cbs4 My 33 Header Logo

Ultra Music Festival

Heineken House Returns to 2014 Ultra Music Festival on March 29, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Ultra Music Festival Will Return Next Year

The future of the Ultra Music Festival in downtown Miami took center stage Thursday at Miami’s city commission meeting with security being a prime concern. In in the end it was decided that Ultra will return.

04/24/2014

Miami Beach Police Chief Raymond Ramirez  (Source: Miami Beach Police)

Ultra’s New Security Director Hire Still Has Some Festival Opponents Skeptical

After a security failure at 2014’s Ultra Music Festival, organizers for the festival announced Friday the hiring of a top cop. This comes as the Mayor and Miami City Commissioner are trying to ban the event altogether.

04/18/2014

Heineken House Returns to 2014 Ultra Music Festival on March 29, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Miami Mayor Withdraws Resolution On Ousting Ultra

The fate of the Ultra Music Festival in downtown Miami won’t decided Thursday by the Miami commission. An item on the day’s agenda was a resolution to ban Ultra from hosting any more concerts at Bayfront Park. Early Thursday afternoon, however, the resolution was withdrawn. Instead the commission was asked to discuss the future of Ultra in the city during their meeting on April 24th.

04/10/2014

Ultra Music Festival 625 (Source: CBS4)

Miami Commissioner Calls Ultra Profits ‘Blood Money’ After Videos of Surface

There are renewed calls for an end to the Ultra Music Fest. A Miami commissioner wants Miami residents to see video of what he believes are drug-fueled acts at Ultra.

04/07/2014

Facing South Florida: Reporters Roundtable

Jim and his fellow journalists talk about Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign problems, Obamacare, county budget issues, the “Ultra” controversy, Beckham and the soccer stadium, and the presidential plans of Jeb Bush & Marco Rubio.

CBS4–04/07/2014

Ultra Music Festival 625 (Source: CBS4)

Ultra Organizers Launch Security Review After Gate Crashers Leave Guard Critically Hurt

ULTRA Music Festival organizers have launched a comprehensive review into the event’s security procedures, days after a guard was trampled when un-ticketed festival crashers rushed a fence to gain entry into the popular electronic dance music extravaganza in Bayfront Park.

04/02/2014

Ultra Music Festival 625 (Source: CBS4)

Fallout From Ultra Music Festival Could Shape-Up To Be Legal Fight

A review of the contract between Bayfront Park Trust and Event Entertainment Group, the Miami company that puts on Ultra. shows they may face a $10,000-a-day fine against their $250,000 deposit if all Ultra-related equipment isn’t removed from the park by April 5th.

04/01/2014

Heineken House Returns to 2014 Ultra Music Festival on March 29, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Mayor, Commissioner Want To Oust Ultra

The Ultra Music Festival at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami wrapped up Sunday night, possibly for the last time.

03/31/2014

Adonis Escoto died after attending Ultra Music Festival, according to his aunt. (Source: Facebook)

Family Wants Answers After 21-Year-Old Man Dies After Attending Ultra

A grieving aunt and uncle say they want to know how their 21-year-old nephew died after attending the Ultra Music Festival in Miami this weekend.

03/31/2014

Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado said their will be commission level meetings to discuss denying Ultra organizers permits for next year.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami City Officials Call For End To Ultra Music Fest

Sunday is day three of one of the biggest electronic music events in the country. Some city officials, however, are calling for the end of the Ultra Music Festival in downtown Miami after a security guard was trampled Friday night.

03/30/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,473 other followers