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After a roller-coaster ride of a year for the folks at Ultra over the fate of their most iconic EDM festival (see: Miami Declines to Renew Ultra’s Contract; Ultra Draws Fyre Fest Comparisons at Virginia Key; Ultra’s Next Move: South Beach?;  Ultra Approved for Homestead-Miami Speedway; and finally, Ultra Returns to Bayfront Park), Ultra has found its groove …

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It’s been nearly a year since the City of Miami broke ties with the iconic three-day festival, and the saga of the future home of Ultra has finally come to a close. The Miami Herald reports that city commissioners voted 3-2 Thursday, approving Ultra to return to Bayfront Park in March 2020.  The fate of the …

In a somewhat unexpected turn of events, the Miami City Commission has authorized a resolution to offer Ultra a license to return to Bayfront Park.  Since the music festival voluntarily terminated its contract with its long-time home in Downtown Miami last September, pressured by noise and traffic complaints from the city, new prospects have put …

After the move for inviting the festival to South Beach was overruled last week 5 to 2, some Miami city officials have expressed regrets about forcing Ultra out of its residency at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami, pressured by years of complaints from residents. “It just reminded me of being in a relationship, then breaking …

Ultra Music Festival presented this week its Ultra Miami 2018 (Official 4K Aftermovie) in support of their 2019 ticket release. The filmmaker, Final Kid, captures the productions, lineups, and scenery at the 20th anniversary of Ultra Music Festival in Miami. The 14+ minute long film highlights each individual stage that includes the Megastructure, the Main Stage, …

Ultra Music Festival could lose its prime waterfront location in Miami if it doesn’t agree to annually pay $2 million to the Bayfront Park Management Trust, which is more than double the current cost to stage the event. Ultra Music Festival has been held at Bayfront Park for 18 years. Under Ultra’s most recent contract to use …

Ultra Music Festival’s RESISTANCE returns to Miami Music Week this year to celebrate the festival’s twentieth birthday. Known as a festival within a festival, RESISTANCE will take over two areas at Ultra’s waterfront home at Bayfront Park. RESISTANCE will be welcoming back Arcadia’s ‘Spider’ for the third consecutive year Friday through Sunday, and Carl Cox will resume …

Apparently some of the local residents in downtown Miami have gotten fed up with the noise, crowds and multiple days Bayfront Park has been closed for various music and other events (over 100 just this year alone per the petition). A new petition has been started asking the City to not allow any more large …