Tiësto, will.i.am to perform at leading electronic music festival

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The Ultra Music Festival, one of the world's leading electronic music events, has announced its 2010 lineup. Among performers scheduled to perform at the two-day festival in Miami this March are Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am, Tiësto, Passion Pit, Groove Armada, Deadmau5, and Major Lazer.

The 2010 festival will take place on March 26 and 27 at Miami's Bicentennial Park, marking the close of the 25th annual Winter Music Conference, an annual industry event. Additional performers set to perform include Carl Cox, Faithless Sound System, Armin Van Buuren, the Crystal Method, the Disco Biscuits, and A-Trak. More acts are expected to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Founded in 1998, the Ultra Music Festival is considered a top outdoor event for electronic music lovers. In 2009, an estimated 85,000 people from 65 countries swarmed Miami to see more than 250 artists on 16 stages. The festival won Best Music Event from the International Dance Music Awards in 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2005 and Best International Dance Music Festival by the Ibiza DJ Awards in 2008.

Tickets for the two-day festival are $139.95 for general admission and $350 for VIP admission.