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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 Early Thursday afternoon, however, the resolution was withdrawn.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)

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

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Feathers, Underwear & Unicorn Hats Among Items Picked Up At Ultra

Once the music and neon is gone from Ultra Music Festival, it’s up to hundreds of workers to clean up the mess left behind by more than 55,000 attendees and fans.

03/30/2014

Ultra Music Festival 625 (Source: CBS4)

Police: Guard Crushed At Ultra Showing Slight Improvement

A female security guard, trampled while trying to to stop a group trying to get into Ultra, is showing “slight improvement”, according to City of Miami Police.

03/30/2014

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Rain Doesn’t Dampen Party At Day 2 Of Ultra Music Fest

It may have poured rain on the second night of the Ultra Music Festival in downtown Miami, but that didn’t stop the party or the people trying to get into it any way they could.

03/30/2014

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Two Dozen Arrested At Day 2 Of Ultra Music Festival

The rain started pouring on the second night of Ultra Music Festival, but it didn’t stop the party or the people trying to get into it any way they could. Several people jumped the fences surrounding the festival, but not everyone made it and police promised those who did might be in for a surprise.

03/29/2014

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