Insomniac’s biggest electronic dance music event, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas, announced its 2016 lineup and events for the weekend and entire week leading up to the festival, taking place June 17-19. Hundreds of thousands will again flock to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the three-day festival, but surrounding the mega EDM event is a massive week of club shows, pool parties, and festivities along the strip.
Update: Full weekend lineup announced via playlist on Night Owl Radio, listen below. *Insomniac to release official lineup poster on Monday, May 23rd.
Starting with RL Grime playing at XS at Encore and closing with Calvin Harris at Omnia inside Caesar’s Palace on the following Monday, June 20, there are big names scheduled every night of the week. Also during the week will be the fifth annual EDMbiz conference, happening June 14-16.
See below for the second phase artist performances and events during EDC Week, including the Bassrush Pool Party and the debut of Dreamstate in Las Vegas. Noteworthy performers from phase 2 include San Francisco’s Dirtybird Records‘ boss Claude Von Stroke, Zeds Dead, and Lil Jon.
Monday, June 13
o GTA at JEWEL Nightclub (Aria Resort & Casino)
Wednesday, June 15
o Krewella at OMNIA (Caesars Palace)
o Markus Schulz at Marquee Nightclub (The Cosmopolitan)
Thursday, June 16
o Claude VonStroke at The LIGHT Vegas (Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino)
o Bassrush Massive feat. Boombox Cartel, Datsik, Snails, Delta Heavy, Excision and Teddy Killers at The Joint (Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
o Bassrush Pool Party feat. 12th Planet, Bro Safari, Crizzly, Dirtyphonic, Habstrakt, Matrix & Futurebound, and Ookay at REHAB (Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
o Dreamstate Presents feat. John O’Callaghan, Jordan Suckley, Markus Schulz presents Dakota, Paul Oakenfold (Full on Fluoro) and Standarwick TAO Nightclub (The Venetian)
Friday, June 17
o Bassjackers & MAKJ at Drai’s Beachclub (The Cromwell)
o Steve Aoki at JEWEL Nightclub (Aria Resort & Casino)
Saturday, June 18
o Nicole Moudaber at Drai’s After Hours (The Cromwell)
o Dada Life at JEWEL Nightclub (Aria Resort & Casino)
o Zeds Dead & Adventure Club at Drai’s Beachclub (The Cromwell)
Sunday, June 19
o Chris Garcia & Friends at Drai’s After Hours (The Cromwell)
o Quintino at Drai’s Beachclub (The Cromwell)
Monday, June 20
o Lil Jon at JEWEL Nightclub (Aria Resort & Casino)
See here for the complete calendar of events for EDC Week.