Insomniac Announces New Shuttle Service Details For Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2018

 

Insomniac Announces New Shuttle Service Details

For Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2018

 

Passes for the new and improved shuttle service will go on sale
Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 12 p.m. PT

edclasvegas.com/shuttles

 

 

Today, Insomniac released details surrounding a brand-new partnership for shuttle services that will provide transportation for fans attending the 22nd annual EDC Las Vegas taking place May 18 – 20 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The third-party company taking control of the massive shuttle operation for North America’s largest dance music festival will update and improve services to provide air-conditioned vehicles, a dedicated customer service team open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT, seven-days a week with extended coverage during the week of the show, and on-site shuttle support for fans traveling to and from EDC from a variety of Strip and Downtown locations. Shuttle passes will be available for purchase on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 12 p.m. PT, here.

 

“Transporting Headliners to and from the Speedway safely and conveniently remains a top priority for us,” said Pasquale Rotella, Founder and CEO of Insomniac. “This year, for the first time ever, we have laid down the foundation for a third party company to come in and run our shuttle operation. They are specialized in handling the largest music and sporting events in the world, and I’m confident they are going to improve the experience for Headliners.”

 

The official EDC Shuttles are the easiest way to get to and from the Speedway and the only charter bus option that drops fans off right at the festival gates. EDC Shuttles use a dedicated route to bypass regular traffic, and feature security pre-checks at each shuttle stop so fans can scan their festival wristband and walk straight into the event once they arrive each day.

 

Three-day Standard Shuttle passes begin at $90 before fees, while three-day Premier Shuttle passes start at $199 plus fees. All shuttle passes include three-day round-trip transportation to and from EDC with designated stops throughout Las Vegas. Standard in-bound service will begin daily at 6 p.m., with out-bound rides starting at 3 a.m. Headliners looking to attend the Opening Ceremonies at the festival can RSVP for early shuttles from 2 to 6 p.m. for a small additional cost of $5 per day. The gates to cosmicMEADOW will open at 3 p.m. with entertainment beginning at 4 p.m. Premier pass holders will be able to reserve their Las Vegas Strip and EDC departure times each day and receive one premium merchandise pack, as well as other daily goodies to enjoy on their ride and at the festival. Additional perks for both services include restrooms prior to boarding, security pre-checks to eliminate wait times upon arrival at EDC, and water at each location. On and off-site guest service teams will be available to help field questions and address concerns.

 

Standard shuttle locations include Downtown, MGM Festival Grounds, Mid-strip and the Rio Hotel and Casino. Premier shuttle locations include MGM Grand Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, and the Stratosphere. Premier shuttle pass holders will have earlier departure times than ever before, now beginning at 7 p.m. instead of 9 p.m.

EDC Las Vegas 2018 shuttle passes go on sale Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 12 p.m. PT, here.

 

 

Stay tuned for more exciting EDC Las Vegas 2018 details and announcements at ElectricDaisyCarnival.com. Follow EDC Las Vegas on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

 

About Insomniac

Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next-generation special effects, these events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the experience is the company’s top priority.

 

Throughout its 24-year history, Insomniac has produced more than 1,200 festivals, concerts and club nights for nearly 5 million attendees over five continents. Insomniac’s events are held across the U.S. as well as in Mexico, Australia and Japan. The company’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest dance music festival in North America, and attracted more than 400,000 fans over three days in June 2017.

 

The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella, and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.

 

Keep up with Insomniac announcements and news on Insomniac.comFacebook and Twitter.

 

MGM GRAND Hotel ~ Entertainment/Nightlife/Sports Events

 

MGM GRAND

 

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

THE EAGLES
The Eagles will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 30 with its Long Road Out of Eden tour. The Eagles – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit – will perform hits from the chart-topping album Long Road Out of Eden, as well as classic selections from the group’s 30-year career including “Hotel California,” “Desperado,” “Take it to the Limit,” “Life in the Fast Lane” and “Take it Easy,” among others. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 30
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $210, $157.50, $93.75 and $68.25 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

RUSH
Rush is currently on a massive North American tour in support of its upcoming album Clockwork Angels and will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 23. Rush has had 17 of its 30 released albums certified platinum and eight others certified gold. The Clockwork Angels Tour will feature music from Rush’s eponymous album including “Caravan” and “Headlong Flight,” among others.

