This video gave me the chills. I’m very sad to see Electric Daisy Carnival leave LA, but if it takes a move to Las Vegas to pull in 230,000 people then go for it. I’m excited to see how they plan to top 2011’s EDC.
Las Vegas, October 6, 2011 – After hosting more than 230,000 amazing fans during Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas 2011, the world’s top musical and artistic talent will return to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) for the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) on June 8, 9 and 10, 2012.
“When Insomniac decided to produce EDC in Las Vegas last June, we knew we were working with the ideal venue but we weren’t sure how our fans would react,” said Insomniac President and CEO Pasquale Rotella. “But after seeing more than 230,000 people show up to enjoy our show we knew we picked a City and venue that serves as the perfect home for the largest electronic music festival in North America.”
“We are thrilled to welcome the Electric Daisy Carnival back to Las Vegas and to Las Vegas Motor Speedway,” said Chris Powell, president of LVMS. “EDC in 2011 provided a tremendous boost to our local economy. Additionally, the promoter of EDC, Insomniac, demonstrated that it operates a well-organized, safe and secure event. The people at Insomniac are proven professionals, and we’re excited to work together to create an unforgettable EDC in 2012 here at LVMS.”
EDC Las Vegas will be presented in 2012 as a Las Vegas Signature Event. “Las Vegas Events is proud to add Electric Daisy Carnival to its roster of Signature Events,” said Pat Christenson, President of Las Vegas Events. “We look forward to working with Insomniac on the development of EDC Las Vegas.”
Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas was internationally recognized in September at the 2011 DJ Awards in Ibiza as the International Festival of the Year, where Rotella was in attendance to receive the award.
Tickets for this three-day experience go on sale at noon Pacific Time on Tuesday, November 1, 2011. Three-day General Admission tickets will start at $215, three-day VIP tickets are to start at $500 each. There will be a limited quantity of single-day tickets available at a later date.
A special pre-sale event will take place at Insomniac’s debut Halloween festival, Escape from Wonderland, on October 29, 2011, where festival attendees will have exclusive access to purchase discounted advanced tickets for EDC Las Vegas from an Insomniac ticketing booth located inside the event. “The pre-sale is a special Thank You to fans who are coming out en-masse to support Insomniac’s first-ever Halloween event,” said Rotella.
To purchase tickets and keep up with the latest announcements related to Electric Daisy Carnival please visit www.electricdaisycarnival.com.
Hotel and travel package information will be announced in the coming month, as well as some exciting news about the Economic Impact Report and the other festivities taking place during “EDC Week” in Las Vegas.