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Ultra Europe Aftermovie 2016

As it prepares for its landmark fifth edition this July, ULTRA Europe, ‘Europe’s Premier Destination Music Festival’, now reveals its sensational 2016 aftermovie.

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Shot in 4K by the esteemed Charly Friedrichs and his Final Kid team, the official aftermovie takes viewers on a mesmerizing 11-minute journey through the weeklong, five-event ‘Destination ULTRA’ experience, vividly displaying Croatia’s incredible landscape and natural beauty. The camera seamlessly drifts from the bluish hues of the Adriatic Sea and coastline through the blissful islands of Brač, Hvar, Vis and the Croatian mainland, capturing every landmark event.

Over 100,000 jubilant revelers from 143 countries soaked in the stunning array of world famous talent throughout the week, with performances from Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Carl Cox, Dash Berlin, David Guetta, deadmau5, Fedde Le Grand, Gouryella, Hardwell, Jamie Jones, Marco Carola, Martin Garrix, Nero, W&W and many more.


13 July – RESISTANCE™ Opening Party at Giraffe Palm Beach House, Split

14-16 July – ULTRA Europe, Poljud Stadium, Split

17 July – Brač Regatta, Zlatni Rat Beach, Bol, Brač

18 July – ULTRA Beach at Hotel Amfora Grand Beach Resort, Hvar

19 July – RESISTANCE™ Vis at Fort George, Vis

The world’s ultimate seven-day music experience ‘Destination ULTRA’ will once again play host to an incredible five events across five different and equally stunning locations this summer. The RESISTANCE™ Opening Party at the Giraffe Palm Beach House in Split will once again mark the start of the week, leading onto the flagship 3-day ULTRA Europe festival at the Poljud Stadium, which will host performances from the world’s greatest electronic talents. The Brač Regatta returns to the idyllic island of Brač on Zlatni Rat Beach the very next day. July 18 sees the return of ULTRA Beach, “the greatest pool party on earth” (The Sun – 2017), situated at the Hotel Amfora Grand Beach Resort on the picturesque island of Hvar. To cap off the momentous week, RESISTANCE™ Vis will be held at the 200-year-old Fort George on the historic island of Vis.

For the first time, ULTRA Europe now offers fans the chance to purchase ‘Destination Tickets’ and ‘Passport Packs.’ The Destination ticket will allow partygoers to experience the entirety of ‘Destination Ultra‘, from the Opening Party, through the 3-day ULTRA Europe experience, the Brač Regatta, Ultra Beach, and RESISTANCE Vis. The Ultra Europe Passport Pack also allows the ability for groups of friends to purchase 5 tickets to unlock a 6th.

Purchase tickets here now: https://ultraeurope.com/tickets/


Ultra Music Festival Resistance Phase One

The 2017 edition of ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL will see its RESISTANCE concept dominate not one, but two huge stages at Bayfront Park as it grows into a festival within the festival. In addition to welcoming back Arcadia Spectacular’s imposing ‘Spider’ structure across all three days of the event, RESISTANCE will now team up with its recently announced global ambassador Carl Cox to take over the Megastructure on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25. Following thirteen consecutive years of ‘Carl Cox & Friends’ inside the vaunted arena, the legend himself now introduces a brand new era as a driving force behind ULTRA’s burgeoning RESISTANCE concept.
Having unveiled a select few RESISTANCE performers in its Phase One lineup announcement on November 17 (including the U.S. return of Sasha & John Digweed together for the first time since 2010), the World’s Premier Electronic Music Festival now drops the names of thirty-one RESISTANCE acts set to descend upon Downtown Miami in just a few months time.
Arcadia’s fire-breathing Spider will welcome house and techno heavyweights including (in alphabetical order) ANNA, Chris Liebing, Dosem, Dubfire, Eats Everything, Hector, Hot Since 82, Jamie Jones, Kölsch, Maceo Plex, The Martinez Brothers, Matador, Matthias Tanzmann, Nic Fanciulli, Reboot, Seth Troxler, Technasia and wAFF. Support comes in the form of Elio Riso, Josefin Rosen and RioTGeaR.
As mentioned previously, Carl Cox will helm RESISTANCE’s debut outing in the Megastructure across both Friday and Saturday, where he will be joined by (in alphabetical order) Black Coffee, Joseph Capriati, Marco Carola, The Martinez Brothers, Sasha & John Digweed and Tale of Us, among others. Support comes from B. Traits, Eli & Fur, Jon Rundell and Saeed Younan.
More RESISTANCE performers will be unveiled over the coming weeks.
Having touched down in ten countries (South Africa, USA, Croatia, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Brazil, Peru, Paraguay and Chile spanning five continents in 2016 alone, which included three standalone events in Paraguay (Asunción), Peru (Lima) and Chile (Santiago), RESISTANCE continues to grow from strength to strength. With huge plans in store for 2017, fans have only witnessed the tip of the iceberg.
RESISTANCE takes place at Ultra Music Festival during Miami Music Week, which is an 18+ event on March 24, 25 and 26, 2017. General Admission and VIP tickets are currently on sale at ultramusicfestival.com priced at $324.95 and $1,249.95 respectively. Early Bird and Payment Plan tickets have now sold out so act fast to avoid disappointment. For further details and ticket information, head to ultramusicfestival.com. For more information on all RESISTANCE events, visit resistancemusic.com.
RESISTANCE (in alphabetical order)
B. Traits
Black Coffee
Carl Cox
Chris Liebing
Eats Everything
Eli & Fur
Elio Riso
Hot Since 82
Jamie Jones
Jon Rundell
Joseph Capriati
Josefin Rosen
Maceo Plex
Marco Carola
The Martinez Brothers
Matthias Tanzmann
Nic Fanciulli
Saeed Younan
Sasha & John Digweed
Seth Troxler
Tale of Us

