Promoters Postpone Miami’s UR1 Festival, Citing Continued Effects of Hurricane Sandy

The first edition of UR1 Music & Art Festival scheduled to take place at Miami’s Bayfront Park on December 8-9 has been postponed. The event’s promoters say they are rescheduling due to a weather forecast that predicts strong winds. A check with AccuWeather predicts a sunny, less humid day on December 8 with temperatures around 80 degrees with winds at ESE 6 mph and gusts of 12 mph. Same forecast for December 9 with winds at ESE 8 mph and gusts of 18 mph Here’s the full statement below via Crossfade.

UR1 Festival Postponement Announcement

It is with deep regret that we announce the postponement of the first annual UR1 Music & Art Festival due to circumstances beyond our control, including:

– Foreseeable inclement weather conditions in the Miami-Dade and South Florida region;
– Continued effects of the recent Hurricane Sandy.

In consideration of these and other factors including the safety and wellbeing of our fans and performing artists we have come to this tough decision. Understandably this has had an ancillary effect on ticket sales and business logistics. It has always been our mission to produce events of the utmost quality and safety.

The new dates for the UR1 Music & Art Festival will be announced shortly. New dates will be chosen when weather conditions satisfy the safety of our fans, artists and staff. Once the dates are released you may chose to retain your ticket, as we will accept it at the festival. Alternatively should you choose to be refunded, information and instructions on how to do so can be found at We appreciate your patience and understanding.

We would also like to inform you that we are making every effort to showcase some of the talent that was scheduled to perform and exhibit at the festival in various locations around Miami. For those of you who would like to join us and the talent that will continue on to be showcased pending forthcoming dates to be announced, UR1 Ticket holders will have the opportunity to use their festival ticket at events around Miami during Basel week. A list of events accepting UR1 Tickets & Vouchers will soon be listed at


The UR1 Music & Art Festival Family

Darren Ressler

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