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Ultra Music Festival 2012 Announces Lineup: Avicii, Tiësto, David Guetta, and 89 Others

Big news, beat freaks.

After months of teases, hype, and promises that it "will be bigger than last year," there's finally been a major development in the ongoing saga of Ultra Music Festival's 2012 lineup.

Of course, we here at Crossfade have spent the last few weeks scouring the web for leaks, rumors, and accidental announcements, managing to confirm Ultra appearances by New Order as well as Armin Van Buuren, Knife Party and Chase & Status, and Carl Cox and Sven Vath.

But just now, Ultra announced its official Phase 1 lineup, a sprawling 92-act roster that ranges from massive dance superstars Avicii, Tiësto, David Guetta, Kaskade, and Fedde Le Grand to electronic music legends Kraftwerk, New Order, and Fatboy Slim to dubsteppers Skrillex, Borgore, and 12th Planet -- not to mention indie crossover types like M83, Neon Indian, and Little Dragon.

Oh, and we were right about Justice's trip to Bayfront too. See the cut for Ultra Music Festival 2012's full Phase 1 lineup.

Ultra Music Festival 2012 Phase 1 Lineup

Friday, March 23



-Carl Cox



-Miike Snow

-Pretty Lights

-New Order

-Groove Armada (DJ set)

-Dirty South

-Loco Dice


-Dada Life

-Porter Robinson

-Neon Indian

-Jack Beats

-Chris Lake

-Michael Woods

-Nicky Romero

-Tommy Trash

-Katy B

-DJ Icey

-The Knocks


-Jon Rundell

Saturday, March 24



-Fatboy Slim

-Duck Sauce


-Sven Vath

-Carl Cox

-Laidback Luke


-Flux Pavillion


-Doctor P


-Little Dragon



-Andy C

-Zeds Dead

-12th Planet


-Skream! + Benga


-Mord Fustang

-Cedric Gervais


-High Contrast

-Mt. Eden

-Camo & Krooked

-Big Chocolate

-Carbon Airways


Sunday, March 25

-David Guetta

-Armin Van Buuren



-Chase and Status

-Bloody Beetroots (DJ set)

-Fedde Le Grand

-Knife Party

-Magnetic Man

-John Digweed

-Steve Aoki

-Ferry Corsten

-Gareth Emery

-Sander Van Doorn

-Flying Lotus


-Adam Beyer

-Steve Lawler

-Joris Voorn

-Jamie Jones

-Seth Troxler

-Damian Lazarus

-Nic Fanciulli

-Layo & Bushwacka!

-Marcus Schossow


-Art Department

-Big Gigantic



-Jochen Miller

-Keys n Krates

-Elio Riso




Ultra Music Festival 2012. Friday, March 23, to Sunday, March 25, 2012. Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. General admission tickets cost $299.95 plus fees or $599.95 plus fees for VIP. Visit

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