Date: Friday, Nov. 23
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $150, $90 and $55 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

ANDREA BOCELLI
Classical and pop superstar Andrea Bocelli will perform in the U.S. for what is now a tradition to start the holiday season. This concert will include selections from Bocelli’s vast platinum-selling catalogue which covers his traditional and crossover classical repertoire. Bocelli is best known for his chart-topping hits including “Time to Say Goodbye” and “The Prayer.”

Date: Saturday, Nov. 24
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $400, $275, $195, $125, $75 and $45 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

AEROSMITH
Aerosmith, one of America’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands, kicks off the second leg of The Global Warming Tour this month and will make a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec. 1. The band, featuring Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramer (drums), is armed with career-defining hits and blazing songs from its most-recent album Music From Another Dimension, scheduled for release this month Aerosmith has sold more than 150 million albums worldwide and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They are the recipients of countless awards including four GRAMMYs, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Awards and 12 MTV Video Music Awards, among other honors.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $149.50, $99.50 and $49.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO vs. JUAN MANUEL “DINAMITA” MÁRQUEZ 4
Fighter of the Decade Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and four-division world champion Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Márquez will go mano-a-mano and toe-to-toe once again in a 12-round welterweight battle between two of this era’s top pound-for-pound and evenly matched fighters. Pacquiao-Márquez 4, the eagerly anticipated fourth act of the fistoric rivalry that has had fans and media standing on their feet for 36 action-packed rounds, will take place Saturday, Dec. 8.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8
Time: Doors open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $1,200, $900, $600, $400 and $200
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to 10 per person and ticket sales at $200 are limited to two (2) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

UFC 155: JUNIOR DOS SANTOS vs. CAIN VELASQUEZ
Last November, Brazilian fighter Junior Dos Santos (15-1) ended Cain Velasquez’s reign as heavyweight champion, knocking out the two-time Division I All-American wrestler in the first round. Now, Velasquez (9-1) seeks revenge at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec. 29. In addition to the heavyweight title rematch, former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin will meet champion wrestler Phil Davis in a pivotal 205-pound contest.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 29
Time: Doors open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $800, $600, $400, $250, $125 and $75
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to 10 per person and ticket sales at $200 are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

LADY GAGA
Following overwhelming ticket sales and sold-out shows throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, five-time GRAMMY Award-winner Lady Gaga will bring The Born This Way Ball World Tour to North America in 2013. Touring in support of her latest album Born This Way, Lady Gaga will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena
January 25 – 26. The Born This Way Ball World Tour is Lady Gaga’s first since the May 2011 release of her album Born This Way, which has sold nearly six million copies worldwide. The popular entertainer was named Forbes’ Most Powerful Woman in the World in 2011 and was included in Time’s annual “The 2010 Time 100” list of the most influential people in the world.

Date: January 25 – 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $210, $99.75 (general admission floor and/or reserved seating) and $57.75 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

GEORGE STRAIT AND MARTINA MCBRIDE
George Strait, a legend in the world of country music, comes to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Feb. 2. Strait’s career accomplishments include 59 No. 1 hits, 60 industry awards, more than 65 million albums sold, in addition to being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. With the recent announcement that The Cowboy Rides Away Tour would be his last, country fans have jumped at the chance to see one of the best performers in the music industry live. Joining Strait’s tour will be Martina McBride, a four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and GRAMMY winner recently known for her hit single “Marry Me” with Train singer, Pat Monahan.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $120, $89.75 and $63.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: December 16 – 31
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; 4 p.m. matinee performances Saturdays only
Prices: $99.99, $79.99 and $69.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages, which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7:30 p.m. performances only.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or
(702) 891-7777.

