Ultra Music Festival – 20th Anniversary – During March in Miami, Ultra Music Festival held a sold out event with some of the biggest artists in the music industry joining the weekend. From surprise performances with the likes of Future, Louis Tomlinson, Alessia Cara, Kygo, 2 Chainz and Lil Jon to performance from some of the most world renowned DJs and producers in the EDM soundscapes, the event stunned 165,000 attendees from over 60 countries.
Ultra Live‘s record breaking 26-hour live stream, presented by UMFTV (produced by NOMOBO) and sponsored by Guitar Center and Paramount Pictures‘ and DreamWorks Pictures‘ Ghost in the Shell, attracted over 7.5 million viewers from around the world. In a revolutionary move for live electronic music broadcasting, Hardwell‘s set on Sunday afternoon was streamed in 360° for the first time ever at an Ultra event, giving viewers a fully immersive interactive experience.
For the fourth consecutive year, Ultra Music Festival became the #1 trending topic on social media, with a staggering 42+ million mentions across all platforms, becoming the most tweeted about electronic music event in history. UMF Radio also broke its record from last year, transmitting the event to millions of fans across 51 networks in 34 countries, cementing Ultra Music Festival‘s position as the most broadcasted music event in electronic music history.
The gigantic Main Stage provided another year of unrivalled sound, dazzling pyrotechnics and LED displays throughout the weekend with Major Lazer, Axwell ^ Ingrosso and DJ Snake closing the festival on each night. A$AP Ferg, Cypress Hill, Ice Cube, Chase and Status, The Prodigy and Underworld were among the world-class performers on the Live Stage across the weekend.
French superstar duo Justice brought the US debut of their new live show to close the stage on Sunday, combining live instrumentation with futuristic lighting and production that transformed the amphitheater. The Ultra Worldwide stage saw closing sets from Datsik, Nicky Romero and GTA throughout the weekend, while the UMF Radio Stage was commandeered by seminal labels Mad Decent, OSWLA and Jacked on each day of the festival.
Ultra Music Festival 2018 will takes place on March 23rd, 24th and 25th, and is an 18 + event.