BREAKING: Ultra Negotiating Move to Miami's Virginia Key

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After the stunning transfer that left Ultra Music Festival its Bayfront Park dwelling, we’re getting our first ficial glimpse into what strikes are being made to work round the issue. There has been a TON on doable venues each out and in Miami, but it surely seems Ultra has been in talks for a transfer solely a brief bit away.

UPDATE: PRESS RELEASE FROM ULTRA

November 2, 2018
For Immediate Release

The Miami City Commission has scheduled a public listening to on November 15th, 2018 to think about a partnership with Event Entertainment Group, Inc., who has proposed launching an revolutionary manufacturing idea that envisions the in-tandem staging Ultra Music Festival at each the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, in addition to, at Miami Marine Stadium Flex Park, to type a single occasion web site for patrons. This new manufacturing idea, which might be a pure development into the subsequent chapter Ultra’s story, can be actually transformative.

“While we’re, course, excited in regards to the present proposal, this potential partnership represents a lot greater than Ultra’s impression on both South Florida or on the event revolutionary manufacturing parts…” says Russell Faibisch, Ultra’s Co-Founder and CEO.
Under the present proposal, working funds are to clear a path to constructing Miami-Dade County’s first African-American Museum on the Historic Virginia Key Beach and Ultra is honored to assist pay tribute to that essential legacy.

“This specific proposal was pushed equally by our sense company social accountability” says Faibisch. “Our imaginative and prescient, with the help environmentalists and different stakeholders, is to develop into the usual bearer in decreasing environmental impression within the pageant area” added an Ultra Spokesperson.

The Ultra household can be privileged to be entrusted with, and is dedicated to, each safeguarding and showcasing one Miami’s historic and cultural treasures, its pure setting, important wildlife and different sacred parts on the island.

“We need the seashore for use. It is one other exercise going to Virginia Key Beach and we love that” in keeping with neighborhood activist Irby McKnight. Plus, “it’s an out the best way location, there aren’t any condos, no residents…”” As to the present proposal, Mr. McKnight said that, “it is going to deliver income to assist cherish the historic nature and we can have one thing to maintain it going.” Mr. McKnight is a longtime neighborhood activist in Overtown who was appointed by Commissioner Audrey Edmonson to serve on the Miami-Dade Oversight Board representing the Overtown constituents.

Currently, Ultra invitations to the City Miami, native attendees in addition to, these from over 100 different nations. Ultra-branded music festivals are additionally produced in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, South America with dwelling base all the time being our very personal City Miami.
For us, Miami is dwelling.

Ultra’s 2019 occasion is scheduled to be staged on March 29, 30th, and 31st.

Ultra organizers and metropolis ficials confirmed that negotiations are underway to maneuver Ultra close to Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key. Apparently, for the reason that vote went down metropolis ficials have been quietly discussing phrases to carry the pageant on the Rickenbacker Causeway the place the Miami International Boat Show has been held for the previous 2 years.

Virginia Key Historic Park

Ultra says they need to host the pageant in two “in-tandem” areas on the island: a park subsequent to the Miami Marine Stadium and Historic Virgina Key Beach Park. While this venue is definitely attractive and even nearer to the seashore that Bayfront, it means the pageant can be cut up into 2 distinct areas. Virginia Beach Historic Park really hosted the Rapture Electronic Music Festival throughout Miami Music Week for the previous a few years on Thursdays.

Rapture Music Festival on the future web site Ultra

 

A vote has been scheduled for November 15 and City Manager has positioned the merchandise on the assembly agenda, as required underneath discover necessities. He is assured the contract shall be finalized previous to the assembly. The proposed deal consists of cash for the development an African American Museum on the seashore park. Ultra can even work with authorities to keep away from any environmental issues resembling these created by the boat present. At this level the worth the contract is unknown, however we’ll preserve you posted on breaking particulars.

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