Ultra Worldwide to Expand with ROAD TO ULTRA PUERTO RICO This Year
The world's most international festival brand, ULTRA Worldwide, today announces plans to extend its global influence even further, with the confirmation of a brand new international edition for 2015 - Road To ULTRA Puerto Rico.
Set to take over the avant-garde, 15,000 capacity Puerto Rico Convention District in the capital city of San Juan on Friday, October 2, Road To ULTRA Puerto Rico will become the19th international destination to host ULTRA's unique events-a truly staggering achievement for the fully independent festival brand.
Famed the world over for its 300-plus miles of pristine white sandy beaches, Puerto Rico's convenient political position within the US commonwealth means that US citizens won't even require a passport to travel to and from the paradise island.
The official lineup for the debut edition of Road To ULTRA Puerto Rico will be announced in the coming weeks. Stay tuned to roadtoultra.com and RTU Puerto Rico's official social channels (below) for real time updates.
Tickets are now on sale and available exclusively from www.ticketpop.com. A limited amount of Early Bird tickets priced at $40.00 USD are likely to sell out very quickly, after which the remaining tickets will be available at $50.00 USD. VIP tickets are also on sale from now, priced at $100.00 USD.
This news comes off the back of a truly incredible year for ULTRA Worldwide, in which the international juggernaut has added an astonishing seven brand new events to its ever expanding resume, including Macau, Bali, Singapore, The Philippines, Bolivia, Peru and now Puerto Rico.
For full details on all of Ultra's worldwide events, head to umfworldwide.com, or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UltraPuertoRico, Twitter: www.twitter.com/UltraPuertoRico and Instagram: www.instagram.com/UltraPuertoRico.
About Road to ULTRA™ - ULTRA WORLDWIDE, producers of the award-winning ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL in Miami, launched a new event concept early in 2012 appropriately named, 'ROAD TO ULTRA.' Since then, RTU's have landed in THAILAND, KOREA, JAPAN, TAIWAN, MACAU, COLOMBIA and PARAGUAY with more confirmed for 2015 in PARAGUAY (2nd edition), BOLIVIA, PERU, SINGAPORE, THE PHILIPPINES and PUERTO RICO.
Road to ULTRA events are single-stage events with the same focus as the ULTRAWorldwide festivals. Each event showcases cutting-edge stage production including world-class visuals, lighting, kryogenics and pyrotechnics. Stage designs are developed by theULTRA Music Festival creative team and adapted to accommodate the needs of both indoor and outdoor venues.
Just as the ULTRA festivals boast the world's hottest talent, Road To ULTRA features the top electronic music artists in today's electronic music scene. Artists such as Tiesto, Hardwell Martin Garrix, Alesso, Steve Angello, Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Fedde Le Grand, Porter Robinson and more have already headlined previous RTU's, bringing tens of thousands of fans to these events.
ULTRA Worldwide is already the most international electronic music festival brand by far (with festivals on five continents including AFRICA, SOUTH AMERICA, EUROPE, ASIA and NORTH AMERICA), but with the addition of the Road toULTRA concept, ULTRA has truly raised the bar. The RTU events continue to drive ULTRAapart from the competition by offering one-of-a-kind experiences to electronic music fans in even more regions around the world.
About ULTRA Worldwide™ - ULTRA WORLDWIDE is the global edition of the World's Premier Electronic Music event,ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL.
The ULTRA brand was founded in 1997 by Executive Producer, President & CEO Russell Faibisch, and began producing electronic music events in South Florida, which led to the inaugural Ultra Music Festival in 1999 on the sands of Miami Beach.
The internationally renowned festival, which has taken place every March since its inception, celebrated its seventeenth anniversary from March 27-29, 2015 by bringing over 165,000 music enthusiasts to the sold out waterfront event in the heart of the City of Miami. Ultra Music Festival returns to Bayfront Park for its eighteenth annual edition, 18-20 March 2016.
Choosing to follow a unique, creative vision and a wholly organic growth focused around a true love for music, artists, and fans alike, the ULTRA and ULTRA Worldwide brands represent not only the world's biggest and most successful remaining INDEPENDENT electronic music festival brand, they are now the most international of any festival brand in the world by far. The event organizers continue to transport the unrivalled experience from the Miami flagship festival to an ever-growing number of destinations and fans all over the globe.
Over the past seventeen years, literally thousands of the world's most iconic DJs, producers and live acts have mesmerized audiences with awe-inspiring sets at ULTRA festivals inARGENTINA, BRAZIL, CHILE, CROATIA, IBIZA, JAPAN, KOREA, SOUTH AFRICA and of course MIAMI, as well as ROAD TO ULTRA events in CHILE, COLOMBIA, MACAU, PARAGUAY, SEOUL, TAIWAN, THAILAND, TOKYO, USA, and now forthcoming events inBOLIVIA, BRAZIL, SINGAPORE, THE PHILIPPINES as well as ULTRA BEACH - BALI. Each and every new global edition is founded on the same successful recipe that has been perfected over seventeen years in Miami, combining the most diverse electronic talent with the most technologically advanced, large-scale festival productions in the world.
In addition, the ULTRA brands pioneered the live stream experience, 'ULTRA LIVE'(whereby the festival is brought online to over 20 million unique viewers globally) and the audio broadcasting platform 'UMF RADIO' (syndicated to FM Radio in over 42 countries and reaching more than 22 million listeners weekly). Also 'UMF FILMS' collaboration withFINALKID has seen some of the most visually breathtaking festival aftermovies in the music space, including a feature-length documentary exploring the latest explosion of dance music, entitled CAN U FEEL IT, which premiered at the Ultra Music Festival, Miami 2012 and was exhibited in over 500 theaters across the Unites States.
In 2014, the ULTRA and ULTRA WORLDWIDE brands continued to push the boundaries, bringing an unparalleled combination of cutting edge production and the world's best electronic acts back to previous strongholds and new frontiers across the globe. With its most recent new festival editions breaking records in JAPAN in September 2014, SOUTH AFRICAin February 2015 and KOREA in June 2015, and with the addition of the many new ROAD TO ULTRA events, the ULTRA brand has now united SIXTEEN COUNTRIES across FIVE CONTINENTS worldwide.