Resident backlash erupts as draft of Ultra Music Fest's Virginia Key settlement surfaces – EDM All Day

Resident backlash erupts as draft of Ultra Music Fest's Virginia Key settlement surfaces – EDM All Day

With their 18-year run in Miami’s downtown coming to a sudden finish, Ultra Music Festival is within the strategy of shifting its flagship three-day fest to Virginia Key — however it’s not all all palm timber and PLUR for the residents of neighboring Key Biscayne. A draft of the settlement in query has surfaced, and the island is rallying closely in opposition to the proposed plan.

With the island solely reachable Ultra’s potential new dwelling, residents held an emergency assembly on November 5 to air considerations starting from noise, environmental injury, unmanageable visitors, and extra. From all accounts, this isn’t simply a mean neighborhood rabble — residents have employed a PR agency for the combat forward, and promise to mobilize and resist the settlement nonetheless doable. With the November 15 vote to safe Ultra’s new dwelling quick approaching, the sudden pushback may spell hassle for the fest’s future digs.

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