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On Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13, the world-famous dance music festival Electric Daisy
Carnival (EDC) will return to the UK for an epic two-day party that will further establish this international event as a highlight of the UK summer calendar. Electric Daisy
Carnival UK promises to be even bolder and more spectacular than 2013's sold out inaugural event, making the trailblazing festival the most impressive show of 2014.
Carnival UK will transform iconic outdoor entertainment venue Milton
Keynes Bowl into a brand new world. Milton
Keynes Bowl has hosted concerts by some of the most famous musical acts of all time, including Queen, David
Bowie, U2 and REM, Bon Jovi
and Metallica, It provides the perfect setting for Electric Daisy
Carnival UK and everything that comes along with it, including a line-up that boasts the brightest dance music stars, with stages including Kinetic Field, Circuit Grounds and Cosmic Meadow.
The festival will feature its signature creative elements including state-of-the-art production and special effects, roaming costumed performers and interactive art installations. EDC UK will be a vibrant hub of creative energy and activity, taking fans from day into night. Expect an unrivalled visual experience, as Electric Daisy
Carnival UK presents the biggest LED show, never seen before in the UK for one weekend only, and takes pyrotechnics to a whole new level.
The line-up is as impressive as ever, reading like a who's who of electronic music. On Saturday July 12, arguably the biggest and most successful global star of 2013, Avicii, will take over the decks of the Kinetic Field, while house music hero and one of the most prominent acts in the history of electronic music, Steve Angello, will also play, as well as US electro house star Steve Aoki, plus Nicky Romero, chart-storming Martin
Garrix and bombastic brothers Showtek.
Circuit Grounds presents a list of heavyweights on July 12 who epitomise the trance genre. Undisputed trance master Paul van Dyk travels to Milton
Keynes Bowl, alongside the unique Ferry Corsten, progressive head Orjan Nilsen, captivating Brit Simon
Patterson, the multi-talented Ben Gold, and a very special guest appearance from the daddy himself Paul Oakenfold.
On July 12 Cosmic Meadow represents techno's leading artists. Italian techno ambassador and Music
On man Marco Carola
heads a line-up that includes electronic pioneer Dubfire, house hot property Hot Since 82, figurehead and innovator Davide
Squillace and the always-electric Timo Maas.
The UK's very own Calvin Harris
takes to the Kinetic Field stage on July 13, along with legend Fatboy Slim, the unstoppable Dimitri Vegas
& Like Mike, dancefloor-destroying duo NERVO, Dutch DJ of the moment R3hab and Carnage. The focal point of the festival, the Kinetic Field stage will be bigger than ever, with all the out-of-this-world production that can be expected from an EDC event.
The Circuit Grounds stage will be transformed on July 13, hosting some of the leaders and up-and-comers in dance music. Electro hotheads Blasterjaxx
join new-gen DJ Dannic, and chart topper DVBBS. Dyro brings his breakthrough sounds, wunderkind DJ and producer Julian Jordan appears, Laidback Luke
provides unparalleled mayhem, Rebecca & Fiona
supply high energy revelry, and Sander van Doorn raises hands.
And on July 13 the Cosmic Meadow stage takes things harder and heavier, with genre-bending turntablist A Trak, BBC Radio
1 bass connoisseur B.Traits
with MC Juma, HARD Events head honcho Destructo, moombahton pioneer Dillon Francis, bassbin-shaking Gorgon City, dynamic electronic mixing duo Jack Beats, moody house outfit My Nu Leng and Shift K3Y
drops garage-infused beats.
Expect fireworks, foods from around the world, dancers, performance artists, costumes, sound, light and creative energy. There will be carnival rides and dramatic decor and fans are encouraged to dress up and make this their most special day.
Carnival UK is brought to the UK by a power partnership between Insomniac and Cream. Electric Daisy
Carnival parent company Insomniac has long been established as one of the world's finest party producers. Insomniac has built an international reputation for hosting some of the biggest shows on the planet, producing more than 250 music events for more than 3,000,000 concert goers across America
including a ground-breaking 345,000 revellers to Electric Daisy
Carnival Las Vegas
last year, as well as producing dozens of other music festivals and club shows annually.
"Every time I think back to the last summer, I'm humbled that over 50,000 fans showed up to share their amazing energy and enthusiasm during our first international show, EDC in the UK. Because of their amazing support we're bringing the festival back for its second year and, it's going to be bigger and brighter than before. Milton
Keynes Bowl is such a world-renowned venue and we're excited to transform it into something that's never been seen before," Pasquale Rotella, Founder and CEO of Insomniac.
One of the UK's longest-running, most respected frontline promoters of electronic music, Cream
has built an unprecedented reputation for hosting some of the best events the UK has to offer, including Creamfields festival, which has amassed a global following and is considered a badge of honour for all who play there.
The illustrious and iconic Milton
Keynes Bowl will feature theatrical elements, performers and dance troupes, and fully immersive arts installations for Headliners to enjoy. Immerse yourself in the multi-sensory wonders that make Electric Daisy
Carnival events so completely unforgettable. Electric Daisy
Carnival UK will be a multi-faceted, vibrant, pulsing hub of energy and activity.
An experience to remember forever, Electric Daisy
Carnival UK is the very best of days.
Tickets are on sale now. Early bird tickets are priced at £55 (+ booking fee) for the day, and £100 (+ booking fee) for the whole weekend, and are available for a limited time.
Show Date: Saturday 12th July and Sunday 13th July 2014
Venue: The National
Bowl, Watling Street, Milton
Keynes MK5 8AA
Doors: 12:00 / curfew 23:00
Age Restrictions: The event is strictly 18+ (Photo ID is required) *Subject to license and planning
Saturday July 12
Hot Since 82
Paul van Dyk
Special Guest Paul Oakenfold
Sunday July 13
& Like Mike
Circuit Grounds (alphabetical order)
Rebecca & Fiona
Sander van Doorn
Cosmic Meadow hosted by HARD (alphabetical order)
feat. MC Juma
My Nu Leng
Tickets on sale now
Saturday Early Bird Day Tickets £55 (+BF)
Sunday Early Bird Day Tickets £55 (+BF)
Weekend Early Bird Tickets £100 (+BF)
www.ticketmaster.co.uk/EDC2014 / 08442 770 700
VIP packages start at £100 (+ ticket price and BF) and include Premium VIP Lounge, VIP Viewing Area, Club Experience
packages, and more.
Ticket and travel packages available