Dance in California

  1. Electric Daisy Carnival Brings $207 Million to Las Vegas' Local Economy

    October 02, 2012 6:24 PM EDT This year's Electronic Daisy Carnival broke records by attracting over 320,000 dance music fans to Las Vegas. How much did that massive influx bring to the local economy? Some $207 million, according to promoter Insomniac. Register today for ...

  2. Electric Daisy Carnival Promoter Denies Responsibility For Two Deaths

    June 18, 2012 5:44 PM EDT Organizers of a huge electronic music party in Las Vegas don't think the deaths of two revelers last week will threaten the event's future there. Erika Raney, spokeswoman for Electric Daisy Carnival producer Insomniac, said her company g ...

  3. Electric Daisy Carnival Shuts Down Early Due To High Winds; Festival to Continue Sunday

    June 10, 2012 10:04 AM EDT Update: A post on the Electric Daisy Carnival website informing ticket holders and others that TOnight's (June 10) show will go on as scheduled despite high winds last night forcing the fest to close early. At about 12:40 a.m. on Sunday morni ...

  4. Electric Daisy Founder Pasquale Rotella: 'We Don't Want to Book' Superstar DJs Anymore

    June 08, 2012 1:17 PM EDT Electric Daisy Carnival founder Pasquale Rotella gave the shakes to artists and agents, and raised the eyebrows of fellow event promoters yesterday, by declaring that his interest in booking known DJs was waning. "Our strategy moving forward ...

  5. EDMBiz Recap: Skrillex's RE:Generation; Perry Farrell Gets Held Up; TheAudience's Online Insights

    June 08, 2012 12:32 PM EDT LAS VEGAS - The first day of Insomniac Events' inaugural EDMBiz - a hastily arranged, two-day conference for the electronic dance music industry, leading into to the promotion company's marquis festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, June 8-1 ...

  6. Electric Daisy Carnival, Insomniac Events Founder Pasquale Rotella on Building 'Adult Disneyland' at EDMBiz

    June 07, 2012 3:48 PM EDT Insomniac Events and Electric Daisy Carnival founder Pasquale Rotella might be getting into the venue business. Speaking on a panel during the inaugural EDMBiz conference, hosted by his own Insomniac the two days before EDC Las Vegas, Rotella said ...

  7. David Guetta, Avicii, Tiesto Announced for Electric Daisy Carnival 2012

    April 05, 2012 4:06 PM EDT Strike a Pose: David Guetta one of this summer's Electric Daisy Carnival headliners. (Photo: Getty) The Electric Daisy Carnival will return to Las Vegas this summer with all the heavy hitters of the EDM world, as David Guetta, Tiesto, Avicii, ...

  8. Pete Tong, Kaskade, Crystal Method Rally In Support of Pasquale Rotella, Indicted Electric Daisy Promoter

    March 23, 2012 6:15 PM EDT MIAMI - The EDM community took time out of its regularly scheduled Miami Music Week revelry to rally around Pasquale Rotella, embattled CEO of Insomniac Events, the production company behind Electric Daisy Carnival. "I hope for the sake of th ...

  9. Exclusive: Electric Daisy Carnival Coming to East Coast

    February 24, 2012 4:56 PM EST It's official: Electric Daisy Carnival is coming to the East Coast. The festival, which drew over 250,000 attendees to its three-day Las Vegas event last year, will hit New York on May 19-20, 2012, at a soon-to-be-announced location. Electric ...

  10. Kaskade, Swedish House Mafia's Steve Angello to Headline New Insomniac NYE Event

    December 01, 2011 7:35 PM EST Insomniac Events, the Los Angeles-based company behind massive electronic music events such as Electric Daisy Carnival, is announcing a new two-day California-based New Year's dance music festival called "White Wonderland." The even ...

  11. Electric Daisy Carnival Returning to Las Vegas, Sets Dates

    October 07, 2011 8:30 AM EDT Insomniac productions announced today that their annual electronic music festival, the Electric Daisy Carnival, will once again take place in Las Vegas at the Motor Speedway. The dates: June 8, 9 and 10. "After seeing more than 230,000 people ...

  12. 'Electric Daisy Carnival' Doc Dropped From Regal, AMC Theater Chains Following Hollywood Riot

    July 30, 2011 8:11 AM EDT Regal and AMC theater chains want no part of the "Electric Daisy Carnival Experience," documentary. Citing the melee that broke out at the premiere of the film in Hollywood , the companies will not screen the film, reports the Los Angele ...

  13. Electric Daisy Carnival Film Premiere in Hollywood Turns Into Riot

    July 28, 2011 7:03 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police in riot gear clashed with a crowd that became unruly outside the Hollywood film premiere of a documentary on the Electric Daisy Carnival Wednesday evening, throwing bottles and vandalizing cars and refusing orders to disp ...

  14. Electric Daisy Carnival Kicks Off: Is Las Vegas Becoming America's Answer to Ibiza?

    June 24, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Las Vegas is known internationally for its casinos and hotels, but the city is fast becoming Mecca for 35-and-under dance music fans hell-bent on hedonistic thrills set to a pulsing soundtrack -- day and night. Look no further than this weekend� ...

  15. One Dead, One Critical After Electric Daisy Carnival in Dallas

    June 20, 2011 7:40 AM EDT DALLAS (Reuters) - A 19-year-old man died after attending a sold-out rave party at Dallas' Fair Park, and another concert-goer was in critical condition on Sunday, Dallas officials said. Some 25 to 30 other people were treated for heat, drug ...

  16. Las Vegas Embraces Electric Daisy Rave Shunned by Los Angeles

    April 22, 2011 7:33 AM EDT The Electric Daisy Carnival - with its towering Ferris wheel, celebrity disc jockeys and pulsating lights - is the largest electronic music party in the United States. The wildly popular multi-day festival is relocating this year from Los Angeles ...

  17. LA Sued For Stopping Tiesto Show

    August 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of a Los Angeles rave that ended with the death of a 15-year-old girl are suing the city for canceling a concert it organized with electronic music artist Tiesto. Insomniac Inc. filed the breach-of-contract lawsuit Friday (Aug. 27) agai ...

  18. Over 100 People Hospitalized During LA Festival

    June 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Authorities say more than 100 people were taken to local hospitals during a two-day electronic music festival and rave at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Park. The LA Fire Department says some of the injuries occurred as people ru ...

  19. Electric Daisy Carnival Announces Lineup

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Thievery Corporation, Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk, the Crystal Method, Shiny Toy Guns, STS9, Groove Armada (DJ Set) and Tortured Soul, among others, are scheduled to appear at the 2009 Electric Daisy Carnival. The event will be held June 26-27 at ...

  20. DJ Legends Opine At ADE

    October 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Giants of the nightclub world played to a different beat on Friday (Oct. 20) during the daytime program of the Amsterdam Dance Event. In a packed-out afternoon panel session titled "The artist debate," a panel of master DJs drilled into ...

  21. Paul Van Dyk, Crystal Method Win At DanceStar Gala

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Crystal Method and German DJ/producer Paul Van Dyk, with three awards each, were the top winners last night (March 9) at the third annual DanceStar USA awards show, held at Miami's Bayfront Park A The Crystal Method and German DJ/producer ...