Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), UK will return to the Milton Keynes National Bowl for another year of world-class performances and unforgettable experiences on Saturday 9 July 2016.
Joining the already announced headline acts, Avicii and Axwell ^ Ingrosso, are more than 30 of the biggest names in house, trance, dance and drum 'n' bass.
Eric Prydz will be performing on the kineticFIELD Stage, showcasing his highly anticipated debut album ‘Opus’. Also appearing for the first time at EDC UK are Oliver Heldens, the pop-house driven Dutchman behind chart topper ‘Gecko (Overdrive)’ and Robin Schulz, whose latest album ‘Sugar’ has established him as one of the most successful German club acts to date. Electro house producer behind Madonna’s MDNA, Martin Solveig and 19-year-old electronic music prodigy, Martin Garrix also join the kineticFIELD Stage.
Heading to EDC’s circuitGROUNDS stage hosted by Bassrush, Dutch electronic music trio Noisia join the line up, alongside the ground-breaking partnership that ultimately transformed a generation of bass and dubstep, Caspa and Rusko. Also joining the circuitGROUNDS stage hosted by Bassrush are Pendulum, and drum 'n' bass duo Sigma, whose early releases on Hospital Records to their current hit ‘Coming Home’ featuring Rita Ora, will make their EDC’s 2016 set unmissable. Pioneer of the industry Roni Size and Krust, Goldie MBE, drum and bass stalwart, Friction, RAM Records' Culture Shock and the ‘Canuck don’ of drum ‘n’ bass, René LaVice will also play the circuitGROUNDS stage hosted by Bassrush
Heading up the bill on the cosmicMEADOW Stage hosted by Insomniac’s premier trance brand, Dreamstate, is seminal trance DJ Paul Van Dyk whose electrifying big room sets have been a staple in the trance world for over 20 years. Making a return to the live stage in 2016 as a UK Exclusive is Gouryella, Ferry Corsten will bring his high-energy classic 90’s trance to festival goers exclusively at EDC UK. Returning to Milton Keynes is Markus Schulz who showcased his synth heavy trance at EDC UK last summer. Ilan Bluestone and Standerwick, whose meteoric rise to fame is well recognised in the new age of trance will be joined by Aly & Fila, Simon O’Shine, John O’Callaghan, and Andy Moor, adding to some of the biggest names in the trance elite on the EDC UK line up.
The Pepsi Max presents neonGARDEN Stage will play host to influential UK Garage artist, DJ EZ, who has pioneered an underground movement in the scene for over two decades. Duke Dumont will also bring the deep, house-heavy vibes and an electrifying DJ set. Genre blending LA based-producer Jauz joins the line up in addition to widely acclaimed dynamic duo, Galantis. Philip George, Lost Frequencies and 99 Souls will also play Pepsi Max presents neonGARDEN Stage.
In 2015, over 40,000 revelers flocked to the Milton Keynes Bowl to interact with Insomniac’s innovative art installations, exhilarating carnival rides, and beautiful costumed performers, all while listening to the incredible soundtrack of dozens of massive global artists. Now in its fourth year, EDC UK has firmly positioned itself as one of the biggest dance music festivals to take place in 2016.
Published on 05 February 2016 by Ben Robinson