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  • Ultra Reveals Phase 1 Lineup for 2015

    By Laura Baker-Finch January 08, 2015

    Miami, Florida -- Skrillex, Tiesto, Avicii, and Bassnectar are among the first announced acts for Ultra 2015. 

  • Ultra's Croatian Festival Expands to Ultra Europe Week in 2015

    By Laura Baker-Finch December 18, 2014

    For the first time, Ultra will expand its Ultra Europe Music Festival into Ultra Europe Week, 7 days of programming across Croatia from July 9-15. 

  • 40 Music Festival Presales Going on Now

    By Laura Baker-Finch December 05, 2014

    An alphabetical list of 40 of our favorite festivals with presales, early bird discounts, and holiday specials going on now. 

  • A Look Ahead: October 2014 Music Festivals

    By Dan Murphy October 01, 2014

    Here's what you can expect from Cultivora in the upcoming month in terms of festival coverage, guides, and feature articles. 

  • Ultra to Enforce Age Restriction and Anti-Drug Policy in 2015

    By Dan Murphy September 02, 2014

    Miami, Florida -- For the first time ever, Ultra will put into place an 18+ age restriction. 

  • Best July Music Festivals in Europe

    By Maya Shaw-Faber July 03, 2014

    Get excited, because some of the best music festivals in Europe are quickly approaching, including EDC UK and Tomorrowland!

  • Steve Aoki, Disclosure, Above & Beyond, and More Added in Phase 2 of Ultra Europe Lineup

    By Ilana Dadras April 22, 2014

    Split, Croatia -- The team at Ultra Europe has announced Phase 2 of its 2014 lineup, and as expected, it is absolutely massive.  

  • Miami Mayor Withdraws Resolution to Ban Ultra, For Now

    By Laura Baker-Finch April 10, 2014

    Miami, Florida -- Ultra Music Festival's place in Miami is safe... for the moment at least. 

  • Ultra Europe Announces Ultra Beach 2014

    By Dan Murphy April 02, 2014

    Hvar, Croatia -- The EDM festival adds a beach party to their three-day event. 

  • Ultra Trouble as Miami Mayor Calls for End of Festival

    By Laura Baker-Finch March 31, 2014

    Miami, Florida -- Miami's Mayor and City Commisioner fight for the end of Ultra Music Festival after an arrest-filled weekend.

  • Video: Nicole Moudaber, Adriatique, and Guy Gerber on Life on the Road

    By Marjana Jaidi March 28, 2014

    Watch as Nicole Moudaber, Guy Gerber, and Adriatique talk about what it's like being a musician on the road. 

  • Music Monday Playlist: Ultra 2014

    By Ilana Dadras March 24, 2014

    Miami, Florida -- Check out our favorite songs from all of the artists heading to Miami for Ultra later this week.

  • 10 Instagrams You May Have Missed from HAIM, Icona Pop, Phantogram, and More

    By Ilana Dadras March 21, 2014

    In this week's edition of InstaWorld, we take a look at what Lorde is texting, check out how far HAIM has come via their Throwback Thursday post, and hit the record store with Jamie Jones. 

  • Video: Lee Burridge on the Birth of the Hong Kong Rave Scene

    By Marjana Jaidi March 20, 2014

    Before you catch Lee Burridge at Ultra Music Festival next weekend, find out how he unwittingly birthed the rave scene in Hong Kong.

  • Ultra to Broadcast UMF Radio Live from Miami Music Week

    By Ilana Dadras March 17, 2014

    Miami, Florida -- Ultra has just announced that its UMF Radio Show will be broadcast live from Miami Music Week via SiriusXM. 


  • Win A Backpack From Sprayground's New Spring Collection

    By Laura Baker-Finch March 11, 2014

    Tweet us to win your favorite design from Sprayground's Spring Collection. 

  • Pair a Sprayground Backpack With Your Favorite Festival

    By Laura Baker-Finch March 07, 2014

    We paired each backpack in the new Sprayground Spring Collection with the 2014 festival to take it to, click through to find out how you can win your favorite.

  • A Look Ahead: March 2014 Music Festivals

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 28, 2014

    Sure there may not be an official start and end date to festival season, but March is when the fun begins. Click through to find out the festivals to attend this month and the features to keep an eye out for. 

