The Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) 2013 is a much awaited event that will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada in June 7 to 9, 2013. Electric Daisy Carnival is an annual international event held in the summer time in the United States and Puerto Rico and is known to be one of the premier events that feature spectacular live musical performances from music artists and bands. The festival is also full of dancers, unique local performances and creative electronic musical special effects.
The Electronic Daisy Carnival is an experience in itself; it is full of colorful sights and sounds that will make you wow in excitement. The EDC began in 1997 in Southern California as a one day event and has spread to different states in the United States and Puerto Rico. Last year’s Las Vegas event lasted for three days and has attracted more than 300,000 persons.
The Electronic Daisy Carnival 2013 on the other hand is still an event to look forward to. There are no performances listing yet as well as details of the carnival project. Organizers however, promise three full nights of endless beats, fun and festivities; expect musical attractions, carnival rides, art installations and world-renowned performers. Get set for another fun-filled event that will truly knock your socks off!
Since information about EDC 2013 is to be announced, let 2012 be the basis of what people should expect from the three day event. Here are the highlights of the Electronic Daisy Carnival 2012 in Las Vegas from June 8 to 10:
EDC 2012 broke all attendance records of the event with an increase in attendees by approximately 30%. The grand total of all the people who were at the three day event was more then 300,000. Organizers are expecting a larger crowd in 2013 with EDC gaining more and more international popularity.
There were more than 100 Electronic Daisy Carnival artists that performed in 2012. International artists that included local and international bands and individual performers from all corners of the globe. Organizers of the 2013 event will never fail to impress; they promise better, louder and more colorful performances that audiences will truly love.
The 2012 event was affected by bad weather and the 2nd night show was forced to cancel because of the high winds. Insomniac Events, founder of EDC, promises a better and larger venue that will protect spectators from bad weather as well as keep them comfortable as they party the nights away. All information about the venue and performers will soon be announced as the event nears on.
The Electric Daisy Carnival has been the highlight of summer and ever since it opened in 1997 had specific rules for attendees to follow. There are bars located inside the festival grounds but drinking is only for 21 year olds and above. Venues are highly secured plus there is a “zero tolerance rule” for drug use and possession which is enforced all throughout the venue grounds.
Have you ever been to the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, Nevada? The Electric Daisy Carnival or the EDC has been in the entertainment scene since 1997 and has been one of the much-awaited summer festivals in the US. It has attracted more than 300,000 attendees last year in Las Vegas and in 2013; it’s going to be another fun-filled and entertaining three-day event. If you have never been to the EDC, you need to remember some dos and don’ts so guaranteed you will have a wonderful festival weekend. Here’s what to expect:
Do remember that EDC may be a three-day event but in Las Vegas it’s going to be a week-long party that will include some of Las Vegas’ hottest places like the Lavo, TAO, Marquee Nightclub, Drai’s After Hours and more. You may come early days before the festivities so you can celebrate at Las Vegas’ premier entertainment spots.
Don’t bother coming when you are below 18 years of age, only people 18 and above are allowed to enter while 21 and above are allowed to drink. Bring acceptable identification cards to prove your age. There is also a minimum age for VIP pass, you need to be 21 years and above to get in.
Do have cash with you so you can buy food and official merchandise at the event. But if you don’t have cash, there are ATMs that are located in the area. Food booths and merchandise booths also accept major credit cards.
Don’t bring any weapons, sharp objects and threatening items to the event. A complete TSA – style search will be conducted. Read the official information about rules and regulations on security and entry to the event at http://electricdaisycarnival.com/LasVegas/info.php.
Do keep hydrated at the event; there are so many attendees that suffer from heat stroke and sudden illnesses because of not drinking enough water. There are free water refill stations all over the event venue; you may get clean drinking water from these areas.
Don’t worry about the weather; rain or shine the EDC will still push through. However, you need to keep in touch with Las Vegas and Clark County weather reports so you could prepare for your attire and weather gear. Las Vegas desert climate may change dramatically within hours; it could be raining, windy or sunny during a single morning.
Do take your medication with you if you require maintenance medications. But if you are not feeling well during the event, there are medical staffs strategically located inside the venue. You may ask for help from any event staff member to help you locate the nearest medical facility from your location.
Don’t worry about your belongings while you are in the festival grounds. There are lockers for rent where you can leave your belongings safely. You can also go to the EDC official site to reserve your locker ahead of time; check this information out at http://electricdaisycarnival.com/LasVegas/info.php.
Here’s a list of the summer music festivals in the United States that you simply cannot afford to miss:
Coachella – an annual music festival since 1999. This festival is held in Indio, California but the 2012 and 2013 will be held on the S.S. Coachella cruise liner. The Coachella 2013 lineup of performances is yet to be announced but the dates for 2013 will be from April 12 to 14 and April 19 to 21, 2013. The Coachella 2012 performances were live musical numbers by Radiohead, Swedish House Mafia, Dr. Dre and Snoop with Tupac to name a few.
Austin City Limits – an annual summer music festival that is held in Austin, Texas since 2002. City Limits 2012 was in October 12 to 14 at the Zilker Park with a spectacular lineup of music artists like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bassnectar and more.
Lollapalooza – is an annual music event that is held every summer in Chicago, Illinois. It started in 1991 and the 2013 lineup is yet to be revealed. The 2012 musical lineup however was a sold out and was topped by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath and local plus international artists.
Bonnaroo – this is an annual summer music festival that began in 2002, it is held every year in Manchester, TN in June. The musical performances for 2013 will soon be announced as the even nears on, Bonnaroo 2013 promises to top 2012 lineup of artists like Radiohead, The Beach Boys, and a lot more.
Electric Zoo – since its first festival in 2009, the Electric Zoo in New York, New York has been the premier summer music festival in the state. 2012 performers were David Guetta, Axwell, Bloody Beatroots and Adventure Club to name a few. 2013 artists will soon be announced as the event nears.
Voodoo Experience – this is an annual entertainment and musical festival that has been one of the crowd-drawers in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Voodoo Festival is held every October and features impressive musical performances from fantastic artists. This year the Voodoo Experience was a sold out with live performances from Green Day and Bootsy Collins. 2012 was held at the New Orleans City Park.
Outside Lands – this annual music festival takes place in colorful San Francisco, California. This event started in 2008 and has been one of the most awaited festivals in California. It is held every August and this year was a blast with live performances from heavy metal bands like Metallica, Passion Pit and more.
Detroit Electronic – is an annual music festival in Detroit, Michigan and ever since it started in 2000 has been a consistent crowd drawer in the state. The 2013 event will be held in May 24 to 26, 2013 however; all info about the event will soon be announced. Detroit Electronic 2012 was a huge success with many performances from international artists and local artists. Details of the Detroit Electronic 2013 will be announced in its official website.