EDC 2019 Preview: 10 Ways the Vegas Fest Reflects Electronic Music’s Current State
Why the “death of genre” gender disparity, and the rise of livestreaming rights will be the takeaways from electronic music’s annual mecca in Las Vegas
Mikey Glazer | May 16, 2019 @ 7:08 AMLast Updated: May 16, 2019 @ 10:16 AM
Over 240 acts and 450,000 attendees from 100 countries will converge at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for Insomniac’s 23rd Electric Daisy Carnival, the largest such festival in North America.
A dusk-til-dawn multi-stage music festival, EDC makes money (over $2 billion in economic impact for Las Vegas since 2011) and makes fans happy.