Our NIGHTLIFE GUIDE covering a wide spectrum of global electronic sound @ Art Basel Miami 2022 |
In just under a week’s time Collins Avenue, Wynwood, and Miami Beach will be sparkling with the international art world’s glitterati. While Art Basel Miami is THE place in North America to brush shoulders with the art world’s leading dealers, exhibitors, and artists, the event also attracts the world’s crème de la crème of DJs, jacking the city’s nightlife into overdrive.
Here are Best Kept’s insider tips for where to catch the HOTTEST parties this year (in chronological order):
Club Space Miami
Just like Art Basel, Miami’s Mecca for electronic music lovers, Club Space, has been going strong for the past 20 years. The club’s famous Terrace features a clear ceiling allowing revelers to watch starlight turn to sunrise as they dance the night away into morning and afternoon. Space is pulling out all the stops for their Art Basel weekend events:
- Friday, Dec. 2, 11 PM – Paco Osuna presents Now Here Basel with Paco Osuna, Nicole Moudaber, Ben Sterling. Advance tickets here.
- Saturday, Dec. 3, 11 PM – Jamie Jones presents Paradise, Miami Space Basel with Jamie Jones, Ida Engberg, and more. Advance tickets here.
- Sunday, Dec. 4, 11 PM – Tuesday, Dec. 6 – Basel Closing: Link Miami Rebels proudly presents the biggest party in Basel history – a 30-hour non-stop rave from Sunday night through Tuesday that will be the stuff of legend. Pro tip: take Monday and Tuesday off! Artists TBA. Advance tickets available here.
Epic Pool Parties
The 5-day pool party Art Basel edition of Epic Pool Parties is back at the Sagamore Hotel South Beach – 5 days of pool parties and incredible line-ups, including HI-LO, Andrea Oliva , Made In Miami, OSCAR G & friends, Sasha b2b Danny Tenaglia, Desert Hearts with Tiga, Sonny Fodera & Biscits & much more! Wednesday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 4. Sagamore, South Beach, Miami. Advance tickets available here.
Circoloco Miami Art Basel
Circoloco at the Island Gardens venue in Miami returns for a day into night marathon with a slew of house and techno talent, including Adriatique, Bedouin, Michael Bibi, Skepta, and more! Thursday, Dec. 1, 5 PM. RC Cola Plant. Advance tickets available here.
Mayan Warrior – Miami (Art Basel)
Although the artist line-up and location are listed as TBA, anyone who follows Burning Man legends, Mayan Warrior, knows that this house party promises to deliver. Friday, Dec. 2, 9 PM – 5 AM. Advance tickets available here.
Blunts & Brunch – Art Basel Edition
The Blunts & Brunch series is hosted by the Women’s Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, and is held in various cities around the States. For the Art Basel edition, female DJs, including local wunderkind Beki Powell, will be on the decks, along with other fun activities including a joint competition and a full buffet of course! Neverland Estate, 17830 West Dixie Highway North Miami Beach, FL 33160, Sat, Dec 3, 2022, 6:00 PM – 12 AM. Advance tickets available here.
ESSENTIAL with Miguel Migs, Mike Dunn
The Essential crew welcomes everyone to another Art Basel Edition featuring Miguel Migs & Mike Dunn. Saturday, Dec. 3, 8 PM – 3 AM, COPAL – The Rooftop Bar @ Pez Loco, 50 NW 24TH ST MIAMI, FL 33127. Advance tickets available here.
Detroit Love: Basel Edition
Get a little taste of Detroit techno in the Miami heat! Featuring Detroit legends, Carl Craig, Stacey Pullen, and DJ Mix. Saturday, Dec. 3, 11 PM. Floyd Miami, 34 NE 11th St, Miami, FL, 33132. Advance tickets available here.
Innervisions & Life and Death = LOVE
Rakastella promises to be a diverse and eclectic musical affair with romantic and intimate House vibes from start to finish. A brand new, collaborative party concept that will make your heart swell at the historic and picturesque Virginia Key Beach Park, Miami. Artists include Dixon / Diplo b2b Carlita / DJ BORING / DJ Tennis b2b Seth Troxler / Jennifer Cardini / Moodymann, among others. Advance tickets here.
Now if that doesn’t satiate your party needs, we suggest you consider just moving to Ibiza for the summer. See y’all on the dance floor !
Marketing and communications professional, Erin Whittaker is an electronic music geek, photography and film buff, and all things pop culture.