Global dance music event Road To Ultra to make Singapore debut in Sept

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Road To Ultra, a series of international dance music parties launched by the producers of famed dance music festival brands Ultra and Ultra Worldwide, will make its debut in Singapore in September.

The event will take place at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands on Sept 19, during the Formula One race weekend. Organisers say the line-up will be revealed in about a week's time.

Tickets, which are priced from $118, will on sale from July 7 at ultrasingapore.com.

The event is likely to see the top international DJs headlining, as Road To Ultra festivals often feature the hottest DJs in the electronic dance music scene.

Past Road To Ultra events have featured the likes of prominent DJs such as Dutch DJs Tiesto, Hardwell and Martin Garrix, as well as English trance trio Above & Beyond.

Road To Ultra, which was launched in 2012, have been held in Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Macau, Colombia and Paraguay so far.

The Ultra brand was founded in 1997 by executive producer, president and chief executive Russell Faibisch, who launched electronic dance music events in South Florida.

In 1999, Ultra launched the inaugural Ultra Music Festival on the sands of Miami Beach.

The annual event has grown with each year, becoming one of the biggest dance music festivals in the world with a stellar line-up of top-ranking international DJs. This year, Ultra Music Festival Miami attracted a crowd of 165,000 music fans.