Free and cheap Winter Music Conference events

wmfThis year’s Winter Music Conference is March 24-28. While most of the parties associated with the conference are notoriously expensive, there are several events going on that week where you can party without going broke.

Please note that if you have purchased a conference pass that all official parties are free when you flash your badge. All of these events are also for people 21 and older.

WMC Two Day Exhibit Show

Each year WMC hosts a giant exhibit show. You can check out the latest music gear, enjoy the sounds of the conference and get to know some sponsors. Best of all it’s, free and open to the public.

When: Opens Monday, March 24, at 10 a.m.
Where: Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Cost: Free
More information: wintermusicconference.com/events/featured/2015/

WMC 2015 DJ Spinoff Beatmatching, Scratching

House DJs will be battling it out for the crowds as they mix and blend their way to victory.

When:  Tuesday, March 24, Beatmatching from 2  to 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, Scratching from noon to 2 p.m.
Where: Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Cost: Free
More information: 954-563-4444

Tasty Tuesdays

12-hour pool party with 14 DJs who keep the electronic dance music going non-stop.

When:  Tuesday, March  24, noon to midnight
Where: Clevelander Hotel, 1020 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Cost: Free
More information: 213-973-7234

A Change of Pace 1.0

Soup NYC, Word of Mouth and Refresh Miami join forces to present a line-up of house/techno/acid house innovators from the past, present and future.

When:  Tuesday, March  24, 4 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Where: Social Lubricant, 167 NW 23 St., Miami, FL
Cost: $10
More information: 973-906-0312

Invasion Miami 2015 WMC Mixer 

Music showcase and industry mixer hosted by Chris Da’Imperial, Marcus Blake and Rob Deal, headlined by Dr. DJ Mixx and featuring Jerome Melo, Gabriel de los Reyes, Annishka, London Porrazse and Cikxhei.

When:  Tuesday, March 24, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: The Stage Miami, 170 NE 38 St., Miami, FL
Cost: $10
More information: 754-214-6024

All Funked Up

Party with DJ Dan, R.o.n.n. aka Ron Carroll, DJ Mes, Phunk Investigation, divaDanielle and Loopity Goofs

When:  Tuesday, March 24, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Where: Kill Your Idol, 222 Espanola Way, Miami Beach Florida 33139
Cost: $10
More information: 510-551-3059

A Night with Serafin

Party presented by Sleeping Giant and featuring DJ Serafin, Scotty Boy, Scooter and Lavelle, Kid Nemesis, Deville and DJ Frenzy.

When: Tuesday, March 24, at 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Where: Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Ave. Miami Beach FL, 33139
Cost: $10
More information: 213-973-7234

Miami in Session Pool Party with Tiger Records

Poolside party featuring Plastik Funk & Friends, a special performance by David Tort, presented by Ollie Sanders & Haven.

When: Wednesday, March 25, from noon to 8 p.m.
Where: Shore Club Hotel, 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Cost:
$10 in advance
More information: 
 305-298-5931

Trapped in the Jungle

Talent showcase in two rooms featuring DJ Slink aka Huglife, DJ Serafin, Geishaz and Mashup Miami playing genres including jungle, trap, drum & bass, dubstep, breakbeats, turntablism and Miami bass.

When: Wednesday, March 25, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Where: Jazid, 1342 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Cost:
$10 
More information: 
 786-374-7907

Lust 4 Guesthouse WMC Showcase

Guesthouse music presents DJ Dan, Jay-J, DJ Mes, J Paul Getto, Gramophonedzie, Lupe Fuentes and Love & Logic.

When: Wednesday, March 25, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Where: Kill Your Idol, 222 Espanola Way, Miami Beach Florida 33139
Cost:
$10 before midnight, $15 after, 21 and over
More information: 
 510-551-3059

One Love One House 11th Annual Boogie on the Beach

Performances by Ren Vanleer, DJ Dat Gurl Curly, Markie Gee, Ray Vasquez, Kenny Ray, 50 Millz, Manuel Innaro Project, William Jaks and DJ Chris Hagood. Show will broadcast live on www.gottahavehouseradio.com

When: Friday, March 27, from 1-10 p.m.
Where: LaBaguette Bar & Grill, 1052 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach Florida 33139
Cost:
$10 
More information: 
 786-372-7757

The Labels United

All day and night event featuring DJs and artists from dance labels around the world coming together for the 30th anniversary of World Music Conference with free giveaways by Monster Headphones and free samplings of Inca Kola.

When: Friday, March 27, from 2 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Where: The Hotel Astor, 956 Washington Ave., Miami Beach Florida 33139
Cost:
$10 
More information: 
 201-647-4018

Nulu Night

Fifth year of this Afro-House music night featuring Anane Vega, Louie Vega, Uhuru, DJ X-Trio and Busiswa.

When: Friday, March 27, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Where: Tantra Lounge, 1445 Pennsylvania Ave., Miami Beach Florida 33139
Cost:
$10
More information: 
 917-587-2627

Our House Music

Presented by Emerge Recordings & KalabraDa Records in Association with S&S records, the event celebrates two special anniversaries with performances by 18 DJs.

When: Friday, March 27, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Where: Yuca, 501 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach Florida 33139
Cost:
$10
More information: 
 917-587-2627

DJ Supreme’s Whitelaw Remedy WMC Blow Out Party

Afternoon and late night DJ sessions with Sonika FM artists DJ Eddie G., Sammy O, George Vidal, Randy Locrotondo, DJ Supreme and DJ Fourplay.

When: Saturday, March 28, from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: The Whitelaw Hotel, 808 Collins Ave., Miami Beach Florida 33139
Cost:
$5
More information: 
 786-499-3530.

Feel Good and Ketchup Garden Pool Party

A day of classics featuring classic soul, disco, house and more spun by Mr. V, Tony Touch, Soni withanEYE, Misbehavior, Tommy Bones and Fun in the Sun.

When: Saturday, March 28, from 1-11 p.m.
Where: The Dorchester Hotel, 1850 Collins Ave., Miami Beach Florida 33139
Cost:
$5
More information: 
 917-592-9765

Powerhouse

Presented by Fresh Meat Miami featuring Chicago house pioneer Jesse Saunders & Mystic Bill on two turntables and two decks spinning new and rare selections of house, Italo and disco.

When: Saturday, March 28, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Where: The Social Lubricant, 167 NW 23 St., Miami, FL 
Cost:
$10
More information: 
 786-409-2241

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