Welcome to the weekend, friends.
Oh yeah, it's Thursday. (Don't worry. You did not fall into an art- and booze-induced coma. Yet.) We here at Crossfade simply prefer to get the party started approximately 24 hours earlier than usual during Art Basel Miami Beach.
Why? Partly because we're still drunk from waiting around for Kendrick Lamar's 1 a.m. set to start last night. And partly because there's just too much world-class boozing and schmoozing to be done for us to waste any time at the office.
Check the cut for Crossfade's 20-party guide to today's Basel 2013 music and club stuff.
See also: Basel 2013: Saturday Party Guide
Darkside. Featuring Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington. As part of Flaunt Magazine, 3P Production, and Mana Wynwood's three-night concert series. Thursday, December 5, 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.
Luciano. With special guest Pete Tong. Thursday, December 5, 11 p.m., LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4860; livmiami.com. Tickets $60 for women, $90 for men plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
Chez André Pop-Up. Thursday, December 5, Rec Room, 1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0199; galehotel.com/nightlife/rec-room.
Paper Magazine and Tiki Disco Party. Thursday, December 5, 7 p.m. to midnight, Gale Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0199; galehotel.com. By invite only.
ASAP Rocky. With ASAP Mob and DJ Shayne Oliver. Thursday, December 5, 11 p.m., Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Ages 21 and up.
Jagwar Ma. With DJs Contra and Mike Deuce. Thursday, December 5, 10 p.m., Blackbird Ordinary, 729 SW First Ave., Miami; 305-671-3307; blackbirdordinary.com. Free with RSVP via epoplife.com/rsvp.
Absolut Night Court. Thursday, December 5, midnight to 2 a.m., Absolut Art Bar, Collins Park, between 21st and 22nd Streets, Miami Beach. Visit absolutx.com.
Max Fish Pop-Up. With DJ Atiba Jefferson. Thursday, December 5, Radio Bar, 814 First St., Miami Beach; 305-397-8382; radiosouthbeach.com.
Nas. With a live performance by the rapper, along with music by DJ White Shadow and a photo exhibit. Presented by Hennessy V.S. and Fader magazine. Thursday, December 5, 6 to 10 p.m., Pulse Art Fair at Ice Palace Film Studios, 71 NW 14th St., Miami. By invitation only.
Art Bagel. With Soul Clap, No Regular Play (Live), Tanner Ross, Nick Monaco, and Navid Izadi (Live). Thursday, December 5, 10 p.m., Trade, 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-535-1111; trademia.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees via residentadvisor.com.
Del Toro Wynwood Block Party. Featuring surprise guests. Thursday, December 5, Del Toro Headquarters at the Wynwood Building, 2750 NW Third Ave., Miami.
Ben Klock and My Favorite Robot. Presented by Link and Miami Rebels. Thursday, December 5, 11 p.m., Treehouse, 323 23rd St., Miami Beach; 305-674-4478; treehousemiami.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
See also: Basel 2013: Six Best Dance Parties
De La Soul. With DJs Ynot, Self Born, and Heron, plus an opening performance by the Problem Kids. Thursday, December 5, 10 p.m., The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami; 305-576-9577; thestagemiami.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up.
NADAWAVE. Sensei Drooids. Presented by Gallery Sensei and NADA. With Drooids + Merkx & Gwynne (Live), Neon Kobra, Nelleke and a special guest. Thursday, December 5, 10 p.m., Sandbar, 6752 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-865-1752; facebook.com/SandbarLounge. Free, no RSVP required. Visit nadawave.com.
De Nolet. Presented by Ketel One. With Juan Maclean, Elle Dee, Pirate Stereo, and Florencia. Art by Shaun El C. Leonardo. Thursday, December 5, 74 NW 24th St., Miami. By invitation only.
Le Baron Does Daytime! Hosted by Dani Morla, Chi Chi Menendez and friends. Thursday, December 5, 2 to 6 p.m., Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach; 305-514-1500; mondrian-miami.com. By invitation only.
Scaramouche Basel Edition. With DHM, Lazaro Casanova, Dude Skywalker, Laura of Miami, and Patrick Walsh. Thursday, December 5, 10 p.m., Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave, Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com.
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Out of This Art Basel Miami x BK. Presented by Brooklyn Queer and Diadem. With Prince Rama, Holopaw, Dos Drums, Lauren Flax, Jubilee, L-Vis 1990, and Gays of Gramps. Live art by Aurora Rose De Crosta. Thursday, December 5, 10 p.m., Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami; 786-752-6693; grampsbar.com. Free with RSVP here.
One Million Square Feet of Culture. Presented by Pitchfork. With Gesaffelstein, Jacques Greene, and L-Vis 1990. Thursday, December 5, 9 p.m., Wynwood Cigar Factory, 101 NW 24th St., Miami. Free with RSVP via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art of NY. With DJ Nicolas Matar, plus Discowhat and Sweet & Salty. Thursday, December 5, 10 p.m., Do Not Sit on the Furniture, 423 16th St., Miami Beach; 305-450-3809; facebook.com/DoNotSit.