SiriusXM Celebrates 10 Years of Ultra Music Festival Coverage with "UMF Radio" Live from Miami Music Week
Exclusive limited-run channel will feature live DJ sets from Ultra Music Festival from artists including Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Borgore, Carnage, Cedric Gervais, Danny...
March 18, 2014 --
NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that it will launch "UMF Radio," (Ultra Music Festival Radio"), the limited-run, 24/7, commercial-free channel featuring performances, DJ sets and interviews with the world's most popular DJs, producers and international dance music artists live from Miami at Ultra Music Festival, the world famous outdoor electronic dance music festival. This is the 10th year SiriusXM has broadcast live sets from Ultra Music Festival.
SiriusXM's "UMF Radio" will air on SiriusXM's Electric Area, via satellite on channel 52, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as wellas online atsiriusxm.com. For rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/electricarea. The "UMF Radio" channel will launch on Friday, March 21 at 12:00 pm ET.
"SiriusXM listeners will feel as if they are in Miami as we offer exclusive access to some of the world's most acclaimed DJs and the intense Miami EDM atmosphere through our coverage of live sets, specialty shows and private events," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "We are continually adding to our extensive lineup of electronic dance music programming, and Ultra Music Festival gives us an opportunity to over deliver to EDM fans live from Miami. We will offer our listeners unique, in-depth coverage of the world famous festival that no other audio entertainment outlet can or does."
The limited-run channel will broadcast live DJ sets from Ultra Music Festival by artists such as Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Carl Cox, Carnage, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Fedde Le Grand, Gareth Emery, Hardwell, Kaskade, Krewella, Laidback Luke, Luciano, Martin Garrix, Mat Zo, MOTi, New World Punx (Ferry Corsten & Markus Schulz), Nicky Romero, Rebecca & Fiona, RiotGear, Sander van Doorn, Showtek, Steve Angello, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Tiesto, Tommie Sunshine, W&W, Zedd, 3LAU and many more.
"UMF Radio" will also feature DJ sets and interviews live from the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami from Wednesday, March 26 through Friday, March 28.
SiriusXM Music Lounge Schedule:
Wednesday, March 26 from 1:00-6:00 pm ET on "UMF Radio" and Tiesto's Club Life Radio
Tiesto's Club Life Radio 3rd Annual Celebration featuring Martin Garrix, DJ Snake, Carnage, Seven Lions, Dzeko & Torres and MOTi
Thursday, March 27 from 1:00-6:00 pm ET on "UMF Radio"
Hardwell presentsRevealed Takeover alongside W&W, Dyro, Dannic and Deorro
Friday, March 28 from 1:00-6:00 pm ET on "UMF Radio"
Armin van Buuren and Friends' Armada Takeover alongside Cedric Gervais, Audien, Orjan Nilsen and Andrew Rayel
After Ultra Music Festival, SiriusXM's "UMF Radio" channel will feature highlights from this year's Fest and will be available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
UMF Radio is also a weekly show on SiriusXM's Electric Area channel. The two-hour weekly show features a mix of the genre's most prominent and up-and-coming artists. UMF Radio airs Fridays from 6:008:00 pm ET.
In 2012, Tiesto launched his SiriusXM channel, Tiesto's Club Life Radio, with a special live DJ set for SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami during Miami Music Week.
Tiesto's Club Life Radio, created and curated by Tiesto, features a variety of electronic dance music including progressive, electro, trance, bass, tech and house, hand-selected by the world-renowned DJ and producer. Other superstar and up and coming DJs also appear on the channel, including Baggi Begovic, Danny Avila, Hardwell, Nari & Milani, Tommy Trash, Tube & Berger and others.
Electric Area plays electronic dance music, house, trance, electro, dubstep, progressive, trap, and more, along with the biggest DJs in the world. Listeners will hear Above & Beyond, Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Arty, A-Trak, Avicii, Axwell, Bingo Players, Borgore, Carl Cox, Carnage, Cedric Gervais, Chuckie, The Crystal Method, Danny Avila, deadmau5, Deniz Koyu, EDX, Fedde Le Grand, Ferry Corsten, Gareth Emery, Hardwell, Josh Wink, Mark Knight, Markus Schulz, Mat Zo, MYNC, Nicky Romero, Paul Oakenfold, Pretty Lights, Quintino, R3hab, Robbie Rivera, Rony Seikaly, Sander van Doorn, Sidney Samson, Steve Angello, Steve Aoki, Thomas Gold, Tiesto, Tritonal, W&W and others.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
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