A man whose legs were shattered by falling stage lights during Ultra last year is now suing the music festival. Joey Green, an equipment technician, was installing the festival's iconic LCD lights on the main stage when one of the giant panels fell on him and several others. Green's legs were crush ... More >>
For a week last October, Hurricane Sandy spun a trail of destruction through cities in seven countries. From Jamaica to New Jersey, the superstorm killed 285 people and caused more than $75 billion in damage. One place it didn't touch, however, was Miami. So it was a bit strange when organizers blam ... More >>
See also "UR1 Music Festival Promises Diverse Music Lineup, Art During Basel 2012 Weekend." "You are music. You are unique. You are diverse. You are love. You are life. You are one." That's the official mantra of Miami's newest superambitious music fest, UR1, a two-day concert event created by Go ... More >>
If you're saw the ads and announcements popping up for the UR1 Music Festival, you know that there is something brewing for the week of Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 in December. We have to admit our first thought was, Wait, another EDM event in Miami? How many do we need? Our initial conclusion was ... More >>
It took 56 signatures and seemingly endless bloodshed. But on July 4, 1776, 13 American colonies became independent of the British Empire and the United States of America was born. Though electronic dance music was still centuries away on that fateful day, some scholars suggest that the Declaratio ... More >>
Photo by Ian WitlenAfter 13 years, Ultra Music Festival has managed to push aside the week that helped create it. Ballsy as the move may have been, we all knew Ultra had long overshadowed Winter Music Conference. With the conference's attendance at just 3,763 last year, the festival managed to se ... More >>
Photo by Michael MaryanoffIt's not surprising that Miami, "the city of Bass," would so fondly embrace a form such as dubstep. A heavy mash of UK garage and grime, with roots tracing back to Jamaican dub, the genre is deep and low and perfect for the kinda nights where the action takes place in th ... More >>
Big Fish's catch of the day.
The massive two-day festival remains a homegrown labor of love by two South Florida locals.
The legendary Ultra Music Festival celebrates its 10th birthday.
Ultra Music Festival grows and surprises
Ultra Music Festival
Nightclub shuffle, Overtown hustle, Wynwood bustle