NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — SiriusXM announced today that it will launch “UMF Radio,” (Ultra Music Festival Radio”), the limited-run, 24/7, commercial-free channel featuring performances, DJ sets and interviews with the world’s most popular DJs, producers and international dance music artists live from Miami at Ultra Music Festival, the world famous outdoor electronic dance music festival. This is the 10th year SiriusXM has broadcast live sets from Ultra Music Festival.
SiriusXM’s “UMF Radio” will air on SiriusXM’s Electric Area, via satellite on channel 52, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. For rebroadcast times, please visitwww.siriusxm.com/electricarea. The “UMF Radio” channel will launch on Friday, March 21 at 12:00 pm ET.
“SiriusXM listeners will feel as if they are in Miami as we offer exclusive access to some of the world’s most acclaimed DJs and the intense Miami EDM atmosphere through our coverage of live sets, specialty shows and private events,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “We are continually adding to our extensive lineup of electronic dance music programming, and Ultra Music Festival gives us an opportunity to over deliver to EDM fans live from Miami. We will offer our listeners unique, in-depth coverage of the world famous festival that no other audio entertainment outlet can or does.”
The limited-run channel will broadcast live DJ sets from Ultra Music Festival by artists such as Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Carl Cox, Carnage, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Fedde Le Grand, Gareth Emery, Hardwell, Kaskade, Krewella, Laidback Luke, Luciano, Martin Garrix, Mat Zo, MOTi, New World Punx (Ferry Corsten & Markus Schulz), Nicky Romero, Rebecca & Fiona, RiotGear, Sander van Doorn, Showtek, Steve Angello, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Tiesto, Tommie Sunshine, W&W, Zedd, 3LAU and many more.
“UMF Radio” will also feature DJ sets and interviews live from the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami from Wednesday, March 26through Friday, March 28.
SiriusXM Music Lounge Schedule:
Wednesday, March 26 from 1:00-6:00 pm ET on “UMF Radio” and Tiesto’s Club Life Radio
Tiesto’s Club Life Radio 3rd Annual Celebration featuring Martin Garrix, DJ Snake, Carnage, Seven Lions, Dzeko & Torres and MOTi
Thursday, March 27 from 1:00-6:00 pm ET on “UMF Radio”
Hardwell presents Revealed Takeover alongside W&W, Dyro, Dannic and Deorro
Friday, March 28 from 1:00-6:00 pm ET on “UMF Radio”
Armin van Buuren and Friends’ Armada Takeover alongside Cedric Gervais, Audien, Orjan Nilsen and Andrew Rayel
After Ultra Music Festival, SiriusXM’s “UMF Radio” channel will feature highlights from this year’s Fest and will be available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.