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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 has released a statement this afternoon stating they will not return to the Virginia Key location off Miami and have told the City of Miami they voluntarily will not renew their lease going forward. Ultra also noted they have had discussions with multiple venues for a new home for Ultra and that …

Following up on last year’s Shaq’s Funhouse party in Miami as well as the Super Bowl this year, the multi-faceted performer dropped a nugget in an Page Six article that: “I really look up to Diplo and Skrillex. I’m working on some music with Diplo at the moment and would love to get in the studio with …

Following the announcement of its move to Historic Virginia Key & Miami Marine Stadium, Ultra Music Festival dropped today the phase one lineup for its 21st edition. Ultra Music Festival will return next year on March 29, 30, and 31. The festival will finish two hours later at 2am at its new venue, which will …

After being booted from its downtown Miami home of the past several years, Ultra and the City of Miami have entered into an agreement for the festival to take place at nearby Virginia Key. The agreement is for multiple years however the City can end the contract at their option after next year if the …

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 …

After fighting city hall over noise complaint violations the past year, Heart Nightclub announced today that their location on NE 11th will close immediately. The club will be missed especially with its extended session parties many times lasting well past dawn. Michael Slyder, Heart’s CFO, issued the following statement: “During this past year, the clubs …

Last week during the WMC, techno titan Adam Beyer partnered with Eric Prydz (playing under his Cirez D techno moniker). The first 9 minutes of their set was posted today by Prydz and you get a feel for the techno beats in the dark warehouse: All we can say is that more of these two …