Another year of Irie Weekend in the books! Back for it’s 14th year, DJ Irie’s birthday turned celebrity weekend celebration brings Miami 3 days of day to night events all to support his charity the Irie Foundation, which seeks to empower South Florida’s at-risk youth to lead productive lives through mentorship programs, cultural experiences and scholarship opportunities. It’s both an honor & privilege to support him on his journey to bring experiences to children that might not have the chance to take part in otherwise, due to their personal circumstances.
Like every year, IW kicks off with a celebrity-driven golf tournament, which was taken for the first year to the all-new Topgolf in Miami Gardens. Bright & early, Celebrities such as Joey Fatone, Alonzo Mourning & more all gathered to play for charity. Of course, the E11even fam had to take golfing to a whole new level by transforming all three levels into a multi-level nightclub experience, including a special activation on the rooftop which I had the pleasure of DJing. The full day event ended with of a concert stage rolled out onto the green by E11EVEN Music, with performances by Ludacris & Jamie Foxx.
The next few days followed with beach bashes & late nights/early mornings at both LIV & E11even and it all wrapped up on Sunday with a new addition to the weekend, Turn Down For Brunch at the Fontainebleau. The menu featured a crazy array of items including Pink Waffles with Truffled Ranch Dressing, Bourbon Infused Maple Syrup, Edible Gold Dust, S’mores Ice Cream Paninis, and plenty of mimosas, (trust)! I provided the party vibes all day while Jonathan Cheban, co-hosted.
Thanks to my amazing clients/friends at Artist Related & E11even for the inclusion all weekend long. And of course, big thanks to the busiest man I know, Irie, who always finds the time to put others first.
– Photos courtesy World Red Eye –