  • 10 Instagrams You May Have Missed This Week From Pharrell, Major Lazer, Chance the Rapper, and More

    By Ilana Dadras February 19, 2014

    In this week's edition of InstaWorld, we take you backstage and into the studio with some of our favorite artists playing upcoming festivals.


  • Ultra Europe Expands in 2014; Afrojack, David Guetta, Carl Cox to Headline

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 12, 2014

    Split, Croatia -- Ultra Europe releases Phase 1 Lineup, featuring Afrojack, David Guetta, and Carl Cox.

  • Ultra 2014 Drops Phase 2 Lineup via Mobile App

    By Laura Baker-Finch January 29, 2014

    Miami, Florida -- Gone are the days when you only need a music festival app when you're already on site. Want to know Ultra's lineup? Get the app.

  • Carl Cox, David Guetta, Solomun to Headline Ultra Music Festival 2014

    By Dianna Loevner December 18, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- Ultra Music Festival, the largest single-event in Miami returns for its 16th installment with its most multifarious line-up to date.

  • A Look Ahead: November 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch November 01, 2013

    As the temperature drops further into Fall, so do the number of North American music festivals. Yet as our season dwindles down, Australia's heats up. Click through for the festivals on our radar this November, plus the guides you can expect on Cultivora.

  • 5 Reasons Why EDM Festivals Love Croatia

    By Laura Baker-Finch August 15, 2013

    Croatia -- The list of Croatian electronic music festivals seems never-ending, and always-expanding. You can't argue with the good weather and good music combination, but why else has Croatia's music festival scene exploded recently?

  • A Look Ahead: June 2013

    By Maressa Levy May 31, 2013

    June is one of the busiest months for festivals, so prepare yourself with our list of upcoming festivals, guides, and lineup announcements.

  • Ultra 2014 Reveals Early Bird Ticket Info

    By Maressa Levy May 14, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- Early Bird Tickets will go on sale a week from today.

  • Ultra Europe Adds 6 Acts to Inaugural Lineup

    By Maressa Levy April 18, 2013

    Split/Hvar, Croatia -- Ultra Europe has added six new acts to their inaugural lineup.

  • Ultra Plans to Scale Back to One Weekend in 2014

    By Laura Baker-Finch March 28, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- Despite a successful two-weekend run that wrapped last weekend, Ultra organizers plan to scale back to a one-weekend event in 2014.

  • Instaworld: WMC/Ultra 2013 Edition

    By Maressa Levy March 27, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- In our WMC/Ultra edition of InstaWorld, Swedish House Mafia says goodbye to tour life, Benny Benassi hangs out with Steve Aoki and Afrojack, and Kaskade runs into some fans.

  • Electric Pickle Pop Up Factory: A Sneak Peak at Miami's Newest Venue

    By Maressa Levy March 19, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- Sonus Music and Half Baked Records present The Electric Pickle Pop-Up Factory - Sneak Peak on the Beach as part of Miami Music Week.

  • #TBT: Ultra 2009

    By Marjana Jaidi March 14, 2013

    With Ultra and the Winter Music Conference kicking off this weekend, Marjana Jaidi recounts the tale of her first ever festival experience.

  • Music Monday Playlist: WMC / Ultra 2013

    By Rose Mardit March 11, 2013

    Headed to Miami or wish you were? Here are 100 tracks of deep house, tech house, techno, electronica, nu disco, electro house, progressive house, dubstep, hip hop, and more in honor of WMC and Ultra.

  • Miami Music Week is On the Horizon

    By Maressa Levy March 06, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- Whether you have a ticket to Miami's Winter Music Conference or to Ultra, we've compiled two lists of must-attend Miami events for March 15-24.

  • Watch Ultra Festival's Live Stream from Chile and Buenos Aires

    By Kelsey Stoulil February 20, 2013

    Ultra Chile and Ultra Buenos Aires performances will stream live from the festivals this Saturday, February 23.

  • Ultra Completes Lineup

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 15, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- Ultra Music Festival has finally completed its 2013 lineup after 3 phases of announcements.

  • The Road to Ultra is a Long Way From Home

    By Laura Baker-Finch February 13, 2013

    Ultra is kicking off its March festivals with a North American Club Tour, Road to Ultra: A Long Way From Home.

