The music pageant house continues to evolve in attention-grabbing 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 intently 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 avid gamers and different celebrities. In addition to dwell 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 enthusiastic about neighborhood, and there’s a stage of inventive expression that each cosplayers and ravers share that you just don’t see wherever else. I’m excited to convey these two worlds collectively in a dwell atmosphere prefer it’s by no means been achieved earlier than.” – Pasquale Rotella

PLAY will characteristic basic 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 a number of sports activities video games curated full soundtracks with present music, and Grand Theft Auto actually took it to a different stage, permitting you to regulate radio stations that includes all forms of genres whereas driving throughout town.”

No lineups or places but however it’s coming in 2019 so keep tuned!

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