Miami’s trippiest music event, Ultra Music Festival, returns to Bayfront Park along Biscayne Bay March 24-26. Heavy hitters on the EDM music scene will take over the turntables, including the likes of Eric Prydz, Kx5 (a collab between Kaskade and deadmau5), Swedish House Mafia, Zedd, Afrojack, David Guetta, Marshmello, Tiesto, and nearly 100 supporting acts. British rapper M.I.A. will also be making a comeback to the Ultra stage, marking her first appearance at the festival since 2014.
All That Jazz
Get ready to get down at the Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival, back March 11-12 for its sweet sixteenth year. Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Charlie Wilson, Ari Lennox, Jodeci, Sean Paul, and other big names in the biz will take over Hard Rock Stadium, plus a Soulful Sunday lineup will spotlight gospel performers. Go for gold or silver ambassador seating to score great seats, restroom passes, tickets to the opening night party, and a parking pass.
Little Havana shuts down for the Calle Ocho Music Festival, a free annual event slated for March 12 that’s part of the Carnaval Miami experience. From Southwest 12th Street to Southwest 27th Street on Calle Ocho, explore music stages, authentic eats, folk dancing, and more. Past celebs to grace the stages at Calle Ocho include Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Bianca, El Micha, Fonseca, and Yotuel, to name a few. Opt for the VIP passport, which grants access to lounges and backstage hangouts, private transportation, reserved parking, and other perks.