Once again, music and art reunite in Miami to showcase the trends of today’s culture.
The yearly affair that revolves around the main event, Art Basel, comes together in the sunny city of Miami where the powerhouses of the art world gather to showcase the works of the hottest artists, as well as classic maestros. Added to this visual meritage of forms and expressions, dance music plays an important role in this exciting and sophisticated week.
On this occasion we have selected a few events that will hopefully satisfy your ears and your dancing impetus.
Listen to Jody Wisternoff Art Basel’s special episode below.
Wednesday, December 4th
An all-night back-to-back set by Dubfire and some close friends at the intimate 1-800 Lucky is the perfect way to get your Art Basel going. Limited tickets are still available.
Long-standing electronic music duo Ed Handley and Andy Turner, two-thirds of techno act The Black Dog, are the brains behind Plaid, Warp label mainstays that bring their groundbreaking sounds to Art Basel, with a live Kick-Off Show in The Ground at Space Miami.
Thursday, December 5th
Joining Roy Davis Jr. will be Tone-Shifters, Atomyard, Fabrizio Zerlini, and Miranda, alongside EG founder Mauro, and a special guest from Barcelona Tres Manos who will set the vibes for an unforgettable night of pure deep house. The after-hours duties will be in charge of Electronic Groove artists Kike Roldan and Enzo Muro.
An event unlike any other, Arkade will be set in FunDimension, right in the heart of Wynwood, featuring tINI, Francesco Del Garda and Unai Trotti in 2 rooms of music, as well as unlimited games, arcade, laser tag, bumper cars and a whole lot more.
Friday, December 6th
The Heart Festival will take over The Wynwood Factory to present their first Art Basel 2019 edition full of top-rate names, starting with headliners The Martinez Brothers, Sasha & John Digweed, Damian Lazarus and Bedouin, also including Andrea Oliva, Carlo Lio, Guy J, as well as a back-to-back set by EG artists Nii Tei and Kike Roldan.
The intimate ATV Records will be the setting for Crew Love’s Miami Art Basel edition, putting together a lineup that features Soul Clap, Wolf + Lamb, Life on Planets, Pony and Morgan, plus visuals by Natasha Tomchin. Groove on!
Described as a “reinvention of the concert experience”, mysterious art installation The Cloud has created a show that will immerse the audience under a 360-degree flying speaker array and the melodic stylings of Lunar Plane and Moritz Hofbauer, plus two secret special guests.
Do Not Sit on the Furniture will host a special Art Basel 2019 edition that features performances by Atish, Unders and Lebaron, an event that promises to provide a safe haven from the hectic pace of the art festival with an art installation in its oasis garden, arts & crafts vendors and world-renowned DJs.
Saturday, December 7th
17 hours of music await in Rakastella 2019, an event put together by Innervisions and Life And Death with a top-tier line-up that includes Âme, Andrea Bra, Dixon, DJ Tennis, Motor City Drum Ensemble and a lot more, who will provide the music from sunrise to sunset at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park.
Speaker Box brings its singular vision of electronic dance events to Art Basel. Hosted at Wynwood Prime, the event will bring together the sounds of Anjunadeep label artists Jody Wisternoff, 16BL, Marsh, Soul Brothers, plus local favorites Kike Roldan, Atomyard, Luke Hunter, Rick Rosa, and Metzli. It’s time to party!
The Israeli label presents boss Moscoman alongside Kompakt’s Superpitcher and Maccabi at Floyd Miami for a Friday night full of alternative sounds set amid one of the world’s fastest-rising art festivals.
Sunday, December 8th
The Ibiza summer legend is packing up and leaving for Miami Art Basel 2019 with a marathon show featuring some of the usual suspects including Seth Troxler, The Black Madonna, Damian Lazarus, Davide Squillace, Matthias Tanzman, Blond:ish, and many more that will transport the crowd at Club Space to the madness trademark of this true dance institution.