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Everything You Need to Know about Virtual EDC

EDC Las Vegas 2020 is hosting a 'Virtual Rave-A-Thon' on the weekend of May 15

Without COVID-19, hundreds of thousands of people would be making their way to Las Vegas for the three-day festival this weekend. With EDC Las Vegas currently postponed to weekend of October 2, many people are bummed about the lack of weekend plans. No need to worry though! Virtual EDC will be happening this weekend in place of the physical festival.

Times

This virtual live stream will begin this Friday, May 15 at 5 pm PDT and continue until 2 am PDT. The festival will end on Sunday, May 17, at 2 am PDT, concluding a weekend of amazing music.

Virtual EDC Lineup

Kaskade, Afrojack, Benny Benassi, and David Guetta will be joined by many other artists. NGHTMRE will also be going b2b with Ghastly, for a set that no one should miss.

Virtual EDC lineup

Tuning In to Virtual EDC

There are three ways to catch virtual EDC.

  • The first being Insomniac’s Twitch page.
  • Next up, YouTube.
  • Finally, if you have a VR headset and want to be fully immersed in virtual EDC, check out the stream on Littlstar. The streams will all be the same, so choose your favorite, turn down the lights, and watch your favorite artists turn your living room into a rave.

Charity

Virtual EDC has partnered with In Place of War to promote Rave Recovery. Rave Recovery is a relief fund that was specifically to help dance music fans that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. A portion of the proceeds earned from virtual EDC will go to support In Place of War’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund. This fund supports some of the world’s most vulnerable and impacted communities from this pandemic. If you’re able to donate, you can do so HERE. In Place of War is a non-profit charitable organization and therefore your donations will be tax-deductible!

In need of help due to the COVID-19 outbreak? Applications for grants will open Monday, May 18. Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis and are limited to US residents only. You will have 12 days to completely fill out the application. The application will then be reviewed and you may be contacted for more information by those reviewing your application.

Unable to donate monetarily but still want to help? If you’d like more information on other ways to be involved with Rave Recovery, email [email protected]

More information is available on the Insomniac website.

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Cullen Bunker

Cullen is a music lover with many genres on her favorites list. You'll find her running from stage-to-stage at a festival, and discovering up-and-coming artists in her free time. From big room house to dubstep to hardstyle, she rarely finds an artist she can't dance to. Cullen is always preparing for her next festival, with Tomorrowland being at the top of her bucket-list.

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