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Originally founded in 1999 in Miami, Ultra Music Festival, AKA Ultra Fest, is an annual electronic dance music festival that takes place in various cities around the world.

The festival typically features a wide variety of genres including house, trance, techno, hardstyle, electro, pop and hip-hop. Ultra Music Festival also includes live performances from some of the biggest names in EDM as well as emerging artists. In addition to music performances, attendees can also enjoy art installations, interactive experiences, and food vendors.

Even though it was first held in Miami, and it remains one of the most famous editions of Ultra Festival, the festival has also been held in various locations over the years such as Brazil, South Africa, and Korea.

Ultra Music Festival was co-founded by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes. The first Ultra Music Festival was a one-day event that took place on the beach in Miami, Florida, and featured performances by artists such as Paul van Dyk, Carl Cox, and Rabbit in the Moon.

Famous For:
The festival is known for its high-energy performances, elaborate stage designs, and diverse lineup of electronic music artists, which attracts fans from all over the world. The festival is also famous for its unique location, with the Miami event taking place on the beach in downtown Miami, providing an unforgettable backdrop for the festival.

Creation Purpose:
Faibisch and Omes created Ultra Music Festival with the goal of bringing together fans of electronic dance music and providing them with a high-energy and immersive festival experience. They wanted to create an event that showcased the best electronic dance music artists in the world, while also incorporating innovative stage designs, visual effects, and other elements to enhance the overall experience.

Fun Facts:
In 2013, Ultra Music Festival became the first music festival to broadcast live in HD on YouTube.

The festival has attracted some of the biggest names in electronic dance music, including David Guetta, Tiësto, Armin van Buuren, and Carl Cox.

In 2015, Ultra Music Festival became the first music festival to be streamed live in virtual reality.

Impact on the Music Industry:
Ultra Music Festival has had a significant impact on the music industry, particularly in the realm of electronic dance music. The festival has helped to popularize EDM in the United States and around the world, bringing the genre to a wider audience and helping to elevate its status as a legitimate form of music.

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Ultra Music Festival 2023 at a glance

When did Ultra Music Festival 2023 take place?

Festival was scheduled from 24 Mar to 26 Mar 2023 (2 day(s)).

Where was Ultra Music Festival 2023 held?

Ultra Music Festival takes place in Miami, United States. Here is the full address of the festival: 301 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL, US 33131

Who is headlining Ultra Music Festival 2023?

Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, Tale of Us, deadmau5, Zedd.

What were the main genres at Ultra Music Festival 2023?

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