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Electric Daisy Carnival

"Flutterbys" wait to perform during the third day of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway early Monday morning, June 24, 2013.
No second-weekend Electric Daisy Carnival for Las Vegas in 2014
July 1, 2013
The Electric Daisy Carnival won’t be following in the footsteps of Coachella after all.
How did people spend money at the 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival?
How did people spend money at the 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival?
June 26, 2013
The Electric Daisy Carnival might be "all about the experience,” but what does that mean for fans' wallets? With 90 percent of last year’s ...

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Performers  are shown during the third day of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway early Monday morning, June 24, 2013.
As partygoers make their exodus, little parts of the Electric Daisy Carnival remain
June 25, 2013
With their fuzzy boots and neon tutus safely packed away, revelers continue to stream out of Las Vegas after three nights of partying from dusk until dawn at the Electric Daisy Carnival.
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.
2013 EDC photos: Pasquale Rotella proposes to Holly Madison; plus, DJ Afrojack, Night Owl Experience and fireworks
June 24, 2013
The third and final night of the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival came to a safe and successful close at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday night and through this morning with a sold-out crowd gathering under the electric sky for the third annual three-day event.
Sky Corona, 20 of La Habra, Calif. gives a bracelet to Metro Police Officer Pablo Torres during the third day of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway early Monday morning, June 24, 2013.
The best parts of EDC Night 3
June 24, 2013
Minimal traffic, cellular service and clothing.
Festival goers watch as Empire of the Sun performs during night 2 of the Electric Daisy Carnival, Saturday June 22, 2013.
What happens at Electric Daisy Carnival goes out on social media
June 24, 2013
With tens of thousands of people flocking to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the Electric Daisy Carnival — many with cellphone in hand — there's no shortage of tweets, images and videos about the weekend's adventures. Here's a sampling of social media postings about the event, the traffic, the music and the wild times.
Rainbow Aurora Rotella, Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella before the 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, June 21, 2013.
2013 EDC photos: Holly Madison and family, Tiesto and much more at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
June 23, 2013
The 17th annual Electric Daisy Carnival, back at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the third consecutive year, has attracted sold-out crowds of 115,000 ...
Festival goers listen to Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano during day 2 of the Electric Daisy Carnival, Saturday June 22, 2013.
Spot the differences: 5 new things at EDC this year
June 23, 2013
The massive EDM fest has pushed into overdrive for its third year in Las Vegas.
Fans take in a set by Canadian dubstep DJ Datsik during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival early Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Hordes of EDC revelers kick off festival's opening night
June 21, 2013
As the sun set on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, sensory overload set in as tens of thousands of people helped usher in the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival. Long lines of cars and even longer lines at the gate were already well established when the first acts took the stage at 7 p.m. As fans clad in arrays of technicolor swimsuits, tank tops, and assorted furs streamed into the festival grounds, they found themselves awash in bright neon lights and knee-shaking bass.

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Does this look like a scene from EDC? Nope, it's just Zedd at Daylight.
Everyday Carnival: How EDC has shaped Vegas nightlife
June 20, 2013
The dance-music fest changed the shape and sound of our nightclubs. Now, those clubs are helping EDM dominate Vegas entertainment.
The third and final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
EDC's feel is about the otherworldly performers as much as the music
June 20, 2013
“A lot of people are getting into dance music now, which is a beautiful thing, but they tend to want to treat it like rock ’n’ roll and hip-hop. I think we’re getting the message across slowly. It’s all about the experience. It’s all about the people.”
The second night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival featuring Headhunterz, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris and Martin Solveig at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 9, 2012.
Tips from our EDC team for making the most of this weekend’s festival
June 20, 2013
Going? Trust us—you'll want to read this.
The third and final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
EDC festival set times and schedule announced
June 19, 2013
The wait is over, and not a moment too soon -- two days before Electric Daisy Carnival kicks off at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, fest organizers Insomniac have finally revealed the full schedule and set times.
Festivalgoers listen to electronic dance music at the Circuit Grounds stage during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
EDMbiz: More than shop talk, the coolest panels and why you should go
June 18, 2013
EDMbiz is back! The second annual electronic dance music conference is returning to the Cosmopolitan June 18-20, part of Insomniac’s EDC Week series of events leading up to Electric Daisy Carnival this weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
A photo illustration of the exterior of the MGM Grand.
Strip Scribbles: MGM to open its walls on the Strip so tourists can see into the casino; Reviv hangover spa opens next month
June 18, 2013
The front façade from the famous gold lion to the north end by M&M’s World is coming down.
Jason Bentley is back as host and co-curator of the second annual EDMbiz conference, part of Insomniac’s EDC Week.
The tastemaker: EDMbiz host Jason Bentley breaks down EDC Week’s unifying groove
June 18, 2013
Bentley has made separate careers of music supervision for film and advertising, as well as DJing nightclubs and music festivals.
The third and final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
In love at EDC? Now you can get married at the festival
June 17, 2013
Add Electric Daisy Carnival to the list of unique ways to wed in Las Vegas. EDC organizer Insomniac has teamed up with the Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapels to give festival attendees the chance to wed at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.

