Ultra Music Festival

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Guard Critically Injured At Ultra Speaks Out For First Time

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter “I don’t remember,” Erica Mack said Monday.  “I don’t remember the incident.” It’s probably best that Mack has no memory of the night that she was critically injured while working a security gig […]

10/27/2014

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Ultra Music Festival Will No Longer Allow Minors To Attend

For several years the Ultra Music Festival has been one of the most popular events in South Florida.

09/02/2014

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, 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

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, 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 Early Thursday afternoon, however, the resolution was withdrawn.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

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, 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

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