RODNEY CARRINGTON
Multi-talented comedian, actor and writer Rodney Carrington returns to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand this fall with his hilarious stand-up comedy routine. Carrington has recorded eight comedy albums including Hangin’ with Rodney and Morning Wood, selling more than three million copies. According to Pollstar, Carrington has been one of the Top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the last decade.

Dates/Times: December 6 – 15: 10 p.m. nightly
Prices: $89.99 and $69.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Note: $2 from each ticket goes to the Rodney Carrington Foundation. For more information, visit www.rodneycarringtonfoundation.org.
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout the year with a plethora of his comedic colleagues. This show contains Adult Content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59, $49 and $39 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $79, $69 and $59 when Garrett is scheduled to appear: November 26 – December 2; December 28 – January 1; January 21 – 27; February 25 – March 3; March 25 – 31; April 22 – 28 (special holiday prices apply).
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino).  Tickets are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ by CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
Cirque du Soleil is world renowned for presenting an innovative blend of traditional circus arts and theatrical performance. With KÀ, Cirque du Soleil has taken the genre to a new level – introducing martial arts, puppetry, interactive projections and pyrotechnics to create an epic tale of groundbreaking proportions.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Additional Dark Date: Tuesday, Nov. 20
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/ka or www.mgmgrand.com, or by calling
(866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

NIGHTLIFE

TABÚ
Tabú is a boutique, stylish nightclub offering the finest in beauty, sophistication, service, drink and design. Tabú’s model servers provide tableside mixology, impeccable bottle service and signature cocktails. From dynamic images bouncing on every surface, to tables with living, breathing imagery, Tabú strokes each of the senses but leaves everything to the imagination.

Dates: Thursday – Monday
Hours: Opens at 10 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Table reservations complete with bottle service are available. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact:                                 Call (702) 891-7183 for more information

FORBES FRIDAYS
The Strip’s hottest new party heats up the weekend with electric giveaways and drink specials served by Tabú’s stunning model servers. DJ Eric Forbes commands the room with his pulsating beats ranging from hip-hop to rock and every music genre in between. Guests looking for a more secluded area in the stylish venue can enjoy Perrier Jouet Champagne and Absolut Vodka bottle specials at private VIP tables.

VIDA! AT DIEGO
Diego, MGM Grand’s trendy Mexican eatery, turns up the heat every Friday and Saturday with Vida! Las Vegas’ Latin-flavored dance party. Vida! combines the best in Latin music and modern flair as top Latin DJs spin the latest in Reggaeton, Spanish pop and rock and Cumbia beats. Vida! also features a twist on traditional bottle service as guests are treated to tableside cart service where mixologists create specialty concoctions and signature margaritas.

Dates: Friday and Saturday
Hours: Opens at 11:30 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

CENTRIFUGE
MGM Grand offers guests a chance to be the center of attention at Centrifuge, the 77-seat bar featuring live entertainment and an innovative drink menu. The bar comes alive nightly with a progressive music program and numerous freestyle and choreographed dance numbers. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louise Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: No cover charge. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

WEST WING BAR
The West Wing Bar provides a secluded place to hang out, meet before an evening of dining and entertainment or wind down with a nightcap. West Wing Bar is open daily at 4 p.m. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is available at MGM Grand in the hometown of the original top-rated “CSI” television series – Las Vegas. A challenging and fun multi-sensory attraction, CSI: The Experience places guests in the role of crime scene investigator as they solve one of three true-to-life mysteries. The average experience lasts 60 – 90 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4-11); second and third re-entries are priced at $13, with proof of prior admission; Family packs of four (two adults and two children under 11 years of age) are available for $75.
***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
Additional Information: CSI: The Experience is designed for guests 12 years of age or older. Multimedia portions of the exhibit are presented in English with Spanish subtitles. For more information, call MGM Grand at (702) 891-7006 or go online to www.mgmgrand.com or www.csiexhibit.com.

