Regardless of the many cancelations that include Winter Music Conference and festivals like Get Lost and Ultra, Miami Music Week has all the intentions of moving forward with a multitude of events during -what has been for the past two decades- one of the most fun and diverse weeks in the city.
In case you’re in town or you are traveling to Miami despite the Coronavirus warnings, we have put together, as we do every year, a list of the events that we believe will bring you musical joy and true fulfillment of the soul. After all, in times like these is when we come to senses with our humanity and realize why music is so important. Here is our selection:
Monday, March 16th
Illuminate Artists Agency opens the week inviting some of his artists including Powel, Adisyn, Nhii, and Wassu. A proper musical gathering for those who are starting early.
Tuesday, March 17th
Electronic Groove presents Warm Up [CANCELED]
We jumpstart WMC 2020 at ATV Record’s mezcal bar and lounge, Melinda’s with, Electronic Groove artists Filizola, Puma, Jason Rault, Nii Tei and platform founder Mauro. As special guests, we have invited German-born artist NHII (Stir Von Talent, Kindisch) and local m.O.N.R.O.E (Get Physical, Cuttin’ Headz, Desert Hearts) who just released a remix of Cassius’ classic ‘The Sound Of Violence’ as is part of the Listed Productions collective. Happy Hour $1 oysters available from 4 PM with great food and drink specials. This is a perfect opportunity to nurture yourself for the busy days ahead.
FREE with RSVP.
Cruising in on the Miami shores – enter dub-techno all-stars: Rhadoo, Raresh, Dyed Soundorom and Desyn behind the decks on Un_Mute ReSolute and Magnetic Grooves party hosted on the South Beach Lady, setting sail into the sunset with an OPEN bar and mega sound system.
Wednesday, March 18th
Arkade MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
Miami-based collectives, Un_Mute and Confessions, have put together a special 2-day event to celebrate Miami Music Week including top acts like Roger Sanchez, DJ Sneak, Art Department, Davide Squillace, Felix Da Housecat, Hernan Cattaneo, Raresh, Rhadoo, Guti, Sons Of Immigrants, and tiNI. Unlimited games, 3 music stages, arcade, laser tag, bumper cars, bungee dome, XD theater & virtual reality are some of the add ons to this unique event. Game on!
Cassy & Axel Boman at ATV Records MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
The always amazing Cassy teams up with Swedish maestro Axel Boman on what promises to be a memorable night at the new ATV Records. Limited advance tickets are still available!
One of our favorite back-to-back’s returns for their epic sunset cruise. Join progressive house icons Hernan Cattaneo & Nick Warren at The South Beach Lady for an event not to be missed – For extremely limited tickets, please contact email@example.com
Thursday, March 19th
Arkade MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
Remember, the ARKADE fun goes for 2 days!
We can’t get enough of The South Beach Lady. This time with music titans Steve Lawler, HOSH, Davide Squillace plus more TBA. As always, tickets are extremely limited!
Circoloco Miami MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
The crazy clown crew is back in the city featuring exclusive presentations by Antal, DJ Tennis, and Palms Trax, alongside the house’s favorite Seth Troxler. Join them at Island Gardens for a 12-hour euphoric event.
Paradise Miami MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
Led by Jamie Jones the Paradise family continues their yearly Miami Music Week tradition and returns to Space for another massive tech-house and techno extravaganza.
Human By Default Label Launch [CANCELED]
Bedouin launch their highly awaited label ‘Human By Default’ with a special beach invasion presented by Space Invaders. Pablo Fierro, Santiago Garcia, Nandu, Zigan Aldi, and Baez will be complementing the Brooklyn’s duo deep beats.
Bedrock Showcase feat. John Digweed [CANCELED]
In its 18th year, Bedrock’s John Digweed will be playing an extended set in order to showcase his label’s cutting-edge sounds. Tara Brooks and Shelley Johannson will be doing the warm-up at the Wynwood Factory.
Cocoon MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
For over 20 years Cocoon has established itself as one of the leading brands in the electronic music industry. On this occasion, they travel from Frankfurt to Miami inviting some of his artists including Carl Craig, La Fleur, Matador, Matthias Tanzmann, and more. Unfortunately, the label’s main Sven Vath main man won’t be this time. See you in the pool!
