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Electric Daisy Carnival

The 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival from Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
2014 Electric Daisy Carnival: 400,000 EDM fans, 200+ DJs and new online coverage
June 19, 2014
“Whatever you want to twirl, whirl, flip or spin, we have something to excite you,” says Insomniac and Electric Daisy Carnival founder Pasquale Rotella, who has produced more than 250 festivals and concerts for 4 million ticket buyers in 20 years.
Maya Jane Coles
Q&A: Producer/DJ Maya Jane Coles’ artful subtlety is a welcome contrast to the usual EDC bombast
June 19, 2014
The London-based producer is a throwback to the U.K.'s minimal house scene.
A look back at the very first EDC
A look back at the very first EDC
June 19, 2014
An attendee recalls a much smaller scene
10 off-the-beaten-path DJs to seek out on the Speedway
June 19, 2014
It’s too easy to gravitate toward the familiar rather than seek out new faces. Our guide to must-see acts at EDC 2014.
Dash Berlin plays Cosmo's Boulevard Pool Thursday night.
Outside EDC: Dance-music parties away from the Speedway you won't want to miss
June 19, 2014
Didn't score a ticket to the party at the Speedway? Don't fret.
Electric Daisy Carnival 2013
A guide through the 12 stages of Electric Daisy Carnival
June 19, 2014
One fest, so many emotions!
Pasquale Rotella is the man behind EDC's astounding spectacle.
EDC's Pasquale Rotella is building the greatest EDM show on Earth
June 19, 2014
EDC 2014: King of EDC Pasquale Rotella talks dance music's popularity, the lack of female DJs and why he won't be dressed like Batman at this year's fest.
Hint: This man might be a DJ.
Pop Quiz: DJ or videogame?
June 19, 2014
If you get all 10 correct, you win a free prize. Just kidding.
Festival-goers are shown during the third day of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway early Monday morning, June 24, 2013.
Amp up your Electric Daisy Carnival intelligence with these tips
June 19, 2014
Because it's easy to be an idiot at EDC. Don't be that person.
The power of Paul: van Dyk spins at the Love Festival at Rain.
The tracks that made them: Eight career-makers by eight EDC DJs
June 19, 2014
From Green Flash to John Digweed to Cedric Gervais, the songs that took them to dance-music stardom.
Electric Daisy Carnival 2013
Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Curated video feed brings EDC to your living room
June 17, 2014
Didn't score a ticket this year? Party in your pajamas instead.
Performers on the third day of the third-annual Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway early Monday, June 24, 2013.
What do you know about the Electric Daisy Carnival?
June 17, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of electronic dance music fans are expected to descend upon Las Vegas this weekend for the annual Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. We know that you like looking at the pictures of the event, but how much do you actually know about the festival?
Electric Daisy Carnival
Dancing in the Dark
June 13, 2014
Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the hottest DJs on deck.
Styling by Nicole Chandler, Hair and makeup by Sarah Barker using MAC Cosmetics, Models: Nateasha N. and Mariah A./TNG Models
Living the High Life
June 13, 2014
Maverick Helicopters puts plush spin on typical tour.
Electric Daisy Carnival creator Pasquale Rotella at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Joe Downtown: Electric Daisy promoter told to stay away from his downtown clubs
April 3, 2014
Pasquale Rotella, whose Insomniac Inc. puts on the popular Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, has been banned by the city from visiting...
EDC 2014 is sold out
EDC 2014 is sold out
March 7, 2014
Warnings from Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella on social media propel final sales.
Electric Daisy Carnival founder Pasquale Rotella and reality TV and "Peepshow" star Holly Madison make their way through the crowd during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival early Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival founder announces two new Las Vegas festivals
Feb. 25, 2014
Following in the footsteps of the Electric Daisy Carnival, festival founder and Insomniac Events CEO Pasquale Rotella is bringing even more events to Las Vegas. On his Facebook page, he offered a sneak preview of his plans.
