Miami Music Week is rapidly approaching and the events are starting to drop on a daily basis. Ultra is coming out guns blazing this year with a brand new Resistance Miami residency at the newly renovated M2 Nightclub. Now we’re finally learning what artists will be taking the decks of this new residency.
Following three banner years in Ibiza, Ultra recently announced the launch of RESISTANCE’s inaugural U.S. club residency in the festival’s beloved hometown of Miami Beach. RESISTANCE Miami will transport the fully-immersive Ibiza clubbing experience to America for the very first time at M2, the newly-minted nightclub in the heart of the Art Deco District.
RESISTANCE Miami has unveiled the first round of Season 1 headliners, presenting a bevy of underground titans. Performing acts include fast-rising Italian talent Anfisa Letyago, illustrious Ultra veteran Carl Cox, DJ Mag 2022 Alternative #1 DJ Charlotte De Witte, Italian producer/sound designer Enrico Sangiuliano, Claude VonStroke b2b Green Velvet as Get Real, Oliver Heldens’ darker moniker HI-LO b2b contemporary techno wizard Layton Giordani, Deep Moves label founder Ilario Alicante, Spanish icon Indira Paganotto, versatile Dutch artist Joris Voorn, Danish underground expert Kölsch, German tech house queen Melanie Ribbe, Berlin techno duo Pan-Pot, Manchester house duo Solardo, and Beatport chart-toppers Turbulences (Popof x Space 92).
RESISTANCE’s M2 club residency will kick off during Miami Music Week on Thursday, March 23 with Adam Beyer’s highly-regarded imprint Drumcode for their official label takeover. Founded in 1996, Adam Beyer has developed Drumcode into one of the most recognized techno labels in the world. Consistently one of Beatport’s top-selling labels, Drumcode has delivered unrelenting releases from a variety of international acts in addition to hosting a number of label showcases around the globe. The forthcoming Miami Music Week event between Drumcode and RESISTANCE will offer fans a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the city’s hottest new venue M2.
On Friday, March 24, RESISTANCE will host British underground legends Sasha and John Digweed for the duo’s exclusive Miami Music Week performance. The dance music titans have spent the last 30 years at the forefront of progressive soundscapes globally, and have remained staple headliners at RESISTANCE’s Ibiza residency and various worldwide events since 2015. The pair will continue their long-standing relationship with Ultra’s revered underground concept serving as one of the debut headliners for RESISTANCE’s first season at M2, with more acts to be announced.
RESISTANCE will round out Miami Music Week with another scintillating underground event on Saturday, March 25, and the Official MMW Closing Party on Sunday, March 26, with headliners yet to be announced.
Following the Miami Music Week launch of the U.S. club residency, RESISTANCE will host various Race Week events at M2 from Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7, 2023. In the fall, RESISTANCE will continue its Season 1 programming at M2 with weekly Saturday parties, kicking off Halloween weekend on Saturday, October 28 and running through the Closing Party on Saturday, May 11, 2024.