Ultra Slammed with Cease & Desist by Festival It Kicked Out of Its Home

The previous few months haven't been variety to Rapture Festival in Florida. Despite having lived at Virginia Key for 2 years and already reserving dates for a 3rd on the island, a from the Miami City Commission ousted the competition in favor Ultra Music Festival, which itself was earlier in 2018.

After a lot opposition, Rapture conceded the loss and started a seek for a brand new house. “Our seek for a brand new location that may enable our authentic imaginative and prescient to proceed has yielded us a number of superb areas that we will actually say are a lot better than our authentic house,” it on Facebook in November in a now-deleted submit.

As it seems, evidently search hasn’t yielded any promising outcomes as Rapture has delivered a stop & desist letter to Ultra Music Festival, asking it to cease making use of for any new permits.

“We are investigating this matter additional and should you] don't instantly withdraw your software that instantly interferes with our consumer’s deliberate competition time and placement, we will probably be taking fast motion in opposition to you, the City and Virginia Key Beach Park Trust,” reads the letter from Rapture’s legal professional, Paul Okay. Silverberg. “Any continued habits and furtherance the complained act will probably be thought of willful and topic you to punitive damages.”

Permits that Ultra is at present nonetheless making use of for embody one “from Miami-Dade’s Division Environmental Resources Management to assemble a brief dock on the Marine Stadium to accommodate the water taxis,” in keeping with Miami Herald.

Miami City Attorney Victoria Mendez and Ultra spokesman Ray Martinez declined to touch upon the letter.


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