***Guests can choose three attractions from five venues at MGM Resorts Las Vegas properties and pay only $54. Tickets can be purchased in person at participating MGM Resorts International box offices (excluding Circus Circus), or by calling (866) 606-7111.

SUGAR FACTORY TO OPEN NEW LOCATION AT MGM GRAND HOTEL & CASINO THIS SPRING

 

SUGAR FACTORY TO OPEN NEW LOCATION AT
MGM GRAND HOTEL & CASINO THIS SPRING

Hollywood’s Favorite Sweet Spot to Candy-Coat Vegas Strip with New Store

 

Sugar Factory is expanding its extra sweet empire with the grand opening of its fourth location on the Las Vegas Strip at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino this spring. The newest retail store for the celebrity hot spot will enjoy a highly visible location just off of the main casino.

“MGM Grand is a Las Vegas icon and Sugar Factory has become the city’s most exciting new brand,” said Corey Jenkins, managing partner for Sugar Factory, LLC.  “We can’t imagine a more suitable partnership to open our new store, and we look forward to adding our sweet confections and fun merchandise to the MGM Grand experience. Plus, with fans like Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian and Drake, you never know who you’ll run into.”

Sugar Factory at MGM Grand will offer every kind of delightful, whimsical and colorful confection, perfect for candy lovers of every age. From classic childhood novelties to Sugar Factory’s signature celebrity Couture Pops, the new 2,700-square-foot store will carry it all. For candy lovers who need their fix quickly, the sweet shop will exclusively offer grab and go bags – Sugar Factory signature goodie bags filled with assorted candy favorites for a quick shopping all in one stop.

Recognized worldwide as the ultimate Las Vegas destination, MGM Grand is in the midst of its “Grand Renovation,” a 360-degree transformation updating MGM Grand’s guest rooms and its casino floor as well as entertainment, dining and nightlife experiences. For more information on the “Grand Renovation” visit thegrandrenovation.com.

Sugar Factory has not only become wildly popular for satisfying every sweet tooth, but they’ve also become iconic for their merchandise, apparel and other candy-inspired gifts. Their signature pajamas, T-shirts and jackets have become huge hits with visitors, as well as their home goods, children’s novelties and super-chic Violent Lips temporary lip tattoos. Another exclusive item that Sugar Factory has become known for its designer denim line, which has been sported by Hollywood’s most-famous figures. The new MGM Grand location will boast racks of the fabulous denim, making sure every guest has the chance to look extra sweet.

Sugar Factory’s most famed sweet treat is the Couture Pop. The rhinestone-studded lollipop stick, with interchangeable lollipop heads, has become the true face of the Sugar Factory brand, with Tinsel Town favorites being spotted with the chic treat all over the pages of magazines and in the news.

Hollywood stars such as Eva Longoria, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Lindsay Lohan, Holly Madison, Lauren Conrad, Molly Sims and more have become regular fans of Sugar Factory and the Couture Pop, often being spotted at the Las Vegas stores. Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears, Nicole Scherzinger and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino loved the blinged-out treat so much that Sugar Factory invited them to design their own personal lines of the pretty pops, all of which are sold in-store and online.

Sugar Factory isn’t your average sweet spot. It has become an instant hit across the country – offering everyone a sweet escape. Sugar Factory currently has stores located at The Mirage Resort & Casino, Miracle Mile Shops inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Paris Las Vegas. Sugar Factory’s newest location will open at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in March 2012. For more information please visit SugarFactory.com, follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SugarFactory and friend on Facebook at facebook.sugarfactory.com.  

About MGM GRAND
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, provides the ultimate Vegas experience. A variety of luxurious suites and standard accommodations serve every need while guests discover signature dining by celebrity chefs including Forbes Five-Star Joël Robuchon, world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena, Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club (opening March 2012),  the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil®, award-winning nightlife, a pampering spa and salon and an elaborate 380,000-square-foot, non-smoking conference center.