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Electric Daisy Carnival

Syn Cole entertains the crowd at the Circuit Grounds stage during the second night of the Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
How much money do these well-known DJs make?
June 24, 2014
The 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival just ended in Las Vegas, but many of the DJs and electronic dance music fans in town for EDC are no strangers to the Strip. Most of the world's top DJs are regulars here, but do you know how much they made last year?
Eats Everything finishes a set at the Neon Garden stage during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Final 2014 EDC numbers: 400,000 fans from 50 states and 40 countries, 70 weddings
June 23, 2014
The Circuit Grounds stage, home to DJs Afrojack, Avicii and Calvin Harris, among others, this year, expanded to nearly twice its size in length, breaking the record as the largest clear-span structure in the world at 400 feet long.
Coroner probing second EDC-related death
June 23, 2014
The Clark County Coroner’s Office is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a young man who was found unconscious at Vdara Saturday evening and later …
Electric Daisy Carnival traffic gums up morning commute
June 23, 2014
The mass exodus of Electric Daisy Carnival partygoers this morning has clogged traffic on southbound Interstate 15 from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to...
A woman listens to music by Calvin Harris at the Circuit Grounds stage during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Ravers party until daybreak as Electric Daisy Carnival comes to a close
June 23, 2014
Neon lights bled into the sunset over the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday night as hordes of electronic dance music fans arrived to celebrate the third and final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival. About 134,000 people packed the speedway for a last night of surreal revelry soundtracked by some of the world’s top DJs. Traffic and road congestion...
Attendees dance to the music of Kaskade during Night 2 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
2014 EDC Night 2: Top DJs Tiesto and Kaskade rule — rule! — Kinetic Field
June 23, 2014
Night 2 at EDC was like “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”: It was great, but it was a bridge between the new and exciting Night 1 at EDC/“LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring” and the best of the three, Night 3 at EDC and “LOTR: The Return of the King.”
Attendees dance to the music of Kaskade during Night 2 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival: The highs and lows of one hour at the festival
June 22, 2014
Dancing to Kaskade's art-car performance one moment, witnessing a struggle for survival the next.
Attendees dance to the music of Party Favor during night 2 of EDC, Saturday June 21, 2014 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
An old-school raver returns to EDC—after more than a decade
June 22, 2014
So much has changed since the first EDC 18 years ago. One old-school raver returns to the fest to see what it has become.
The Los Angeles Kings and the Stanley Cup at Beacher’s Madhouse on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at MGM Grand. Paris Hilton and Jeff Beacher are pictured here.
Paris Hilton’s weekend in Las Vegas at EDC, Color, Beacher’s Madhouse and Crazy Horse III
June 22, 2014
What’s a socialite, heiress, entrepreneur, fashionista, reality TV star and Las Vegas regular to do when Night 2 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway doesn’t tire one out? Head to Crazy Horse III Gentlemen’s Club, of course.
Performers ride through the crowd on a parade float during night 2 of EDC, Saturday June 21, 2014 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Photos! EDC 2014: Night 2
June 22, 2014
Kaskade! Carousels! Sleepy partiers!
The best costumes of EDC Night 1
The best costumes of EDC Night 1
June 22, 2014
Beads, bras and Batman at the Speedway for EDC Night 1!
Festival goers arrive for night two of the Electric Daisy Carnival, Saturday June 21, 2014 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Death of festivalgoer ‘brings down the mood,’ but the show must go on
June 21, 2014
The party raged on at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this evening as the second night of the Electric Daisy Carnival got underway. About 134,000 people packed the speedway to dance ...
Night 1 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
2014 EDC Night 1: 134,000 fans; tight security; Hardwell, Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren; ‘Let It Go’
June 21, 2014
Night 1 of the fourth-annual Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is in the books, and it was an evening of the world’s top DJs, a crowd of 134,000 (88,000 passed the gates by 11:30 p.m.), strong security and sadly one death.
Opening night of EDC at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, June 20, 2014.
Maverick’s top guns deliver a high-flying experience at EDC
June 21, 2014
At 4 a.m. the text flashed on the iPhone, a message from a friend of mine on the Las Vegas entertainment scene. It read, “Besides the cool helicopter ride, maybe you can explain ...
