Lots of news coming out of Ultra Music Festival over the past week. Famous festival hater, Deadmau5, is returning to…well, music festivals. Ultra Music Festival confirmed that the mouse will close out Ultra on Saturday nights for both weekends. Last year, Deadmau5 released a ten minute rant on why music festivals suck. He quickly removed it, perhaps realizing that headlining some of the world’s largest festivals isn’t such a bad gig.
Here’s the tweet where Deadmau5 claims that he’s doing it for us! I’m guessing hes’ doing it for that giant ass paycheck from Ultra.
Well, I caved in… There was just too many of you guys asking me to play at ultra this year, so im doin it for you guys! :) viva la horde.– deadmau5 (@deadmau5) December 21, 2012
Over the weekend, Ultra tweeted that lineup flyers would hit the streets. The unconfirmed first phase lineup is looking like this:
Above & Beyond
Armin Van Burren
Swedish House Mafia
The Bloody Beetroots
Matt & Kim
A State Of Trance 600 Arena
Carl Cox and Friends Arena