Tiësto paid tribute to Avicii during his set at Electric Daisy Carnival over the weekend (19th - 20th May), with a 12-minute megamix of the Swedish DJ's biggest hits.
The set also featured vocals from Aloe Blacc who took the stage for a live rendition of Avicii’s country-meets-EDM crossover hit ‘Wake Me Up’.
Tiësto urged the crowd to 'celebrate Avicii's memory' before opening the megamix with Avicii’s 2015 single, ‘Waiting For Love’. Other tracks from the mix included ‘My Feelings For You’, ‘Seek Bromance’ and ‘Levels’.
Electric Daisy Carnival has lined up Alison Wonderland, Martin Garrix, Diplo, Above & Beyond, deadmau5 and many more for its 2018 event, set to take place on 12th and 13th May at Zozo Marine Stadium & Makuhari Beach Park in Chiba, Japan.
Other acts confirmed for the two-day festival include Alan Walker, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Flosstradamus and Vini Vici, plus underground sounds from Camelphat, Paul Woolford, Tensnake, Solardo and more.
Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas has announced the theme for its 2018 edition along with its enormous line-up.
The bill for this year's festival is suitably huge, with Martin Garrix, Eric Prydz, Armin van Buuren, Paul van Dyk, Green Velvet, Diplo, Porter Robinson's Virtual Self and many more locked to perform.
EDC— or Electric Daisy Carnival to veterans— is set for an Asian expansion in 2018, according to the man at the very top.
Pasquale Rotella, CEO of Insomniac, the company behind the brand, has hinted at huge plans for the world's most populous continent, reflecting the strength of electronic music in the Far East.
Pasquale Rotella, the man behind Insomniac Events, recently revealed details for the upcoming U.S. festival season.
Known for promoting the likes of Electric Daisy Carnival and other events such as Beyond Wonderland, Nocturnal Wonderland and Escape from Wonderland, Insomniac parties are some of the States’ foremost EDM events.
In a recent Facebook post, Rotella had the following to say about Insomniac’s plans for the year ahead:
Tickets for the new and improved Electric Daisy Carnival have gone on sale from today.
Three-day general admission passes start at $325, whilst three-day VIP passes are priced at $699.
The festival's organisers are promising tent and RV camping for the first time, a new shuttle provider, early entry ceremonies, extended festival hours and a new date: 18th - 20th May 2018.
DJ Mag is excited to reveal it’s teaming up with JEWEL nightclub — housed in the famous Aria Resort & Casino in the heart of Las Vegas — to host a club-night headlined by EDM star Oliver Heldens.
The party will take place as a warm-up for Electric Daisy Carnival, which runs 16th through 18th June in the Nevada Desert, with the club-night locked for Thursday 15th June.
EDC Las Vegas has revealed over 230 artists for its 2017 run. The 21st edition of the festival takes place 16th to 18th June at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Friday highlights include Hardwell, Major Lazer, Galantis, Armin van Buuren, Nicole Moudaber Presents Moodzone, DJ Tennis and Desert Hearts.
EDC Las Vegas will host a brand-new, trance-only stage at this year's event, titled quantumVALLEY.
The stage will be run by popular trance party brand Dreamstate. Last year's circuitGROUNDS stage hosted an all-trance line-up on the final day of the festival.
Electric Daisy Carnival CEO Pasquale Rotella revealed the news via his Snapchat earlier this week, following the announcement that EDC's London festival date had been cancelled.
EDC Las Vegas will run 16th through 18th June 2017.