Ultra Music Festival has unveiled its star-studded Phase 2 lineup, adding more than 100 additional acts to the 2023 event taking place Friday, March 24 – Sunday, March 26 at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami.
The headliners feature Adam Beyer, Cirez D, Afrojack, Alesso, CamelPhat, Charlotte de Witte, David Guetta, Gareth Emery, M.I.A., Marshmello, Michael Bibi, Stephan Bodzin (Live), Tiesto, and Vini Vici to name a few!
In November, Ultra Music Festival announced the highly anticipated Phase 1 lineup, featuring an array of world-class talent including Armin van Buuren, Carl Cox, Claude VonStroke, CloZee, Eric Prydz presents HOLO, Ganja White Night, GIGANTIC NGHTMRE, Grimes, Gryffin, Hardwell, HI-LO b2b Testpilot, Kx5, Kayzo (live), Martin Garrix, Oliver Heldens b2b Tchami, REZZ, Subtronics, Swedish House Mafia, Tale of Us, Timmy Trumpet, and Zedd.
Ultra’s Phase 2 lineup brings forth even more electrifying artists, with headliners such as Afrojack, Alesso, Charlotte de Witte, David Guetta, Gareth Emery, M.I.A, Marshmello, Tiësto, and Vini Vici. These artists have made a significant impact in the dance music industry, with accolades such as DJ Mag’s 2022 Alternative #1 DJ, multiple GRAMMY nominations, and multi-platinum hits.
Additionally, Ultra will showcase the world debut of Black Tiger Sex Machine’s live Portals show, as well as the first-ever Jauz b2b SVDDEN DEATH set. These exclusive performances will add to the already diverse and unparalleled lineup that Ultra is known for. WAKAAN label boss Liquid Stranger will make his highly-anticipated Ultra debut, transporting his otherworldly bass sound for an epic headlining performance.
The festival will also present a string of debut back-to-back headlining performances from Adam Beyer, Cirez D, Dom Dolla b2b Vintage Culture, the global inaugural performance of Jauz b2b SVDDEN DEATH, Nicole Moudaber b2b Chris Liebing, and Dubfire b2b Kölsch.
The UMF Radio Stage will also once again host label showcases with different stage takeovers from imprints such as Afrojack’s JACKED Radio brand and Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings, which follows up the iconic producer’s long-awaited comeback and techno reinvention during his closing headlining set at Ultra 2022. And after successfully taking over Ultra’s first-ever hardstyle stage last year, the Coone-headed Belgian-label Dirty Workz will return for another stage takeover and bevy of hardstyle staples.
Underground concept RESISTANCE will host previously announced headliners techno superstars Adam Beyer◻︎Cirez D, GRAMMY-nominated UK duo CamelPhat, longstanding Ultra ambassador Carl Cox, Dirtybird label boss Claude VonStroke, Eric Prydz presents HOLO, the global debut of HI-LO b2b Testpilot(Oliver Heldens and deadmau5’s techno aliases, respectively), versatile Dutch artist Joris Voorn, Solid Grooves label boss Michael Bibi, classically trained German techno act Stephan Bodzin (Live), and Afterlife leaders Tale Of Us. Additionally, RESISTANCE will host headlining back-to-back performances from Nicole Moudaber b2b Chris Liebing as well as Dubfire b2b Kölsch.
Additional RESISTANCE headliners will come from previously announced acts Anfisa Letyago, Enrico Sangiuliano, Ida Engberg b2b Maya Jane Coles, Ilario Alicante, Mathame, and Popof x Space 92 Present ‘Turbulences’.
Along with these tastemaker acts, RESISTANCE will host performances driving techno maestro Brennen Grey, Slovenian selector Brina Knauss, Italian techno duo Fideles, British progressive ace Franky Wah, Berlin production duo and band GHEIST, Australian techno queen Juliet Fox, groovy house virtuoso Kyle Kinch, multi-instrumentalist and synth wizard Lubelski, techno brother duo Mathame, leading Afterlife duo Mind Against, blossoming twin duo RaeCola, Parisian house music legend Shiba San, fast-rising Los Angeles producer/DJ VNSSA, New York City house duo Walker & Royce, and a special back to back performance from Drumcode mainstays Luigi Madonna and Roberto Capuano.
The RESISTANCE Cove will feature Ultra’s first-ever stage takeovers by Nicole Moudaber’s highly-influential label, global party brand, and award-winning weekly radio show In The Mood, as well as Dutch legend Joris Voorn Presents Spectrum concept which encompasses club nights, festival stages, and a global broadcast radio show. These two inaugural takeovers join the ranks of Claude VonStroke’s previously-announced takeover by his West Coast-based underground imprint Dirtybird.
Ultra veterans returning to the festival include masked Parisian producer Malaa, Darklight Recordings boss Fedde Le Grand, Protocol Recordings leader Nicky Romero, progressive Dutch duo Dubvision, GRAMMY-award winning French producer Cedric Gervais, invigorating trance act Jeffrey Sutorius, prolific artist Deorro, trance purveyor Ilan Bluestone, 18-year-old wonder Moore Kismet, Juno Award nominee Frank Walker, main stage regular MYKRIS, energetic Dutch producer Dr. Phunk, and global party-starter Dada Life.
After expanding into the hardstyle genre in 2022, veteran hardstyle acts like English hardstyle titan Darren Styles, Norwegian duo Da Tweekaz, and Dutch hardstyle duo Sub Zero Project will also return to Ultra in 2023.
Marking a number of exciting festival debuts in 2023, Ultra Music Festival will feature the debut of Afrojack’s underground alias Kapuchon. In 2020, Afrojack revived the dormant alias with the first release in over a decade titled “Ten Years Later”. Additionally, multi-platinum artists Jonas Blue and Sam Feldt will debut their new collaborative project Endless Summer following the release of their first single “Till The End” from earlier this year.
Ultra is bringing some fresh talent to the party this year! Get ready for some killer sets from Becky Hill (who won the Brit Awards’ Best Dance Act in 2022), the melodic duo Kasablanca, and the UK producer and TV personality Joey Corry. We’re also excited to see some sick psytrance beats from Blastoyz. If you’re into bass, you’re in for a treat with live performances from Dabin and DJ sets from Dimension, Apashe, Deathpact, Lucille Croft, the bros YOOKiE, and ISOxo, who’s a favorite of Sable Valley. Get ready to dance!
Shaping up to be the festival’s most exciting edition yet, fans can purchase tickets to Ultra Music Festival 2023 via https://ultramusicfestival.com/tickets/miami/
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ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL PHASE 2 LINEUP
Adam Beyer ◻︎ Cirez D
Black Tiger Sex Machine presents Portals
Charlotte de Witte
Dom Dolla b2b Vintage Culture
Dubfire b2b Kölsch
Jauz b2b SVDDEN DEATH
Nicole Moudaber b2b Chris Liebing
Stephan Bodzin (Live)
A Hundred Drums
Becky Hill (Live)
Black V Neck
Fedde Le Grand
Ida Engberg b2b Maya Jane Coles
Kill The Noise
Lucas & Steve
Luigi Madonna b2b Roberto Capuano
Popof x Space 92 Present ‘Turbulences’
Ruben de Ronde
Sub Zero Project
Walker & Royce