Skip to main content

Yesterday, November 16th, The Miami City Commission voted 4-1 in favor of Ultra Music Festival relocating to Virginia Key for its 2019 edition. The event's organizers appear to have expected their decision, as they had an invigorating teaser video locked and loaded for the occasion.

Titled "Ultra Music Festival - A New Chapter," the teaser begins with a montage of footage from throughout the gathering's 20-year lifespan. Following daytime shots of the three-day event's new home, the grainy, nostalgic clips of Tiësto and Carl Cox are replaced by crisp ones of contemporary EDM DJs like Martin Garrix, Marshmello and Eric Prydz.

For how uncertain Ultra's future has looked following its ousting from Bayfront Park, the relocation news is cause for celebration indeed. The decision capped off a war of words that placed the festival's organizers in the crosshairs of Key Biscayne councilmembers and rival promoters alike.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Subtronics and Kx5 (deadmau5 and Kaskade)

Kx5 (deadmau5 and Kaskade) Surprise Subtronics Onstage at EDC for "Escape" Remix

The two dance music legends joined the ecstatic bass producer during his performance on the circutGROUNDS stage Saturday night.

Rivessi Press Image

Rivessi Unveils Radio-Ready House Heater, "Say Goodbye"

The UK-based producer has just returned with yet another dancefloor-ready gem.

Deorro and Los Tucanes De Tijuana

Deorro Connects with Los Tucanes De Tijuana and Maffio for Rhythmic New Single "Yo Las Pongo"

"Yo Las Pongo" is the latest single from Deorro's forthcoming album, "ORRO."

Ultra hasn't always taken place in Bayfront Park. Prior to 2001, the first annual installments of the festival took place at Collins Park on Miami Beach.

Ultra Music Festival will run from March 29th-31st, 2019. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the event website.

FOLLOW ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ultra
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ultra
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ultra/

Related

Ultra Music Festival

Rapture Electronic Music Festival's Contract Might Prevent Ultra's Proposed Relocation

Rapture Electronic Music Festival Founder Youssef Khamis has spoken out on Ultra Music Festival's efforts to find a new venue.

Cheat Codes - Ultra Music Festival 2018

Ultra Music Festival Announces Phase 1 Lineup with Exciting Preview Video

Ultra Music Festival is sparing no expense in getting people excited for its 2019 edition.

Ultra Music Festival Stage

Ultra Music Festival May have Found a Replacement Venue for 2019

The organizers of Ultra Music Festival may have found a long-term solution.

Cheat Codes - Ultra Music Festival 2018

Ultra Music Festival Revs Hype Engine with 2020 Trailer

Ultra's organizers want to make sure everyone knows they're back in Bayfront Park.

Ultra Music Festival 2019

Ultra Music Festival's Relocation is Threatening a Local Museum's Future

A local Civil Rights Museum is feeling the pains of Ultra Music Festival's Miami departure.

Ultra Music Festival Miami 2018 Main Stage

Could Ultra Relocate to Miami Beach Instead of Homestead in 2020?

The Miami Beach commissioner sees Ultra as a potential solution to problems posed by Spring Breakers.

Ultra mainstage 2018

Rapture Electronic Music Festival Officially Postponed in Light of Ultra Relocation

Rapture Electronic Music Festival addressed its fans a week before it was set to take place.

Road to Ultra - Taiwan

Ultra Music Festival Unveils "Mission: Home" Environmental Initiative

Ultra Music Festival's organizers want to minimize their carbon footprint.