House icon Roger Sanchez brings over some of his friends to deliver an exciting daytime lineup featuring DJ Sneak, Denney, Huxley, Darius Syrossian, and more!
Prisma Artists Showcase MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
Prisma Artists is back this Miami Music Week looking to stir things up! This lineup is stacked perfectly to take you on a journey from open to close with Soul Clap, Fur Coat, Telefon Tel Aviv (DJ Set), and Barnt.
All Gone Pete Tong MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
As every year legendary BBC 1 radio man Pete Tong invites a series of renowned personalities for special back-to-back sessions. On this occasion, the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel will host Guy Gerber, Damian Lazarus, Hot Since 82, Michael Bibi, Eats Everything, among others. Don’t forget your sunglasses and sun protection!
Friday, March 20th
Music dons Cassy, Martin Buttrich and Timo Maas join forces at Do Not Sit On The Furniture on what should be a sold-out event. Our very own Nii Tei will be handling the opening duties so come early and stay late.
The House Of EFUNK Miami is back for their annual Miami showcase hosted at ATV Records. Masterminds Soul Clap have invited Osunlade for his funk debut while JUBILEE, Holigraphic, Lele Sacchi, Rick Trainor, Will Renuart, and The Fates are the supporting cast. See you on the dancefloor!
All Day I Dream of Miami Grooves [CANCELED]
All Day I Dream crew continues to travel the world with its deep and melodic vibes. As usual Lee Burridge it’s headlining the event plus other label artists such as Gorje Hewek & Izhevski, Hoj, and Newman.
Do Not Sit In Wynwood at Wynwood Factory [CANCELED]
Do Not Sit On The Furniture & Utopya Miami collaborate to bring you a new adventure at Wynwood Factory. Spearheaded by Do Not Sit main man Behrouz, he’s joined with musical selectors Atish, Culoe De Song, Lost Desert, Luca Bacchetti, Mathias Meyer + special guests. Experience the DNS magic to ignite your MMW week in full blast!
Sudbeat is the label run by Hernan Cattaneo and Graziano Raffa. The Argentinians invite Simply City and James Gill to a memorable night where progressive sounds will be the main guest.
Shadows Pool Party by Magdalena MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
Diynamic’s Magdalena continues to deliver her own brand ‘Shadows’ through all the continents. Alongside the German DJ will be her friends HOSH, Audiofly, Oona Dahl, among others. The National Hotel will be hosting this special daytime event.
Rumors Miami 2020 [CANCELED]
Guy Gerber brings his Rumors party for a day and night to remember. With him will be DJ Harvey, Birds of Minds, Chloe Caillet, and Shahar. Don’t be left out!
Saturday, March 21st
Detroit Love comes to Miami with an all-star lineup including hometown heroes Carl Craig and Stacey Pullen, aided by dance-music stalwart Timo Maas, who will be dropping their techno grooves at Wynwood’s Barter, in a true representation of the unique sounds of the motor city.
Luciano & Friends MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
A beautiful Saturday afternoon dancing on the sands of the 1 Hotel Beach Club with Chilean-Swiss house legend Luciano. Looking forward to checking Artbat’s set, get involved!
Sunday, March 22nd
Drumcode Miami MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
Club Space will be the setting for the 20th Miami Music Week edition of the mighty Drumcode, which will deploy a veritable whos-who of the label’s best producers on Sunday, March 22nd, including label boss Adam Beyer alongside Bart Skils, Layton Giordani, Wehbba, Joel Mull and many others. A techno-fix applied by the biggest label in the genre, closing the biggest week for music in Miami.
All aboard the Soundgarden Cruise where Nick Warren, Hernan Cattaneo, La Fleur, Matthias Meyer, and Shaun Reeves will make waves (soundwaves) along the Miami coastline in a showcase of the label’s unique vibes on two decks of the posh and spacious Biscayne Lady. Representing the Listed gang are atish and m.O.N.R.O.E. who are the perfect match to complete this not to miss soiree.
An event that looks back at old-school Miami vibes, Seth Troxler’s MMW closing party promises great music and mad times with a Hawaiian-shirt theme and all-star line-up TBA. Hosted by ATV Records in North Miami, the event will also feature some Mezcal and food specials.
ANTS MMW 2020 [CANCELED]
Closing the week, ANTS invites some of its regular residents to showcase why they are a “must-attend” event during the Ibiza summer.
– Take Care and Party Safe –