Miami votes against electronic music festival

September 28, 2018

MIAMI (AP) — One of the world’s top electronic music festivals is getting the boot from Miami’s waterfront.

The Miami City Commission on Thursday voted down renewing the Ultra Music Festival’s contract to use the city’s Bayfront Park.

The two-decade-old festival draws tens of thousands of electronic music fans and performers from all over the world.

The Miami Herald reports that the contract could be renewed at a later time if an agreement can be worked out.

Some downtown Miami residents oppose the festival because of the large crowds and heavy traffic it causes.

Festival organizers say the show is still going and the festival will still be held next March.


Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com