Questlove and The Roots Announce Official Miami Afterparty at Bardot on March 31

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

After Ultra Music Festival weekend (and the preceding, uh, seven days of Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week), we envision 90 percent of Crossfade's readership to be curled under their bedsheets in the fetal position.

Every now and then you get up to sip some kombucha, pack a bowl, suck on a b-12 lozenge, or maybe hold your head in shame.

Technically speaking, you're fried. And so the last thing you want to be thinking about is partying, never mind afterpartying.

But get real ... You know there will be a day when you'll be able to love (alcohol and drugs) again. And maybe the key to a true recovery from 168 continuous hours of beat-freaking is a little hip-hop?

Big news from Bardot: The swanky Midtown speakeasy will be hosting the official afterparty for The Roots concert at Adrienne Arsht Center. And none other than Questlove will be manning the decks alongside NYC's Jacques Renault.

The Roots drummer is known for highly eclectic DJ sets that draw from a very broad definition of "The Classics" -- like his Christmas party on South Beach in December -- while Renault is known best for deep disco cuts and dance-y post-punk.

If that doesn't sound like the antidote to spending a week awake with glowsticks shoved in every orifice (or getting caught in a Skrillex mosh), we don't know what does.

The Roots' Official Afterparty with Questlove and Jacques Renault. Featuring a live performance by The Hongs. Saturday, March 31. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Tickets cost $15 to $20 plus fees via eventbrite.com. Call 305-576-5570 or visit bardotmiami.com.

Follow Crossfade on Facebook and Twitter @Crossfade_SFL

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.