Beyond The Business: WMC Oasis Parties, Sanctioned Events & Yoga


Monday, March 2nd, 2020 |

Winter Music Conference isn’t just going to be about the networking, informative mentor sessions, insightful panels and exclusive product testing; there will also be the opportunity to cut loose and see some great DJs at loads of parties all through the week. Winter Music Conference is taking over The Generator, right across the street from the Faena Forum, where there will be morning yoga, networking and various curated DJ pool parties. The WMC parties will feature a variety of DJs, brands and sounds for all to attend.

We will run down the WMC parties and events you can attend with your badges, plus the sanctioned events you can get into and the yoga to recharge each morning.

Winter Music Conference will return to The Faena Forum in Miami Beach on March 16-19 to celebrate 35 years.

See how you can advance your career and have a great time doing so by getting a badge here.

Yoga At The Generator:

Join Yoga instructor Emilia Garth for an hour-long class that will awaken your senses and prepare you for the day ahead. WMC will provide refreshments, yoga mats and a beautiful room at the MMW Oasis at Generator overlooking the pool. Get your good vibes flowing.

Days: Tuesday, March 17 – Thursday, March 19

Hours: 9-10am

DJ Pool Parties At The Generator:

WMC Warm Up Pool Party:

Presented by Guitar Center in conjunction with Nervous Records, Moody Recordings, and Sunclock

Lineup: Junior Sanchez, Jaceo, Mike Weiss, DJ Vivona, Vedic and Ben A

Monday, March 16th
Hours: 12 pm – 6 pm

Beatsource x Discogs

Pool Party and Networking Event

Lineup: Craze, Taimur Agah, Diego Martinelli, Styles and more TBA

Tuesday, March 17th
Hours: 12 pm – 8 pm

Beatport x Classic Records

Pool Party and Networking Event

Lineup: Felix Da Housecat, Luke Solomon, Simon Dunmore, Kim Anh, TK and more TBA

Wednesday, March 18th
Hours: 12 pm – 8 pm

Ingrooves x Next Music

Pool Party and Networking Event

 Lineup: Josh Wink, Jason Bentley (Metropolis on KCRW), Bamboozle (Eli From Soulclap) and Oz McGuire

Thursday, March 19th
Hours: 12 pm – 4 pm

Sanctioned Events For Other Club Events:

WMC’s Plus & Pro-Level badge holders receive FREE entry to “Sanctioned” Miami Music Week parties. Please make sure to pay attention to the details regarding the window of time for entry. Entry subject to capacity.

A full listing of the sanctioned events are listed on our website here, but we will break them down by day. See our continuously updated listing for ticket information, time when you can enter and lineups.

Monday, March 16:

Do Not Sit: Adisyn, Nhii, powel, Wassu
Treehouse Miami: Rawthentic Showcase

Tuesday, March 17

Kimpton Epic Hotel: David Morales, Louie Vega
E11EVEN MIAMI: Lineup TBA
Do Not Sit: Felix Da Housecat, Lebaron , Luke Solomon
Treehouse: Amine Edge & Dance, Anthony Attalla, CJ Jeff, Eskuche, Gene Farris, Harry Romero, Huxley, Roger Sanchez, Secondcity, Steve Lawler
Rockwell: Dave Neven, Grube & Hovsepian, Nifra, Adina Butar, Daxson, Haliene

Wednesday, March 18:

Surfcomber: Cassy, Duck Sauce, Heidi Lawden, J. Worra, La Fleur, Meduza, Seth Troxler
National Hotel: ALX, Bryan Estefani, Julian Jeweil, Oscar L, Very Special Guest (Filth On Acid), Very Special Guest (Form), Very Special Guest (Second State)
Kimpton Epic Hotel: Chris Stussy, Ilario Alicante, Luigi Madonna, Rich NXT, Sidney Charles, Skream
Treehouse: Grum, Anden, Kane, Qrion, Tinlicker
E11EVEN MIAMI: Lineup TBA

Thursday, March 19:

SLS Brickell: Secret Lineup
Kimpton Epic Hotel: Carl Craig, Fabe, La Fleur, Marco Faraone, Matador, Matthias Tanzmann, Yousef
National Hotel: Anabel Englund, KC Lights, Lee Foss, Leftwing : Kody, Martin Ikin, MK, NIGHTLAPSE, VERY SPECIAL GUESTS, Weiss
Studio 23: Boris Divider, DJ Laz, Exzakt, Gucci Crew II, JimitheGenius, Merlyn, Shade (Miami), Tommie Sunshine
No. 3 Social Rooftop Bar & Lounge: Lisa Moody, Ron Trent, The Lady Alma, Ultra Nate

Friday, March 20:

