Post by hiddenzombie013 on Oct 11, 2012 11:40:34 GMT -5
I really want to go to this too. I'm not sure I'm willing to drop all that money by the time it goes on sale though. Considering how fast it sells out, that probably means I wouldn't be able to buy a ticket past the first day. Does anybody know about volunteering at Ultra? I would almost definitely go if I could.
Also, for headliners, I would imagine Tiesto comes back again, as he's pretty much a mainstay by now. Deadmau5 could, but he did say last year that he hated playing Ultra, so he probably won't do it. Daft Punk would be great. I'm not sure beyond that though, since I feel like they had so many huge names last year, that I don't know how many would repeat and/or be billed higher/lower than they were last year.
Ultra usually gets who they want (besides daft punk) Although last year they had no HUGE headliners and managed to sell out faster than ever, so maybe now that they realized that they'll focus more on the undercard (which, personally, I probably wouldn't mind) I could see Skrillex inevitably headlining
Phi mentioned earlier today there's strong rumors of Swedish House Mafia playing their final show at Ultra next year.
Post by ntellier85 on Oct 13, 2012 13:56:56 GMT -5
SHM is almost enough to get me to pull the trigger. DP and SHM there is no way im missing that. BUT at the same time, if Ultra got DP then that means Coachella DEFINITELY gets DP and I'll see them there.
Post by Yo Soy JBoy on Oct 15, 2012 11:43:07 GMT -5
So, given this news, does it make anyone more or less likely to try to attend?
My crew already had a hotel room booked at the Hyatt Regency for the original dates, and we went ahead and got one for the new weekend as well, but that's the final few days of SXSW 2013, so I'm pretty sure we'll do "Weekend 2."
Selfishly, the two things I like about this announcement are: 1) Better opportunity to get Early Bird tickets (in theory) and 2) Larger revenue stream with which to book upper echelon talent.
I know I should probably give myself a swirlie rather than ask this, but if Ultra and Coachella each offer Daft Punk somewhere around $4 million to play both weekends of the respective fests (which is the amount Coachella allegedly paid Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop), could we see a significant Daft Punk tour along both coasts in Spring 2013?
So my big question is- will the line-ups be the same each weekend, or different? Alot of people assumed it would be different line-ups. I assume they're following coachella's lead and giving the same line-up each weekend Then they posted this
We are offering the "unique" opportunity to see your favorite talent in DIFFERENT ARENAS, on DIFFERENT STAGES, on DIFFERENT WEEKENDS!!!
This suggests that they plan to have the same artists both weekends, but playing on different stages.
Post by Yo Soy JBoy on Oct 16, 2012 11:13:18 GMT -5
I'm confused about that too, laggy. I'd assumed identical lineups, but it seems like there's a ton of confusion about whether that's the case.
Since I can only swing one weekend, I sort of hope it's identical or at least the top few lines of each day are identical because I'd be pretty bummed if there were some epic rare headliners for 1 weekend, then a bunch of crap for the next.
Tickets have been on sale for 50 min for people on their subscriber email list. Except nobody can get them. Site crashes. If you make it through with the email link it brings you to a splash page with the links to buy tickets for week 1 and week 2. except theres no link. You cant click anything