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Ultra Music Festival announces 2020 dates and return to Bayfront Park

Miami—Ultra Music Festival is coming home. After tumultuous back-and-forth concerning the future of Ultra Miami’s venue, the beloved music festival will officially return to Bayfront Park in 2020. This past year, Ultra faced difficulties adjusting to its relocated host venue on Virginia Key Beach including stranded attendees, marine life impact, and other logistical issues that […]

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KFC’s Colonel Sanders threw down a five-minute main stage set at Ultra, and artists weren’t happy about it

Ultra Music Festival has grown to be one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world, making the city of Miami a temporary home for the thousands of individuals that come flocking into the city. After the first day of the festival at their brand new location on the Virginia Key, festival-goers weren’t the […]

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Martin Garrix surprise releases Ultra intro, ‘Mistaken’ with Matisse & Sadko and Alex Aris

Ultra Miami has always been a special event for Martin Garrix. The crossover wunderkind’s gigs at the mega-festival involve unveiling multiple new IDs and more, making for a memorable affair each time. After having to miss the 2018 iteration, he ensured his return to the main stage would be particularly special. Garrix fans received a […]

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STREAM NOW: deadmau5 debuts cube 3.0 on Ultra Music Festival mainstage

Ultra Music Festival is well underway, marking the 2019 edition as a historical one with their move to the Virginia Key island. With numerous highly anticipated performances still yet to come, deadmau5 will take the stage to debut the latest of his large scale production endeavours with the Cube 3.0. After the recent announcement of […]

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Soundtrack to Ultra 20

Ultra celebrated a monumental twentieth anniversary this past weekend. Organizers wrapped UMF’s birthday with several landmark wins — its acquisition of Winter Music Conference, a Swedish House Mafia reunion, and a long-fought promise to return to their beloved venue at Miami’s Bayfront Park. Along with the weekend came a bevy of top industry taste maskers spotlighting the upcoming year’s most popular dance […]

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[BREAKING – STREAM NOW] The wait is finally over – Swedish House Mafia have taken the stage at Ultra

  Dance music fans and pundits have spent the past few weeks in anxious agony as rumors of Swedish House Mafia‘s fabled return to close Ultra on Sunday swirled around the the internet. Speculations began arising as to who the “surprise special guests” would be shortly after Ultra Miami announced its lineup, reaching fever pitch after a series […]

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DJ Mag Germany alleges ‘official confirmation’ of SHM’s surprise Ultra reunion

Swedish House Mafia‘s surprise Ultra reunion after five years of retirement has more or less equated to Daft Punk levels of fervor over the past couple weeks since a series of seemingly innocuous, yet mysterious events have hinted at their return. Steve Angello and his team have repeatedly denied these rumors, as have others connected […]

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DJ Snake unveils euphoric new original ‘When The Light’s Down’ during Ultra performance

    Ultra Miami is much like the ‘Coachella‘ of electronic music festivals in that its star performers often save a good deal of new material to debut throughout the weekend and the surrounding Miami Music Week. DJ Snake became one of the first wave of high profile DJs to show off his freshly-made wares […]

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MUST WATCH: Flashback to 1999 with Ultra Miami’s throwback footage from the vault

Twenty years ago, the first edition of Ultra Beach Music Festival was hosted on the sands of Collins Park in Miami Beach. Far from the global powerhouse it is today, Ultra Music Festival was a small gathering of electronic music fans at the apex of the long-running Winter Music Conference. The challenges were immense for […]

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Ultra Music Festival drops massive RESISTANCE Miami lineup

Ultra Music Festival unveiled their RESISTANCE lineup for UMF’s flagship Miami edition, ahead of the festival’s 20th anniversary in March. The lineup is directly in line with the underground thematics of RESISTANCE, an intra-Ultra brand that caters to house and techno fans. RESISTANCE will host some of the underground’s most storied acts across its Arcadia Spectacular “Spider” stage, […]

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Ultra Worldwide hosts more than 1 million attendees in banner 2017 year

Ultra Worldwide ought to take a bow.The international branch of the Ultra Music Festival brand, Ultra Worldwide has concluded its 2017 year of production, attracting more than 1,000,000 attendees across 45 total events — placing Ultra Worldwide as the largest independent international music festival brand in the world. Hosting a total of 23 new events in […]

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