Winter Music Conference 2013 is fast approaching and with the newly extended Ultra Music Festival, it's time to start party planning.
From Friday March 15 to Sunday March 24, Miami will be riddled with talent and saturated with the best DJs in the world, so we've listed our pick of all the best Winter Music Conference offerings, with three (sometimes four) parties and one under-the-radar rave every day.
One of NYC’s most respected labels, Nervous Records, has a Made In Miami party with DJ Sneak and Oscar G spinning. Start your conference with some authentic tech house. Tickets here.
One legend and one newly crowned superstar grace the decks at one of the city's biggest and best clubs. Maybe Thomas Gold will get a bit techy on the terrace while on his Fanfare World Tour? Tickets here.
A plethora of underground talent starts the conference at one of the most fitting venues. Tickets here.
The prominent Philadephia-born DJ plays an extended live set for everyone making the early sojourn to Miami. Tickets here.
Three of the biggest talents in the dubstep scene play at the Shelbourne pool. A must-see for any bass-head. Tickets here.
One of the finest trance labels has a poolside throwdown with Mat Zo, Seven Lions, Norin & Rad, Andrew Beyer and Jaytech amongst others. Tickets here.
Josh Wink, Cajmere, and Chris Malinchak among others play this awesome two room party hosted by Wink's legendary label Ovum. Tickets here.
One half of famed duo, Deep Dish headlines the massive Mansion, showcasing his label, Yoshitoshi. Tickets here.
NYC promoter Basic brings its techno flavor to Miami, teaming up with the awesome label, Tronic. Tickets here.
The tribal kings throw one of their legendary In Stereo parties, with friends David Penn and Richie Santana also playing sets. Tickets here.
The German wunderkind plays his infectious electro for what is sure to be a wild night, with some hard-hitting guests. Tickets here.
Miami resident and trance demi-God, the Coldharbour king will throw down a marathon set until 2pm. Tickets here.
Cadenza all-stars Reboot, Technasia and Michael Cleis play their sultry brand of tech house at the W Hotel. Tickets here.
Two very cool bookings at an intimate live music venue will make for a great party. Tickets here.
[W Hotel, Miami]
Two of the finest deep house labels face off at Treehouse. Dan Ghenacia, Dyed Soundorom, Shonky (B2B2B), Anja Shneider, Sebo K and more will all play. Tickets here.
Some tough daytime techno played by Subfractal and David Gtronic among others. Tickets here.
Markus Schulz’s label mates KhoMha, Arnej, Mr. Pit, Grube and Hovspeian and Kaeno all play sets and showcase the unique Coldharbour sound. Tickets here.
David Morales, Tony Humphries, and Louie Vega will play a marathon of 90s house at the National Hotel pool. Tickets not available.
An exclusive set by Monika Kruse, along with Laura Jones, Yousef, and Gavin Herilhy, all at the amazing and intimate Electric Pickle. Tickets here.
Get your progressive house fix while poolside with everyone’s favorite Dutch duo, Bingo Players. Tickets here.
Mindshake label head Paco Osuna plays alongside label-mates Carlo Lio, Kabale Und Liebe, and Dela. Minus mainstays Matador and Hobo play sets, along with Tripmastaz, Julien Jeweil and Nsound. Tickets here.
Watch DJs like Lee Foss, Ryan Crosson, MANIK, Oscar G and Matt Tolfrey play in a charity basketball game. Info here.
These two titans battle it out until 4pm on the Space terrace. One word: vibes. Tickets here.
Underground legends like Radio Slave, Kevin Saunderson, Luca Bacchetti, and Nina Kraviz play this Detroit party at Treehouse. Tickets here.
A diverse line-up of massive electro acts including but not limited to A-Trak, RL Grime, Birdy Nam Nam and French Fries. Tickets here.
Solomun and his label crew debut the successful Neon Nights concept that was all the rage this season on Ibiza. Tickets here.
8 amazing labels, like Skrillex's OWSLA and Brodinski's Bromance, team up for an epic party . Tickets here.
Deep house acts like Danny Daze, Maxxi Soundsystem, Huxley and Finnebassen play the perfect soundtrack to a poolside party during the heart of the conference. Tickets here.
The Bedrock king along with notable guests Henry Saiz and Jozif play at Cameo for an Underground Sound of Miami launch party. Tickets here.
Hear Sasha play tracks from his new 'Involv3r' album on a yacht, alongside Cassy and James Teej. Tickets here.
Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Ida Engberg, and Nicole Moudaber take over Treehouse for arguably the best techno night of the conference. Tickets sold-out but available at door.
Jozif, Radio Slave, Nina Kraviz and Finnebassen all play this deep house party. Tickets here.
Marco Carola’s Music On label gets its own stage, along with Defected. Tickets here.
Eric Prydz plays a set as his Pryda alias, with Joris Voorn playing back-to-back with Nic Fanciulli for afterhours. Tickets here.
Richie brings along Paco Osuna, Gaiser, and Hobo to present his Enter concept in Miami. Tickets here
The trance kingpin plays with Funkagenda, Mord Fustang and Michael Woods. Tickets here.
Everyone’s favorite techno label showcases their best talent poolside. Tickets here.
The Dutch house poster boy and superstar DJ headlines one of Miami’s biggest clubs. Tickets here.
Underground acts like Damian Lazarus, Carl Craig, Eats Everything, and Guti play the eighth annual legendary party. Tickets sold-out but available at door.
Verboten, SpyBar, and Wavefront bring you massive acts like Sasha, Guy Gerber and Dusky. Tickets here.
Check out M..A.N.D.Y, Blond:ish, Hot Since 82, Catz N Dogz, and Eats Everything.
Arty, Bass Kleph, Swanky Tunes, Wippenberg and more play at the National Hotel. Tickets here.
End your conference with sets from Maceo Plex, Dixon, Tale of Us, and Guy Gerber. Tickets here.
[Tale Of Us]
Dubfire, Cassy, and Yousef play this classy pool party. No ticket link available.
Counter-intuitive name, massive party. Catch rare acts like Spencer & Hill, Abel Ramos and Alex Kenji. This is the official WMC closing party. Tickets here.