Insomniac founder Pasquale Rotella (pictured) recently published a caption on his social media channels detailing concerns over the recent move to ban raves in LA County after the unfortunate passing of two HARD Summer patrons this August. Above the caption is a simple quote that reads, “The worst distance between two people is [...]
Insomniac’s innovative CEO Pasquale Rotella has taken to Facebook to speak up for PLUR, the “peace, love, unity, respect” mantra championed by ravers across the globe, and the concept’s evolution from the ’90s to now. Before Electric Daisy Carnival, Beyond Wonderland, or any type of electronic music massive that today’s rave scene is [...]
Forget Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao, there’s a new supreme rivalry: HARD Events vs Electric Daisy Carnival, or more specifically, HARD founder Gary Richards, aka Destructo, vs Insomniac Events CEO Pasquale Rotella. In the newest flurry of punches following the news of Richards’ legal suit against Rotella, it looks like artists will [...]
Image via Billboard. Looks like there’s trouble in paradise: Gary Richards, aka Destructo, the ­founder of HARD Events, has filed a trademark suit against Insomniac Events CEO Pasquale Rotella in order to cancel Rotella’s use of the Electric Daisy Carnival name, according to a Billboard report. Richards, who allegedly founded EDC in [...]
Pasquale Rotella loves to personally announce the massive lineups booked by his Insomniac team, and today’s unveiling of the EDC Orlando lineup was no different. Fans can share in his excitement upon finding names like Above & Beyond, Dash Berlin, and Knife Party among the well rounded bill. With its date of Nov. 7-8 safely outside [...]
Insomniac founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella responded publicly today to rock legend Tom Petty’s (pictured) recent drug- and death-focused critique of electronic music culture and Electric Daisy Carnival in particular. Petty offered his two cents in a July 25 interview with USA Today: Watch people play records? That’s stupid. You [...]
Insomniac founder and chief executive Pasquale Rotella will hold an AMA (ask me anything) on Reddit today at 4:30 p.m. PDT to respond to the queries you may have about Electric Daisy Carnival, Insomniac, or just the business of being The Boss Owl. Tune in here, and toss your questions into the mix–maybe something about the process [...]
When Electric Daisy Carnival comes to town, you can expect to be immersed in a captivating experience for both the eyes and ears unrivaled by any other festival of its kind. This was certainly the case for EDC New York, which welcomed over 100 thousand ravers during Memorial Day weekend at the Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. [...]
Insomniac Events’ flagship property Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas sold out of both GA and VIP tickets in record time this year, again before a single artist was announced. CEO Pasquale Rotella’s devoted army of “headliners” has developed such strong sense of loyalty to the brand that in similar fashion to 2013, they’ve gladly [...]
The former accounting firm for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum agreed to pay an $800,000 settlement to the Coliseum Commission last week in exchange for the dropping of claims that the firm neglected to detect fraud in connection with the alleged kickback scheme involving venue managers and promoters including former manager Todd [...]
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