It’s March in Miami, and that can only mean one thing—the pool parties are hot, the people are even hotter, and the music is on fire. Welcome to the land of tropical paradise, where lavish piscinas play host to the biggest DJs on the planet as Miami Music Week and Miami pool party season collide for a symphonious Molotov cocktail you can’t help but gulp down.
So start perfecting your belly flop form, lather on the tanning oil, and bust out last year’s itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka-dot bikini because it’s time to bask in South Florida’s sunshine to the tunes of your favorite turntablists.
Check out Joonbug’s Miami Music Week Pool Party Guide and join in on the fun as we disco the beautiful days away under the sizzling sun.
I don’t need to tell you how popular the Circle Talent Agency is when it comes to developing superstars and releasing flawless tracks, so you can be sure that the label’s showcase will melt faces and bust eardrums. Get ready to womp and wobble yourself into the deep end as Flux Pavilion, Doctor P and Datsik headline this dirty dubstep exhibition.
Work your feet and bang your head until your body begs for rest at this twelve-hour beatific bacchanalia to the punchy, bassy beats of Carnage, Digital Lab, The Disco Fries, Dimitri Vagelis & Wyman, Feenixpawl, George Acosta, Heroes and Villians, Lucky Date, Mightyfools, Plastik Funk, Sound of Stereo, Taki & Nulight, Those Usual Suspects, Torro Torro, and Twinz Beatz.
Forget college pool parties with scantily-clad girls chugging down cheap beers until they stumble over their towels and into the pool, the R3HAB and Friends Pool Party is a bonafide swanky soiree. Headlined and curated by electro-house protégé R3HAB, this waterfront fiesta’s lineup is all about keeping it in the family. Between Adventure Club’s chilling girlfire vocal samples, TJR’s pounding dubstep drops, and Bassjacker’s gut-busting electro-punches, this pool party boasts enough bass to make your head spin...literally.
As if you're making it to work on Monday...Call in sick and head down to the Shelborne to revel in gorgeous women, cool drinks, and eclectic musical offerings from The Bingo Players, Bassjackers, Sandro
Silva, and Jordy Dazz. You may not have predicted this medley sound clash of hard-hitting electro meets big-room house meets gritty, dirty dubstep; but Miami loves electro, and house, and dubstep, and brilliantly
curated party lineups, so boogie on over to one of the most envelope-pushing events of the week for a good-old-fashioned dance music fiesta.
To the music connoisseur who craves all things electro, this day is for you. This Netherlands-bred electro-extravaganza is based on the element of mystery, with a very special surprise guest headlining the show. AFROJACK HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED AS THE HEADLINER! But even without thIS RECENT addition, the Kings of Ace lineup screams sellout event, with superstar producers Sidney Samson, Quintino, Shermanology, Bassjackers, Bobby Burns, and Chocolate Puma spinning their hard-hitting synthesized magic from behind the decks.
After a full week of WMC madness comes a day of rest...or so we thought. Sail away with the OWSLA family as they adventure into the deep, blue sea for a day of cocktails, sun-bathing and dubstep, finished off by Skrillex spinning back-to-back with imprint favorites Crookers, Congorock and 12th Planet. Between boating, booze, and bassy beats, what more could you ask for?