Insomniac Announces First Tier of Line-Up for the Highly Anticipated Debut of Electric Daisy Carnival, Chicago

Fri Mar 8, 2013 8:46pm EST

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  LOS ANGELES, CA, Mar 08 (Marketwire) -- 
Insomniac announces the first tier of its line-up for this year's highly
anticipated debut of the 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival, Chicago.
Celebrated electronic acts and theatrical performers from across the
globe will gather at the Chicagoland Speedway during Memorial Day Weekend
on May 24-26, 2013, for the premiere of the innovative music festival in
Chicago. 

    "For years our incredible fans have asked us to bring an Insomniac
experience to Chicago. When we discovered Chicagoland Speedway, we knew
that it was the perfect place for EDC," said Pasquale Rotella, CEO and
founder of Insomniac. "In addition to stimulating surprises, our shared
experience will combine fan participation with interactive art
installations, carnival rides, state-of-the-art lighting and sound,
theatrical performers, and world-renowned DJs."

    The first announcement of artists for EDC Chicago includes:

    Above & Beyond 
 Adrian Lux 
 Andy C 
 Anna Lunoe 
 Armin van Buuren 

Arty
 Audien 
 Audio Punk
 Avicii
 Bad Boy Bill 
 Basscon Massive

Bassrush Experience
 Benny Benassi 
 Blond:ish 
 Blutonium Boy 
 Borgore

Brillz
 Bro Safari
 Caffeine
 Christian Martin 
 Clockwork (Life and
Death)
 Crizzly 
 Culture Shock 
 Dani Deahl 
 Danny Avila 
 Darksiderz

Dash Berlin 
 David Guetta
 Delta Heavy
 Deniz Koyu 
 Destructo 

Discovery Project 
 DJ Fresh 
 Dub Phizix
 Ed Rush & Optical 
 Empire of
the Sun 
 Eric Prydz
 Fedde le Grand 
 Ferry Corsten 
 Fury + MC Dino

Gareth Emery
 Gina Turner 
 Hard Rock Sofa
 Hardwell
 Headhunterz
 Heidi 

Helicopter Showdown 
 High Contrast 
 Huxley 
 Issac
 Jack Beats 
 Justin
Martin 
 Kaskade
 Kill Frenzy 
 Koan Sound 
 Kutski
 Lady Faith
 L-Vis
1990 
 Loadstar 
 LowRIDERz
 Luminox 
 Manufactured Superstars 
 Markus
Schulz 
 Martin Solveig 
 Matrix & Futurebound 
 Mat Zo
 Mayhem vs Heroes
X Villains 
 Metrik 
 Michael Mayer 
 Midnight Conspiracy 
 Mimosa 

Morgan Page 
 Mt Eden 
 Nadastrom 
 Nick Monaco 
 Noisia 
 Nu:Logic 

Organ Donors 
 Popof 
 Quintino
 Rebecca & Fiona 
 Rene LaVice 
 Rudee

Run DMT
 Sander van Doorn 
 Schoolboy 
 Scot Project 
 Sebastian Ingrosso

 Smooth
 S.P.Y
 Stana 
 Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano 
 Swanky Tunes 

Tale of Us 
 Technoboy
 Terravita 
 Three 
 Thugf**ker
 Tiesto
 Tiga 

Tittsworth 
 Tritonal 
 UZ
 W&W 
 Wide Awake Art Car 
 Wilkinson 
 Wolf +
Lamb 
 Worthy 

    Insomniac will transform the Speedway into a completely interactive
carnival featuring world-renowned DJs alongside theatrical performers,
including fire twirlers, aerialists, dancers, and stilt walkers. The
infield will become a fully immersive audiovisual experience with dynamic
large-scale art installations amidst multiple stages, along with
state-of-the-art lighting and sound production plus numerous full-size
amusement rides and attractions that are free for all ticket holders.

    Three-day general admission tickets are initially priced at $175 with VIP
tickets selling at $299 before service fees. This is an 18 and older
event. Minimum age for VIP tickets is 21. A layaway pricing option is
available. 

    EDC Chicago will be the first and only EDC festival providing a limited
number of fans with the opportunity to enjoy over-night camping walking
distance from the festival grounds. The camping/festival package, which
includes three-day general or VIP admission plus camping pass, will be
priced at $295 and $419, respectively.

    Tickets and camping packages are still available at
www.electricdaisycarnival.com. The complete line-up and final schedule,
plus information on limited single-day tickets will be announced in the
near future. 

    About Insomniac
 Insomniac produces innovative music festivals and events
featuring immersive multisensory environments 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.
The quality of our fans' experience is the company's top priority.
Insomniac's premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival, is one of the
largest, most spectacular music festivals in the world. Insomniac has
produced more than 250 music events and for more than 3 million attendees
in California, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, Texas, Florida, New York,
and Puerto Rico. Founded by Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac has been based in
Los Angeles since it started in 1993.

    

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Kirvin Doak Communications
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