Insomniac Events Announces Video Game Themed Festival For 2019: PLAY Music Festival

Yesterday information broke that Insomniac was going to be creating a brand new music pageant for 2019. The pageant behind Electric Daisy Carnival and numerous different West Coast entities is getting into the world video video games.

After their Rennaissance themed occasion, Middle Lands, solely lasted a 12 months as a consequence of complaints from native residents, it appeared solely pure that Insomaniac would strive one thing new to develop their attain within the dance music pageant world.

Video Games and EDM Collides

The cross over marketplace for video video games and dance music has change into huge lately. The Fortnite Pro Am featured numerous DJs starting from Marshmello to Dillon Francis. The former now has his personal internet collection particularly about gaming with pressional e-sports gurus.

Of course there may be Deadmau5 too who was the primary to make use of Twitch, a platform primarily used for online game streams to tease new music and work together together with his followers. The crossover enchantment is limitless, and plainly Insomniac is taking benefit.

Pasquale Rotella Speaks

In a press release launched to Billboard, founder and CEO Insomanic Events, Pasquale Rotella defined his resolution to create PLAY.

“These two worlds have so many parallels…They’re colourful and excessive power, they entice an viewers that’s extraordinarily captivated with neighborhood, and there’s a stage artistic expression that each cosplayers and ravers share that you just don’t see anyplace else. I’m excited to deliver these two worlds collectively in a dwell setting prefer it’s by no means been completed earlier than.”

The pageant will characteristic each prime dance music artists, dwell gaming, cosplay and different activations. No additional data from lineup to location has been launched about PLAY Music Festival, however keep tuned for extra data because it turns into obtainable.