VIRGINIA KEY, FLA. (WSVN) - With its captivating visual effects and music that will make electronic dance music fans’ hearts pumping, Afterlife Miami is back.

The two-day concert has returned to the Miami Marine Stadium on Wednesday and Thursday.

The music festival brings about 15,000 people from all over the world to Virginia Key.

7News cameras captured a big line of fans lining up for the start of the event on Wednesday.

“We know that in U.S. the shows are really, really, really sick,” said Anthony Toussaint.

“I have all the expectations on the visuals, I know it’s going to be crazy. I love it,” said Maria Perez.

“I came all the way from Colombia,” said a woman in Spanish.

Fans will get to hear electronic music from artists like Tale of Us and Anyma.

“For sure Anyma is one of my top, top, top. We’ve been waiting since last year to come here,” said Fernanda Fuentes.

The center stage, built in the parking lot, was the focal point of an evening filled with music and dance

City of Miami Police took to social media to warn visitors and residents of potential traffic on the Rickenbacker Causeway, to tell fans to hang on to their personal belongings and to have fun safely.

“We’re seeing a spike in cellphone thefts. If you have it in your back pocket, that’s not a good idea. Always have it in front, in your front pockets, or a fanny pack. Wherever you can see and keep eyes on your cellphone,” said Miami Police Officer Rafael Horta in a video posted to social media.

The party will continue on Virginia Key until 2 a.m.

Afterlife is just one of Miami Music Week’s events leading up to the Ultra Music Festival which begins on Friday. Ultra is on its 24th year and is expected to draw more than 160,000 fans.

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