Over 1 million People Attend Ultra Events Worldwide In 2016

ULTRA Worldwide celebrated the conclusion of its most prolific year to date on Saturday, October 15, as it wrapped up an incredible eight-stop tour of South America in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro.

Totaling eight events across five countries in just nine days on this latest run, ULTRA Worldwide has now produced a phenomenal TWENTY-SIX events spanning SEVENTEEN countries and FIVE continents in 2016 – an achievement that no other festival brand or promoter comes close to rivaling.

In total, over 1,000,000 people have attended ULTRA events this year, with more than 165 million tuning in to experience the action online, via UMF TV’s live streaming platform ULTRA Live. In addition to this, UMF Films’ Official Aftermovies have received more than 40 million unique views in 2016.

ULTRA’s latest and final tour of 2016, which ran from October 7-15, saw it produce brand new standalone RESISTANCE(TM) shows in Paraguay (SOLD OUT), Peru (SOLD OUT) and Chile (SOLD OUT); return ‘Road To ULTRA’ events in Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Paraguay; and the full-scale debut edition of ULTRA Brasil in Rio de Janeiro which also SOLD OUT.


Representing the jewel in the crown of the entire tour, Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, saw the highly anticipated first edition of ULTRA Brasil in the stunning Cidade Maravilhosa – Rio de Janeiro.

A completely SOLD OUT, two day festival taking over the imposing and iconic Sambódromo (most famously known as the home of Rio’s annual carnival), over 60,000 fans swarmed to the north of the city for what turned out to be one of the undisputed highlights of ULTRA’s 2016 calendar.

Set to a magical backdrop of the Corcovado and Cristo Redentor, the enormous ULTRA Main Stage, which was graced by headliners including Above & Beyond, Dash Berlin, Hardwell, Krewella (Live), Martin Garrix, DJ Snake and Steve Aoki, provided the perfect centerpiece for the juggernaut event, complete with state of the art production, lighting and pyrotechnics.

Offering an entirely different experience altogether, ULTRA’s burgeoning RESISTANCE(TM) concept was also in full force across both days of the festival. Tale of Us, Hot Since 82, Art Department, Matthias Tanzmann, Anna and more provided the entertainment on Day One, before the reigns were handed to the one and only Carl Cox, who welcomed Nic Fanciulli, Nicole Moudaber, Steve Lawler, Matador, Pan-Pot, Jon Rundell and more for another infamous Carl Cox & Friends gathering.


In an exclusive partnership with MTV Latin America (and in a first for ULTRA Worldwide) ULTRA Brasil was broadcast live to over 50 million households in 26 countries across the continent. The two-day live stream was hosted on MTV’s digital platforms in Latin America and Brasil, in addition to the primetime specials that were also televised live from the Sambódromo across the weekend.


A unique concept pioneered by ULTRA Worldwide in 2015, RESISTANCE(TM) has fast become known for producing its own unique experiences around the world. First witnessed at ULTRA Buenos Aires in February 2015, receiving rapturous responses from fans, artists and critics alike, the concept has since been rolled out at Ultra Music Festival Miami and other full-scale ULTRA festivals in South Africa, Croatia, Singapore, Bali, Japan, and of course, Brasil.

