Top Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week Parties for Saturday, March 24
Good morning, beat freak.
Over the last seven days, you've gotten down with a genderqueer rapper in Overtown, raged at each and every free fucking party on the sked (not to mention WMC and MMW's fifteen best club bashes), and hit the Skrillex mosh pit at Ultra Music Festival.
Still, there's 36 hours left till this week-long rave is officially over. So drag yourself outta that gutter, choked down some Special K (not the breakfast cereal), and check out today's top Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week parties.
Pacha Ibiza's Annual Classics Pool Party. With Bob Sinclar, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Norman Doray, Goldfish, Jon Cowan, and others. Noon, Shelborne Beach Resort, 1801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-531-1271; shelborneevents.com. Ages 21 and up. According to the offical hype and event flyer, the Pacha pool party dress code is "no bare feet, balls to the wall, boobs out." Say, spike heels, grass skirt, no shirt.
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John Digweed's Bedrock/Creations Gathering. With Sean Drake and Nitebloom. 9 p.m., The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com. Tickets cost $50 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. As an elder statesman of EDM, Sir John Digweed would like to invite you to another edition of his annual symposium on the art of the uhntz-uhntz at The Vagabond. It shall be silky.
Future Perfect. With Brenmar, Christian Martin, Destructo, Harvard Bass, Jokers of the Scene, and others. 10 p.m., Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Tickets cost $15 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Time travel is expensive, dude. So just spend $15, save yourself a fortune, and step into the Pickle for a glimpse of the Future Perfect.
Paul Van Dyk's Evolution Album Release. With Cosmic Gate. 10 p.m., Ice Palace, 71 NW 14th St., Miami; 305-672-5117; big-time.com. Tickets cost $42.40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. German electronic music genius Paul Van Dyk (born Matthias Paul) isn't just Rolling Stone's 40th top musical tweeter. He's a beat-freaking professor of Evolution.
Pretty Lights Music's Record Label Showcase. With Gramatik, Break Science, Michal Menert, Paper Diamond, Paul Basic, and others. 10 p.m., Mekka, 950 NE Second Ave., Miami; 305-371-3773; mekkamiami.com. Tickets cost $30 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Drop a tab. Free your ass. Follow the beat. Find that great DJ in the sky. Behold the Pretty Lights.
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