Poppin' bottles in the club, bumpin' and grindin' till daybreak... That's how hardcore 305ers love to spend their nights.
And though it may only be Wednesday, our ability to party hard isn't limited by the midweek slump. In fact, it's exactly the motivation we need to make it through the next few days and into the weekend.
Let the all-nighters begin.
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Michna. A DJ set. With Gooddroid and Dude Skywalker. Thursday, February 19, 10 p.m., Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-576-7750; bardotmiami.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via showclix.com. Ages 21 and up. Brace yourself for an "action-packed DJ experience" as this Ghostly International label member and former Miami local (once known as DJ Egg Foo Young) takes over Bardot.
See also: Michna on the '90s Miami Music Scene and His New Thousand Thursday Album
ETC! ETC! As part of Dance Department. With Lemony Snickettes, Daniel Grant, DJ Jarod "Holla Monsta" Farina, and Strictly Bizness. Thursday, February 19, 10 p.m., Steam Miami, 30 NE 14th St., Miami; 786-516-3393; steammiami.com. Tickets cost $10 to $20 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 18 and up. Make that booty bounce as Mad Decent's ETC! ETC! and Dance Department turn up the bass at Steam.
See also: New Times' Concert Calendar
Moon Boots. With Jonas Rathsman, Uchi, and Santiago Caballero. Presented by Poplife. Friday, February 20, 11 p.m., Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 305-377-2277; grandcentralmiami.com. Tickets cost $20 to $25 plus fees via epoplife.com. Ages 18 and up. Go "hopping in zero gravity" as French Express' Moon Boots takes you on an out-of-this-world dance journey through "underground disco and R&B boogie" at Grand Central.
J. Cole. With DJ Vice. Friday, February 20, 11 p.m., LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4680; livnightclub.com. Tickets cost $40 to $60 plus fees via flavorus.com. Ages 21 and up. Traveling from 2014 Forest Hills Drive (the name of his latest album) to 4441 Collins Ave., Fayetteville, North Carolina rapper J. Cole's gonna turn up with all the Miami Beach dreamers at LIV.
Danny Daze and Jimmy Edgar. With Bakke, and Danyelino. Friday, February 20, 11 p.m., Trade, 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; trademia.com. Tickets cost $15 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Ages 21 and up. Rage till "Sunday Morning" with the 305's own Danny Daze as the EDM superstar celebrates his 24-hour homecoming at Trade with good friend and collaborator Jimmy Edgar.
Michael Brun. With Mednas. Saturday, February 21, 11 p.m. LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4680; livnightclub.com. Tickets cost $40 to $60 plus fees via flavorus.com. Ages 21 and up. Dance "like sparks along a subway track" with Port-au-Prince's Kid Coconut label boss, Michael Brun.
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