The festival incorporates a variety of electronic music, including house , techno , drum and bass , and dubstep. EDC was created with the purpose of utilizing music and art to inspire individuals.
In addition to the music, individuals experience three-dimensional superstructures, colorful glow-in-the-dark environments, and LED-infused flora and fauna. In , EDC became a two-day event, and in , a three-day event that drew , people. In , it drew more than , over three days , per day. Recent iterations of the festival have featured eight stages, each with a unique set and specific genre of EDM.
The festival first took place at a small venue at Lake Dolores Waterpark, called Insomniac. Electric Daisy Carnival was held at the L. The event was held on June 26— On Friday, approximately 55, attendees were present and Saturday saw a crowd of approximately 99, EDC Los Angeles had an attendance of about , people. It drew criticism from local authorities and promoters after people under the required age of 16 gained entrance, and more than ravers were hospitalized after a crowd stampede. The new provisions included the hiring of on-site doctors, and stated attendees must be over 18 years of age.
Reportedly , people had attended the 3 day festival. Temperatures above degrees led to dozens of hospitalizations and at least one death, which made it the last EDC held in Dallas.
EDC Puerto Rico took place [ where? Friends reported that he had been drinking and smoking. The second night had to shut down early at 1 a. DJs Markus Schulz and Steve Aoki , who were both scheduled to play that night, performed impromptu sets on the Insomniac Wide Awake art car, a much smaller, mobile stage, for a short period,  before officials ordered it to close as potentially dangerous winds were expected until 5 a.
This coincided with the annual Dayglow event in Fort Lauderdale , Florida, called "Dancegiving" held the weekend after Thanksgiving. Insomniac Events announced that all , tickets to the three-day festival had been sold by June 18, The setup at the event also led Insomniac to set the record for the largest structural stage in North America. Death was ruled as related to MDMA , which has side effects of dehydration and increase in body temperature. EDC Las Vegas was held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway from May 18—20; the festival was moved from its traditional June scheduling so that it will be held in relatively cooler conditions.
The festival also introduced on-site camping including rentable campers and RV parking and earlier opening times in order to reduce traffic congestion. Heavy Rains caused equipment issues. On the second day, high winds forced stage closures.
Due to wording of the message displayed and the audio message played "take cover in your car" at one of the closed stages some of the attendees believed the entire festival was being shut down for the night and left the speedway.
Upon learning at the exit that only certain areas were closed for safety precautions some people tried to re-enter the grounds but were not allowed back in due to the event's strict no-reentry policy. EDC Orlando is now held for 3 days, instead of the normal 2 days.
It was announced that the festival would utilize more of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway grounds, with Rotella pointing out that the speedway had removed a large number of RV hookups that had made certain areas of the area unusable. For every flagship festival held, Insomniac Care donates a percentage of ticket sales to national charities and community organizations. In the past, EDC Las Vegas has partnered with Surreal, a fundraising platform, to raise money from festival goers who enter in a sweepstake for helicopter rides and other activities with popular DJs.
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