Insomniac Prepares Gaming-Centric Music Festival

Because when you concentrate on a music pageant, you instantly consider video video games.

Insomniac, higher generally known as the live performance promoter behind the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), has a brand new form of music pageant in thoughts.  The Live Nation-owned promoter manages round 1,200 different festivals, concert events, and occasions in eight nations.

Play Festival, a gaming-themed pageant, will launch in 2019.  The occasion seeks to bridge “the hole between music and gaming by intertwining the worlds of music, artwork, eSports, digital actuality and cosplay.”  Insomniac and pageant co-founder Paul Campbell wish to create an “unparalleled occasion” for avid gamers, music followers, and non-gamers.  The music pageant will function gaming-centered actions, together with VR, basic arcade video games, and laser tag.

Speaking about Play Festival, Campbell, who additionally runs Nu Management and a number of venues in Miami, defined,

Describing the inspiration for the pageant from his childhood love of video video games, he added,

Explaining how combining gaming and music makes good sense, Pasquelle Rotella, CEO of Insomniac, advised Billboard,

Merely constructing hype for the occasion, Rotella and Campbell have but to share specifics in regards to the occasion.  So, key particulars – together with the line-up, venues, and even dates – aren’t identified.


Featured picture by PLAY Festival.