The scene was somewhere between Mardi Gras, Halloween and a parent’s worst nightmare, particularly in regards to the underage “prosti-tots” prone to running around wearing little more than panties and pasties. Of course, there was the occasional substance casualty, but in a crowd that size, they’re to be expected, so please don’t call the rave police. [Read the rest of the review...]
Surrounded by swirling, half-naked bodies and engulfed by waves of digital drum and bass, Latifa Hussan, 21, and her boyfriend, Cruz Rios, 22, were explaining what had made them drive down from Fresno at 6 a.m. for the Electric Daisy Carnival. [Read the rest of the review...]
For some, summer means shopping, lounging around, and hot weather. For others, summer means sitting in an office watching other shop, lounge around and enjoy the hot weather. All work and non-work aside, summer means one thing for sure: Electric Daisy Carnival is coming to town. Since 1993, electronic music promoter Insomniac has been putting electronic music festivals on around the world. [Read the rest of the review...]
The scene inside the Coliseum got scary Saturday afternoon when unruly concertgoers started breaking through chain-link fences to get onto the field, which filled to capacity early. Black Eyed Peas ringleader will.i.am managed to talk down an edgy crowd during his DJ set, admonishing brazen youths hell-bent on getting onto the field, who were jumping over security personnel and even cops to get there (and risking injury to themselves and vendors in tents nearby).
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