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The all-white Sensation is coming to Las Vegas this fall.
New Sensation: Dutch EDM festival coming to Las Vegas
June 11, 2013
Amsterdam based dance music event set for MGM Grand Garden Arena in October.
The third and final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
EDC Week returns with nightclub shows, Bassrush Massive, EDMbiz and more
June 6, 2013
Electric Daisy Carnival is for more than the crowd who will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from June 21-23. Once again, festival producers Insomniac are bringing EDC Week to Las Vegas, a string of festival-related shows and events throughout town from June 18-25.
Performers dance at the discoverySTAGE during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday night/Monday morning June 11, 2012.
Want to perform at EDC? Insomniac's Discovery Project gives you the chance
May 10, 2013
Electric Daisy Carnival producer Insomniac is giving emerging electronic dance music acts the chance to DJ alongside their heroes at this year’s Las Vegas festival with the return of its Discovery Project competition series.
EDC 2013 reveals its lineup!
EDC 2013 reveals its lineup!
May 1, 2013
Tiësto, Avicii, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack highlight more than 200 names on the bill.
The second night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival featuring Headhunterz, Bassnectar, Calvin Harris and Martin Solveig at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 9, 2012.
Tickets for EDC Las Vegas sold out
April 29, 2013
Didn't score a pass? There's always EDC Week!
DJ David Guetta performs at Encore Beach Club in the Encore on Sunday, May 27, 2012. The crowd included DJ Tiesto (pictured here, left, with Guetta), Lil Jon, Reggie Bush and Adrianna Costa.
Strip superstars: Las Vegas' Top Five highest-paid resident DJs
April 26, 2013
New nightclubs Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand and the soon-to-be-opened Light at Mandalay Bay are raising the bar for nightlife in Las Vegas ...
Taxicab Authority OKs extra cabs for Electric Daisy Carnival
Feb. 26, 2013
The Nevada Taxicab Authority will allow cab companies to put additional cars on the road during June’s Electric Daisy Carnival, but not as many as they had asked for.
Festival goers pose for a photo with a man wearing a suit of mirrors during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival Friday, June 8, 2012 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival announces 2013 Vegas dates, November 7 on-sale
Nov. 1, 2012
Pre-sale tickets to be made available beginning November 7.
Festivalgoers listen to electronic dance music at the Circuit Grounds stage during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
Report: 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival brought in $207 million to Clark County
Oct. 2, 2012
Insomniac, the organizer behind June’s Electric Daisy Carnival, says the three-day event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway brought in an estimated $207 million to the Clark County economy. ...

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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.
‘Peepshow’ star Holly Madison confirms pregnancy; 12 weeks along
Aug. 29, 2012
“Peepshow” star Holly Madison confirmed this morning that she is 12 weeks pregnant and expecting her first baby. The platinum blonde beauty has ...
Marie Osmond performs her 500th show with brother Donny at the Flamingo on Wednesday, March 23, 2011.
Strip Scribbles: Marie Osmond begins filming her new TV talk show
Aug. 27, 2012
Production is underway on Flamingo headliner Marie Osmond’s debut daily, one-hour fall daytime TV talk show for the new-look cable channel Hallmark, ...
Pedestrian killed in accident after leaving Electric Daisy Carnival ID'd by coroner
June 18, 2012
The man who died Saturday from injuries he suffered earlier in the week after being hit by a car while leaving the Electric Daisy Carnival has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Florida resident Olivier Hennessy.
Aerial views of the final night of the 2012 Electric Daisy Carnival on Monday, June 11, 2012.
Man who was attending EDC dies from injuries received after being hit by vehicle
June 16, 2012
A man who had been hit by a vehicle Monday after attending the Electric Daisy Carnival died about 1 p.m. Saturday at University Medical Center as a result of his injuries, according to Nevada Highway Patrol officials.

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