The Miami staple and worldwide establishment, Ultra Music Festival returns for its annual installment in March 2015. Spanning from March 27 – 29, 2015, Ultra hits Bayfront Park for its seventeenth annual event. Taking place during the weekend of Miami Music Week, Ultra Music Festival (UMF), draws over 100,000 partygoers with its three full days of stellar lineups, production, and an experience only felt amidst the Miami skyline.
Announcing the phase one lineup for the 2015 festival, Ultra unveiled a bountiful roster just in time for the start of the new year. UMF’s 2015 phase 1 talent announcement includes the scenes heavy-hitters as well as a slew of live acts. From electro to progressive, trance to deep house, techno to trap, Ultra’s diverse lineup is a continuous testament to its massive success. The list this year proves itself to keep with tradition—go big or go home.
Artists revealed in the first round of performers at UMF 2015 include: Adam Beyer, Afrojack, Alesso, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Axwell ^ Ingrosso, Carl Cox, David Guetta, Deep Dish, Dixon, Eric Prydz, Hardwell, Jamie Jones, Loco Dice, Maceo Plex, Marco Carola, Martin Garrix, Nicky Romero, Skrillex, Steve Angello, Steve Aoki, Tale Of Us, and Tiesto. Live performances from Bassnectar, Clean Bandit, Gorgon City, Kiesza, Krewella, Kygo, Netsky, Odesza, and Porter Robinson are also slated for the 2015 festivities.
The phase 2 lineup for Ultra Music Festival 2015 includes the addition of some dance music heavy-hitters across a number of the seven stages. The Ultra Live Stage sees phase 2 headliners Big Gigantic, Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo, Claptone, and nu-disco’s Todd Terje. The new Resistance stage will additionally include Get Real (Green Velvet & Claude VonStroke), who make their collaborative worldwide festival debut. Phase 2 also includes Seth Troxler at Carl Cox & Friends at the Megastructure, and the mammoth additions of Boyz Noise and Cedric Gervais to the Ultra Worldwide stage.
For the first time in Ultra history, some of the biggest names in bass will welcome the official OWSLA stage to the music fest. Trance fans can bask in the glory of the Stage 7 talent roster on Saturday, which includes Orjan Nilsen, Solarstone, Giuseppe Ottaviani, Jochen Miller, and Sied van Riel.
Phase 2 Main Stage headliners include trance icon Dash Berlin, 3LAU, Cazzette, and Michael Calfan.
Trance titan Armin van Buuren will headline the festival as well as keep with tradition in hosting his annual A State Of Trance Radio Show (ASOT) celebration in the mega-structure. Included in van Buuren’s annual ASOT showcase on Sunday are Paul van Dyk, Eric Prydz, Andrew Bayer, Markus Schulz, Andrew Rayel, MaRLo, Heatbeat, and Mark Sixma. Techno triumph Carl Cox will once again dominate the structure for the eleventh consecutive year.
Additional announced artists for Ultra 2015 include: 12th Planet, Andrew Rayel, Art Department, Blasterjaxx, Bonobo (DJ Set), Chus & Ceballos, DJ Snake, EDX, Excision, Fedde Le Grand, Galantis, Hot Since 82, John Digweed, Joris Voorn, Joseph Capriati, Laidback Luke, Markus Schulz, MaRLo, The Martinez Brothers, MK, Oliver Heldens, Paul van Dyk, Pete Tong, W&W, and Zeds Dead, among many others. Check below for a full list of Ultra Music Festival 2015 artists or visit http://www.ultramusicfestival.com.
Ultra annually broadcasts their three-day spectacle on their UMF TV channel as well as live sets on UMF Radio.
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In recent years prior, Ultra celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in Miami with back-to-back weekends at Bayfront Park in 2013 followed by a massive one weekend sixteenth year event in 2014. Last year’s festivities included main stage highlights from Above & Beyond, Armin van Buuren, Hardwell, Tiesto, Deadmau5 (replacing Avicii), Kaskade, Eric Prydz, David Guetta, Zedd, and Alesso. Additionally, Armin van Buuren brought his annual A State Of Trance radio show to the mega-structure, and Carl Cox celebrated ten years at the mega-structure. Other stages last year included the live stage, underground story, Ultra Ibiza (presented by Space Ibiza), Ultra Worldwide, Stage 7, UMF Radio, and The Pavilion.
In addition to the institution that is the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Ultra is responsible for a slew of globally successful endeavors. The Ultra Worldwide brand has excelled in bringing their prestigious Ultra Music Festival to South Africa, Buenos Aires, Miami, South Korea, Europe – Croatia, Japan, Ibiza, Chile, and Brazil in 2015.
Three-day GA passes are available for $449.95 and 3-day VIP combo passes for $1149.95, respectively. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.ultramusicfestival.com.
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