In the first of our geographical deep-dives into 2019’s Top 100 Clubs poll, we explore the best dancefloors in Latin America – as voted by you – and discover open air clubs in the rainforest sitting side by side with intimate LED clad basements....
GREEN VALLEY, BRAZIL
Santa Catarina in southern Brazil has been the boom state of the South American country over the past 20 years. Its mix of fine beaches, idyllic islands, lush vegetation and newly-erected skyscrapers have made it a premier tourist destination.
This year’s Top 100 Clubs results, powered by Miller Genuine Draft, demonstrated the love and support for our international nightclub scene. More than 600,000 votes were counted from across theplanet, marking the poll’s biggest year yet. Everyone remembers the first time they crossed the threshold of a proper club and first fell in love with this scene. We asked some of the planet’s leading DJs to share their memories with us...
CLUB - A, SAO PAOLO
Elrow has locked a 10-date Las Vegas residency at Encore Beach Club, kicking off on Sunday 19th May, finishing up on Sunday 7th December.
As per usual, the globetrotting Spanish club brand will be bringing solid tech sounds, a kaleidoscope of colours, insane decor and serious carnival vibes.
It's the latest of the event series' US sessions, which began back in December 2016 in New York, and most recently returned to the country for takeovers at Avant Gardner, also in the Big Apple.
Top 100 Clubs, our annual nightclub poll in partnership with Miller Genuine Draft, is the definitive guide to the world's best dance floors. Originally launched in 2005 as a list curated by votes from DJs, the poll was opened up to the public for the first time in 2011. Since then, Top 100 Clubs has evolved to become an internationally recognised benchmark for lovers of discotheques. This year's poll received a staggering 600,000 votes from all corners of the globe – a record number that reinforces the strength of the nightclub scene worldwide.
Top 100 Clubs, powered by Miller Genuine Draft, is the definitive guide to the world’s leading dancefloor destinations. Each year DJ Mag readers vote for the clubs and venues that define their weekends. From intimate underground spaces to vast, festival-grade superclubs, the globally-representative poll illuminates the diversity at the heart of the electronic music scene. But for every established contender in the ranking, there are new competitors aiming to break through.
Our annual Top 100 Clubs poll, powered by Miller Genuine Draft, is a shining example of the diversity of modern nightclub culture. The once ubiquitous pitch-black room is no longer the norm. In last year’s ranking, 22% of the venues were outdoors. And if you are dancing outside, be sure to immerse yourself in nature’s stunning architecture. Here we dive into some of the planet’s finest clubs in unique natural locations...
GREEN VALLEY, BRAZIL
The definitive guide to the world's best nightclubs – Top 100 Clubs 2019, powered by Miller Genuine Draft – launches today.
The annual poll, which launched in 2006, is a companion to our legendary Top 100 DJs poll and adopts a similar entry mechanism. There are no nominations and venues do not need to register in advance. Voters simply choose their top five clubs in order of preference. The 100 clubs with the most points are included in the final ranking.