Winter Music Conference 2006 - The Events to Attend

Here's our first list of some of the events we think you should check out whilst visiting conference week in Miami. Pay special attention to our *NOT TO MISS* events!

Posted by Michael Bordash on Sun Feb 26, 2006

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Thursday, March 23 - Frankie Knuckles & Shapeshifters Album Release Party
Venue: Shine @ Shelborne Hotel
Talent: WMC Warm Up Party '06 Celebrating the release of Frankie Knuckles DUBJ's D'Light (a remix reality) Noise! Music Shapeshifters (AKA SHAPE UK) debut album 'Sound Advice' Positiva/EMI
Address: 1801 Collins Ave. (Lobby Entrance) South Beach 33139
Time: 10:00 pm - 5:00 am
Presented by: Def Mix Productions & Bill Kelly
Admission:$20 before midnight
WMC Badge Policy: Free
Venue Type: Club

Thursday, March 23 - Reversible Records Label Party
Venue: Club Onda South Beach
Talent: Chris Fortier,Chris Micali,Agent 001,Chris Reavey,Nightriders,Matt Rowan,Fernando Bairos,Matt Rowan
Address: 1248 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139
Time: 9:00 pm - 5:00 am
Presented by: Reversible Records
Admission:$5
WMC Badge Policy: $5
Venue Type: Club

Thursday, March 23 - People Rising
Venue: Tantra
Talent: D:FUSE (System Recordings, RISE-Boston),Groovefire (Little Mountain Records, Release Records, RISE-Boston),Mike Hiratzka (Alternative Route, Baroque Records, Spundae Recordings),Jay Prouty (Slanted House Records, www.cassiamor.com, RISE-Boston), w/ Special Live PA by vocalist Craig Mitchell (Twisted Records, Lajja Recordings, En-Soul Records, Slanted House Records)
Address: 1445 Pennsylvania Avenue Miami Beach 33139
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Admission:$5 guestlist/
WMC Badge Policy: free
Venue Type: Club
Food/Catering: Full Meal CASH BAR - -- - -- BEER, WINE, WELLDRINKS, PREMIUMDRINKS
Details:Join us for the 4th Annual gathering at Tantra Nightclub. Tantra implies a sensual experience. Tantra during WMC for this annual party has come to mean an ORGY of funky music, dancing and mischief. Tantra's intimate setting and unmatched vibes makes this party a conference favorite year after year. $5 guestlist email phil@groovefire.com Tables reservations available and highly recommended. Space is limited.

Friday, March 24 - Saw Recordings 5th Anniversary Celebration
Venue: Shine @ Shelborne Hotel
Talent: Satoshi Tomiie, Audiofly X, Guy Gerber, Bush II Bush, Hector Romero, Scott Bradford and Mark Armstrong (Lexicon Ave.) Special guest VJ: E-Male, HIDEO TAKASHIMA & CHIE AOKI Tokyo, Japan
Address: 1801 Collins Ave. (Lobby Entrance) South Beach 33139
Time: 10:00 pm - 5:00 am
Presented by: SAW Recordings
Admission:$20 before midnight
WMC Badge Policy: Free
Venue Type: Club

*NOT TO MISS*
Friday, March 24 - Rest, Relax & Recover BBQ
Venue: Fairwinds Cafe
Talent: Nic Fanculi,James Holden,Mazi,Scarlett Etienne,James F!@#$%^ Friedman,Little Mike,Little Mike
Address: 1000 Collins Ave MIAMI BEACH 33139
Time: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presented by: Gourmet, Industry88, Purefuture
Admission:$15 pre-sale at wantickets.com, $20 door
WMC Badge Policy: n/a
Venue Type: Restaurant
Details:Admission price includes all you can drink till itís gone, Beer and Sangria, and your choice of 2 BBQ items. BBQ packages include burgers, veggie burgers, and dogs, chips and condiments; lettuce, tomato, onion, relish. Additional BBQ items may be purchased with the package - $3 hamburgers/veggie burgers, and $2 hotdogs. $75 "Gourmet Pass" provides admission for all 5 days of the BBQ $60 for M3 registrants "Gourmet Pass" can be purchased in advance at www.wantickets.com No guest list for this event.

Friday, March 24 - WORLD SESSION
Venue: KLUB (formely Bash)
Talent: Junior jack & Kid creme (Belguim),Steve Angello (Sweeden),Sebastian Ingrosso (Sweden), Joachim Garraud (France),DJ Pipi (Ibiza-Spain), Denis the Menace (Germany),Jerry Ropero (Germany),Cricco Castelli (Italy),DJ Prom (Holland),SUMO (Sweeden),Afrotech (UK),Soul Avengers (UK),Eddie Thoneick (Germany,Gian aka Kurd Marverick (Germany),Ian Carey (USA),JP Rigaud (USA),Nique (USA),Granite & Funk (USA),Denis Naidanow (Germany),Patric la Funk (Germany),Afrotech (UK),DJ Mannix (Austria),DJ Sender (Ukraine),Juliet Sikora (Germany)
Address: 655 Washington Ave Miami Beach Fl 33139
Time: 8:00 pm - 5:00 am
Presented by: Illigal Beats, Sureplayer, Opaque, djtunes, JP Rigaud
Admission:$20
WMC Badge Policy: $15
Venue Type: Club
Details:KLUB has an inside room & an outside patio.

*NOT TO MISS*
Saturday, March 25 - Ultra Music Festival
Venue: Bicentennial Park
Talent: Prodigy,Carl Cox,Erick Morillo,Sander Kleinenberg,Paul Oakenfold, Richie Hawtin,Danny Howells,Josh Wink,Bad Boy Bill,DJ Icey
Address: Downtown Miami 33139
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Presented by: WMC
Admission:$66
WMC Badge Policy: Free
Venue Type: Other

*NOT TO MISS*
Saturday, March 25 - X-Mix Prodcutions
Venue: Shine at The Shelbourne
Talent: Armand Van Helden ,Mark Farina,DJ Sneak,Todd Terry,Stretch Armstrong, Junior Sanchez
Address: 1801 Collins Avenue Miami Beach 33139
Time: 10:00 pm - 5:00 am
Presented by: X-Mix Productions
Admission:TBC
WMC Badge Policy: Free
Venue Type: Club
Details:Presented by X-Mix Productions, Armed Records, Cube Recordings, Magnetic Recordings, Oomph Recordings, and Great Lakes Audio

Sunday, March 26 - Robbie Rivera In-Store
Venue: Specs Music
Talent: Robbie Rivera
Address: 501 Collins ave miami Beach 33139
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Presented by: Specs Music and Juicy Music
Admission:free
WMC Badge Policy: free
Venue Type: Other
Details:Live DJ in-store & Autograph Session

Tuesday, March 28 - Mixology's 6th Annual WMC Closing Party
Venue: Nikki Beach
Talent: Special guest DJ from Europe David Morales Darren Emerson (tbc) Seb Fontiane Mark Lewis DJ Rap Robbie Rivera Benny Benassi DJ Collette Behrouz VIP Room At the Pearl: Steve Porter Alex gold Oliver Moldan DJ Ruff Von Shock
Address: One Ocean Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 am
Presented by: Mixology in Association with Spundae
Admission:Pre sale $25 @ www.wanttickets.com / $30 @ the door
WMC Badge Policy: line opens @ 6:00 PM
Venue Type: Club
Details:Mixology's 6th Annual "Official" WMC Closing Party featuring sexy house music durning the day and turning up the volume to progressive house at night.

Related Links
InternetDJ Guide to 2006 Miami Winter Music Conference
Official Winter Music Conference 2006 Site

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