Ultra is set to host an event in Taiwan next month.
Ultra Music Festival, which cancelled its flagship Miami festival, and an Abu Dhabi edition of the event, earlier this year due to coronavirus, has announced a Road to Ultra event in Taiwan.
Taking place in Taiwan's capital city of Taipei, Road to Ultra will host the likes of Alesso, Slander and Vini Vici next month, at the Dajia Riverside Park.
Ultra Music Festival is being faced with a class action lawsuit from two ticketholders for its cancelled 2020 festival
Florida residents Samuel Hernandez and Richard Montoure issued the lawsuit this week, Billboard reports, after being denied refunds for their tickets to the festival, which was “postponed” until 2021 due to coronavirus. Then men spent $3000 dollars and $1032.02 respectively on tickets.
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.
The Abu Dhabi edition of Ultra Music Festival, set to take place tomorrow and Friday (5th & 6th) has been cancelled “as part of the local and international measures to ensure the health and safety of the public”.
Ultra Abu Dhabi, which was set to be the first Ultra event in the Middle East, announced it would not be going ahead following a statement posted on the official website.
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.
The first acts for Ultra Music Festival 2020 have been announced.
Ultra will return to Bayfront Park for the 22nd edition next March, following months of uncertainty this year regarding the festival's location. Now, the first acts who'll perform at next year's edition have been announced.
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.
Carl Cox has confirmed plans to bring his MegaStructure stage back to Ultra next March.
Next year's edition of the festival will mark the first time the MegaStructure has hosted three days at Miami's Bayfront Park, which Ultra will return to next year after this year's event took place at Virginia Key. It will feature at Ultra 2020 for all three days of the event for the first time.