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EDC Las Vegas: Armin van Buuren, Afrojack to Celebrate 20-Year Anniversary

by Emma Gaedeke   Jun 7, 2016 08:30 AM EDT

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Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas is widely considered one of EDM's biggest music festivals in the country and this year, the festival will celebrate an epic 20-year-anniversary weekend. The 3-day festival is scheduled for June 17-19 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and will include over 250 performances from artists like Armin van Buuren, Afrojack, Hardwell, Kaskade across eight stages on festival grounds.

Although passes for 2016 are currently sold out, tickets to EDC are still available on the secondary market, and are steadily rising with just a few weeks before the festival's launch. Currently, 3-day passes are averaging an impressive $764 on the resale market, with the cheapest pass going for $432, according to data provided by ticket aggregator, TiqIQ. To compare, 2015 passes averaged $457, with the get-in rate going for just $225. In 2014, 3-day passes averaged $463, with the cheapest pass priced at $320.


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Electric Daisy will take over Las Vegas well before the weekend begins with "EDC Week," which will feature performances from EDC acts throughout Vegas at various venues in the days leading up to the official kick off. Performances will feature artists like Skrillex, Laidback Luke and Krewella.

The Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas will also host a full-size carnival complete with rides and multiple Ferris wheels. Other EDM acts scheduled to perform include Zedd, Above & Beyond, Dada Life, Loco Dice, Datsik, Hannah Wants, Excision and Hardwell.

Out of town festival goers planning a trip to Electric Daisy can find cheap hotels in Las Vegas through Hipmunk.com, with rates starting as low as $19. Flights to and from the festival can also be secured through Hipmunk.

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