WTF! The 2011 edition of Ultra Music Festival hasn't even started but the festival's organizers have already announced dates for next year's date. Mark it down, because the three-day electronic music gathering will return to Miami on March 23 to 25, 2012.
Early artwork also indicate the week during the festival is being dubbed Miami Music Week (which is scheduled for March 20 to 25, 2012), which hopefully doesn't mean that Winter Music Conference and Ultra aren't going to play nice next year.
No word yet on a venue, which is no surprise since looming construction of Museum Park still threatens Bicentennial Park, Ultra's home since 2005. But in talking with cofounder Russell Faibisch, he told Crossfade the festival is determined to stay in downtown Miami for the foreseeable future.
Expect a sale date for early bird tickets to be released soon. Hopefully we start seeing some Coachella innovation when it comes to ticket sales, like the layaway program.