Avicii and Madonna Meet Molly at Ultra Music Festival 2012

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The Main Stage lineup on Saturday was impressive with both Fatboy Slim and Justice warming up the crowd for headliner Avicii.

But at 11:07 p.m., the Swedish DJ was nowhere to be found. And so the restless crowd started chanting his name, "Avicii! Avicii! Avicii!"

Maybe the tactic worked. Because just seconds later, the Material Girl herself, Madonna, bounced out from backstage for a superspecial Ultra Music Festival guest appearance, crashing Avicii's set and giving him the awkwardest of introductions.

"How many people in this crowd have seen Molly?" she asked. She then proceeded to query, "Are you ready for the next DJ, motherfuckers?" It was apparently her attempt at, uh, relating to us.

And then with that bit of business finally done, Madonna strutted into the DJ booth and danced with Avicii during the first song of his set, a remix of her new single "Girl Gone Wild." The crowd seemed to love every second of it.



Once Madonna left the stage, though, Avicii really got down to business. He amped the crowd with "Fade Into Darkness" and then chilled them out with a remix of Florence and the Machine's "You've Got the Love." His hour-long set also included original mixes like "My Feelings For You" and "ID" before closing it all out with his megahit "Levels."

I won't lie. I have a soft spot for Avicii. And I think his set was the best of the weekend. The crowd's energy was undeniable and Madonna was the slightly dirty cherry on top of a nearly perfect performance.

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Askaticket
Askaticket

I dont agree that her loving words were boring she was making a great sound around the people over there.

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Discounted Madonna Tickets

Yeah this was a great combination with Madonna i really enjoyed this and wish to watch them together again .

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Payton_vege

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StealthRider
StealthRider

They Showed his Intro Video Twice, with 10 minutes of silence after the first video showing and a 5 minute silence after the 2nd video showing. Then after the second Long pause, Madonna gives 5 minute boring speech. His Mixing was Rutty, his songs were unexcited, mundane & insipid. I stayed till the end and left after the last firework disappointed, sad and angry. Totally killed everyones buzz.

JC
JC

Are you serious? Avicii's set was the Worst. with a Major Capital W.  

Everyone started leaving halfway through his liveset. I remember hearingBoo's in the crowd as they set off Levels. He needs to learn how to an a Major Festival. Hes become too MainStream and had a very very VERY Poorly Constructed Liveset Tracklist. All his songs were nearly identical to his last years UMF playlistonly adding in 1 or 2 new songs. and Madonna's song "Girls Gone Wild"? not good at all. maybe it stillworks for the old retro parents but definitely not for Miami. she should be at home feeding her kids, not asking about Molly.. After UMF 2012, Avicii is definitely off my list.

Alesso is the kid to watch, that guy is killin' it. a Prodigy Student of SwedishHouseMafia

Kortney Price
Kortney Price

Molly is not your next door neighbor.  It's a harmful and addictive drug that the children of today are finding to be the new "IT" thing. PURE MDMA!  Sign my petition to boycott Madonna's new album "MDNA" due to her horrific drug reference at Ultra Music Festival 2012.https://www.change.org/petitio...

nomad
nomad

she thinks she's promoting mdma, id say the chance of getting "molly" with any MDMA at all in Florida is 1/5.  Most "molly" especially in this part of the US has little or no MDMA and are mostly other cheaper compounds that people convince themselves have the same effects. My guess is she thinks its ok to promote MDMA, a lot of people do. I bet she has taken actual MDMA, but by being your average idiot trying to fit in with slang is promoting bunch of much worse drugs. 

Gecarrion07
Gecarrion07

Avicii's set was not the best i was dissapointed he was late and then played his same stuff and then looped levels at the end fo ra good almost 10 minutes. Tiesto did a way better job he had the crowd dancing avicii had us just ina  chill dance mood.

nomad
nomad

i think his mixing has gotten lazy, and mainstream. Tiesto's still got it for sure

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