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This year marks the Insomniac-produced festival's ninth in Las Vegas, and while there were some big logistical changes this year—a larger footprint and additional interactive art, to name two—perhaps the most noticeable difference came from the attendees themselves.

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May 18th, 2019

This year marks the Insomniac-produced festival's ninth in Las Vegas, and while there were some big logistical changes this year—a larger footprint and additional interactive art, to name two—perhaps the most noticeable difference came from the attendees themselves.

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