SLS Brickell: Cassy, Danny Tenaglia, Doc Martin, George Vidal, Harry Romero, Joeski, Josh Wink, Oscar G, Ralph Falcon
Kimpton Epic Hotel: Ben Sterling, Detlef, Huxley, John Summit, Lee Foss, Martin Ikin, Mason Collective, Mason Maynard, MK, Natalia Roth, Prok & Fitch, Richy Ahmed, Rossi.
National Hotel: Audiofly, Bryan Estefani, H.O.S.H, Magdalena, Oona Dahl, VERY SPECIAL GUESTS
No. 3 Social Rooftop Bar & Lounge: Eli Escobar, Jellybean Benitez, Michelle Leshem, Tony Carrasco
Do Not Sit: Cassy, Martin Buttrich, timo maas
Treehouse: Hernan Cattaneo, Graziano Raffa, Simply City, James Gill
Lemon City Studios: Armen Miran, Ata, Audiofly, Birds Of Mind, Dubelu, Enzo GD, Gad, Gino Gomez, Malone, Meneer, Noel, Parallells, Pietro

Saturday, March 21:

Townhouse Hotel: Agent Orange, BEC, Black Asteroid, Markantonio, Mark Radford, Johan 5, Serop, Doctor Bloom, Tee So, White Wolf, Andme & Bastian, 22 Weeks, DJ
SLS Brickell: TBA
Kimpton Epic Hotel: Mikey Lion, Marbs, Lee Reynolds, Josh Wink, Josh Butler, Lauren Lane, Porky, Alex Kennon, Ardalan, Doc Martin, Lubelski
National Hotel: Arty, CAT DEALERS, Cedric Gervais, Clement Leroux, Goldfish, Mark Sixma, VERY SPECIAL GUESTS
No. 3 Social Rooftop Bar & Lounge: Dan.K, Danny Krivit, DJ Mark Brickman, Jarred Gallo, Jay-J, Lisa Shaw, Miguel Migs, Mr. V

Sunday, March 22:

SLS Brickell: BORIS, Cocodrills, Louie Corrales, Riva Starr, Stacey Pullen, VERY SPECIAL GUESTS

Kimpton Epic Hotel: DJ Jazzy Jeff, Eli Escobar, Kenny Dope, Questlove, Todd Terry
Shore Club: Arty, Bingo Players, CHEAT CODES, Firebeatz, Henry Fong, Riggi & Piros, ZOOKEPER
National Hotel: ALX, Andrea Oliva, Francisco Allendes, Franky Rizardo, Ilario Alicante, Joris Voorn, Martin Buttrich, Matthias Tanzmann
Treehouse: Giuseppe Ottavani, Simon Patterson, Thrillseekers, Paul Thomas, Roger Shah Presents Sunlounger, Olivier Giacomotto, Monoverse, Fuenka, Noel Sanger, Juan Pablo Torrez


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Testimonials

Winter Music Conference is my ground zero. It has always provided the perfect storm of opportunity and excitement for up and coming artists, including myself back in 2003, where I first caught a glimpse of how it felt to have an audience respond to my work. Over the years, I’ve always made it a point to have WMC in my calendar because that’s the spot where everyone congregates and you can feel it in the air. Creativity, brother and sisterhood, FUN and most of all the chance to come together as a community and celebrate the reason we are all here—the music.”


Kaskade

DJ/Producer

Winter Music Conference was the cream of the crop of conferences. Every label owner, label A&R, DJ and artist knew they had to go network at the Fontainebleau where the conference was hosted. The conference was not only one of the most important time of the year as it relates to dance music but it was also a place where records were broken and became summer hits. Some of my best DJ memories are from the events I played during WMC in the last 20 years.


Erick Morillo

DJ / Producer / Label Boss - Subliminal Records

Before there was Ultra Music Festival, there was The Winter Music Conference, the annual coming together of the dance music tribes. Miami in March is a fundamental place to be from a business perspective, and has always given me endless opportunities for discovering new partnerships and talent. WMC brings together the dance music industry and surrounding culture like no other event in America. I’ve been attending WMC for nearly 20 years, and I’m very much looking forward to experiencing its evolution in 2019.


Matt Colon

Director, North America - YM&U Music

I first went to WMC ’87, the year I started Big Beat. It was an incredibly inspiring congregation of indie labels, DJs, artists, songwriters, producers and dance music lovers dedicated to breaking and discovering new music. WMC has been instrumental in furthering the dance and electronic cause; keeping the community connected, vital and relevant, and serving as an amazing springboard for talent. It’s a fantastic crucible for the future of dance music. Long may it live.


Craig Kallman

CEO & Co-Chairman Atlantic Records, Founder Big Beat Records

Having only missed the very first year of WMC in 1985, it was 1986-1990 that initially placed me on the map globally due to the international attendance of the entire dance music community. All throughout the 90s I was often getting written about by various high profile mags and websites for having contributed to help break many artists, DJs, producers and remixers. WMC enabled me to bring many top industry people together all under one roof, especially at Groove Jet, where house music officially met Techno in my sets and it’s all been uphill since…TBC


Danny Tenaglia

DJ, Producer