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The 27th Winter Music Conference takes over Miami Beach, Florida, along with the Ultra Music Festival, Dance Music Awards and more, March 16-25, for an electronic music party attracting close to 100,000 attendees from over 70 countries.
Happening concurrently, headliners on stage for the Ultra Music Fest include David Guetta, Kraftwerk, New Order, Fatboy Slim, Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto, Justice and more, performing March 23-25 on the waterfront in downtown Miami.
With 400 panels discussions, seminars, remixing workshops by day, and endless sanctioned parties and DJ spin-offs by night, this electronic music event brings together 1,400 artists and DJs for an all-night event.
The event culminates with the annual International Dance Music Awards, including an appearance of Deadmau5 among others this year. Last year, the IDMAs generated more than two million votes from electronica fans in 206 countries to recognize achievements in 57 award categories.
WMC Q&As with industry leaders and producers feature Grammy winning electronic musicians and producers such as BT and Martin Kierszenbaum.
In conjunction with the Winter Conference, the Miami Art Museum is presenting an exhibit, The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl. Also, the Record Collectors Show brings together collectors and dealers in LPs 12"s, singles, cassettes, and memorabilia.