Las Vegas: home to the best nightclubs, casinos, wild extracurricular activities, and nightlife in the U.S. For Insomniac and dance music lovers, Vegas also means Electric Daisy Carnival! From Friday, June 19th until Sunday, June 21st Insomniac takes over the gigantic Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a weekend of unforgettable experiences and incredible music.
This year, Insomniac unveils a sneak peek into their brand new, over-the-top additions and attractions at the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas. Attendees will experience fresh new production elements and art installations, expanded VIP and cabana luxuries, additional chill zones, and a new cultural hub inside the festival, in addition to the many surprises that won’t be revealed until the doors open on Friday, June 19 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
New additions to this year’s festival include:
8 Brand New Stage Designs:
All eight of this year’s stages will feature new production and designs never before seen at EDC Las Vegas. Owls will again play a prominent role at the always-impressive kineticFIELD. Whereas last year’s cathedral was a shrine built to honor the sentiment of music as religion, this year’s narrative seeks to bring Headliners deeper into the kinetic world by introducing them to the Crystal Village. This year, between each DJ set, the mayor of the owl community will appear and take charge of the biggest celebration seen in thousands of years in the Crystal Village. He will release crystals to the audience, each containing the power of earth, fire, water and air. This integration of nature into the technological spectacle is a longstanding goal of EDC that was first established with the creation of the daisy symbol.
In addition to larger-than-life scenic elements and production stages full of state-of-the-art lighting and pyrotechnics, The Funk House—a colorful, 360-degree structure built entirely out of reclaimed and recycled materials—will debut at EDC Las Vegas for the first time. This environmentally friendly stage will feature a soundtrack of funk, disco, rare groove, soul, and classic hip-hop, giving fans a taste of the past with a healthy dose of future funk.
The EDC experience is about the culture and bringing our community together. Set right in the middle of the festival grounds, the new Carnival Square is the ideal meet-up spot. With easy access points, the one-stop shop features seating, food and beverage vendors, merchandise booths, a general store, meet-and-greets, lineup information, a video confessional booth, picturesque photo opportunities, lost and found and more!
EDC’s cabana space, now known as the Marquee SkyDeck, allows Headliners to absorb the festival culture and booming sounds from their exclusive perch facing kineticFIELD. The Marquee SkyDeck is an open-air nightclub complete with high-end décor, bars and more. In 2015, we’re taking our table service offerings to another level by offering a private table at the usually off-limits “Front of House” right in the middle of all the action. For information on reservations, please email email@example.com.
Design Your Own Cabana at the Marquee SkyDeck:
If you’ve ever thought that you have a flair for design, or you’d like your private entertaining space to stand out from the crowd, Insomniac invites you to put your personal touch on the festival by customizing your cabana space inside the Marquee SkyDeck at EDC. Just let our creative department know which theme you want and your cabana will be transformed into the ultimate EDC fantasy, complete with couches, tables and other décor to match. A number of themes including Safari, Austin Powers, Man Cave, Rock n’ Roll, Midsummer Night and more are available to select from. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details and reservations.
An incredible assortment of projects are making their EDC Vegas debut this year. Artist Gerard Minakawa will create Palace Blue, a colonnade of bamboo-forged columns with a vaulted roof and a central structure inspired by the Hagia Sophia cathedral in Istanbul. Building this impressive structure will require about 20 tons of materials, including about 500 bamboo poles, steel, wood and fabric.
Exciting New Food Trucks:
From festival classics like pizza and burgers, to health conscious offerings like organic foods and Maine lobster, EDC is excited to welcome a number of new food trucks to our already impressive lineup of food offerings. New this year are:
Cousins Maine Lobster, 50 Shades of Green (organic food items), Señor Blues (Tex-Mex), Baby’s Badass Burgers (gourmet burgers), Oming’s Kitchen (Vietnamese), Bowl of Heaven (yogurt parfait), and Urban Pie (gourmet wood oven burning pizza).
The Terrace at kineticFIELD:
Once known as the “Dining Deck,” EDC’s upscale restaurant has a new name and a tasty new menu guaranteed to delight your taste buds. The menu at The Terrace at kineticFIELD has been carefully curated by Chef Keven Alan Lee, Executive Chef and CEO of My World on a Plate. A sample of the delectable dishes that will be available include theSpicy Tuna Electro Roll (a crusted, multi-color spicy tuna roll, sweet tamari glaze, summer greens and ginger dressing), Hypnotic Tacos (P-30 glazed chicken, cloud taco shells, rainbow vegetable slaw) and THE BOMB S’mores (loaded and torched marshmallow, cookies, dripping chocolate and caramel atop a scoop of vanilla ice cream). The 3-course seated dinner is $140 per person and the 3-day VIP café meal is $88. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit here.
Looking for a place to hang out, rest your feet, and take in the sights of EDC Las Vegas? Festivalgoers can soak up the EDC culture and environment with the addition of more Chill Spots located throughout the festival grounds. These relaxing environments will include benches set beneath LED trees and other creative elements that allow fans to take a break between their favorite sets.
Insomniac is introducing new merchandise designs exclusive to EDC Las Vegas for attendees to purchase. New designs will now be available in VIP areas as well as additional merchandise booths that have been added to the festival grounds. During EDC Week, merchandise can now be purchased throughout the Las Vegas Strip at participating hotel properties, including the Wynn and Encore, with more to be announced soon.
New VIP Viewing Deck at cosmicMEADOW:
Headliners looking for the ultimate spot at the cosmicMEADOW stage can now enjoy an exciting new addition to the popular area—a VIP viewing area where the sights and sounds of the festival are yours to take in.
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Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next generation special effects, these events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the experience is the company’s top priority.
Throughout its 20-year history, Insomniac has produced more than 250 festivals, concerts and club nights for nearly 4 million attendees in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the United Kingdom. The company’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America, and attracted more than 400,000 fans over three days in June 2014. The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella, and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.
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