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Ultra Music Festival faces class action lawsuit for 2020 refund policy

Ultra Music Festival made headlines earlier this year when they implemented their refund policy following the COVID-19 outbreak, particularly due to their firm hand on not providing cash refunds. Now, just a few short months later, the Miami based festival is facing a class-action lawsuit for that very reason. While Ultra’s policy may not have […]

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Weekend Rewind: Relive Swedish House Mafia’s ‘One Last Tour’ finale at Ultra 2013 [Watch]

Seven years ago, they performed their sendoff to a Miami audience of more than 50,000. A half-decade later, they seized an opportunity to convert their heartbreaking farewell nostalgia into a triumphant return to the very same location in which they presented their final goodbyes. Both Swedish House Mafia sets are widely regarded as two momentous […]

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Ultra Miami ticketholders informed no refunds available following cancellation

Early morning on March 10, ticketholders to Ultra Music Festival‘s 2020 edition in Miami received an email blast from the festival regarding refunds for their purchases that had now gone to waste. They soon learned that refunds, in fact, weren’t on the table, and were unlikely to ever be. Instead, Ultra gave buyers several options. […]

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First coronavirus case reported in Riverside County, casting uncertainty on Coachella 2020

It scared off other major spring events like Ultra Music Festival and SXSW. If there wasn’t concern that Coachella might follow suit before, there certainly is now. While the event’s two-weekend run is still proceeding as planned, TMZ has reported the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Riverside County where the festival is held. The […]

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First coronavirus case reported in Riverside County, casting uncertainty on Coachella 2020

It scared off other major spring events like Ultra Music Festival and SXSW. If there wasn’t concern that Coachella might follow suit before, there certainly is now. While the event’s two-weekend run is still proceeding as planned, TMZ has reported the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Riverside County where the festival is held. The […]

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First coronavirus case reported in Riverside County, casting uncertainty on Coachella 2020

It scared off other major spring events like Ultra Music Festival and SXSW. If there wasn’t concern that Coachella might follow suit before, there certainly is now. While the event’s two-weekend run is still proceeding as planned, TMZ has reported the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Riverside County where the festival is held. The […]

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Ultra cancellation confirmed after official directive from City of Miami

It’s been a whirlwind week for Ultra Music Festival enthusiasts and organizers. After the Miami Herald reported earlier this week that the iconic festival’s 2020 iteration had been postponed over growing coronavirus concerns, the City of Miami has issued an official statement that the festival will be postponed until March of 2021. “Due to the […]

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Miami city officials call for Ultra postponement amid coronavirus fears

Ultra Music Festival’s flagship Miami edition is one of the biggest dance music events in the world. Together with the surrounding Miami Music Week parties and conferences, the city fills to its brim each year with thousands of ravers eager to partake in the action. The festival is now facing strife, however, with the call […]

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City of Miami officials raise coronavirus concerns, suggest Ultra Music Festival postponement

Ultra‘s highly anticipated Bayfront Park homecoming couldn’t go off without a hitch—the festival’s relationship with the city of Miami is far too rocky for that. Though, tumultuous history aside, the reason city officials called for Ultra to postpone the festival on Wednesday, March 4, just one day before onsite setup is set to begin, is […]

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Ultra reveals phase three lineup, stage programming

Ultra Music Festival‘s 22nd iteration is upon us, and the organizers have released the phase three lineup in addition to stage programming ahead of the March 20-22 event. New artists added to the lineup include Belgian hardstyle powerhouse Coone, Baauer, TOKiMONSTA, and CRAY, among others. David Guetta will have a remarkable year, with the producer […]

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Whethan drops second single, ‘All In My Head’ from impending debut album

Whethan went quiet towards the end of 2019, re-blooming his debut EP with some remixes, yet laying low on socials and original music. He acknowledged the radio silence and started the new year with new single “Stay Forever“, tying in a long-awaited debut album announce. Now, the delivery of his forthcoming FANTASY LP is only […]

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Whethan drops second single, ‘All In My Head’ from impending debut album

Whethan went quiet towards the end of 2019, re-blooming his debut EP with some remixes, yet laying low on socials and original music. He acknowledged the radio silence and started the new year with new single “Stay Forever“, tying in a long-awaited debut album announce. Now, the delivery of his forthcoming FANTASY LP is only […]

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Whethan drops second single, ‘All In My Head’ from impending debut album

Whethan went quiet towards the end of 2019, re-blooming his debut EP with some remixes, yet laying low on socials and original music. He acknowledged the radio silence and started the new year with new single “Stay Forever“, tying in a long-awaited debut album announce. Now, the delivery of his forthcoming FANTASY LP is only […]

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NGHTMRE and SLANDER’s Gud Vibrations set to take over UMF Radio Stage at Ultra 2020

Now that Ultra Music Festival has confirmed its return back to Bayfront after its 2019 outing to Virginia Key Beach Park, the festival has started to drop 2020 festival news, heightening the excitement for the festival’s return. In September, Ultra unveiled its 2020 promotional theme, “We Return Home,” and now organizers have announced that for […]

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NGHTMRE and SLANDER’s Gud Vibrations set to take over UMF Radio Stage at Ultra 2020

Now that Ultra Music Festival has confirmed its return back to Bayfront after its 2019 outing to Virginia Key Beach Park, the festival has started to drop 2020 festival news, heightening the excitement for the festival’s return. In September, Ultra unveiled its 2020 promotional theme, “We Return Home,” and now organizers have announced that for […]

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Ultra releases Phase 1 lineup for Australia takeover

Ultra’s first foray into Australian territory took place during its Road To Ultra series in 2018. The following year, the megafestival officially touched down in Sydney and Melbourne. Its debut run down under proved an overwhelming success, setting up its return for March 2020. Now, the first wave of artists for both Sydney and Melbourne […]

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Ultra Worldwide will expand to Abu Dhabi; return to India in 2020

The global expansion of Ultra Music Festival will continue in 2020 with an extensive tour that will see the renowned event travel to new parts of the world, as well as previous locations with a brand new look and feel. For the first time ever, Ultra will land in the Middle East for Ultra Abu […]

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Ultra Worldwide will expand to Abu Dhabi; return to India in 2020

The global expansion of Ultra Music Festival will continue in 2020 with an extensive tour that will see the renowned event travel to new parts of the world, as well as previous locations with a brand new look and feel. For the first time ever, Ultra will land in the Middle East for Ultra Abu […]

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Ultra Music Festival unveils 2020 theme of ‘we return home’ through new promotional trailer

After creating quite the rumor circuit about the location of the 2020 iteration of the festival, Ultra Music Festival finally confirmed its return to Bayfront Park through its Miami 2020 trailer. The theme is naturally “we return home,” after the festival’s 2019 outing to Virginia Key Beach Park. The City of Miami Commission voted to […]

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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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