Friday, August 28, 2020

EDC Orlando officially canceled until 2021

Posted By on Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 10:36 AM

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Annual autumnal EDM extravaganza Electric Daisy Carnival has been canceled this year, with organizers hoping to make a return in 2021.

EDC creator Pasquale Rotella broke the news on an Instagram post Thursday night, though the announcement has not been cross-posted yet to either the EDC website or Facebook page.

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State of 2020 Update👁‍🗨✨ I hope everyone is staying safe & healthy! As you might have imagined after we moved EDC Las Vegas to May 2021, we will be shifting Nocturnal Wonderland, Escape Psycho Circus, EDC Orlando & Dreamstate SoCal to 2021 as well. While this year has been full of ups and downs, it’s something I’ve found a lot of positivity & excitement in. This extra time to plan is going to allow us to make our 2021 events the best we’ve ever had both creatively & logistically. In the meantime, we will of course continue to keep the vibe alive through InsomniacTV with a bunch of new Livestreams & Rave-A-Thons so stay tuned for those announcements. Keep your heads up & let’s continue to look out for one another. I see a bright & amazing future ahead and can’t wait to be with all of you on the dancefloor once again! ❤️

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EDC promoters optimistically had a ticketing site and Facebook event page up for the November event here in Orlando, but with no lineup announced, it did seem only a matter of time until the event was postponed.

All in-person EDC events this year, including EDC Las Vegas, Nocturnal Wonderland, Escape Psycho Circus and Dreamstate SoCal have been moved forward to 2021.

Rotella promises a 2021 return, and in the meantime EDC has done a number of livestreams and even a virtual "Rave-A-Thon" in May. So there may yet been some online EDC action for local devotees.

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