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EDC VIP Photobooth Has Been Posted!

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 at 1:30AM PST

We had a great response to the photo booth in our VIP area at this year's EDC. Thanks to everyone who participated! We posted the gallery here.

Thanks to Everyone Who Attended EDC!!!

Sunday, June 28nd, 2009 at 9:30PM PST


We would like to thank everybody who attended Electric Daisy Carnival 2009 over the past two days. It was the first year that the festival took place on both Friday and Saturday, and thanks to all of you, it was a huge success! We had a great time putting the event together and we hope that you all had a terrific time at the show. This event was a special Daisy that we will always remember and we owe all of the performers, artists and DJs a special thanks, but most of all, here’s a shout out to each and every one of you who came and made it all possible!


We’ve posted photos from EDC in the gallery for everyone to check out. While there were many professionals shooting still and film cameras at the event on both nights, we always love to see your work as well! If you have photos let us know and we’ll post a link to them. The official event photos are available here.


Stay tuned for more post-event info. Thanks again, it was your participation that made all of this possible!

EDC Photos!

Sunday, June 28nd, 2009 at 3:30PM PST







EDC Friday and Saturday both went off! Here are a few teaser shots of the stages and lighting. The production was beautiful, huge thanks to all involved! More photos will be posted shortly in the gallery.

EDC Friday is Going Off!

Friday, June 26nd, 2009 at 11:30PM PST


EDC Friday is bumpin’ and the festival is in full swing. The Coliseum is full of smiling faces and happy carnival-goers!

Let the Festivities Begin!

Friday, June 26nd, 2009 at 4:30PM PST


Doors are open and the beats are thumping! The air is thick with clowns, carnival rides and buzzing bass lines. All stages are firing and the festival is already filling up. Come on down and check out the carnival!!!

EDC Parking Maps Have Been Posted!

Thursday, June 26nd, 2009 at 3:45AM PST

The EDC parking map has been posted. A high-res version is available to print out as well.

Load in and Set Up Continues!

Friday, June 26nd, 2009 at 12:30AM PST


We’re working around the clock to prepare for EDC! Stages, lighting and sound are all up and the area is buzzing with activity. See you all tomorrow!

The Eye of the Storm!

Thursday, June 25nd, 2009 at 11:45PM PST


Wheel in the sky keeps on turning... The calm before the storm EDC 2009. See you later today!

EDC Site Maps Have Been Posted!!

Thursday, June 25nd, 2009 at 05:00AM PST

The EDC site map has been posted! This map will also be on the festival guide that is passed out upon entering the event. Parking maps will be posted soon.

EDC Set Times Posted!

Thursday, June 25nd, 2009 at 04:00AM PST

EDC set times have been posted on the website. Event maps will be released shortly. It’s less than 48 hours until daisy begins. See you all at the show!!

EDC Merch Booth!

Wednesday, June 24nd, 2009 at 10:25PM PST


With EDC only a couple of days away, everybody at Insomniac is gearing up for a weekend full of music and festivities. We want to take a second to give you all a heads up about the Electric Daisy Merch booth that’s going down this year. Make sure to drop by and check out all the designs we've had created for the event! All the shirts are printed on 100% cotton American Apparel gear and are available in a wide range of colors, sizes and styles. We have all sorts of crazy carnival designs, T’s for the guys and tank tops for the ladies, along with some other surprises that you'll have to drop by the booth to peep. Alongside the festival merch, we’ll also have a solid assortment of artist merchandise courtesy of all your favorite EDC DJs and performers. Be sure to come check it all out!

The Kinetic Field is Set Into Motion!

Monday, June 22nd, 2009 at 5:00PM PST


The moment we’ve all been waiting for is almost upon us. Electric Daisy Carnival 2009 is this weekend! We’ve been setting up downtown and stages are going up as we speak. Be sure to stay tuned for more info! We’re looking forward to seeing you all at the event!

EDC Promo Pack is available!

Friday, June 19th, 2009 at 2:30PM PST

We’ve received a number of requests for promotional materials that everyone can use to spread the Daisy love around on the web. We are excited by all the enthusiasm and thankful that many of you want to share our events with your friends and families. We want to make the same electronic promotional materials available to you that our own promoters use to spread the word online, so we?e posted an EDC promo pack at Insomniac.com that everyone can use to get the word out. Thanks for all the support!

Pretty Lights and Lawgiverz added to Friday’s CircuitGROUNDS Stage!

Saturday, June 6th, 2009 at 4:00PM PST


Insomniac is excited to announce two additions to Friday’s festivities! Colorado's Pretty Lights and the UK’s Lawgiverz will be dropping low end theories and bass-heavy beat science on the CircuitGrounds stage. Be sure to check them both out!

Download Your Free Daisy Desktop!!!

