Ah, Second Saturday Art Walk. That time of the month when Miami's most refined residents gather in the streets of Wynwood to marvel at beauty and culture.
Or maybe it's just a day for the 305's hipsters to get drunk for free while checking out some cool galleries. Either way, you're sure to have a good time.
And after you load up on booze and scope out the art exhibitions, you're definitely going to be in the mood to party. So here are Crossfade's five best art walk parties.
See also: Wynwood's Five Best Bars
The Secret Garden. With Baez, Jeremy Ismael, Uchi, Mareis, and Lou Flores. Saturday, September 13, 8 p.m., TSL Lounge, 167 NW 23rd St., Miami; 786-409-2241; tsllounge.com. Free until 11 p.m. with RSVP via eventbrite.com. The Social Lubricant has been hosting this arty party for a while now, and there's a reason its been so successful. Head over on Saturday and see for yourself. No cover and 60 minutes of complimentary drinks if you RSVP.
Electric Wire Hustle. Saturday, September 13, 10 p.m., Bardot, 3456 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Slip into some dancing shoes, Miami, and get ready to party. All year, any night of the week, Bardot is known for bringing in great acts, and Electric Wire Hustle is yet another solid booking. How about some R&B, soul, jazz, hip-hop and EDM all conveniently mixed into one? Now that sounds like a good, post-art walk time.
See also: The Five People You Meet in Wynwood
Photo by Justin Namon
DJ Skitty and Subliminal. Saturday, September 13, 10 p.m., Cafeina, 297 NW 23rd St., Miami; 305-438-0792; cafeinamiami.com. Admission costs $5 after 10 p.m. There's no need to separate art walk from its afterparties, at least not at Cafeina. Miami's Independent Thinkers will be presenting "Subliminal," an exhibition by Cuban-American artist Alfredo Ramirez. The Wynwood bar's also gonna have drink specials and DJ Skitty spinning tunes. Get your groove on.
Deroboter, Digital Rebels, and Duane Cedric. Saturday, September 13, 10 p.m., Bizerq, 175 NE 36th Street, Miami; 305-396-8550; bizerqmiami.com. Occupying the former Soho Lounge space, Bizerq has certainly charmed Miami's party lovers, both young and not so young. Naturally, the 305's newest party spot is not about to miss out on the art walk action. So after the galleries start closing up, make your way over to Bizerq for a night of heavy electronic and good ol' Miami bass.
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Pegboard Nerds. Saturday, September 13, 10 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N Miami Ave, Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $15 plus fees via ticketfly.com. One of the electronic dance music world's latest sensations is making its way to Miami, and you don't want to miss the show. Nothing like a kickass club night with Pegboard Nerds to cap off this month's art walk shenanigans.
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