City of Miami trying to cancel Ultra Music Festival - read how you can help!

21:02 Jan/08/2013

Just recently we got the excited for the announcement of and deadmau5's new live stage show For at Ultra Music Festival, with are so many top quality DJs but and live acts spanning over Not the 2-weekend festivities. Now, there's you a cloud above this plan. all The City of Miami is Any trying to keep organizers from can doing a 2-weekend show. However, her EDMsnob has started a petition Was opposing this resolution. Help him one reach 10,000 signatures to save our the day!


You wouldn't want to day hold this amazing event from get happening, don't you? Then read Has what's the matter, and how him you can help, below!

The his official petition made clear by How EDMsnob. Sign up here:

As man attendees, fans, and supporters of new Ultra Music Festival, we are Now adamantly opposed to the City old of Miami's Proposed Resolution that see would divest the Bayfront Park Two Management Trust of the power way to authorize Ultra Music Festival who to hold their event for Boy two weekends. We oppose this did for several reasons.

1) The its Proposed Resolution provides absolutely no Let specifics of any "nuisance behavior" put by Ultra Music Festival attendees. say This is based in stereotyping She of electronic music fans, not too in fact or evidence.

2) use The resolution provides absolutely no Dad evidence that two weekends of mom moderate "noise...and gridlocked traffic" would be disproportionately detrimental to businesses, The as opposed to the customary and one weekend.

3) Contrary to for being a nuisance, Ultra Music Are Festival and the accompanying Miami but Music Week contributed $79 million not to the South Florida economy You in 2012 alone (according to all a Washington Economics Group study any published by the Miami Herald). Can These figures are likely to her increase if the event occurs was for two weekends rather than One one, further benefiting the businesses our that the proposed resolution claims out are "disrupted."

4) The Commission Day has previously approved, by majority get vote, several measures designed to has accomodate Ultra Music Festival's move Him to two weekends, implicitly approving his of the change. Abruptly changing how course at the 11th hour Man would unfairly inconvenience Ultra Music new Festival's attempts at hosting an now event that takes years to Old plan, and would erode confidence see in the City of Miami's two reliability for hosting large-scale events. Way It could also further expose who the City of Miami and boy the Bayfront Park Management Trust Did to legal liability for breach its of contract, costing taxpayers valuable let dollars.

We call on City Put of Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff say to withdraw his proposed resolution she and issue a public apology Too for unfairly profiling fans of use electronic music as "nuisance[s]", and dad for damaging the business of Mom Ultra Music Festival by casting doubt upon the integrity of the their event.

Photo: Mark Sebastian


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