Friday, June 5th, 2009 at 11:30PM PST


Our design team has released a set of high resolution festival flavored desktops for all of you digital daisies out there on the web. ?So don’t let your computer be caught slippin’. ?Click here and choose the graphic that is appropriate for your machine. While you're checking them out, be sure to sign up for the Insomniac mailing list to stay in the loop and get all the news as it becomes available!

STG Live on EDC Friday!

Friday, May 29th, 2009 at 10:00AM PST


Insomniac is excited to announce a fresh addition to EDC 2009! ?Grammy-nominated hometown rockers Shiny Toy Guns will be performing live on the neonGarden stage on Friday June 26th. ?This will be their first performance at an Insomniac festival and we’re sure that they'll rock the party. ?

STS9 Live Added to EDC Friday!

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 at 1:45PM PST


Insomniac is pleased to announce an electrifying addition to Friday at EDC! Sound Tribe Sector 9 is our newest addition to EDC’s lineup and their live bumps are sure to please. They’ll be jamming their eclectic mix of live instrumentation and laptop funk along with a host of fresh talent, all recently added to Friday’s festivities on the circuitGrounds stage. Join us in front of the bass bins on this tree-lined virgin spot, never before used at an Insomniac event, and peep the funky jams of Sound Tribe Sector 9.

Just Released: EDC 2009 HD Commercial

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 at 6:00PM PST


Fatboy Skips But EDC Doesn’t Skip A Groove!

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 at 11:00PM PST


Insomniac is disappointed by recent news that we have received. ?Fatboy Slim has decided to withdraw from this year’s festival citing “unavoidable family commitments” as the reason for the cancellation. ?But never fear! ?The Insomniac team has confirmed an amazing act for Saturday night. ?Groove Armada will now be DJing the kineticField on the floor of the Coliseum! We couldn't be more excited about adding the London big beat legends and are really looking forward to them rocking the main stage.

In addition, Insomniac will be announcing more talent on several stages as well as an additional area on Friday. ?The circuitGrounds stage, originally booked only for Saturday’s show, will now be in full effect on Friday night!

Again, we apologize for the disappointing news but rest assured we will not sleep until more slamming talent is locked down. ?Check back for news as it becomes available. Thank you for your understanding!

The Crystal Method Live Added to EDC Lineup!!

Thursday, May 14th, 2009 at 10:00PM PST


Insomniac is excited to announce an addition to Saturday's circuitGrounds stage. Fresh off their recent tour, The Crystal Method will be performing live in LA for their first time in many moons and we know their bombasstic beats and squelchy synths will definitely rock the party. TCM will be performing fresh material from their new album Divided by Night, whose darker and more organic tracks have been exciting fans and critics alike. We know our old SoCal friends will drop some heavy frequencies on EDC 2009!

Just Announced: Thievery Corporation Live
Added to EDC Lineup!!

Friday, April 24th, 2009 at 10:00am PST


We are extremely excited to announce a special addition to Friday evening’s festivities. Thievery Corp will perform live on the Kinetic Field stage, on the floor of the Los Angeles Coliseum, bringing their groovy dub-infused beats to the masses. Thievery are going to offer up a special sundown set to chill the crowd as the sun sets and the revelers pause to collect their thoughts, smile in the day’s last golden rays and set up to shift in to high gear. These vibey beat kleptos are sure to steal your breath away with their eclectic vibe and tasty lounge-drenched explorations. Prepare yourselves for a cosmic dusk and a breath of fresh air, lounging and soaking up Thievery Corp’s heavy reverberations.

Welcome to the Official Website for
Electric Daisy Carnival 2009!

Monday April 20th, 2009 at 11:00pm PST

We’re happy to announce that the website for Electric Daisy Carnival 2009 is now live! For the first time ever we will have two full days and nights of beats, freaks, fun and festivities as Insomniac transforms the LA Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Park into a carnival for the eyes and ears.

We wanted to get the site up before tickets were made available, so please bear with us as we update it over the following few days. There’s information that is still on the way, including more artist info and links, details about art installations and sculpture, as well as more travel information and general event news. We’ve been working nonstop to bring you a special two-day event and this site is the official source for everything you need to know about this year’s festival. Please use it to explore the lineups of world-class talent that we have booked, with six stages and over 70 artists and DJs performing, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! The site is also a logistical resource; use it to purchase tickets, browse maps, obtain information about the venue, get details about the event as they are made available, or to contact us if you have a question. Explore the array of attractions, full-size carnival rides, art installations and performers as information is posted.

Finally, we have an important announcement that we’ll be making late this week about the addition of Friday’s main stage headliner. Stay tuned for this special info!

Insomniac can’t wait to see you all on the weekend of June 26th and 27th as the world's leading names in dance music descend upon LA for an entire weekend and we light up the sky with an extraordinary production that will burn in our memories for years to come!

 

 

 

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