The Ultra Music Festival in Miami: swimming pools, worldwide DJ's and speakers -- both kinds. It's a tropical hook up of electronic musicians and minds, all gathered together for 3 days of music, experimentation, and more music. The Ultra Music Festival has announced its dates for 2011, which are March 25 - 27. Tickets are on sale now. Check out the festival overview for more information.
There's a big switch going on this year: The UMC and the Winter Music Conference have unofficially parted ways. They used to happen over the same weekend, and people would swing back and forth from one event to the other. This year the Ultra Music Festival happens on March 25 - 27, while the Winter Music Conference will go down on the usual dates of March 8 - 12.
The whole community seems to think that this is a pretty big deal, and the mob seems to be tying it to the Ultra Music Festival and exclusive contracts that won't like acts play clubs in Miami around the time of the festival. The drama rolls ....
Check out the Spacelab Festival Guide for more information on the Ultra Music Festival 2011, as well as video coverage from the last festival and many others.