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The postponement of this year’s Ultra Music Festival as well as the entire Winter Music Conference/Miami Music Week for a year due to the spread of COVID-19/coronavirus inspired the UMF organizers to launch ‘UMF Radio.’ The festival partnered with the US broadcasting company SiriusXM.  The broadcast on UMF Radio is the “Ultra Virtual Audio Festival” …

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Upsetting many of its fans in the dance music world, Ultra Music Festival has stated that those who bought tickets to the March event will not get refunds. The event is ‘postponed’ to Marh 20-22, 2020.   The event promoters stated that ticket buyers would receive a ticket of their choice to the 2021 or 2022 …

Earlier this year, Ultra announced it’s highly anticipated return to Bayfront Park and followed up with an even more hype-inducing lineup (see: Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd). Now, after the successful debut of RESISTANCE Island on Virginia Key last year, ULTRA Worldwide’s esteemed underground house and techno brand will bring some of their top talent from around the globe to …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Today the Miami City Commission declined to give Ultra a new 5-year lease at Bayfront Park, its home for the past 18 years (along with Bicentennial Park). The deal would have been for $2 million each year, more than double the most recent lease fee. Ultra asked for a 1 year deal as well which …