Friday, January 8, 2010
Ultra Music Festival Unveils Initial Line-Up With Exclusive
THE WORLD‘S PREMIERE ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
UNVEILS INITIAL LINE-UP
EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCES FROM TIËSTO, DEADMAU5, GROOVE ARMADA LIVE, PASSION PIT, FAITHLESS SOUND SYSTEM LIVE, CARL COX, ARMIN VAN BUUREN, SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA, ERIC PRYDZ, THE CRYSTAL METHOD LIVE, WILL.I.AM, THE DISCO BISCUITS, CROOKERS, MAJOR LAZER & MANY MORE TICKETS EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE THROUGH
Promoters for the ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL (UMF)--the world’s leading two-day electronic and alternative music experience--has unveiled initial details of its highly anticipated line-up for the festival’s 12th annual installment. Set for Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27 in downtown Miami as the official closing event of the 25th Anniversary Winter Music Conference, UMF will be the only place to experience a vast number of exclusive artist performances this year.
UMF 2010 boasts headlining appearances from Tiësto--who will return to the U.S. for the first time since his sold-out tour in support of his 2009 album Kaleidoscope--Friday, March 26 and Deadmau5 (making his first major festival appearance in 2010) and Groove Armada Saturday, March 27. Boston-based synth-popsters Passion Pit--fresh off of a series of sold-out headline shows across North America and a recent appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live”--is also set for Ultra as well as Faithless Sound System and the Bloody Beetroots who will both make their U.S. live debut.
Carl Cox returns for the sixth consecutive year with his two-day mega tent; Armin Van Buuren, the world’s #1 DJ per DJ Magazine’s annual readers poll, also will appear; and gaining greater exposure at the festival are marquee acts from the jamtronica scene including The Disco Biscuits, Ghostland Observatory, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights and Lotus. Furthermore, Ultra Music Festival is mashing up dub step and drum & bass to create the very first Dub and Bass arena on the Saturday bill with a who’s who in both genres.
Additional acts will be revealed in the coming weeks. The current exclusive line-up for Ultra Music Festival 12 is as follows:
Friday, March 26
Tiësto, Swedish House Mafia, Eric Prydz, pASSION pit, The Crystal Method live, The Disco Biscuits, Carl Cox, Dirty South, Will.I.Am, Rabbit In The Moon, Infected Mushroom, Plump DJs, Felix Da Housecat, Pretty Lights, Adam Freeland, Green Velvet, Alex Metric, lotus, uberzone vs. Bassbin Twins, dan black, Evil Nine, kevens and afrobeta
Saturday, March 27
Deadmau5, Groove Armada live, Carl Cox, Faithless Sound System LIVE, Armin Van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Crookers, Bloody Beetroots live, Ghostland Observatory, Major Lazer, Bassnectar, Steve Aoki, ATB, Glitch Mob, Diplo, LTJ Bukem, A-Trak, Rusko, banga, Skream, CASPA, and TODDLA T.
Tickets for the ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL at Bicentennial Park in downtown Miami are available now exclusively through www.ultramusicfestival.com. Two-day general admission tickets are $139.95. Two-day VIP tickets are also available for $350.00 and includes access to multiple VIP covered areas including strategically placed staging offering preferred viewing of the Ultra main stage, meet and greets with artists, no-wait entry into the festival via a VIP entrance, VIP bars and premium food vendors, air-conditioned restroom trailer facilities and much more.
Posted: 1/08/2010 10:00:00 AM