This years Ultra Music Festival, a highlight for many at this years Miami Winter Music Conference, is back t his year and set to be bigger, badder and better than ever before. The promoters are boasting a massive total of 1,000,000 watts of sound, a 50,000+ capacity (which will more than likely sell out), over 200 artists, DJs, and producers over 14 hours and across 11 stages!!!
Ultra will once again be set down in the amazingly scenic Bayfront Park in downtown Miami and is to officially open this years 2004 WMC. And the news doesn’t stop there, the WMC have finally release the first full listing of the bulk of the top artists from around the world to be headlining this major event. This list of confirmed is as follows;
2004 Ultra Music Festival
Paul Oakenfold, Tiesto, Paul van Dyk, Sasha, John Digweed, The Chemical Brothers (DJ Set), Erick Morillo, Richie Hawtin (Plastikman), Way Out West (live), Ferry Corsten, Pete Tong, The Rapture (live), Swayzak (live), Junkie XL (live), LCD Sound System (live), Adam Freeland, Sander Kleinenberg, Steve Lawler, Josh Wink, Goldie, 2many djs, ADULT (live), Miss Kittin (live), Erol Alkan, Rabbit in the Moon (live), Icey, Bad Boy Bill, Perry Farrell aka Peretz, Donald Glaude, James Zabiela, Satoshi Tomie, Infusion (live), Max Graham, Hernan Cattaneo, Sandra Collins, Smokin Jo, Johan Gielen, James Holden, Deepsky (live), Chus & Ceballos, D:Fuse, Jerry Bonham, Jimmy Van M, DMP, Hyper, Luke Fair, Keoki, Baby Anne, Electric Skychurch (live), Kevens (live), Edgar V., Uberzone (live), Rennie Pilgrim, Jackal & Hyde (live), Planet B (live), Saeed & Palash, Chris Fortier, Simply Jeff, DJ Dero, Liquid Todd, Lemon 8, K-Swing, Corvin Dalek, Tommie Sunshine, Chromeo (live), DJ Unknown, Avenue D (live), Galaxy Girl (live), Hialeah.Sound.System. (live), Toby Holguin, Jluv, Rick West, Sikora, Storm, Sensei (live), Human & Tuffist, Fixx, Salim Rafiq (live), Merlyn, B-SIDE, The Specialists (Bri-tai & Profyle), Kinesis, Stateside Collective feat. CLRH2O, Bamboo & Jungleboy, Marc Anthony, 8on, Dagger, Eric Jag, Danny Michelle, Dave Burg, Factor E, LAB3, Steve Chadwick, Joey G., Zal, Phistimi, Silence Repellent (live), Raz, Gino Fuentes, Clayton Steele, and Sabastian Sackson.
Many more are still to be announced to fill the 11 stages. These are; two massive main stages and the 9 genre-specific arenas: Drum n Bass Arena, Breakbeat Stage, Progressive Arena, House Tent, Vice Vision: Sound Of Vice - Electro Tent, Basswalk Records Tent, VIP Ultrabeach Stage, South Florida All-stars and Florida Favorites.
The Ultra Music Festival has previously set records as the biggest US electronic music festival of its kind, and the 2004 WMC event will surely raise the bar once again. More information as it is released, and on the official site below.