M.I.A., Miike Snow, Bloc Party, Fun., Five Others Rumored for UR1 Festival Lineup
Some people felt a little underwhelmed when we here at Crossfade revealed that Kanye West, The Offspring, Keane, Cocoon Heroes, Lou Reed, Erick Morillo, and Bob Sinclar had been tapped to perform at the first-ever UR1 Festival at Bayfront Park during Art Basel Miami Beach week.
Well, another nine names seem to have been revealed, and we are floored by the quality and diversity of the acts booked so far.
Only Fun., Sven Väth, Pete Tong, Santigold have been confirmed by UR1 reps. But other rumored new additions include Moby, Modest Mouse, Feist, Bloc Party, M.I.A., and Kevens. Also, there will be custom-built arenas for Cocoon Heroes, Circoloco, The Fader, and Reignfield presented by Poplife.
UR1 Festival 2012's Confirmed Lineup
The event will also feature an impressive lineup of visual artists -- Typoe, Augustina Woodgate, Aholsniffsglue, Books Bischof, Ruben Ubiera, Krel, and more -- curated by David Glass.
Also, expect cinematic art curated by New Times contributor Esther Park. The exhibit, titled "The Art of 5:00 Mins." will include the work of Nabil Elderkin, Gil Green, Isaiah Seret, Pomp & Clout, and Phil Andelman.
No word on tickets yet. You've finally got permission to get excited.
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