UPDATE Ultra Music Festival has finally announced its Phase 1 lineup. Check out Ultra 2012's 92-act roster, headlined by Avicii, Tiësto, and David Guetta.
MiamiMusicWeek.com has announced that Knife Party (a side project involving Pendulum's Rob Swire and Gareth McGrillen) and British duo Chase & Status have been added to the lineup for Ultra Music Festival 2012. Our sources say the leak is correct.
The MiamiMusicWeek.com post also says "tickets are selling very fast! And [Ultra] expect[s] to completely sell out just after the release of [the] highly anticipated Phase 1 lineup."
Now if this actually happens (and Crossfade's sources say the likelihood is very good), it would be the first time the festival sells out so early.
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When sales were first announced, we complained a bit that organizers should think about doing a Coachella-style layaway program for ticket sales. But recession be damned! Apparently, the steep $299.95 (plus fees) general admission ticket price isn't stopping people from snatching them up quickly.
Stay tuned, because we hear that Ultra's Phase 1 lineup announcement is imminent.
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 ultramusicfestival.com.