When you live in Miami, it's hard to fight the urge to party. Especially when that urge hits you on a Wednesday.
But since you live in the 305, the Hump Day party slump is never an issue. Whether on a Sunday night or random Tuesday, there's also some sort of rager going on.
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Danny Avila. With Mednas. Thursday, December 18, 11 p.m. LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4680; livnightclub.com. Tickets cost $30 to $40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Throw your hands in the air and watch your body go "Boom!" with the addictive beats of Spanish house head Danny Avila at LIV.
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Matador. With Danyelino and Hardline. Thursday, December 18, 11 p.m. Trade, 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; trademia.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Ages 21 and up. Get lucky with Dublin's techno master Gavin Lynch AKA Matador at Trade.
Arty. With Dave Sol. Friday, December 19, 11 p.m. Story Nightclub, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-538-2424; storymiami.com. Tickets cost $30 to $40 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Stay "Up All Night" with Russian Insomniac Arty at Story.
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Tokimonsta. With JBZ. Saturday, December 20, 10 p.m. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $27 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and up. Once you've gotten a taste of Tokimonsta's eclectic mix of "indie electronica/ R&B/ dance music," you'll easily see why the Flying Lotus artist is one of the best female DJs of our time.
See also: Ten Best Female DJs
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Max Vangeli. With Mednas. Saturday, December 20, 11 p.m. LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4680; livnightclub.com. Tickets cost $60 to $90 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. "Tonight," make it rain champagne and party it up with Size Records' Max Vangeli at LIV.
Nick Cannon. DJ set. Presented by Skam Saturdays. Saturday, December 20, 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. Nick Cannon's "Looking For a Dream." So, "if you gettin' money put yo hands up" and "live it up" at Mansion.