The ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL (UMF)--the world’s leading two-day electronic music experience--has announced the dates for its 11th consecutive year: Friday March 27 and Saturday March 28, 2009. South Florida’s favorite music festival, internationally renowned for its memorable live performances and DJ sets from the world’s top electronic and alternative rock artists, will take place during the 24th annual Winter Music Conference at the beautiful waterfront location of Bicentennial Park in downtown Miami (the same grounds it has occupied since 2006).
The initial line-up for the first night of the festival includes Miami exclusive performances from: Tiësto, Bloc Party, The Ting Tings, Santogold and--making their first US appearance as a full band in seven years--drum and bass legends Roni Size Reprazent. Miami exclusive artists confirmed for the second night of the festival include Cut Copy, Deadmau5, Crystal Castles, The Presets, Hercules and Love Affair, Simian Mobile Disco and Busy P. Carl Cox will also return to perform on both Friday and Saturday and will host the legendary Carl Cox and Friends arena with a full complement of special guests TBA. Many additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets are currently available via www.ultramusicfestival.com. Limited 2-day passes are currently available for $99.95. Tickets will go up to $129.95 and then $149.95 as the event approaches. Two-day VIP passes are available for $350.00.