WMC Thursday Party Roundup: Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Paul Oakenfold & more!
On the eve of the Ultra Fest, the parties and tunes are plentiful.

 Another day, another rager in Miami! As Thursday is the eve of the Ultra Fest, there is an absolute abundance of bacchanal opportunities. With a plethora of huge musical acts at the most poppin’ spots, the festivities shall be flourishing ‘till the break of dawn. Get an early start on the impending musical maelstrom—rage hard and often!

Here’s the low down on all the madness descending on the eve of the ‘fest!


Chuckie & Friends Presents Dirty Dutch at Amnesia

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 7am

Where:  Amnesia (136 Collins Ave)

Consummate party tycoons, Amensia, are hosting yet another blistering night of thumping tuneage and general mayhem! This night’s star-studded lineup includes: Chuckie, Tinie Tempah, Gregory Klosman, and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike. Start your pre-fest right, grab the hotness here!


Planet Perfecto at Arkadia with Paul Oakenfold

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 7am

Where: Arkadia (4441 Collins Ave)


Paul Oakenfold, grand facilitator of musical greatness, is tearing up Arkadia in an all night bash of sublime aural majesty! Joining the Oak are: the Bingo Players, EC Twins, Nadia Ali, Alex Kenji, and Kenneth Thomas. This hot ticket is in high demand, so don’t miss your chance to rage with a legend!


Ultra Live Group Therapy featuring Above & Beyond at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre

When: March 22nd: 5pm- 11pm

Where:BayfrontParkAmphitheater (301 North Biscayne Boulevard)


British trance outfit, Above & Beyond, are bringing the goods via a live performance of their second album Group Therapy. Booming throughout the Bayfront Park Amphitheatre—let the acoustics transport you, as the sounds transcend the thin veneer of reality. Grab your ticket here!


John Digweed presents Bedrock at Cameo

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 7am

Where: Cameo (1445 Washington Ave)


British spinner, John Digweed, is the night’s highlight over at Cameo.  Bolstered by musical acts Herman Cattaneo, Guy J, Marco Bailey, Omid 16B, Henry Saiz, Denis A, and Stelios Vassiloudis—the party is sure to be rollicking throughout the night. Bring your party shoes, and grab those tix!


The Nervous Festival at Karu & Y with Sander K, Oscar G, & More

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 7am

Where: Karu & Y (71 NW 14th St)


4 rooms, 50 DJs, a whole lot of awesomeness! The Nervous Fest happening at Karu & Y is promising to be an absolute bonanza of quality sounds and wild shenanigans. Sporting a massive lineup, highlights include: Oscar G, Sander Kleinenberg, Theo, Christian Arango, Peter Rauhofer, and ROny Seiklay. Don’t miss the premiere party of the evening, get your tix here !


Tiesto with Cedric Gervais at LIV

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 5am

Where: LIV Nightclub (4441 Collins Ave)


Dutch DJ legend, Tiesto, is conquering the night with his special guest Cedric Gervais. LIV Nightclub is the go to spot to see one of the legends of the game in an all night wilderness of sound. Secure your spot here!


Fly Eye Records and CR2 Present Miami 2012 feat Calvin Harris, Nicky Romero and more at Mansion

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 7am

Where: Mansion (1235 Washington Ave)


Calvin Harris—one of the hottest acts in the scene—is manning the tables Thursday night at Mansion. Joining him on this magical musical tour are MYNC, Michael Woods, Burns, and Nicky Romero. Grab the goods, and brace yourself for a night of sheer aural ecstasy!


RIva Starr presents SNATCH

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 7am

Where: Mokai (235 23rd Street)


RIva Starr—the hottest new commodity in the scene—is bringing his signature “SNATCH” style to Mokai on Thursday night. Snatching and pickpocketing any sounds he deems delicious, RIva is aiming to leave his indelibly unique mark on the EDM scene with his newest release “Bateria Fantastica”. Don’t miss your chance to check him out, grab your tix here !


