They did it! This is the year! Daft Punk is finally headlining Electric Daisy Carnival. Hah-hah, no, of course they’re not. Why would you even fall for that? You literally have a better chance of Bill Murray speaking at your bachelor party than ever seeing Daft Punk headline a festival.
But the June 20-22 festival features more than 180 DJs, with more than 75 acts returning from last year’s lineup, including Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Bassjackers, Benny Benassi, Cedric Gervais, Knife Party and Tiesto. Here’s the lineup in full, if you need to start planning your weekend now.
12th Planet, 3lau, A-Trak, Above & Beyond, Adam Beyer, Adrenalize, Afrojack, Alesso, Alex Kidd, Alex Metric, Alvaro, Andrew Rayel, Andy C, Angerfist, Armanni Reign, Armin Van Buuren, Art Department, Arty, Astral Projection, Astrix, Audio, Audiofreq, Avicii, Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Baggi Begovic, Bassjackers, Bassnectar, Benny Benassi, Bingo Players, Bixel Boys, Blasterjaxx, Bones, Booka Shade Live, Borgore, Branchez, Brennan Heart, Bro Safari, Bryan Kearney, Caffeine, Calvin Harris, Calyx & Teebee, Camo & Krooked, Carl Cox & Friends, Carnage, Cazzette, Cedric Gervais, Chocolate Puma, Chromeo, Claude Vonstroke, Clockwork, Coone, Cory Enemy, Crizzly, D-Block & S-Te-Fan, Dada Life, Damian Lazarus, Dannic, Darksiderz, Darren Styles, Dash Berlin, Datsik, Dblcrssd, Deorro, Destroid, Destructo, Dillon Francis, Diplo, Dirtyphonics, DJ Dan, DJ Snake, Djemba Djemba, Dubfire, Dusky, Dvbbs, Dyro, Eats Everything, Ed Rush & Optical, Eric Prydz, Eric Volta, Erizo, Etc!Etc!, Excision, Fallen, Fedde Le Grand, Fehrplay, Firebeatz, Flosstradamus, Fury + MC Dino, Gareth Emery, George Fitzgerald, Gladiator, Green Velvet, GTA, Hardwell, Headhunterz, Henrik B, Henry Fong, I Am Legion, Indecent Noise, Infected Mushroom (DJ Set), Isaac, Jamie Jones, Jeremy Olander, Jimmy Edgar, John Digweed, Jordan Suckley, Julio Bashmore, Just Be (Bushwacka!), Justin Martin, Kaskade, Kill Frenzy, Kill The Noise, Knife Party, Kove, Krewella, Lady Faith, Laidback Luke, Le Youth, Lny Tnz, Loadstar, Loco Dice, Loudpvck, Luciano, Madeon, Magnosis, Martin Garrix, Mat Zo, Maya Jane Coles, Mk, Moti, Mr. Carmack, Mr. Oizo, Mystical Influence & Sniper, Netsky, New World Punx, Nicole Moudaber, Oliver, Oliver Heldens, Ookay B2b Kennedy Jones, Orjan Nilsen, Paper Diamond. Party Favor, Paul Oakenfold, Paul Van Dyk, Pegboard Nerds, Plastic Plates, Prolix, Protohype, Quintino, R3hab, Sander Van Doorn, Saymyname, Seven Lions, Simon Patterson, Skream, Slogun & Ioh, Sluggers, Steve Angello, Steve Aoki, Sub Focus, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Syn Cole, Tatanka, Tchami, The Glitch Mob, The Martinez Brothers, The Pitcher, The Prophet, Tiesto, Tommie Sunshine, Tommy Trash, Trent Cantrelle, Trippy Turtle, Two Fresh, Umek, Ummet Ozcan, W&W, Wax Motif, What So Not, Wilkinson featuring Becky Hill, Yellow Claw and, finally, Zeds Dead.
Winner, DJ Name That Sounds Most Like a Breaking Bad Villain: Alvaro
Winner, Most Awkward Moment With Steve Angello: Axwell /\ Ingrosso
Winner, Most Likely to Bust Out “Flat Beat“: Mr. Oizo
Winner, DJ Name That Could Also Double as a Terrible Teenage Garage Punk Band: Indecent Noise
Winner, DJ Name That Could Also Double as a Death Metal Band: Angerfist
Winner, In Most Desperate Need of Vowels (Tie): Dblcrssd and Lny Tnz
Winner, DJ Name That Would be a Rad Blaxploitation Movie: Chocolate Puma
Winner, Most Baseball (Tie): Sluggers, The Pitcher
Winner, Best Use of Becky Hill: Wilkinson featuring Becky Hill
Winner, DJ Name That Sounds Most Like Game of Thrones Characters: Calyx & Teebee