SOURCE: Insomniac


May 24, 2012 14:59 ET

Tickets for the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival Now Sold Out

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - Insomniac announced today that tickets for the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas are officially sold out. The festival's producer anticipates more than 300,000 attendees over the three-day event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, June 8-10, 2012.

"This is the first time Electric Daisy Carnival has sold out this far in advance and to our largest audience yet," said Pasquale Rotella, CEO and founder of Insomniac. "I am excited to see that the fans have adjusted to our new home in Las Vegas and grateful for the support the city has contributed to make this event a continued success. I encourage the attendees to explore all Las Vegas has to offer throughout EDC Week as their energy is a key attribute toward the overall experience. I consider the fans our biggest headliners and cannot wait to see everyone come together under the desert sky."

Insomniac will transform the Las Vegas Motor Speedway into a completely interactive carnival experience for the 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival, featuring more than 150 electronic dance music artists, 500 theatrical performers including fire twirlers, aerialists, dancers, and stilt walkers, plus a special performance by Blue Man Group. The 1,000-acre complex will become a fully immersive audiovisual experience with dynamic large-scale art installations creating interactive environments amidst the seven stages, along with state-of-the-art lighting and sound production, numerous full size amusement rides and attractions, and a pyrotechnics display nightly.

Even with tickets sold out, Insomniac fans are encouraged to come to Las Vegas for a taste of the EDC experience on the strip during EDC Week, June 5 - 12. There will be tons of events going on including pool parties, nightclub events, the Bassrush Massive arena show and the inaugural EDMbiz Conference hosted by Jason Bentley. For a full schedule and to purchase tickets or reserve hotel rooms and travel packages, please visit

About Insomniac
Insomniac produces innovative music festivals and events enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting and sound design, large-scale art installations, interactive circus and theatrical performances, boundary-pushing special effects and pyrotechnics and fan participation. Fan safety and the quality of our fans' experience are the company's top priorities. Insomniac's premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival, is one of the largest, most spectacular music festivals in North America. Insomniac has produced more than 250 music events for more than 2.5 million concertgoers in California, Nevada, Colorado, Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. Founded by Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac has been based in Los Angeles since it started in 1993.

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Alison Monaghan
    Kirvin Doak Communications
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    (702) 737-3100 x107

    Erika Raney
    Insomniac Communications Director
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    (323) 874-7020