Below we have the top picks for this Sunday, experience the best of Miami nightlife with our dusk-till-dawn guide to the best clubs, bars, dance, and more.
Havana D’ Primera en Miami @ North Beach Bandshell (Miami Beach) – Habana En Miami & Asho Productions in association with SeaRock Entertainment present the Miami Return of acclaimed Cuban Timba & Salsa rockstar & Latin Grammy Nominee: Alexander Abreu & Havana D’Primera! Music and Opening Set by DJ MELAO / Dance Performance by Casino D’Primera. Doors 6PM, show starts 7PM.
Havana D’Primera is the Cuban Timba band directed and founded by Alexander Abreu in 2008, widely recognized as one of the greatest trumpet players of his generation – enriching most of the musical productions on the island.
The band was formed by a collective of the best musicians and Cuban-All-Stars artists in the current Cuban scene, including not only revolutionary dominating musicians in the ’90s but also the most talented musicians of the upcoming years. Alexander has established himself as a dominating vocalist and renowned songwriter.
His highly sophisticated melodic voice has made him remain as an outstanding vocalist with the added melodic sophistication of a skilled instrumentalist. He is considered one of the most versatile Cuban musicians, who has made his music a fascinating rhythmic and musical fusion of Salsa, Jazz, Funk, and Afro-Cuban.
Before he became the founder and musical director of Havana D’ Primera, Alexander Abreu Manresa worked his way up through the timba ranks. He started playing trumpet when he was 10 years old and studied music at a small conservatory in his native Cienfuegos. He moved to Havana to study at the Escuela Nacional de Arte (ENA).
After graduating in 1994, he spent the next six years playing trumpet with Paulo FG y Su Elite and recording with Klimax, Isaac Delgado, Pachito Alonso, Mayito Rivera, Manolín, Los Van Van, Irakere and too many others to name here. In 2000, he was named Best Trumpet Player of Timba music by the influential Timba.com website. The following year his participation in the compilation La rumba soy yo won him a Latin Grammy award.
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Havana D’ Primera en Miami @ North Beach Bandshell – 7275 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, Florida 33141
Sun Goddess Poll Party @ Nautilus by Arlo (Miami Beach) – Sun-kissed every Sunday at the Nautilus Hotel pool with sexy deep beats, this week’s vibes by: IVANO BELLINI & NELSON DIAZ. Party starts at 12PM-8PM.
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SUN GODDESS POOL PARTY @ Nautilus by Arlo – 1825 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Sunday Game Day @ Bodega South Beach (Miami Beach) – Join Bodega this Sunday for their weekly Sunday Game Day special from 12PM onwards. With game day specials, beer pong and their delicious tacos what better way to end the week!
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Sunday Game Day @ Bodega South Beach – 1220 16th St, Miami Beach, Florida 33139
SLS Sundays Pool Party @ SLS SOUTH BEACH (Miami Beach) – Enjoy the best pool party in Miami at SLS Sundays Pool Party from 11AM onwards at 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.
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SLS Sundays Pool Party @ SLS SOUTH BEACH – 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, Florida 33139
FOOD & DRINKS:
Sunday Jazz Brunch at JAYA @ The Setai, Miami Beach (Miami Beach) – Sunday Jazz Brunch at JAYA offers a varied selection from an international kitchen that includes breakfast classics and select Asian dishes. Guests enjoy their grand buffet with bottomless Roederer and refined service. Courtyard seating available; live jazz every week. Join for one of the “best” brunches Miami has to offer!
Buffet starts 11:30 AM – 3PM, $95/person and $45/Child under 12 years of age +tax and service charges. For reservations or more information, please contact Dining Reservations at 855.748.4271 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sunday Jazz Brunch at JAYA @ The Setai, Miami Beach – 2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, Florida 33139
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
Bodega South Beach (South Beach)
When you first show up at Bodega, you could easily mistake it for a popular neighborhood taqueria. Look around for a guy with an earpiece at the back of the room and tell him your friend sent you, and you might just get directed to a back door that looks like an entrance to a Porta Potti. Pass through here and you’ll enter a graffiti-filled men’s washroom. It’s only after passing through yet another door that you will enter one of South Beach’s hot hidden nightclubs. The mixologists have an extensive menu that relies heavily on “illegal” mezcal, and the DJ keeps the room pumping all through the night. It caters to a friendly, over 21’s crowd and makes for a good introduction to the South Beach scene minus the cover charge and lineups that you’ll find at clubs closer to the beach.
