UR1 Music Festival Debuts during Art Basel Weekend

Kanye West to perform at the two-day festival during Art Basel weekend Dec. 8-9.

Art Basel Miami Beach is the premier art exhibition for the country and over the years has infused the Miami art scene with an unmistakable swagger.

Celebrities flock to South Beach from around the world for this event. Exotic cars line Ocean Drive, every luxury hotel suite is booked and the clubs are packed with power schmoozers.

Now add in a slew of celebrity DJs and music producers, including a hip-hop mogul and a rock-n-roll hall-of-famer. Mix it all together and you get a powerhouse art-meets-music-event called UR1 Festival. 

Kanye West, Lou Reed, The Offspring, Erick Morillo and Bob Sinclar are just a few of the big names who will be performing at the two-day festival during Art Basel weekend Dec. 8-9 in Bayfront Park.

Original art, in a variety of mediums,will be on display throughout the festival, including works by: 

  • BooksIIII Bischof
  • Typoe
  • Agustina Woodgate
  • Bhakti Baxter
  • Locastro
  • Ahol Sniffs Glue
  • Johnny Robles
  • Kiki Valdes
  • Andrew Nigon
  • Ruben Ubiera
  • F.R.E.E. Interactive in collaboration with PENCILS & SAWBLADES
  • Douglas Hoekzema
  • Brandon Opalka
  • Sinisa Kukec
  • Krel
  • Benjamin Hollingsworth
  • Mark Diaz

If you go: Purchase a two-day pass for the event on Dec. 8-9. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation.

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