Miami may lack a lot of things, but flashy, over-the-top party places isn't one of them.
So slip on those uhntz-uhntz shoes, gather up your party crew, and celebrate the nightlife oasis that is the Magic City with the six best club bashes going down this week.
See also: Miami's Five Best Concerts This Week
Magda. With Danyelino and Ms. Mada. Presented by Link Miami Rebels. Thursday, February 5, 11 p.m. Trade, 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; trademia.com. Tickets cost $10 to $20 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Get your dose of "stripped down disco, tech, and jack" with Items & Things' boss lady Magda at Trade.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Nick Monaco. With JBZ and Will Buck. Friday, February 6, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $15 to $20 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and up. Soul Clap ear pornologist Nick Monaco wants "to take you back and move you forth" as he brings his "sexual southernplayalisticadillacmuzik" to Bardot.
Cedric Gervais. With Mako. Friday, February 6, 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. Learn to "Love [dance music] Again" with Cedric Gervias and his Grammy Award-winning beats at Story.
Chaim. With Jeremy Ismael and Surreal Flight. Saturday, February 7, 10 p.m. Do Not Sit on the Furniture, 423 16th St., Miami Beach; 510-550-5067; facebook.com/DoNotSit. Tickets cost $15 plus fees via residentadvisor.net, or $20 at the door. Looking for some "Love Rehab?" All you need is a little TLC from the techno romance doctor himself, Chaim at Don't Sit.
SAFE: A Night of Music. With Martyn, Diego, and Will Renuart. Saturday, February 7, 10 p.m. The Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Tickets cost $17.15 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Experience the "house, techno, dubstep, D'n'B, electronica sexystep" beats of Martyn as the 3024 techno master takes over the Pickle for "A Night of Music" with SAFE.
DJ Tennis & Life and Death. With Jeremy Ismael. Presented by PL0T. Sunday, Febraury 8, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $20 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and up. Watch DJ Tennis "capture the ineffability of our existence in the form of electronic dance music" as the Life and Death visionary pumps up the crowd at Bardot.
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