Electric Daisy Carnival 2016

Electric Daisy Carnival 2016

June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016
June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Las Vegas
Las Vegas
 
 

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Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is an electronic dance music festival hosted by the company Insomniac Events, which first produced EDC in 1997 in Los Angeles.[1] It has since spread to various venues across the United States (California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico) as well as abroad, including Mexico, the UK, Brazil & Japan. The largest electronic music festival outside of Europe, EDC was dubbed the "American Ibiza" in 2010.

In 2009, EDC became a two-day event, and in 2011 a three-day event in Las Vegas that drew 230,000 people.[2] In 2015 it drew more than 400,000 over 3-days (134,000 per day).

Genres include EDM, house, dance, electro house, drum and bass, techno, dance-punk, hardstyle, dubstep, trance, and more.

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Headliner

Tijs Michiel Verwest (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈtɛi̯s miˈxil vərˈʋɛst],[3] born 17 January 1969),[4] better known by his stage name Tiësto (/tiˈɛst/ tee-ES-toh; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈcɛstoː]), is a Dutch DJ and record producer.[5][6]

In 1997, he founded the label Black Hole Recordings with Arny Bink, where he released the Magik and In Search of Sunrise CD series. Tiësto met producer Dennis Waakop Reijers in 1998; the two have worked together extensively since then.[7]

In 1999 and 2000, Tiësto collaborated with Ferry Corsten to create Gouryella. His 2000 remix of Delerium's "Silence" featuring Sarah McLachlan exposed him to more mainstream audiences. In 2001, he released his first solo album, In My Memory. The title track is a remix of an original song written by and featuring Nicola Hitchcock. This album gave him several major hits that launched his career. He was voted World No. 1 DJ by DJ Magazine in its annual Top 100 DJs readership poll consecutively for three years from 2002–04.[8]

Just after releasing his second studio album Just Be he performed live at the 2004 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Athens, the first DJ to play live on stage at an Olympics. In April 2007 Tiësto launched his radio show Tiësto's Club Life on Radio 538 in the Netherlands and released his third studio album Elements of Life. The album reached number one on the Belgian album chart as well on "Billboard Top Electronic Albums" in the U.S. and received a nomination for a Grammy Award in 2008.[9] Tiësto released his fourth studio album Kaleidoscope in October 2009, followed by "A Town Called Paradise" in 2014. He won the Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical for his remixed version of John Legend's hit "All Of Me" at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards[10]

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Armin van Buuren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑrmɪn vɑn ˈbyːrə(n)]; born 25 December 1976)[1] is a Dutch remixer, music producer, DJ, musician, pianist and songwriter.

Since 2001, Van Buuren has hosted a weekly radio show called A State of Trance, which currently is broadcast to more than 37 million weekly listeners in 84 countries on over 100 FM radio stations.[7] This radio show propelled him to stardom and helped cultivate an interest in trance music around the world.

Van Buuren has won a number of accolades. He has been ranked the No. 1 DJ by DJ Mag a record of five times, four years in a row.[8] He is currently ranked No. 4 on DJ Mag list for 2015. In 2014, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for his single "This Is What It Feels Like" featuring Trevor Guthrie, which makes him the fourth trance artist ever to receive a Grammy Award nomination. In the United States, he holds the record for most entries (21) on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart.[9] His 2008 studio album, Imagine, entered the Dutch album chart at No. 1, a first for a trance artist in Dutch music history.[10]

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John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. He has won ten Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe, and one Academy Award. In 2007, Legend received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.[1]

Prior to the release of Legend's debut album, his career gained momentum through a series of successful collaborations with multiple established artists. He sang in Magnetic Man's "Getting Nowhere," Kanye West's "All of the Lights", on Slum Village's "Selfish", and Dilated Peoples' "This Way". Other artists included Jay Z's "Encore", and he sang backing vocals on Alicia Keys' 2003 song "You Don't Know My Name", the Kanye West remix of Britney Spears' "Me Against the Music", and Fort Minor's "High Road". Legend played piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything". He has gained chart topping hits from his solo work as well, including the Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, "All of Me". He won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2015 for writing the song "Glory" from the film Selma.

