When the Mainstage (left) was revealed last week, a resounding thud was heard around the world as jaws dropped to the floor. Weekend 2’s Mainstage is destined to go down in the history books as the curtain rises for Swedish House Mafia a final time.
Notable Performances: Carl Cox, Luciano, Sven Vath, Adam Beyer, Umek, Loco Dice, Richie Hawtin, Magda
Round 2 of UMF sees an encore edition of the Carl Cox & Friends Arena, as the British house legend returns to the world-renowned Mega Structure on Friday and Saturday. Joining Carl is a mix of premium talent including celebrated techno luminary Umek, Germany’s greatest export Sven Vath, and set master Luciano.
Notable Performances: Armin Van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Paul Van Dyk, Markus Schulz, Dash Berlin, ATB, Cosmic Gate, W&W, Tritonal
In what will surely be one of the highlights of Ultra, Miami Music Week, and the year 2013, Armin van Buuren and A State Of Trance invade the Mega Structure on Sunday for the Miami edition of ASOT 600. Joining Armin is an all-star lineup of the hottest trance producers, including superstar trio Above & Beyond, whose Group Therapy 001 launch event attracted a staggering 30 million live listeners.
Notable Performances: Bloody Beetroots, Crystal Castles, Boys Noize, Faithless, Pretty Lights, Sleigh Bells, Booka Shade, Snoop Dogg, Major Lazer, Yeasayer, Matt & Kim, Thievery Corporation, Modestep, Disclosure
The Live Stage provides three days of live talent from all corners of the music spectrum. Be sure to check out Snoop Dogg’s set as his was one of the most popular amongst the crowd and other artists during Weekend 1.
Notable Performances: Afrojack, Wolfgang Gartner, Kaskade, Tommy Trash, Porter Robinson, Zedd, Fedde Le Grand, Knife Party, Nicky Romero, Hardwell, Cazzette, Steve Aoki,
The Ultra Worldwide stage is monstrously larger than last year’s Midpark Arena and plays host to an impressive sound system and delightful visual effects setup. Make sure your schedule includes a stop here as dance music’s biggest names perform on Friday and Sunday; you won’t be disappointed.
Notable Performances: Bassnectar, Flux Pavilion vs. Doctor P, Borgore, Zeds Dead, Krewella, 12th Planet, Kill the Noise, Sub Focus, Andy C, Datsik, Adventure Club, Delta Heavy
With a back-to-back performance from British dubstep masters Flux Pavilion and Doctor P, the sexy female serenades of Krewella, and the unparalleled live ability of Bassnectar, DROPZONE is set to provide a day of earth-shattering wobbles from the connoisseurs of the heavier styles.
Notable Performances: Carl Craig, Kevin Saunderson, Stacey Pullen, Audiofly
If you find your eclectic side coming out, make a stop at Underground Story, located at the intimate Bayfront stage. Globe-trotting artists keep the beat going with the deeper styles.
Notable Performances: tINI + Guti, Tiga, Scuba, George Fitzgerald, Joris Voorn, Davide Squillace
Notable Performances: Damian Lazarus, Art Department, Seth Troxler, Lee Foss, Subb-an, Justin Martin
This year, Ultra introduces SURFACE, a hand-selected lineup of the world’s greatest underground talent. Another fine crop of musicians have been tapped to take the stage for the second weekend of what’s quickly becoming a popular UMF addition.
Notable Performances: Nick Van De Wall (Afrojack), Quintino, Shermanology, Sidney Samson, Bassjackers
Afrojack will be performing at JACKED. He’s listed under his real name on the lineup schedule, Nick van de Wall.
Notable Performances: Baauer, Flosstradamus, Dillon Francis, UZ, Bro Safari
It’s all-trap Saturday at UMF Radio. Since recent youtube-viral-victim Baauer is performing, it’s worth mentioning that promises were made that the world’s biggest Harlem Shake is going to be filmed at Ultra.
Notable Performances: Stefano Noferini, Funkagenda, Mark Knight, Forza (Manuel De La Mare, Alex Kenji, Luigi Rocca),
Funkagenda and Mark Knight bring you the finest funk and tech house experience as respected house label Toolroom closes out UMF Radio on Sunday.
Eco Village, in its ninth consecutive year at the festival, is dedicated to the exposure and understanding of numerous non-profit organizations and charities. You’ll find several interactive booths that provide an informative outlook on the world today.