Miami's Ten Best Labor Day 2014 Parties
Get the champagne poppin' and your booty rockin' ... Labor Day weekend is just a few short days ahead.
While the holiday may mark the unofficial end of summer, for us here in Miami, where the temperature is always soaring above 90, the three-day weekend is just another excuse to drink, dance, and party till daybreak.
Just check out the 305's ten best Labor Day weekend 2014 bashes.
See also: Miami's Labor Day 2014 Party Guide
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Nervo. With Mednas. Presented by Just Dance. Thursday, August 28, 11 p.m. LIV, 4441 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4680; livnightclub.com. Tickets cost $30 to $40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Aussie twin models-turned-DJs Miriam and Olivia Nervo are gonna start a dance "Revolution" at LIV. May the bass be with you.
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Borgore. As part of Super Fridays. Friday, August 29, 11 p.m. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-695-8411; mansionmiami.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. "Pop a bottle" and go "Wild Out" with Israeli ratchet ass king Borgore at Mansion.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Declaration of Dance. With DJs EDX, Oscar G., Anthony Attalla, Armand Pena, Cocodrills, Lazaro Casanova, Pirate Stereo, Santiago Caballero, Louis Dee, Jesse Perez, David Marquez, Chris Valencia, Vinicio Rotelli, Lost Pieces, Alej Varez, Pheniks, Sadiel, and Deroboter. Presented by Vitamin C Communications, We R Miami, and Refresh. Saturday, August 30, 12 p.m. Nikki Beach Miami, 1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; 305-538-1111; nikkibeach.com. Tickets cost $60 plus fees, and VIP packages run from $500 to $1,000 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Fight for your right to party with Oscar G, the Slap & Tickle crew, Jesse Perez, and the rest of your fave "bump-n-grind" house DJs at the Declaration of Dance bash at Nikki Beach.
CANCELED Epic Festival. With George Acosta, Lemony Snickettes, Jackal of Jackal and Hyde, Rockotron, AK1200, Bobby Duque, DJ Chupy, Dank, D'Lizano, Elation, Evan Gamble Lewis, Spacemen Live, DJ Keoki, DJ WILL::E, Xplicid, ZogZilla, DJ Ross Espi, and others. Saturday, August 30, 12 p.m. Fair Expo Center, 10901 SW 24th St., Miami; 305-223-7060; fairexpo.com. Tickets cost $35 to $45 plus fees via brownpapertickets.com. Get ready for 15 epic hours of non-stop twerk, trap and bass, and electro house uhntz-uhntz at the first ever, indoor/outdoor Epic Festival of dance at the Fair Expo Center.
Fedde Le Grand. In the terrace. Saturday, August 30, 10 p.m. Space, 34 NE 11th St., Miami; 305-375-0001; clubspace.com. Tickets cost $30 to $40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Have an out-of-this-world house experience from nightfall "until the morning light awakens" with Fedde Le Grande at Space.
Calvin Harris. With Mednas. Saturday, August 30, 11 p.m. LIV, 4441 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4680; livnightclub.com. Tickets are sold out via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Say goodbye to the "Summer" with the richest DJ in the world, Calvin Harris.
See also: 13 Richest DJs of 2014
Paris by Night. With Bob Sinclar. Presented by KNR Hospitality. Saturday, August 30, 11 p.m. Wall Lounge, 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-938-3131; wallmiami.com. Tickets cost $60 to $80 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. See Wall Lounge transform into Paris by Night with le musicien français Bob Sinclair, burlesque dancers, masquerades, mustaches, and, um, drag queens.
All Gone Pete Tong. With Hot Since '82 and ThunderPony. Presented by Link Miami Rebels. Saturday, August 30, 11 p.m. Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Tickets cost $30 to $40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. "It's All Gone Pete Tong" may be DJ code for something that's gone wrong, but if we're talking the BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix and Essential Selection mix legend and uhntz-uhntz vet Pete Tong, you know it's gonna be pure house perfection.
Rebecca & Fiona. With Laurent Simeca. As part as Others Play House, We Play Mansion. Saturday, August 30, 11 p.m. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-695-8411; mansionmiami.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. "Make the sun rise at dawn" as you dance the night away with the Swedish "modern synth-pop sound" masters, Rebecca & Fiona.
Laidback Luke. With Dave Sol. Sunday, August 31, 11 p.m. Story, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. "Get deeper with [your] bae" to the sounds of Laidback Luke at Story.
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