Ultra Music Festival announces phase one lineup for ULTRA Miami 2017


Just 4 months away from one of the biggest music festivals in the world, Ultra has lifted the lid on Phase One of its lineup.

Phase One

ULTRA’s inimitable LIVE offering receives special attention for 2017, as it prepares to welcome some of the biggest names in Electronica, Hip-Hop and Pop to Downtown Miami. Headlining The World’s #1 Festival (DJ Mag) next March are a slew of chart-topping A-listers, including Ice Cube, Major Lazer, The Prodigy, Underworld and Justice, the latter of whom will be unveiling their brand new live show for the very first time in the U.S.

The ULTRA Main Stage will welcome back the crème-de-la-crème of the DJ world. International DJ headliners and fan favorites Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Alesso, Armin van Buuren, Axwell^Ingrosso, Dash Berlin, David Guetta, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, DJ Snake, Steve Aoki and Tiësto will all grace the imposing structure, which will once again be bigger and better than ever before. The site of many performances that have shaped the history of electronic music, fans can expect all the pyrotechnic and sonic grandeur from previous editions and much more.

In a huge scoop for the RESISTANCE concept, the long-awaited return of Sasha & John Digweed will make its North America debut at Ultra Music Festival in March. This marks their first performance together in the U.S. since Ultra Music Festival 2010.

In an exciting change that looks to satisfy the ever-shifting tastes of festivalgoers, RESISTANCE will take over TWO stages at Bayfront Park in 2017. In addition to Arcadia Spectacular’s mesmerizing ‘SPIDER’ structure return, the Megastructure also becomes home to RESISTANCE, with Carl Cox named its Official Global Ambassador. Carl, who performed at his first Ultra Music Festival in 2001, has curated the lineup in the Megastructure across Friday and Saturday and will headline proceedings on both days. RESISTANCE headliners so far across both stages include Carl Cox, Dubfire, Jamie Jones, Joseph Capriati, Maceo Plex, Marco Carola, Sasha & John Digweed and Tale of Us, with many more to be unveiled over the coming weeks.

For more information on all RESISTANCE events, visit resistancemusic.com.

Tickets for Ultra Music Festival 2017 are now on sale.

Ranjiv Asher
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