Electric Daisy Carnival

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.

Electric Daisy Carnival Night 1 scene report: The new look of EDC?

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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    The ninth Vegas edition will be held May 17-19 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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    Locals could easily be spotted by their Vegas Golden Knights gear.

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    North America's largest music festival hit the midway point Saturday night, highlighted by Tiësto's tribute to his late DJ friend Avicii.

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    Vegas Golden Knights fans were spotted throughout the festival with team flags, shirts and even VGK-themed kandi to trade.

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    The festival's eighth Las Vegas Motor Speedway edition takes place May 18-20.

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    Las Vegas' biggest annual dance party could become a pajama party for overnighters.

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    Electric Daisy Carnival is a bonanza of noise and light—or 'Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome' meets 'Alice in Wonderland.'

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    Revelers from all over the globe converge at one of biggest events in electronic dance music.

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    "f I can’t get in, I’ll just get a taco and rave outside."

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    Major Lazer’s 1 a.m. Cosmic Meadow set was a lesson in supercharged dancehall-inspired house and trap.

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    The pioneering electronic music artist talks about his 2016 accident, the music he made during his recovery and playing in Las Vegas.

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    From Black Tiger Sex Machine to Rüfüs du Sol, the 2017 lineup features some promising first-timers.

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    "I’m not genre-specific, I’m more open format in the sense of wanting to please the crowd. They’re there for dance music, but we all know ...

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    There are still plenty of high-tech products on the market that get the Insomniac green light.

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    With big visitation numbers and a very party-ready crowd, EDC has become like a second, slightly smaller Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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    "I still love you, in spite of your hostility," she told the crowd at one point."

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