Attendees dance during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
EDC Night 1: The good, the weird and the ugly
June 21, 2014
A remodeled Kinetic Field, brutal traffic conditions and a strangely sleepy Friday vibe.
California man dies after having medical problem at EDC
June 21, 2014
Montgomery Tsang, 24, of San Leandro, Calif., was pronounced dead at 6:12 a.m., according to the Clark County Coroner's Office. The circumstances surrounding Tsang's death are unclear, with initial reports suggesting he ...
Police make 29 felony drug arrests on EDC’s opening night
June 21, 2014
The carnival, spread out on the infield of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, attracted 134,000 attendees on its first day, according to figures released by Insomniac Productions ...
Attendees dance during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Photos! EDC 2014: Night One
June 21, 2014
Fireworks! A giant pipe-organ DJ booth! And more!
A woman in heart-shaped glasses and sucking on a pacifier is seen during the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival early Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival opens weekend with typical high energy, surreal flair
June 21, 2014
As the sun set behind Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday evening, the glow of dusk gave way to a night lit by neon revelry as hordes of EDM fans celebrated the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival. Long lines of cars gave way to even longer lines.
DJ Tiesto during Night 2 of the Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Celebrity preview: 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival, Icona Pop, Jeff Bridges and Bridget Marquardt
June 20, 2014
Las Vegas is ground central in the entertainment world this weekend, and not solely because of the 130,000 electronic dance music fans nightly at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the bigger-and-better, three-day 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival with its 200+ DJs.
Performers are shown during the third day of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway early Monday morning, June 24, 2013.
Electric Daisy Carnival 2014: Live blog
June 20, 2014
Keep up with Electric Daisy Carnival all weekend long with our live blog, where we'll be aggregating social media response to EDC as it happens. See what everyone else is wearing, where they are and how they plan to spent their weekend under the electric sky.
The 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival from Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
2014 Electric Daisy Carnival: 400,000 EDM fans, 200+ DJs and new online coverage
June 19, 2014
“Whatever you want to twirl, whirl, flip or spin, we have something to excite you,” says Insomniac and Electric Daisy Carnival founder Pasquale Rotella, who has produced more than 250 festivals and concerts for 4 million ticket buyers in 20 years.
10 off-the-beaten-path DJs to seek out on the Speedway
June 19, 2014
It’s too easy to gravitate toward the familiar rather than seek out new faces. Our guide to must-see acts at EDC 2014.
Hint: This man might be a DJ.
Pop Quiz: DJ or videogame?
June 19, 2014
If you get all 10 correct, you win a free prize. Just kidding.
Dash Berlin plays Cosmo's Boulevard Pool Thursday night.
Outside EDC: Dance-music parties away from the Speedway you won't want to miss
June 19, 2014
Didn't score a ticket to the party at the Speedway? Don't fret.
Electric Daisy Carnival 2013
A guide through the 12 stages of Electric Daisy Carnival
June 19, 2014
One fest, so many emotions!
Pasquale Rotella is the man behind EDC's astounding spectacle.
EDC's Pasquale Rotella is building the greatest EDM show on Earth
June 19, 2014
EDC 2014: King of EDC Pasquale Rotella talks dance music's popularity, the lack of female DJs and why he won't be dressed like Batman at this year's fest.
Maya Jane Coles
Q&A: Producer/DJ Maya Jane Coles’ artful subtlety is a welcome contrast to the usual EDC bombast
June 19, 2014
The London-based producer is a throwback to the U.K.'s minimal house scene.
Festival-goers are shown during the third day of the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway early Monday morning, June 24, 2013.
Amp up your Electric Daisy Carnival intelligence with these tips
June 19, 2014
Because it's easy to be an idiot at EDC. Don't be that person.
The power of Paul: van Dyk spins at the Love Festival at Rain.
The tracks that made them: Eight career-makers by eight EDC DJs
June 19, 2014
From Green Flash to John Digweed to Cedric Gervais, the songs that took them to dance-music stardom.