R3hab and Friends at Mynt

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 7am

Where: Mynt (1921 Collins Ave)


Dutch import, and foremost proponent of sub-genre “dutchstep," R3hab is the night’s musical judicator over at Mynt. Bringing his signature style and blistering tenacity, R3hab is sure to keep the party flowing throughout the night. Jump on the awesome train here !


Robbie Rivera presents Juicy Beach 2012 at Nikki Beach

When: March 22nd: 12pm- 5am

Where: Nikki Beach (1 Ocean Drive)


Make your night juicy, as Nikki Beach’s annual “Juicy Beach” returns with a vengeance this Thursday night. The night’s epic lineup includes such acts as: Robbie Rivera, R3Hab, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Nervo, Bob Sinclair, Tommy Trash, Bassjackers, and DMS12!  In what is likely one of the sickest bashes of the night—the time is neigh to snag your spot !


Sharam and Guests at SET

When: March 22nd: 11pm- 7am

Where: SET (320 Lincoln Road)


Sharam—one half of Grammy-winning duo Deep Dish—is bringing the beats in an all night hootenanny over at SET. Joining in on the musical wickedness are Nicole Moudabar, and Layo & Bushwacka. For those in the mood for Sharam’s distinct brand of progressive house, book your place here


Hot Creations featuring Jamie Jones at Shine at The Shelborne

When: March 22nd: 10pm- 5am

Where: Shine @ the Shelborne Hotel (1801 Collins Ave)

British EDM label, Hot Creations, is throwing a bash in its honor, including the likes of Jamie Jones and Lee Foss. Get in on the wild times and quality tunes right here!


Ferry Corsten WKND Album Release Party

When: March 22nd: 10pm- 7am

Where: Space (34 Northeast 11th St)


Dutch trance maestro, Ferry Corsten, is celebrating the release of his new record WKND with some good old fashion mayhem over at Space. Playing tunes new and old, and brining along guests Aly & Fila, and John Dalback; Thursday night is a must for any die-hard Corsten fan! Tix here.


14hrs of Cadenza with Luciano, Reboot, and more at Space

When: March 22nd: 10pm-4pm

Where: Space Terrace (142 N.E. 11th Street)


Cadenza Records is busting out all the stops in its’ epic bash entitled “14hrs of Cadenza”. Now whether it goes the distance or not, the one indisputable fact is that the line up is saturated with freshness. Highlights include: Luciano, Reboot, Kenny Larkin, Michel Cleis, Robert Dietz, Andrea Olivia, and Uner. Tix start at $60, grab them while you can!


Circo Loco Pool Party at The Surfcomber Pool

When: March 22nd: 11am- 11pm

Where: Surfcomber Hotel (1717 Collins Ave)


It’s never really a party without some aquatic revelry! Get your day drink on at the Surfcomber’s “Loco Pool Party” while listening to the quality sounds of artists such as: Andrew Grant, ArtDepartment, Clive Henry, Damian Lazarus, Dan Ghenacia, Dubfire, Lee Foss, and Jamie Jones!  Don’t miss your chance to get wet and wild!


Mixmash Pool Party with Laidback Luke and Friends

When: March 22nd: 12pm- 10pm

Where: The National Hotel (1677 Collins Ave)


Continuing the trend of sloppy sauce, aquatic shenanigans, and bangin’ tunes—the “Mixmash Pool Party”  at the National Hotel is generating serious heat with headliner Laidback Luke running the tables! One of the hottest acts in EDM currently, day drinking, and a pool—how could you miss this


Cadenza Presents Luciano and Friends at The Shelborne Pool

When: March 22nd: 12pm- 10:30pm

Where: The Shelborne Beach Resort (1801 Collins Ave)


Last, but certainly not least, is the final pool party in the mix! The madness shall be coursing throughout the day at the Shelborne Pool, with DJ Luciano bringing the beats and luscious tunes! Pick up your tix here!