The music pageant house continues to evolve in fascinating new methods. While some festivals needed to say goodbye, we're nonetheless seeing new concepts pop up. The newest pageant entrant comes from Insomniac and it facilities round video video games. Competitive gaming is exploding and it carefully intertwines with the EDM world in so some ways.

Insomniac is bringing us PLAY, a music pageant that mixes music, gaming, eSports, activations, and cosplay. You’ll have the largest DJs mixed with skilled players and different celebrities. In addition to stay performances you’ll have gaming competitions and gaming enjoyable.

“These two worlds have so many parallels. They’re colourful and excessive vitality, they appeal to an viewers that’s extraordinarily captivated with group, and there’s a degree of artistic expression that each cosplayers and ravers share that you simply don’t see wherever else. I’m excited to deliver these two worlds collectively in a stay atmosphere prefer it’s by no means been completed earlier than.” – Pasquale Rotella

PLAY will function traditional arcade video games, digital actuality, laser tag, drone racing, and extra. The pageant comes from the co-founder of Life in Color, Paul Campbell and he was impressed to do that as a result of video video games helped encourage his love of EDM.

“Early on it was the jingle from video games like Mario Bros.that all of us fell in love with. Then lots of sports activities video games curated full soundtracks with present music, and Grand Theft Auto actually took it to a different degree, permitting you to regulate radio stations that includes all sorts of genres whereas driving throughout the town.”

No lineups or areas but but it surely’s coming in 2019 so keep tuned!


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