Check out Crossfade's guide to this weekend's best parties on South Beach. Whether you're celebrating Rick Ross's birthday or Arkadia's one-year anniversary, there are plenty of events going down between today and Sunday. Here are our top nine picks.
Cultivate: Tale of Us. Thursday, January 26, 11 p.m., Mokai, 235 23rd St., Miami Beach. $20. Two bros from Berlin rewrite "the rulebook for deeply moving, emotional electronic music" while you dance and drink fancy cocktails.
Magic Circus Presents: John Acquaviva. Friday, January 27, 11 p.m., Amnesia, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $20. Two decades deep, this dude is a tech-house ringleader respected by his peers and adored by his fans.
LIV Presents: AN21. Friday, January 27, 11 p.m., LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $60. Holy crap, it's Steve Angello's BROTHER! OMG!
Arkadia Anniversary with Armand Van Helden. Friday, January 27, 11 p.m., Arkadia, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $40. Arkadia celebrates its one year of nightclubbing with one half of Duck Sauce, Armand "The Big Bad Wolf" Van Helden.
Down Right Fridays Presents: Fresko & Friends. Friday, January 27, 11 p.m., Louis at Gansevoort South, 2325 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Hometown DJ hero Fresko partners up with his bros for a night of house music.
Afrojack & Friends. Saturday, January 28, 10 p.m., Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $60. Afrojack is, like, the biggest name in EDM. And he's in Miami!
Saturdays with The 400 hosted by Amber Rose. Saturday, January 28, 11 p.m., Cameo, 1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $20 Kanye West's ex hosts while DJs Affect and Mummy soundtrack.
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LIV presents the Cedric Gervais Sh*t Show. Saturday, January 28, 11 p.m., LIV, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $125. Someone help this dude find Molly already, please.
Rick Ross Birthday Party. Sunday, January 29, 11 p.m., Amnesia, 136 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $100. Celebrate the Boss' birthday with a live performance and soiree hosted by Diddy.