LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Insomniac has officially revealed the most anticipated lineup of the 2019 festival season, featuring more than 240 of the world’s most talented dance music artists to perform at the monumental 23rd edition of Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas.
Debut performances, exclusive b2b collaborations, unforgettable sets and more will be heard at the annual three-day event, returning to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, May 17 through May 19.
Kicking off the final countdown to North America’s largest dance music festival, the 2019 EDC Las Vegas lineup will deliver on its kineticENERGY theme with momentous performances across eight iconic stages from the likes of Alesso, Alison Wonderland, Armin Van Buuren, Dillon Francis, Diplo, Illenium, Kaskade, Martin Garrix, and Tiësto. Jamie Jones, Green Velvet & Claude VonStroke’s Get Real, and Gorgon City b2b CamelPhat will bring the house and underground sounds to kineticFIELD for the first time ever, while David Guetta returns to EDC Las Vegas for his first performance at the festival since 2012.
Golden Globe, SAG, and Critics Choice award-winning actor Idris Elba will be playing back-to-back with Solardo at the neonGARDEN, while Ferry Corsten will return as “System F” after an epic 2018 debut.
Making his first domestic EDC appearance since 2010, Deadmau5 brings along his new cube 3.0 stage, while artists including Amelie Lens and Zhu—also under his dark Blacklizt alias—make their Electric Daisy Carnival debuts.
For the first time since his retirement from dubstep back in 2013, Skream! will be returning to the bassPOD for an old-skool back-to-back set with Rusko.
Famed rapper, producer, actor and model, A$AP Rocky, will showcase the best in hip-hop during a special performance at cosmicMEADOW.
As they have in past years, Insomniac’s various brands will curate multiple stages at EDC Las Vegas, with HARD (cosmicMEADOW), Factory 93(neonGARDEN), Bassrush (bassPOD), Basscon (wasteLAND), Dreamstate (quantumVALLEY), and Insomniac Records (stereoBLOOM) dotting the landscape of EDC Las Vegas’ largest festival footprint at the Speedway to date.
Kicking off EDC Las Vegas and helping convert all the potential energy of Day 1 into kinetic energy, beloved “Science Guy” Bill Nye will host the Opening Ceremony on Friday, May 17 at 4 p.m.
Over the course of the three-day event, festival goers will be treated to out-of-this-world production from start to finish, with dazzling art installations, unparalleled firework displays, hundreds of theatrical performers, and DJ sets that will leave an everlasting impact on the more than 400,000 attendees who travel to EDC from all 50 states and over 60 countries around the world.
Tickets for this year's EDC can be purchased online.