From October 13-15, however, ULTRA took the concept one step further by producing a series of three standalone RESISTANCE(TM) events in Paraguay (Asunción), Peru (Lima) and Chile (Santiago). Welcoming more than 15,000 music lovers over three consecutive days, Carl Cox, Tale Of Us, Nicole Moudaber, Matador, James Zabiela, Steve Lawler and many others provided the entertainment to a discerning South American crowd hungry for cutting edge dance music and unparalleled production values.

With huge future plans in store for RESISTANCE(TM), this historic three-day tour represents just the tip of the iceberg for the flourishing brand.

ULTRA Worldwide will continue its international expansion further in 2017, moving into some incredibly exciting new territories across the globe. Further details will be announced soon. For information on all ULTRA Worldwide events, head to www.umfworldwide.com



ULTRA South Africa (Cape Town) – February 27 & 28

ULTRA South Africa (Johannesburg) – February 26 & 27

Ultra Music Festival (Miami) – March 18-20

ULTRA Ibiza (Space Opening) – May 2

ULTRA Korea (Seoul) – June 10-12

Road To ULTRA Thailand (Bangkok) – June 11

ULTRA Europe Opening Party (Split) – July 14

ULTRA Europe (Croatia) – July 15-17

ULTRA Europe Yacht Regatta (Island of Brač) – July 18

ULTRA Beach (Island of Hvar) – July 19

RESISTANCE(TM) Closing Party (Island of Vis) – July 20

ULTRA Singapore – September 10-11

Road to ULTRA Taiwan (Taipei) – September 11

ULTRA Beach Bali – September 15 & 16

Road To ULTRA Hong Kong – September 17

Road to ULTRA Philippines (Manila) September 17

ULTRA Japan (Tokyo)September 17 – 19

ULTRA Ibiza (Space Closing) – October 2

Road To ULTRA Peru (Lima) – October 7

Road To ULTRA Chile (Santiago) – October 8

RESISTANCE(TM) Paraguay (Asuncion) – October 13

RESISTANCE(TM) Peru (Lima) – October 14

Road To ULTRA Bolivia (Santa Cruz) – October 14

RESISTANCE(TM) Chile (Santiago) – October 15

Road To ULTRA Paraguay (Asunción) – October 15

ULTRA Brasil (Rio De Janeiro) – October 14 & 15

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Merk & Kremont – ID (Ultra 2016)

Merk & Kremont premiered a lot of new IDs on Ultra Music Festival 2016 but this one distinguishes.


Dannic & Mako – ID (Ultra 2016)

This ID circles the Internet as a collaboration between Dannic and Mako ripped from the former’s Ultra 2016 live performance. Unfortunately the title remains a mystery. More info soon.


Dannic vs. Merk & Kremont – Music (Ultra 2016)

Another big collaboration premiered on this year’s Ultra Music Festival. Dannic and Merk & Kremont revealed this ID, which the later duo wrote on snapchat that’s called “Music“.


Pendulum & Deadmau5 – Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff (Ultra 2016)

These are the moments that give you goosebumps, the moments that stay in your mind for several years after watching live events like Ultra Music Festival.

Pendulum performed in one of Ultra Music Festival’s best sets and they have finished their show by bringing the one and only deadmau5 live on stage in order to perform his legendary collaboration with Rob Swire, “Ghosts ‘n’ Stuff.”

This was probably the best ways to end a big live set like this one, especially after witnessing the group’s 4-year break from music as Pendulum.

The video below is a short one, but we know that every music lover around the globe will enjoy this moment.


Armin van Buuren ft. Bullysongs – Freefall (Manse Remix) [Ultra 2016]

Manse is at his best phase, as he reveals tracks that draw the listener’s attention from the first seconds. His next track is a remix for Armin Van Buuren‘s #Freefall, which was premiered on #Ultra2016 by Armada‘s chief. Manse’s great touch is set for release on Armin’s label.


Avicii feat. ID – All My Life (Ultra 2016)

To identify the artist who makes these passionate vocals on this particular track seems almost impossible, especially because it could be just the case of using some excellent samples.

“All My Life” was also presented by Avicii in Miami, including another exclusive song in his great live set.


Avicii – ID (Ultra 2016)

Avicii‘s shortest preview was the one that caught the attention of music streamers around the world, while watching the 26-year-old performing live on Ultra Music Festival‘s main stage.

This one doesn’t feature any vocals, which of course can be changed in the future, but this track feels pretty strong and promising regarding its melody.