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Ultra partners with SiriusXM to introduce ‘Virtual Audio Festival’

For Ultra Music Festival followers disheartened by the news of its “postponement” to 2021 earlier this month due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Miami event is giving those who planned to either attend or view its livestream the opportunity to still experience the music. In a partnership with SiriusXM, Ultra will be hosting its own […]

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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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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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Sources: Ultra Music Festival postponed over growing coronavirus concerns

It is still too early to tell without official word from Ultra organizers, but it appears the festival may be forced to pack it in and postpone a highly anticipated Bayfront Park homecoming over growing concerns of coronavirus transmissions. On Wednesday, March 4, Miami city officials called for the festival weekend to be postponed, and […]

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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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Jack Ü’s mixtape turns five—celebrate with the duo’s 10 best moments

It has been half a decade since Skrillex and Diplo first teamed up as Jack Ü. To see two of the genre’s most formidable titans join up for a brief, albeit exciting run was one of the high points of EDM’s global boom, though all good things come to an end. After a stretch of […]

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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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Exclusive: Armin van Buuren reflects on 10 years of A State of Trance at Ultra

A State of Trance will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary at Ultra Music Festival in 2020. To commemorate the landmark, Dancing Astronaut got in touch with van Buuren to highlight some of the most resounding notches in ASOT’s history at the festival. The flagship trance cornerstone, ASOT, bred by genre champion Armin van Buuren, recently […]

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Exclusive: Armin van Buuren reflects on 10 years of A State of Trance at Ultra

A State of Trance will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary at Ultra Music Festival in 2020. To commemorate the landmark, Dancing Astronaut got in touch with van Buuren to highlight some of the most resounding notches in ASOT’s history at the festival. The flagship trance cornerstone, ASOT, bred by genre champion Armin van Buuren, recently […]

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Bayfront Park reveals amphitheater solar upgrades in advance of Ultra’s 2020 return

With the countdown to Ultra Music Festival’s eagerly-anticipated Bayfront Park homecoming officially crossing the 50-day mark, the event’s downtown Miami venue is supplementing its historic amphitheater with a more eco-friendly approach. FPL Connect, one of the Florida’s leading electrical service providers, shared an update on its Facebook page detailing an installment of 500 solar panels […]

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Kygo and Sandro Cavazza pay homage to Avicii on ‘Forever Yours’ [Stream]

Not every rough cut work-in-progress played on a tour bus actually sees the light of day. But when Sandro Cavazza played Avicii an early version of something that he was working while the two were en route to Bayfront Park for Ultra Music Festival in 2016, Avicii heard something special and converted Cavazza’s draft just […]

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Martin Garrix and STMPD RCRDS will reclaim the UMF Radio Stage in 2020

In September 2019, Ultra Music Festival released a promo trailer, revealing the festival’s upcoming “We Return Home” theme for a highly anticipated 2020 edition of the event. The motif stems from a hard-fought battle with the city of Miami to return to the event’s beloved home venue of Bayfront Park, following a disastrous showing in […]

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Ultra Europe’s swelling phase 1 lineup features DJ Snake, Pendulum Trinity, and more

This year’s highly anticipated edition of Ultra Europe will see the event brand’s return to Split, Croatia July 10-12. They’ve just unveiled the first arm of their 2020 artist ticket, and it’s clear UMF Europe means business. Featuring some familiar faces from Ultra’s debut Abu Dhabi edition that was recently released, the genre-diverse roster includes […]

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Ultra announces Abu Dhabi debut with ZEDD, DJ Snake, Major Lazer, and more

As one of the most widely recognized electronic music festival brands on Earth, Ultra‘s events have spread from their Miami origins to the likes of Europe, Australia, China, South Korea, and more, not to mention their successful Ibiza-vibe Resistance events that take place all year long around the globe. As 2020 quickly approaches, Ultra has […]

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Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings slated for Ultra’s second UMF Radio stage takeover

Since its foundation dating back to April of 2010, Revealed Recordings has been the indisputable dance music trailblazer when the conversation turns to the champion bigroom housings. In celebration of an entire decade as a pristine powerhouse imprint, Hardwell is officially set to play host during the 2020 iteration of Ultra Music Festival. He’s formally […]

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Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd top Ultra 2020 ticket

Ultra‘s storied return to fan-beloved Bayfront Park next year has been paved with uncertainty. But the Miami festival’s first wave of artistry has certainly abated anxieties some. Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd, Flume, and more top-tier electronic mainstays have been secured for Ultra’s upcoming spring arm in sunny Florida. Attendees should simply expect nothing less from […]

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Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd top Ultra 2020 ticket

Ultra‘s storied return to fan-beloved Bayfront Park next year has been paved with uncertainty. But the Miami festival’s first wave of artistry has certainly abated anxieties some. Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd, Flume, and more top-tier electronic mainstays have been secured for Ultra’s upcoming spring arm in sunny Florida. Attendees should simply expect nothing less from […]

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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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