For the first time in its 23-year history, the Ultra Music Festival heads to the Middle East.
The world-famous electronic music festival announced on Tuesday (December 20) that it will land in the United Arab Emirates capital, Abu Dhabi, on March 4-5, 2023. House-focused Resistance stage — Lineup will be released in the coming months.
The event marks the debut of Ultra in the UAE after the 2020 edition of Ultra Abu Dhabi was canceled due to the pandemic. The event will be held at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The island is a leisure and tourism destination that also hosts the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix each year. Tickets are on sale now.
Ultra Abu Dhabi will be the first time a Miami-based company or other US-based dance festival brand has a show in the Middle East. Launched in Miami in 1999, Ultra has become a global leader in delivering electronic music to markets around the world, playing shows over the years in Peru, Colombia, South Africa, Singapore, China, Australia, Spain, Croatia and more. I was. .
Meanwhile, Ultra’s flagship festival returns to Miami’s Bayfront Park from March 24-26, 2023, with a line-up of Swedish House Mafia, Armin Van Buren, Karl Cox, Claude Fonstroke, Crozy, Eric Pryze and Grimes. , Griffin, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Zedd, REZZ and deadmau5 — he performed as part of the Kaskade collab Kx5 and went to b2b as his own techno alter-ego test pilot alongside Oliver Heldens aka Hi-Lo. Starring — and other genre stars.