ghostface Killah. With Sheek Louch of the Lox, DJ Immortal, plus DJs Exes, Klassik, Self Born, and Heron. Friday, December 6, 10 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Tickets cost $33 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
Uncle Luke. With DZA and Fashen. Friday, December 6, 11 p.m., The Garret at Grand Central, 697 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free.
Absolut Night Court. Friday, December 6, midnight to 2 a.m., Absolut Art Bar, Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Miami Beach. Visit absolutx.com.
Futur. With SBTRTK (DJ), Jacques Greene, Ryan Hemsworth, Amtrac, Tourist, and Samo Sound Boy, and art installations by Ramzi Adek. Friday, December 6, 11 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Free with RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Ages 21 and up.
Look Alive Fest. With Wolf Eyes and others. Presented by Spilt Milk Projects and Ad Hoc. Friday, December 6, 8 p.m., Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Tickets cost $10. Visit lookalivefest.com.
Art4Water Auction & Party. Hosted by Voss Foundation. Featuring the Misshapes. Friday, December 6, 8 p.m., WET at the W South Beach, 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets cost $100 and up via art4water.org.
SZA. Friday December 6, 9:30 p.m., Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami; 305-893-6211; mocanomi.org.
Max Fish Pop-Up. With DJ Reid Waters. Friday, December 6, Radio Bar, 814 First St., Miami Beach; 305-397-8382; radiosouthbeach.com.
Neon Indian (DJ set). With Will Buck and Bad Bad (Live). Friday, December 6, Bardot, 3456 N. Miami, Miami; 305-576-5570; bardotmiami.com.
The Gate. Presented by MISHKANYC, Secret Celluloid Society, Car2Go Miami, and Secret Walls. Live Secret Walls art battle between L'Amour Supreme and Skinner. Friday December 6, Blue Starlite Drive-In Miami, 70 NW 29th St., Miami. Tickets via bluestarlitemiami.com.
NADAWAVE. Yoo Do Right: A Night With Malcolm Mooney (original vocalist from Can!). Presented by White Columns and NADA. With Matthew Higgs and special guest. Friday December 6, 11 p.m., Sandbar, 6752 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-865-1752; facebook.com/SandbarLounge. Free, no RSVP required. Visit nadawave.com.
Le Baron Does Daytime! Hosted by Dani Morla, Chi Chi Menendez and friends. Friday December 6, 2 to 6 p.m., Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach; 305-514-1500; mondrian-miami.com. By invitation only.
De Nolet. Presented by Ketel One. With Neon Indian, Ess & Emm, Franco V, and Prince & Jacob. Art by Raft. Thursday, December 5, 74 NW 24th St., Miami. By invitation only.
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