JUST IN: Ultra Music Festival Responds To Being Kicked Out of Bayfront Park

During a gathering by the Miami City Commission Planning and Zoning immediately, a unanimous vote was made to for Ultra Music Festival to stay at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami.

Although preliminary experiences concluded Ultra wouldn’t be held at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami in 2019, organizers stay optimistic. In an ficial assertion, Ultra states everybody concerned is “naturally disenchanted” with the result however seems ahead shifting ahead with the 21st version Ultra Music Festival “as deliberate.”

“There has been some confusion in regards to the ramifications immediately’s vote,” Ultra says. “The vote immediately represents solely a denial sure phrases the present proposed 5-year contract, quite than the continued manufacturing the general pageant itself.”

Essentially, Ultra nonetheless has the chance to current a modified contract for the council to approve; they’re not instantly compelled to discover a new venue. Their first alternative nonetheless stays Bayfront Park.

Miami Herald on the scene reported when the choice first got here that an Ultra rep “nonetheless believes pageant might fer a contract that might fulfill neighbors and commissioners. Seemed optimistic contract might get hammered out for a March 2019 pageant. Neighbors aren’t shopping for it proper now. They say it’s unlikely.”

Residents downtown close to the waterfront are the principle opposition to the pageant as a result of noise and site visitors it creates for days earlier than and after the pageant itself. One the principle points introduced forth by representatives on the council was lack  sufficient philanthropy from Ultra, in change for what amounted to taking on town for a interval round every week.

The group at Ultra might want to current a brand new contract that pleases residents and enterprise house owners in time for preparations to be made for the pageant in March; it’s not clear when that shall be.

Ultra’s Statement


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