Ultra Music Festival will make its triumphant return to its long-time home at Bayfront Park with a stacked lineup of world-class talent and unparalleled production, in what’s slated to be the festival’s most exciting year yet.
The Grammy award-winning producer who received his second Grammy nomination for Best Dance/Electronic Album yesterday for “HI THIS IS FLUME (MIXTAPE),” Flume will make his Ultra Music Festival debut as a live headliner, careening between drums, synths and a myriad of other instruments to sculpt an avant-garde soundscape on stage. Revered prince of darkness Gesaffelstein will return to the festival’s live stage following his highly-acclaimed performance in 2014, and mark his first Miami performance since debuting his Vantablack VBx2 live show this spring which creates an illusion of infinite depth and blackness.
Genre-bending supergroup Major Lazer is sure to tease unreleased material from their forthcoming fourth studio album in their brand-new live show, which debuted earlier this year. Zedd presents The Orbit will see the three-time Grammy award-winner perform on an LED-backed orbiting structure that revolves on all sides of the producer.
Spanning all corners of the dance floor, Ultra Music Festival’s headliners will include Above & Beyond, Adam Beyer B2B Cirez D, Afrojack, Amelie Lens, Armin van Buuren, Carl Cox, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Dubfire B3B Nicole Moudaber B3B Paco Osuna, Eric Prydz, FISHER, Jamie Jones B3B Carl Cox B3B Special Guest, Jauz B2B NGHTMRE, Maceo Plex B2B Carl Cox, Martin Garrix, Richie Hawtin, SLANDER B2B Kayzo and Tale Of Us. Making their festival debuts will be Australian party-starter and Grammy award-winner FISHER and Belgian techno export Amelie Lens.
Ultra Music Festival is proud to present the Miami Music Week exclusive performances from Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, Zedd presents The Orbit, Above & Beyond, Adam Beyer B2B Cirez D, Amelie Lens, Armin van Buuren, Carl Cox, DJ Snake, Dubfire B3B Nicole Moudaber B3B Paco Osuna, Eric Prydz, Jamie Jones B3B Carl Cox B3B Special Guest, Jauz B2B NGHTMRE, Maceo Plex B2B Carl Cox, Martin Garrix, and Slander B2B Kayzo. The festival will be the only chance for fans to catch these top-tier talents in action during the month of March in Miami.
The Phase 1 lineup is brimming with never-before-seen back-to-back pairings, including a world B3B debut from house heavyweight Jamie Jones spinning a back-to-back-to-back set with Ultra legend Carl Cox as well as a surprise third act for the very first time. Adam Beyer B2B Cirez D and SLANDER B2B Kayzo will also make their inaugural back-to-back Ultra performances, while bass maestros Jauz and NGHTMRE will DJ back-to-back for the first time on any festival stage. Techno architect Maceo Plex will play alongside Ultra Music Festival vanguard Carl Cox in their first-ever American back-to-back appearance, and techno kingpins Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber and Paco Osuna round out the impressive list of back-to-back bookings, marking their third annual back-to-back-to-back Ultra Music Festival set.
Carl Cox has been curating his own stage at Ultra Music Festival since 2005, and this year his iconic RESISTANCE Megastructure will expand to take place over all three days of the festival for the first time ever at Bayfront Park.
Armin van Buuren’s beloved A State of Trance will celebrate one decade of hosting a stage at Ultra Music Festival, touching down on Saturday instead of Sunday for the first time in the event’s history. ASOT has an impressive history of bringing the most well-respected names in trance music to the festival’s stage, with last year’s performers including Dash Berlin’s Jeffrey Sutorius, Markus Schulz and Cosmic Gate.
NGHTMRE and SLANDER will present a Gud Vibrations takeover of the UMF Radio stage for the first time, following last year’s show-stopping festival performance where the bass producers surprised fans with appearances from Lil Jon and Shaq. The inaugural Gud Vibrations stage takeover is sure to deliver bombastic beats and speaker-rattling production, with a full artist lineup to be revealed soon.
With a Phase 1 lineup bursting with world-renowned talent, exclusive performances, debut appearances and a multitude of back-to-back firsts, Ultra Music Festival promises to once again deliver an unparalleled electronic music experience to fans from around the globe.