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deadmau5, Zedd, Marshmello & More Announced for EDC Mexico 2018

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Mexico has announced its 2018 lineup and reveals Zedd, deadmau5 and Marshmello among its main festival drawers. The …

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Relive EDC Orlando 2017 With Over a Dozen Livesets [STREAM]

<b>EDC Orlando 2017</b> celebrated its seventh year, last weekend, at <b>Tinker Field</b> in Orlando, Fla. <b>Insomniac</b>‘s two-day festival featured more than 70 …

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Headed downtown this weekend? So is everyone else

Want to make it to your favorite event on time this weekend? Leave yourself plenty of extra time — because several major events are scheduled for the …

Orlando

Mija Is EDM's Last Great Hope

The self-made 25-year-old DJ is poised to become one of the biggest names in contemporary dance music, as well as a one-woman art factory.<p><i>This story appears in VICE magazine and Noisey's 2017 Music Issue. Click HERE to subscribe to VICE magazine.</i><p>The story most often told about Mija finds her at …

Charles Bukowski

Anxious Introvert’s Guide to Enjoying Dance Music Festivals

Hi, I’m Alex, and I’m what some people would call an introverted personality type with anxiety. (This is where you say hello back!) This summer, I …

Music Festivals

Khalid, Marshmello, Mabel And Kojo Funds Hit The U.K. Top 10 With New Singles

For the third week in a row, Post Malone and 21 Savage own the British singles chart with their collaboration “Rockstar,” which is holding strong against powerful competition.<p>Steady in the runner-up spot is Camila Cabello’s “Havana.” The song now serves as the second single from her upcoming debut …

Luis Fonsi

Las Vegas Massacre: Are Music Festivals Forever Changed?

With 59 dead and more than 500 injured, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history leaves lives destroyed and the $10 billion concert industry grappling …

Mandalay Bay

Years after suing Insomniac, L.A. Coliseum panel to get $3.5 million in corruption scandal settlement

Rave promoter Insomniac and its chief executive, Pasquale Rotella, have agreed to settle a civil lawsuit filed by the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, which will result in a payment of $3.5 million to the government agency.<p>The settlement, announced Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, …

Corruption

Las Vegas shooting, no matter how horrific, won't bow music fans; we don't break like that

We all noted how strange it looked on that day more than two years ago: a gray concrete machine-gun firing range almost directly across the street from the colorful lights and sounds of a music festival.<p>Rock in Rio USA and the Strip Gun Club were separated by South Las Vegas Boulevard and maybe a …

Las Vegas

EDC Las Vegas tickets are on sale now

Three-day VIP tickets will set you back $699...<p>Tickets for the new and improved Electric Daisy Carnival have gone on sale from today.<p>Three-day …

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Pasquale Rotella talks heat-related EDC date change: 'It wasn’t as comfortable as it needed to be'

Next year, for the first time, fans at Electric Daisy Carnival will be able to walk out of the show at sunrise and right into their own air-conditioned tent.<p>That would have been impossible any other year. Considering late-June temperatures in Las Vegas routinely topped 100 degrees even in the dead …

EMA 2017: Festival of the Year – EDC (multiple cities)

When it comes to music festivals <b>Electric Daisy Carnival</b> (multiple cities) reigns supreme. This, according to the inaugural <b>Electronic Music Awards</b> …

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EDC Founder Pasquale Rotella on 2018 Festival's Big Changes, From New Date to Camping

Insomniac’s chief answers our burning questions, analyzes the DJ Khaled incident<p>Insomniac founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella has announced major …

Entertainment

What’s Underneath Dance Music’s Big Tent?

Earlier this year, Australian DJ and producer Anna Lunoe, at the time eight months pregnant, stepped into the booth at the Los Angeles dance festival …

Entertainment

Here are the most popular festivals in the whole wide world—according to Instagram

Trying to figure out which festival to attend? Let Instagram guide you.<p>On The Go Tours set out to figure out which festivals are the most popular …

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Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Changes Dates For 2018 + Camping, and More [DETAILS]

<b>Electric Daisy Carnival</b> 2018 is going to be unlike anything ever before!<p><b>Insomniac</b> has announced that North America’s largest dance music festival …

Festivals

Electric Daisy Carnival to avoid summer heat, moves to May

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas’ scorching summer heat might have proven to be a little too much for Electric Daisy Carnival attendees.<p>Organizers of the …

Festivals

Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Announces New Dates for 2018

Insomniac announced Wednesday that Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas will take place in May next year (instead of the ususal June) and introduce new …

Las Vegas

From Molly to Moon Tribes: Inside Electric Daisy Carnival's New #Vanlife Era

Insomniac events founder Pasquale Rotella reveals the chill new direction of EDM's biggest weekend, now occurring May 18th – 20th<p>Pasquale Rotella is …

Music

EDC Las Vegas changes annual dates and introduces on-site camping

The flagship edition of Electric Daisy Carnival moved to Las Vegas in 2011 and traditionally has always been hosted towards the end of June.<p>CEO of …

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Diplo calls DJ culture “cheesy” and “embarrassing” in explosive new interview

He also says he hates the EDM scene and thinks festivals are "not fun"...<p>Diplo has shared his thoughts on DJ culture, EDM and music festivals — …

Electronic Music

Diplo Says Festivals Aren’t Fun, DJing is Cheesy, The Scene Is Embarrassing

<b>Diplo</b> may be one of the most popular names in EDM, but that doesn’t mean he’s down with the scene… In an interview with GQ, the superstar DJ/producer …

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Diplo’s Epic Africa Tour: Our Exclusive Diary | GQ

Music<p>On Tour With Diplo In Africa (Exclusive)<p>What happens when a superstar DJ leaves a pile of Coachella cash on the table to go break even on a tour of Africa, where a red-hot music scene is on the verge of going global? We flew to Uganda and Ethiopia to find out.<p>It's 3:22 A.M. at the Protea Hotel …

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What Women Want and Why Music Festivals Never Get It Right (Opinion)

This weekend, one of dance music’s biggest festivals, HARD Summer Music Fest, marks its 10-year anniversary with more hype than ever, bringing its …

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A Club Called Rhonda's Phyllis Navidad Talks Finding Purpose in Drag

The Los Angeles drag staple gets candid about the growing pains of building her nightlife alter-ego & being a "mother" mentor to LGBTQ youth.<p>The …

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Hard Summer is L.A.'s definitive dance festival, but it's still searching for an iconic home

Just weeks before the 10th anniversary of his marquee electronic music festival Hard Summer, Gary Richards made a decision that, over the last few years, had become familiar to his crew: pack up and head east.<p>With less than a month to go before the show, Richards abruptly moved Hard Summer from the …

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10 Epic Sets from Tomorrowland 2017

Alongside Electric Daisy Carnival and Mysteryland, Belgium's <b>Tomorrowland</b> is one of the biggest electronic music festivals in the world. Every year, …

Music Festivals

5 Marketing Buzzwords You Need To Know

There are plenty of trendy buzzwords out there about marketing approaches. Some companies have put those words into action and discovered their true value.<p>New channels, technology, and marketing trends are springing up left and right. While 95 percent of marketers know that multichannel targeting …

Marketing

Death of Electric Daisy Carnival Attendee Ruled Accident, Acute MDMA and TFMPP Toxicity

The death of an <b>Electric Daisy Carnival</b> attendee at the 2017 event in Las Vegas has officially been ruled an accident.<p>Michael Adam Morse (34) died …

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