Steve Aoki celebrates his 36th birthday on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand.
EDMbiz returns to Cosmopolitan in June with new EDM expo
Feb. 19, 2014
Electric Daisy Carnival is still six months away, but fans and industry players alike are already gearing up.
Night 2 of the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 22, 2013.
2013 Electric Daisy Carnival brought in $278 million to Clark County
Dec. 4, 2013
The $278 million generated at the three-day event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a 34 percent increase from the previous year. According to the report, EDC produced an estimated $17.4 million in tax revenue for state and local government.
A better carnival: How do you improve on one of Las Vegas’ premier events? We’ve got a few ideas.
If we booked EDC: Lineup suggestions for 2014's Electric Daisy Carnival
Nov. 25, 2013
With tickets on sale for the next Vegas installment, we offer up the acts we'd like to see at the Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival announces ticket onsale for 2014
Electric Daisy Carnival announces ticket onsale for 2014
Nov. 18, 2013
It is seven months away, but the journey to Electric Daisy Carnival 2014 starts next Monday. That's the first chance for revelers to buy tickets for the three-day electronic dance music marathon from June 20-22 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Festival goers listen to Avicii during night 2 of the Electric Daisy Carnival, Saturday June 22, 2013.
EDC announces ticket onsale for 2014
Nov. 18, 2013
Previous buyers get first dibs starting next Monday.
Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella’s wedding on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.
Photos: Holly Madison’s favorite images from her fairytale wedding at Disneyland
Oct. 7, 2013
Two hundred guests witnessed the exchange of vows between Pasquale Rotella and Holly Madison, with “Holly’s World” co-stars Laura Croft and Claire Sinclair and “The Girls Next Door” co-star Bridget Marquardt among the bridesmaids.
Las Vegas regular Kaskade makes history as first two-time America’s Best DJ winner
Sept. 12, 2013
Las Vegas nightclub staple Kaskade has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2013 in a fan poll held by DJ Times magazine, defeating last year’s winner Markus Schulz, who didn’t even make the Top 10 in this round of voting.
The all-white Sensation is coming to Las Vegas this fall.
Sebastien Leger, Michael Woods and more to headline Sensation fest at MGM Grand
Sept. 4, 2013
Electronic dance music event Sensation has announced the DJ lineup for its inaugural Las Vegas show, with music talent including host Mr. White, Sebastien Leger, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano and Michael Woods.
Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella pose for photos in front of the Ferris wheel where he asked for her hand in marriage during the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 23, 2013.
Lawsuit against EDC promoter Pasquale Rotella dismissed
Aug. 30, 2013
Claims made the by Los Angeles Coliseum in a civil suit against Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella were officially dismissed by Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday.
DJ Tiesto at Hakkasan Las Vegas in MGM Grand on Sunday, May 5, 2013.
Electric Wedding Ceremony: Get married by Tiesto in Las Vegas
Aug. 1, 2013
The world’s top-earning DJ took to his official Facebook page Wednesday night to give fans the chance to have him officiate their wedding in Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 17.
Electric Daisy Carnival creator Pasquale Rotella at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Glowsticks and gavels: EDC's Pasquale Rotella heads to court next week
July 24, 2013
If convicted, the rave kingpin faces nearly 14 years in prison.
"Peepshow" star Josh Strickland, in neon green, at the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
‘Peepshow’ star Josh Strickland talks about his experience at his first Electric Daisy Carnival
July 15, 2013
I had wanted to go to EDC since the first time I had heard Holly Madison talk about it; she had gone all three nights in 2011. Each night, her costume was more elaborate than the previous, which made me even more excited to attend.
Pasquale Rotella and Holly Madison with friends at the 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 23, 2013. Photographer Denise Truscello is at lower right.
Photos: Photographer Denise Truscello documents life at 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival
July 7, 2013
It’s 4 a.m. Monday at Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2013, and we are having the time of our lives. It’s the third and final night of the festival, ...


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