Earlier today, Insomniac released the official trailer for its flagship festival, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas. Going into its 21st year, EDC has grown into one of the (if not THE) biggest electronic music festivals in North America. After a succe…
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The momentum that trance music is having right now is not showing any signs of slowing down. After a very successful year of hosting Dreamstate events throughout the world, Insomniac is finally dedicating a stage to its all-trance event at their biggest festival, EDC Las Vegas. The announcement was made (whether on purpose or not) through
Pasquale Rotella says EDC NY will not return in 2017
In early October Pasquale Rotella announced he would be launching a new medieval-themed festival, Middlelands. This unique camping festival is the brainchild of seasoned production companies Insomniac Events (Electric Daisy Carnival) and C3 Presents (Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza). Thanks to the website launch, Middlelands is confirmed to be held in Mission Todd, Texas (50 miles northwest
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Bassnectar steps in for Pasquale to host Insomniac’s Night Owl Radio, during which he premieres some brand new music.
Pasquale Rotella and Holly Madison are now parents of two. Insomniac Events founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella and former Playboy model Holly Madison announced the arrival of a new baby boy on Instagram on Monday. On Pasquale’s Instagram post he wrote “What an incredible week. A crazy, stressful start, which transformed into this magical moment.” A photo posted by Pasquale Rotella (@pasqualerotella) on Aug 8, 2016 at 7:41pm PDT “First, a five-year-long indictment against me was finally dismissed; then yesterday Holly, Rainbow & I welcomed a healthy 8-pound, 14-ounce baby boy to the family,” Pasquale wrote. “Now I’m holding my
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The Los Angeles County District Attorney has dismissed all felony charges against Insomniac Events’ CEO, Pasquale Rotella. Pasquale Rotella and Reza Gerami were accused of bribery and conspiracy to pay $1.9 million in kickbacks to former L.A. Coliseum events manager Todd Stefano in exchange for helping them put on festivals at the stadium back in 2012. Pasquale Rotella pleaded no contest to a single misdemeanor conflict-of-interest count and has agreed to pay $150,000 and serve three years of probation. Reza Gerami will accept a similar deal and pay restitution of $30,000. “I always knew the charges were politically motivated and
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The Los County District Attorney’s Office has officially dismissed all felony charges against Pasquale Rotella, CEO of Insomniac. Rotella was charged in 2012 alongside L.A. Memorial Coliseum event manager Todd DeStefano and promoter Reza Gerami for alleged bribery and conspiracy —
Pasquale Rotella hints at new festival in 2017
Insomniac Events’ CEO and Founder recently took to his Snapchat to make quite the big announcement. Pasquale Rotella updated his social media profiles by announcing the location of a brand new electronic dance music festival coming for the 2017 year. His Snapchat Story included a video which teased a grassy meadow full of pine trees. The Snapchat video read “New Venue. New Festival in 2017.” While there is not much more information about the new music festival, the landscape of the future festival grounds reminds us of Electric Forest. Sneak peek on my Snapchat story ☀️🌳⛺️ A video posted by
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Raves and music festivals are rarely built to last. That’s the case for many of today’s music events, except for Insomniac Events’ Electric Daisy Carnival that takes place in Las Vegas year after year. When Las Vegas decided to welcome Electric Daisy Carnival to its grounds back in 2011, Pasquale Rotella of Insomniac Events was ecstatic. After bringing in billions of dollars to the local economy, the state of Nevada is testing the relationship. Last year, Nevada passed a 9% tax on tickets for live entertainment events. The tax was meant for events just like Electric Daisy Carnival and Burning
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With the 20th anniversary of Electric Daisy Carnival taking place right now, Pasquale Rotella, CEO of Insomniac Events still has time to check his tweets. It all started when Diplo tweeted out “edc main stage look likes Walt Disney present princess castle on crystal meth how do u guys play that thing & look at yourself in the mirror,” Pasquale Rotella had time to compose the perfect response. @diplo pic.twitter.com/EBR3jIJSKn — Pasquale Rotella (@PasqualeRotella) June 20, 2016 So while Diplo continues to hate on EDM and the “sinking ship” nature of it, Pasquale Rotella continues to have fun and enjoy
With Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas right around the corner, Pasquale Rotella has some big news for its 20th anniversary. Pasquale took to Snapchat to preview and give fans a sneak peek at some of the attractions and stage designs for the forthcoming year. Among those sneak previews was a new ride called “Big Splash” which appears to be a waterpark log ride. Make sure to find it on the map below!
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Over the past decade the dance music scene has drastically changed and has evolved greatly. Though growth has been slowing the past few years there is still growth as more and more new festivals appear throughout the world and with an ever increasing pool of talent. Is this growth in the industry to continue or […]
During a CNBC special outlining the business of EDM, CNBC brought in Insomniac Events’ founder and CEO, Pasquale Rotella. During the interview, Pasquale explains the different types of music genres, how dance music has blossomed in the past 5 years due to artists like David Guetta collaborating with Black Eyed Peas and which sponsors typically they work with. When one of the anchors asked Pasquale if he was rich from dance music, Pasquale awkwardly responded by saying he’s happy with what he’s doing, “so yes.” “We’re growing every day. Not just in the United States, but we’re growing internationally,” said
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Moving to its new home in Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, EDMbiz 2016 is set to be one of the top networking events and electronic music conferences of the year. During EDC Week in Las Vegas, Insomniac Events holds their annual conference prior to the extravagant weekend which is EDC. This year marking […]
Entering its 20th year, Pasquale Rotella provides a personal message to fans on his visions for the festival and for rave culture in general.
Insomniac Events will not bring back Beyond Wonderland and EDC Puerto Rico
This past weekend saw some of the most unbelievable acts perform from around the world. Not only did we have Ultra Music Festival in Miami, FL, but Beyond Wonderland was also happening on the other side of the country at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernardino, CA! This year’s lineup had a little something for everyone. From Vini Vici and Andrew Rayel at the Trance dedicated Dreamstate stage on Friday, to Datsik and NGHTMRE at the Bassrush stage on Saturday. On Friday, the Outer Realms stage was home to Dreamstate where everyone was lost in a state of Trance. Due to
Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella announced that the dance event company will host a series of warehouse parties in Los Angeles this summer.
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