Miami's Five Best Dance Promoters
Just look at how much fun these darn kids are having.
Photo by George Martinez
You may take for granted that Miami is a great dance music mecca, but there's a lot of work that goes into it. Big-name DJs don't just decide to come to town. They've got to be invited, and then provided for and paid and all that backstage business shit. Same with the underground acts, and in that case, you've really got to know your shit, and know your audience.
It's hard to make it in the Magic City, and it's often a thankless game. It's about time we took a moment to celebrate those promotional groups keeping the 305 in the list of must-see dance hubs. Thanks for all the good times, bruhs.
See also: South Beach's Ten Best Dance Clubs
Photo by Ian Witlen
Most promotion companies are satisfied sticking to the club scene, but not this new kid on the block. 3P is what happens when the booking minds of Bardot step outside the box. If you think they sound familiar, it's because it's essentially a shortened version of III Points, the Wynwood music, art, and technology fest that made their name. They're also behind big Art Basel performances, like last year's Darkside set at Mana, as well as Boy George and Kendrick Lamar. Maybe we're a little biased, we are partnering with them for this year's III Points, but we'd bet 3P will set up big-time bi-annual events, and maybe more, for years to come.
Photo by Alex Markow
The Dandy Warhols: Distortland Tour
TicketsSat., Oct. 1, 8:00pm
Max & Iggor Cavalera
TicketsSun., Oct. 2, 7:00pm
Charlie Puth - We Don't Talk Tour 2016
TicketsTue., Oct. 4, 7:30pm
Peter Frampton Raw: An Acoustic Tour
TicketsWed., Oct. 5, 7:30pm
Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman
TicketsThu., Oct. 6, 8:00pm
This underground house mainstay has been a big part of the Miami music scene for seven years. That's like, basically forever in club terms. To stick around so long, you have to be doing more than something right. Maybe it's that they bring the unexpected, and their legion of dedicated fans has come to recognize that whatever they bring, it will be well worth the ticket price. When you're ready to move deeper than the EDM scene and get to discovering real house vibes, let SAFE be your professor.
See also: Downtown Miami's Five Best Dance ClubsNext Page
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.