|By Marketwire .||
|January 30, 2013 09:05 AM EST||
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- Insomniac, the premier producer of electronic dance music festivals, today announced that Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) will return to New York for a second time on May 17 and 18, 2013 at Citi Field. Tickets for the much anticipated event go on sale February 8, 2013 at 12 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. For the second year in a row, Insomniac will be working with RPM Worldwide, the team behind Pacha New York, as the local partner for the festival.
With its spectacular display of special effects, state-of-the-art lighting and sound as well as hundreds of theatrical performers, interactive art installations and pyrotechnics, EDC New York will again create an unforgettable experience unlike any other show in the tri-state area.
"Based on the tremendous success of the first EDC New York in 2012, there was no question that Insomniac would return to the loyal fans in New York who truly enjoy the multi-sensory experience that we create," said Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella.
Two-day general admission tickets will initially be priced at $159 with VIP tickets selling at $299 before service fees. A layaway pricing option will be available. A limited number of single-day tickets will be available for this two-day experience at a later date. Minimum age for VIP is 21 and older.
EDC New York is one of Insomniac's premier festivals on this summer's tour of the Electric Daisy Carnival that includes stops in Chicago, Puerto Rico, Orlando and Las Vegas -- which is Insomniac's largest production both in scale and attendance.
Full travel packages, hotel deals and shuttle passes are also available at www.electricdaisycarnival.com.
Insomniac produces innovative music festivals and events featuring immersive multisensory environments enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting and sound design, large-scale art installations, interactive circus and theatrical performances, boundary-pushing special effects and pyrotechnics, and fan participation. The quality of our fans' experience is the company's top priority. Insomniac's premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival, is one of the largest, most spectacular music festivals in the world. Insomniac has produced more than 250 music events and for more than 3 million attendees in California, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, Texas, Florida, New York, and Puerto Rico. Founded by Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac has been based in Los Angeles since it started in 1993.
About RPM / PACHA NY
The promotional team behind Pacha New York, RPM is one of the world's top dance music focused marketing and management groups; founded and operated by Pacha NYC owner Eddie Dean and promotional director Rob Fernandez. In the last year alone, their team has produced over 200 events in and around New York City, including the recent HEAL NY event which raised over $150,000 for victims of Hurricane Sandy. PACHA NEW YORK is the much-lauded North American outpost of the fabled Pacha nightlife brand. Since opened by co-owners Eddie Dean and Erick Morillo in 2005, the four-level club has become THE place for any visiting DJ worth his salt to play in the Big Apple. With visits from David Guetta, Avicii, and Skrillex, Pacha is dance music's home in NYC.
Kirvin Doak Communications