Preview: Ultra Music Festival

By on Monday, 25th January 2010 at 2:00 pm

We’re barely into 2010, and ahead of Coachella and Lollapalooza, we’re raring to go in America for a year of exciting music events, starting with a smokin’ hot electronica / dance music festival taking place in sunny Miami, Florida, 26-27 March. Ultra Music Festival has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 1999, winning ‘Best Music Event’ by the esteemed International Dance Music Awards in 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2005, ‘Best International Dance Music Festival’ by the Ibiza DJ Awards in 2008 and ‘Best Festival’ by the Village Voice Media New Times from 2006 to 2009.

This year’s killer line-up includes headliners Tiësto (pictured above) and deadmau5.

Tickets for this event are available now. Advance tickets for the 2-day event are US139.95 (approximately £87 at the time of this posting), and VIP tickets are US350.00 (approximately £217).

After the cut: Artists scheduled to appear as announced through Ultra’s Phase 1 line-up, with many more artists still to be announced in the coming weeks.

Friday 26 March
Tiësto (pictured above) – headliner
Swedish House Mafia
Eric Prydz
Passion Pit
the Crystal Method (live)
the Disco Biscuits
Carl Cox
Dirty South
Rabbit in the Moon
Infected Mushroom
Plump DJs
Felix da Housecat
Pretty Lights
Adam Freeland
Green Velvet
Alex Metric
Uberzone vs. Bassbin Twins
Dan Black
Evil Nine

Saturday 27 March
deadmau5 – headliner
Groove Armada (live)
Carl Cox
Faithless Sound System (live) featuring Maxi Jazz and Sister Bliss
Armin Van Buuren
Above & Beyond
the Bloody Beetroots (live)
Ghostland Observatory
Major Lazer
Steve Aoki
Glitch Mob
LTJ Bukem
Toddla T

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