"Party in the city where the heat is on, all night on the beach till the break of dawn ... Welcome to Miami."
"Miami" was the Magic City's club anthem 16 years ago, but Big Willie totally nailed the 305's party rep in four minutes.
Don't believe us? See for yourself at the six best club parties in Miami this week.
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Michel Brun. With Dave Sol. Friday, July 25, 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. Party with the Kid Coconut mastermind as the 22-year-old DJ combines "his Haitian musical heritage with his passion for EDM" at his uhntz-uhntz showcase at Story.
Lee Foss. With Danyelino, Hardline, and Ms. Mada. Friday, July 25, 11 p.m. Trade, 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; trademia.com. Tickets cost $10 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Ages 21 and up. From releasing tracks on Culprit, Wolf+Lamb, and No. 19 to co-founding Hot Creations and being part of the Hot Natured crew, Lee Foss has definitely left his mark on dance clubs across the globe. And on Friday, he'll be taking his EDM talents to Miami's best underground club for a night of "moody, bass-driven electro-funk."
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Diplo. With DJ Tony G. Saturday, July 26, 11:30 p.m. Adore Nightclub, 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-203-0303; clubadore.com. Tickets cost $50 to $75 plus fees via wantickets.com. Ages 21 and up. Diplo may be one of EDM's biggest hacks, but truth is, the guy stacks millions with his name alone. Sure, one can argue he places "money-making opportunities ahead of artistic expression," but at the end of the day, he's just a DJ wanting to start a dance floor "Revolution."
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Deniz Koyu. With Laurent Simeca. Saturday, July 26, 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. Bring out your "Ruby" pumps and get ready for a crazy, one-night-EDM-stand with Turkish house import, Deniz Koyu.
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Slow Hands. With Will Renuart and Andrew Ward. Saturday, July 26, 11 p.m. Electric Pickle, 2826 North Miami Ave., Miami; 305-456-5613; electricpicklemiami.com. Tickets cost $15 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Ages 21 and up. Join the "slow-mo and sultry house revolution" with Ryan Cavanagh AKA Slow Hands as the Wolf + Lamb artist releases his first ever EP, Everything (We Are).
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Sharam. With Anthony Attalla. Saturday, July 26, 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. Watch one-half of the Grammy Award-winning DJ duo Deep Dish take over SoBe by storm as Sharam sets the dance floor on fire with his hardcore tech-house hits.
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