Ultra Music Festival
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.
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.
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 Early Thursday afternoon, however, the resolution was withdrawn.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ultra Music Festival at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami wrapped up Sunday night, possibly for the last time.
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.
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.