  • More DJs and Live Acts for Ultra

    By Laura Baker-Finch January 25, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- Ultra has completed its Phase 2 lineup less than a month since the first announcement. Phase 2 includes includes Eric Prydz, Pretty Lights, Sleigh Bells, and Snoop Dogg (or does he still want to be called Snoop Lion?).

  • The Road to Ultra Stops in New Orleans

    By Laura Baker-Finch January 23, 2013

    New Orleans, Louisiana -- Super Bowl weekend is a time for sports, hilarious commercials, parties, and now... EDM!

  • Ultra 2013 Announces Phase 1 Lineup

    By Marjana Jaidi January 05, 2013

    Miami, Florida -- Ultra Music Festival has announced the first phase of this year's lineup. 2013 marks a huge year for Ultra; in addition to celebrating their 15th anniversary, the festival has expanded to two weekends, and recently announced a new outpost in Croatia.

  • Ultra Europe Announces First Headliners for Inaugural Croatia Festival

    By Kelsey Stoulil December 12, 2012

    Tickets are now on sale for Ultra Europe's inaugural run, featuring Avicci, Armin Van Buuren, and Carl Cox.

  • Ultra Europe Finds a Home in Croatia

    By Marjana Jaidi December 06, 2012

    Ultra is establishing itself in a brand-new destination, with the launch of Ultra Europe this summer in Croatia.

  • One Last Ultra for Swedish House Mafia

    By Laura Baker-Finch November 14, 2012

    As if Ultra weren't tempting enough, the disbanding trio Swedish House Mafia just announced they'll open and close Ultra's two weekends in 2013 to bring their career full circle.

  • Last Few Days to Save on WMC

    By Laura Baker-Finch November 06, 2012

    There are only 4 days left to save on your Winter Music Conference registration before prices are hiked up for the second time.

  • Relive Ultra 2012 & Prepare for Ultra 2013

    By Laura Baker-Finch October 16, 2012

    Watch the official Ultra recap video then prepare yourself for the 2013 Early Bird ticket sale.

  • Test Drive: Ultra Music Festival Mobile App

    By Ai Gamo March 22, 2012

    Ultra Music Festival has released their official mobile app, available for iOS and Android platforms. We tested it out to see how the app can be used to maximize your festival experience.

  • Miami Music Week is Upon Us

    By Laura Baker-Finch March 20, 2012

    Miami Music Week brings the world's best DJs and electronic artists together for a week of non-stop music, sun, and fun. Whether or not you've purchased tickets to Winter Music Conference or Ultra Music Festival, Miami is definitely the place to be March 20-25. Check out our WMC and Ultra guides to plan your week.

  • Swedish House Mafia Announce Masquerade Motel Miami

    By Cultivora February 21, 2012

    Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso of Swedish House Mafia are headlining two events during the upcoming Miami Music Week. The Friday March 23rd event is already sold out, (10,000 tickets within 48 hours of the initial announcement!). The group has since added a second event for Saturday March 24; tickets can be purchased for $125.

  • Ultra is Expanding... Big Time

    By Marjana Jaidi February 17, 2012

    Brace yourselves, Ultra Music Festival is expanding. The Miami mainstay has just announced that it will stage six different festivals on four continents over the course of 2012. In addition the existing festivals in Miami and Sao Paolo, Ultra will hold events in Buenos Aires, Warsaw, Seoul, and Ibiza.

  • Ultra Music Festival Announces Phase II Lineup

    By Cultivora February 16, 2012

    Ultra Music Festival has announced the second phase of their lineup, adding electronic heavyweights like Richie Hawtin, Benny Benassi, DJ Shadow, ATB, and hundreds more to the bill.

  • Ultra Music Festival is Completely Sold Out

    By Cultivora January 13, 2012

    For the second consecutive year, Ultra Music Festival has sold in advance. Despite the increased capacity of its new location, Bayfront Park, the festival sold out even faster than last year.

  • Ultra Releases Phase 1 of Lineup

    By Cultivora December 23, 2011

    Just in time for the holidays, Ultra has released the first phase of its lineup, an exciting array of electronic acts, including Justice, M83, Duck Sauce, Flying Lotus, Miike Snow, Kraftwerk, Pretty Lights, Avicii, and Skrillex. The usual suspects ‐ Tiesto, David Guetta, and Armin van Buuren ‐ will headline. This is the first of three lineup announcements.