All pool parties set to take place on Miami’s South Beach are to be cancelled until further notice, according to a statement released by City of Miami Beach Government today, 12th March.
In a press conference this afternoon regarding the current pandemic of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, representatives of the City of Miami Beach Government, including City Miami Beach City Manager Jimmy Morales, released the following statement:
It is with regret that we must announce the cancellation of our annual Miami pool party, which was set to take place at Kimpton Surfcomber hotel on Wednesday 18th March as part of Miami Music Week.
The news follows the announcement that all pool parties set to take place on Miami’s South Beach are to be cancelled until further notice, according to a statement released by City of Miami Beach Government today (12th March).
Miami Winter Music Conference has been postponed, with no new date yet announced, due to guidance over the spread of coronavirus Covid-19. It was due to run from March 16th to 19th.
The electronic music conference shared the news via a statement made on Twitter. You can read that below.
Get Lost Miami has taken the decision to postpone its 24-hour party, after the Florida district of Hialeah placed a ban on all public gatherings in the wake of coronavirus fears.
2020 was due to be Get Lost's 15-year anniversary, with a number of special celebrations planned for the milestone.
Ultra Miami has officially been cancelled.
The decision to potentially postpone Ultra Miami came in a meeting earlier this week between Miami’s elected leaders and Ultra representatives. Now, an official statement has been issued by the festival, citing the Florida Governer's declaration of a public health emergency after the outbreak of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
Taking to Facebook to share the official statement, Ultra wrote: "Dear Ultranauts,
Ultra Music Festival in Miami this March has reportedly been cancelled due to concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The festival was set to take place from 20th to 22nd of this month (March).
The event is said to have been postponed, possibly for a year, which would essentially cancel Ultra Miami in 2020. It would be the first time the festival hasn't taken place since it first started in 1999.
The decision to postpone Ultra Miami reportedly came in a meeting this morning (4th March) between Miami’s elected leaders and Ultra representatives.
Ultra Music Festival, which is set to run 20th to 22nd March, could reportedly be postponed following reports that two elected officials in Miami have raised concerns relating to the coronavirus.
Ultra Miami has revealed more details surrounding the 2020 line-up.
Alongside previously announced headliners Flume, Gesaffelstein, Major Lazer, and Zedd, Gareth Emery, Kygo, KSHMR, Loco Dice, and Oliver Heldens will also appear among Ultra's live and DJ headline acts.
Madeon will also return to Ultra after a seven year break for a live performance, as well as Gryffin and SOFI TUKKER. Liverpool duo Camelphat have been confirmed for a DJ set, alongside drum & bass DJ Andy C, ANNA, Solardo, Gorgon City, and Whethan.
The City of Miami has been presented with a new lawsuit, putting Ultra Miami under threat.
Filed by Miami's Downtown Neighbor's Alliance, the lawsuit accuses the city of Miami of violating its own charter, permitting an illegal nuisance, and flouting its town public bidding laws.
The news comes ahead of the festival which is set to take place in later this year, with the three-day session returning to Miami's Bayfront Park on the 20th, 21st and 22nd March.
Resistance has revealed the first acts who'll perform at the arena during Ultra Miami next year, following months of uncertainty earlier this year regarding the festival's location.
Performing at the new stage dubbed The Cove, which overlooks Biscayne Bay, Techno stalwart Amelie Lens has been confirmed as a headline DJ at the event, alongside Adam Beyer, who plays B2B with Cirez D AKA Eric Prydz, Richie Hawtin, and Tale Of Us.