10 Things You Didn't Know About the Ultra Music Festival
This weekend, Miami will be rocked to its EDM core via the 16th edition of the Ultra Music Festival, which is truly an institution in the American EDM
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This weekend, Miami will be rocked to its EDM core via the 16th edition of the Ultra Music Festival, which is truly an institution in the American EDM scene. Big names like Tiesto credit headlining the Ultra Music Festival with truly helping establish their careers in America, and scores of EDM fans make their trek out to Miami for Miami Music Week just to hit the Ultra Music Festival. And while many will know who is spinning before lineups are announced, 16 years of history is a lot, and we imagine there are things you might not know about the Ultra Music Festival, from the lawsuit that could've disrupted it's growth or what the majority of crime during their 15th anniversary entailed. DAD's here to give you some education on the Ultra Music Festival, with 10 things you didn't know.
Depeche Mode helped inspire the Ultra Music Festival
The Ultra Music Festival didn't turn into a multi-day event until 2007
The 2008 Ultra Music Festival broke the record in the City of Miami for tickets sold for a single event.
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