Music festival season kicks off once again this year down in Miami at the world famous Ultra Music Festival, and we’ll be there to broadcast sets and interviews from the biggest names in electronic dance music.
The festival, which marks the end of Miami’s annual Winter Music Conference, has continued to grow each year as downtown Miami is taken over by artists debuting new and unfinished material, hoping to gain the buzz that will take their careers to the next level.
For the tenth year in a row, SiriusXM will host the SiriusXM Music Lounge during the three days leading up to the festival.
The SiriusXM Music Lounge is moving to its new home at the 1 Hotel South Beach where we will air live on SiriusXM’s UMF Radio beginning Wednesday, March 16 through Friday, March 18 from 12 pm to 6 pm ET and will feature live DJ sets and interviews from the world’s biggest DJs including Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, and Eric Prydz back to back with deadmau5, Felix Jaehn, Hardwell, Kygo, Martin Garrix, Robin Schulz, Steve Aoki, Thomas Jack and more.
Kicking off the 10th anniversary celebrations is SiriusXM’s first-ever deep and tropical house music showcase featuring resident DJs from SiriusXM Chill channel’s new mix series, House of Chill. Thomas Jack, Felix Jaehn, Chris Malinchak, and more will spin a diverse mix of deep and tropical house, one of the world’s fastest growing music genres. Additionally, rising tropical house superstar Kygo will co-host the show on Wednesday afternoon.
Check out the full three-day schedule:
Wednesday, 3/16 from 1–6 pm ET
Chris Malinchak, Lost Frequencies, Autograf, Nora En Pure, Claptone, Robin Schulz, Felix Jaehn and Thomas Jack with guest host Kygo
Thursday, 3/17 from Noon–6 pm ET
Cash Cash, Feenixpawl, Adventure Club, Andrew Rayel, Yellow Claw, Cedric Gervais, Above & Beyond, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin Garrix, Armin van Buuren
Friday, 3/18 from Noon–6 pm ET
Blasterjaxx, DVBBS, Laidback Luke, Steve Aoki, Afrojack, Hardwell, Eric Prydz back to back with deadmau5
In addition to the SiriusXM Music Lounge performances and live interviews, UMF Radio will broadcast live for the 12th year from the festival itself, airing sets from Armin van Buuren, Tiesto, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Afrojack, Carl Cox, Carnage, Cedric Gervais, Hardwell and more.
After the festival, UMF Radio will broadcast highlights from the weekend, which will be available through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com.
UMF Radio also lives on throughout the year as a weekly, two-hour show on SiriusXM’s Electric Area (Ch. 52) featuring a mix of the genre’s most prominent and up-and-coming artists every Friday from 6–8 pm ET.
Qualified subscribers will have the opportunity to win tickets to the event through dedicated listener emails. Beginning Friday, March 4 at 4 pm ET, listeners can also enter for the chance to win tickets to the event. See Official Rules for complete details which will be at www.siriusxm.com/UltraLounge.
Take a look back at last year’s festival as you get hyped for six days of non-stop coverage.
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