Bodega South Beach – Monday – Sunday from 12PM – 4AM.
1222 16th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: (305) 704-2145
Mac’s Club Deuce ♣️ (Miami Beach)
Laid-back ambiance, rustic decor, pool tables & jukebox make this SoBe institution a local hangout. What Mac’s Club Deuce has done in South Beach is nothing short of a miracle. Miami Vice threw its cast party here. Playboy named it one of the best bars in America. And the late Anthony Bourdain said it was one of his favorite spots in the world. In a city that changes like an indecisive chameleon, an island always for sale to the highest bidder, Mac’s joint has remained a pristine, neon-lit paradise untouched by outside forces.
Mac’s Club Deuce ♣️ – 8AM-5AM, 7 DAYS A WEEK
222 14th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: (305) 531-6200
Purdy Lounge (Miami Beach)
Avoid the crowds on Ocean Drive and head to Purdy’s, an off-the-beaten-path location with a loyal following. If the scene grows old or if you are simply not in the mood for the nocturnal fray, Purdy’s offers just the antidote. Get some friends together for drinks and checkers, backgammon, or even good ole Connect Four as you enjoy a pleasant mix of music and some of the lowest drink prices around. This off-the-beaten-path bar has the beer-hall vibe of a street corner hook-up joint with a touch of South Beach strut.
Purdy Lounge – Monday – Friday 3PM–5AM. Saturday & Sunday 6PM–5AM.
1811 Purdy Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: (305) 531-4622
Mango’s Tropical Cafe (South Beach)
The continuous live performances all night at Mango’s take you on a journey throughout the Caribbean. From Salsa to Bachata and Reggae to Pop, the live band and world-famous Mango’s Dancers, entertain over a million guests each year and have been televised on ABC, CBS, Travel Channel, and many others! You will be surrounded by gourmet comfort cuisine with continental Latin, Mexican, Italian and Caribbean dishes. Treat yourself to any of the exotic and refreshing hand-made specialty drinks. 1 hour Salsa Lessons and Mojitos can be added to your Dinner & Show reservations at 6:30PM. This famous spot in South Beach guarantees an incredible night on Ocean Drive.
Mango’s Tropical Cafe – Monday – Friday 11:45 AM – 5AM. Saturday & Sunday 11AM – 5AM.
900 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: (305) 673-4422
Entrance: See venue for details.
The Broken Shaker (Miami Beach)
Escape to a backyard oasis and revel in the Tales of Cocktail’s award-winning Best American Hotel Bar. The Broken Shaker’s handcrafted cocktails are composed of elixirs, syrups and infusions made from garden herbs and spices, and fresh-pressed produce and exotic ingredients from around the world. Their skilled mixologists are shaking up the perfect blend of ingredients and international flavors to complete your Miami Beach getaway! Reservations are accepted for parties of 6 or more.
The Broken Shaker – Monday – Thursday 5:30 PM – 2AM, Friday 4:30 PM – 3AM, Saturday 1AM – 3AM, Sunday 1PM – 2AM.
Serving poolside lunch and cocktails Monday – Friday: 12 PM – 5PM and Saturday – Sunday: 1PM – 5PM.
2727 Indian Creek Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Tel: (305) 531-2727
Bagatelle (Miami Beach)
Located in South Beach on the corner of 21st and Collins Avenue, Bagatelle Miami Beach redefines the French Mediterranean dining experience through an exquisite seasonal menu and a beautifully constructed space including outdoor seating. Designed by Celano Design Studio, Bagatelle Miami Beach embodies bustling Parisian bistro with classic décor, bold artwork and lively music. Bagatelle brings Miami Beach a feeling that it has yet to experience, mirroring that which can only be found in the South of France, until now.
Bagatelle – Tuesday – Saturday 7PM–2AM, Sunday 12PM-6PM, Monday CLOSED.
220 21st. St. Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: (305) 704-3900
For reservations visit http://www.bagatellemiami.com/reservations/
Ted’s Hideaway (South Beach)
This really is a dive bar hideaway amidst the swanky South of Fifth landscape and the bling of South Beach. This unassuming bar is open late and offers happy-hour specials and multiple TV’s for sports fans. It’s an easy escape for an hour or two — or ten. Time slips away at this little hideaway. Happy hour drinks specials everyday from 12PM-8PM.
Ted’s Hideaway – Monday – Sunday 12PM – 5AM.
124 2nd St, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: (305) 532-9869
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