See clips of Eric Prydz, Crizzly and more are made on the first day dance fest this year.
From pillars of radio rappers under the bumper, Ultra Music Festival was an event that encompasses everything, when it began on Friday (March 28) at Bayfront Park in Miami, with a variety of genres in music electronic dance (and beyond) all united by a appreciative, loving crowd.
With almost 60 artists - including Maestro EDM Zedd, psychedelic rockers MGMT , the legend of DJ Carl Cox, creators of viral hits Los Chainsmokers and many more - performing at Ultra 7 stages , it was impossible to catch every set- shaking hand ... but it sure tried . Here are our highlights from day one.
- Most artists would be happy to release a new collaboration with Matthew Koma during his headlining performance and call it a night. But Tiësto is not most artists. The consummate showman increased volume
Friday night when he brought the ladies of Icona Pop on stage to perform their song “Come on. " It was a moment that could only happen during the week in the world of music dance is in the same city (the DJ reportedly invited pop stars to join him just 24 hours before their time).
- Jumping on the decks, barefoot, with his hand in the air, Kaskade was on top of their game Friday night, dancing while playing presiding recent tracks like "Last Chance" crowd. It was not until a year ago that Kaskade released the title track of his Grammy-nominated album "Atmosphere " on Ultra, and in a way, tonight was a full circle moment for the house DJ west coast.
The same could be said of Eric Prydz, who returned to Miami after a victorious performance harassed in 2013. With LED display holograms and a stage that is said to have been designed around Prydz own innovative images definitely showed that he is one of the greatest talents of the DJ world.