5 WMC Events You Can't Afford Miss
Miami's 28th annual Winter Music Conference will bring over 100,000 attendees on March 15-24. This means 10 days of pool and yacht parties as well as nightclub sets throughout the city. We highlight 5 must-see events during WMC, read more for the inside scoop!
5 WMC Events You Can't Miss
Miami celebrates the advancement of EDM with its 28th annual Winter Music Conference, March 15-24, 2013. With a massive list of mainstream and underground EDM artists representing a diverse range of genres, every day of WMC will have several shows or parties happening throughout the city. The Ultimate WMC Guide shows an extensive list of all the pool and yacht parties and nightclub sets going on during those 10 days. For all of you WMC and Ultra Weekend 1 and 2 attendees, we've gone through all 12 pages of the guide to pick out the top 5 must-see events across different genres. Trust us, it was hard to narrow it down to just 5!
1. Flux Pavilion, Doctor P, Datsik
Saturday, March 16 @ The Pool at Shelborne South Beach (Tickets)
Shelborne South Beach presents a mind-blowingly packed day of music. Main headliner Flux Pavilion created waves earlier this year with his new EP Blow the Roof, which explored genres beyond his traditional dubstep. Other headliners include dubstep powerhouses Doctor P and Datsik. Among the list of artists playing during the day also includes Carnage, The Disco Fries, and Dimitri Vangelis & Wyman.
2. Gareth Emery
Global DJ/producer Gareth Emery, known for his continually evolving music and diverse style of house, trance, and electro, will be playing on three days during WMC. His first performance on March 19 will kick off the first annual Miami Yacht Series on The Musette. The next day, he will play at Club SPACE for a special “extended set.” For his final set on Saturday, Gareth will be joined by fellow artists Ben Gold, Blake Jarrell, and Craig Connelly.
3. Skrillex at STORY
Tuesday, March 19 @ STORY (Tickets)
Six-time Grammy winner Skrillex will be at STORY on Tuesday, March 19. With a diverse list of artists joining Skrillex, including Brodinski, Gesaffelstein, Crookers, Jack Beats, Alvin Risk, and Alex Metric, STORY will feature a night to remember, sporting a vast spectrum of sounds from house to electro and dubstep.
4. Wolfgang Gartner
Saturday, March 23 @ National Hotel (Tickets)
Join electro-house legend Wolfgang Gartner and friends for a pool party at National Hotel. After ripping up dance floors across the US for his Love & War tour, Wolfgang will definitely be making more than just a few splashes with his distinctively electrifying beats.
5. Markus Schulz B2B Ferry Corsten
Sunday, March 24 @ Mansion (Tickets)
Mansion Nightclub presents a night of trance with German producer Markus Schulz and Dutch artist Ferry Corsten. Both Markus and Ferry combine a mix of progressive, trance, and house music to create their signature sounds. Their back-to-back sets will undoubtedly take their fans across a mind-blowing musical journey.
Written by : Ji-Sook Yim