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Anna Lunoe becomes first solo female artist to play EDC Las Vegas' main stage
Mixmag  –  June 20, 2016
Anna Lunoe became the first solo female artist to play Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas' main stage in the ... "This is the first year EDC LV has had solo women play the main stage," Wonderland posted ahead of her own set. "I feel honoured and also ...
Stop what you’re doing and watch Alison Wonderland live at EDC
Junkee.  –  June 20, 2016
Yesterday, Anna Lunoe made history when she became the first woman to play the Electric Daisy Carnival mainstage solo in 20 years ... “This is the first year EDC LV has had women play the main stage. I feel honoured and also a massive responsibility ...
Live Stream Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas Right Here
We Got This Covered  –  June 17, 2016
Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas is the ultimate in electronic ... commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the long running show. Each year, EDC LV draws in enormous crowds and top tier DJs, combined with dazzling stage productions ...
Kaskade Teases The Return Of Redux For Edc Las Vegas
imdb.com  –  June 10, 2016
Kaskade took to twitter this week to hint at the return of his celebrated Redux show for this year’s Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas ... Kaskade threw down a Redux set at Edc Lv last year to a small gathering at The Mayan Art Car.
SMIRNOFF™ Spreads Love By Hosting One of EDC Las Vegas' First Ever Same-Sex Weddings
Yahoo Finance  –  June 20, 2016
NORWALK, Conn., June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This past weekend, in the midst of all the dancing, singing and celebrating at Insomniac's EDC Las Vegas, many festivalgoers expressed their love for and commitment to one another by uniting in marriage.
Nocturnal Wonderland Drops Surprise Lineup At EDC
We Got This Covered  –  June 20, 2016
While Insomniac Events had a busy three days over the weekend that saw this year’s EDC Las Vegas come to realization ... the lineup for Nocturnal Wonderland 2016. The lineup reveals major talent like Bassnectar, Alison Wonderland, DJ Snake, Oliver ...
Zedd Shares Hailee Steinfeld Collab During EDC Las Vegas Set (LISTEN)
1071kissfm.iheart.com  –  June 20, 2016
Just days since teasing a little something something in the studio, Zedd unleashed a part of his Hailee Steinfeld collaboration during his weekend set at the 20th year anniversary of Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Stepping away from his typical high ...
'Mostly minor' medical calls reported during EDC 2016
Fox 5 KVVU-TV  –  June 20, 2016
The three-day Electric Daisy Carnival wrapped up Monday morning to a relatively safe outcome for the more than 131,000 attendees who were at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway overnight ... fire during the second night of EDC after a pyrotechnic device ignited ...
EDC Vegas 2016: The Best and The Worst
LA Weekly  –  June 20, 2016
There’s a little bit of everything at EDC Las Vegas. The outfits, décor and stages are all unbelievable, and the massive festival grounds offer plenty of chances to intermingle with fellow ravers. Throughout the weekend, there were many, many bests.
Watch The EDC Las Vegas Live Stream 2016, Day 3
Your EDM  –  June 18, 2016
After a week of rowdy pool parties, afters, and general reveling through the night, we’ve finally arrived at the final night of EDC Las Vegas, and the final night of the live stream. “EDC Las Vegas is a temporary city constructed once a year by ...
EDC 2016: How to age gracefully at the rave
Los Angeles Times  –  June 18, 2016
Is aging out of EDC inevitable? Ask Abby Bujack and her aunt ... Around her, 150,000 like-minded fans hit peak rave hour at about 2 a.m., twirling across the asphalt of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “It’s so easy to make friends here,” Bujack ...
Watch EDC Las Vegas 2016 on Festival's Live Stream
Billboard  –  June 18, 2016
Missing EDC Las Vegas this year? Here's the next best thing. Insomniac Events has announced the festival's live stream details, as well as a list of featured artists including the likes of Martin Garrix, Alesso, and Axwell & Ingrosso. EDC Live will ...
EDC Las Vegas 2016 Live Stream: Lineup And Set Times For The 20th Anniversary Music Festival
International Digital Times  –  June 17, 2016
Electric Daisy Carnival is finally here. Over 130,000 little dreamers will meet under the electric sky at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway June 17-19 for EDC Las Vegas 2016. However, many of us will be attending only in spirit. The live stream begins at 11:30 ...
Here’s your ultimate guide to EDC 2016
Las Vegas Review-Journal  –  June 15, 2016
South), Las Vegas Festival Grounds (2880 Las Vegas Blvd. South) and downtown Las Vegas (198 N. Ninth St.). EDC will be providing the essentials for free. That’s water and Wi-Fi, the thing that attendees absolutely can’t live without (talking about ...
EDC 2016 Complete Festival Guide
Las Vegas CBS  –  June 10, 2016
EDC is celebrating its 20th year in 2016. Although EDC Las Vegas will be held for just three days, several EDC-sponsored events will be held during EDC Week at more than 20 high profile locations, primarily on the Las Vegas Strip, including Caesars Palace ...

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