During Miami Music Week, a time when DJs descend on the city like sharks to a blood pool, one promoter always seems to come out on top: BLNK CNVS.
The Miami-based event organizer has a knack for curating unforgettable shared experiences year-round, but for one week in March, they rise to the occasion like Dwyane Wade in the 2006 NBA Finals. Whether it takes place at a sun-kissed beachside setting, a breathtaking rooftop with panoramic views or an intimate underground club, each BLNK CNVS event during MMW is an exercise in captivation.
2023 was business as usual. If you found yourself melting away on the dancefloor in an eyes-to-the-sky trance, odds are you were at a BLNK CNVS event.
They got started early, kicking things off on Wednesday, March 22nd with a handful of shows. One of the most memorable was the Spinnin’ Sessions Pool Party at the Nautilus Hotel, where chart-topping dance music superstar Alan Walker threw down a spellbinding set.
Alan Walker performing at the Spinnin’ Sessions Pool Party at the Nautilus Hotel during Miami Music Week 2023.
Over at the Oasis Wynwood, tech house titan Cloonee headlined an ANTS takeover of epic proportions. HUGEL, Solardo and more also DJed as the venue’s palm fronds swayed under the night sky.
Cloonee performing at the ANTS Miami show at the Oasis Wynwood during Miami Music Week 2023.
The following day, BLNK CNVS joined forces with the venerated Confession imprint for a sultry showcase. With support from Curbi, BIJOU, Nostalgix and more, label boss Tchami flexed his muscles as a tried-and-true tastemaker of propulsive, cutting-edge house music.
Tchami performing at the Oasis Wynwood during Miami Music Week 2023.
Meanwhile, Galantis descended on the MAPS Backlot for a larger-than-life show replete with charismatic anthems like “Peanut Butter Jelly” and “Runaway (U&I).”
Galantis performing at the MAPS Backlot during Miami Music Week 2023.
But it wasn’t all four-on-the-floor beats and breezy house music. Catering to Miami’s head-bangers, BLNK CNVS hosted a heavy-hitting show, “Deadbeats vs. Cyclops,” at the Mana Wynwood on March 24th.
Label founders Zeds Dead and Subtronics, respectively, teamed up for a fang-dripping b2b set chock full of ferocious dubstep and bass music.
Zeds Dead and Subtronics performing at Mana Wynwood for the Deadbeats vs. Cyclops show during Miami Music Week 2023.
Stomping into the weekend, Saturday, March 25th saw Fisher and his carefree brand of tech house invade the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel. A spin of the Australian superstar’s breakthrough hit “Losing It” saw the dancefloor erupt into a down-and-dirty corroboree.
Fisher performing at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel during Miami Music Week 2023.
On Sunday, March 26th, BLNK CNVS teamed up with Above & Beyond’s iconic Anjunabeats imprint for a sumptuous pool party at the Nautilus Hotel, one of the week’s best events.
The Anjunabeats Pool Party at the Nautilus Hotel during Miami Music Week 2023.
Meanwhile, Audien took hold of the Freehold for a euphoric night dubbed “Progressive House Never Died.” It was one of a handful of statement-making events that tied a bow on the biggest Miami Music Week in BLNK CNVS’ history.
Audien performing at BLNK CNVS’ “Progressive House Never Died” show during Miami Music Week 2023.