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Tiësto, Armin Van Buuren, LTJ Bukem headline 2010 Ultra Music
Edited Press Release
for the Ultra Music Festival (UMF), the world's leading
two-day electronic and alternative music experience, unveiled initial
details of its highly anticipated line-up for the festival's 12th
annual installment. Two of the world's top Trance DJs, Armin Van Buuren
(pictured left) and Tiësto,
will take the main stage with the likes of
Groove Armada, Carl Cox,
and ATB, while Drum 'N' Bass
will have its own
room with LTJ Bukem headlining.
Set for Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27 in downtown Miami as
the official closing event of the 25th Anniversary Winter Music
Conference, UMF will be a place to experience a vast number of
exclusive artist performances this year.
UMF 2010 boasts headlining appearances from Tiësto -- who will
return to the U.S. for the first time since his sold-out tour in
support of his 2009 album Kaleidoscope -- Friday, March 26 and Deadmau5
(making his first major festival appearance in 2010) and Groove Armada
Saturday, March 27. Boston-based synth-popsters Passion Pit is also set for Ultra as
well as Faithless Sound System
and the Bloody Beetroots who
will both make their U.S. live debut.
Carl Cox returns for the
sixth consecutive year with his two-day mega tent; Armin Van Buuren,
the world's #1 DJ per DJ Magazine's annual readers poll, also will
appear; and gaining greater exposure at the festival are marquee acts
from the jamtronica scene including The
Disco Biscuits, Ghostland Observatory, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights
and Lotus. Furthermore, Ultra
Music Festival is mashing up dub step and drum & bass to create the
very first Dub and Bass arena on the Saturday bill with a who's who in
Additional acts will be revealed in the coming weeks.
Tickets for the Ultra Music FestivalL at Bicentennial Park in downtown
Miami are available now exclusively through www.ultramusicfestival.com.
Two-day general admission tickets are $139.95. Two-day VIP tickets are
also available for $350.00 and includes access to multiple VIP covered
areas including strategically placed staging offering preferred viewing
of the Ultra main stage, meet and greets with artists, no-wait entry
into the festival via a VIP entrance, VIP bars and premium food
vendors, air-conditioned restroom trailer facilities and much more.
About Ultra Music Festival
As the world's most famous outdoor electronic music event, UMF has won
Best Music Event by the International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) in
2009, 2008, 2007 & 2005, "Best International Dance Music Festival"
by the Ibiza DJ Awards in 2008 and "Best Festival" by the Village Voice
Media New Times consecutively five years running from 2005 through
Originally created as a pure EDM (electronic dance music) festival in
1999 by founders Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes, who teamed up five
years ago with Adam Russakoff, Ultra has grown over time to present not
only the genre's hottest, biggest and best headline artists (The
Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers, Tiesto, Underworld, MOBY, Fatboy Slim,
Carl Cox, Paul van Dyk,
David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, Erick Morillo, Deadmau5 and Paul Oakenfold,
to name a few).
In recent years
crossover headline bands that incorporate EDM elements in their music
and have a history, or new beginning in the EDM community and culture
have also played sets including The Cure, The Killers, The Black Eyed
Peas, Santogold, The Ting Tings and The Bravery, among others.
for more details about the 2010 Ultra Music Festival.
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