For Immediate Release:
June 15, 2015
EDC Live Stream will bring North America’s largest dance music festival into millions of homes each night
Tune-in live June 19-21, 8:30PM to 5:30AM PT at Yahoo.com/EDC
Las Vegas – This year’s eagerly awaited Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas will host its first live stream exclusively on Yahoo, June 19-21, 2015. The 19th annual event will air live from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. PT each night, and rebroadcast immediately following, bringing a small taste of North America’s largest single weekend music festival into the homes of millions.
Home audiences will be able to witness the live audio-visual spectacle of EDC Las Vegas as it spans over 200 acres of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, encompassing eight brand new stages, dozens of art installations and carnival rides, 500 theatrical performers, amazing music and many new surprises.
"I’m very excited to give those who may be unfamiliar with EDC Las Vegas a window into what this festival and our culture is all about,” said Pasquale Rotella, Founder and CEO of Insomniac. “Through our live stream partnership with Yahoo, fans all over the world will be able to take part in the experience."
The EDC Live Stream experience will take fans through every aspect of the festival, from festivalgoers exchanging vows at the EDC Wedding Chapel to behind-the-scenes golf cart confessionals with the world’s favorite DJs. Fans who tune-in early will be the first to see previews of brand new Insomniac festivals, hear exciting announcements and breaking news, shared exclusively on the EDC Live Stream on Yahoo.
At home viewers will be treated to amazing performances and captivating footage from artists playing across all eight stages of EDC Las Vegas, including North America’s largest stage, kineticFIELD.
Artists featured in this year’s live stream will include:
Above & Beyond
Amine Edge & Dance
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike
Green Velvet & Claude VonStroke: Get Real
Keys N Krates
Myon & Shane 54
Sander van Doorn
More to be announced.
Launched in July 2014, Yahoo Live has delighted users with live programming with over 125MM streams. Yahoo has 1 billion users across mobile and desktop in total, with international reach in 60 countries and 45 different languages. In addition to Yahoo.com/edc, fans will be able to watch EDC Las Vegas through the Yahoo Screen App on i0s and Android, and connected devices including Roku, Apple TV and Xbox.
General Admission tickets to EDC Las Vegas are sold out; however, limited VIP tickets, for those 21 and over, are available for purchase at LasVegas.ElectricDaisyCarnival.com.
For the most up-to-date details regarding EDC Las Vegas, head to LasVegas.ElectricDaisyCarnival.com.
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, 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 345,000 fans over three days in June 2013.
The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella, and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.
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