Insomniac Announces Recipients Of The 2018 EDC Charity Week Initiative!

This year, Insomniac bestowed the EDC Charity Week Initiative upon the Las Vegas Academy of Arts!


The Las Vegas Academy of Arts (LVA) got an exciting surprise this week when Insomniac revealed that the proceeds of EDC Charity Week would be donated to their high school. Rich Thomas, Vice President of Content & Culture with Insomniac, visited the school to give them the good news at a celebratory ceremony this past Wednesday. LVA is a revered high school in both arts and academics, with 1,700 students practicing dance, music, theater or the visual arts in addition to their academic studies.

EDC Week Charity Auction 2018

Insomniac has raised $1.2 million for Las Vegas charities since 2011, in the past donating to organizations like Culture Shock Las Vegas, The Shade Tree, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada. Through their donations, they hope to foster art and creativity in the community of Las Vegas, the city that has been home to Insomniac’s crown festival, EDC Las Vegas, since 2011.

The EDC Charity Week Initiative raises money in a variety of fun and exciting ways, giving fans the chance to bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences with some of their favorite electronic artists. EDC Charity Week 2017 experiences included a helicopter ride with Above & Beyond, dropping the first track at kineticFIELD, proposing on stage during Kygo’s set, and hanging with Pasquale Rotella on the SkyDeck at EDCLV. Needless to say, these could be some of the most memorable experiences of your life. I can’t wait to see what this year’s offers will be!

We were so impressed by the Las Vegas Academy and all the dedication and passion these students have for their art. The entire school community fosters an environment of positivity, acceptance, and creative determination, and we’re honored to help further their careers in the arts with the funds raised from our fourth annual EDC Week Charity Initiative.”

– Pasquale Rotella


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Grace has been listening to electronic music ever since she tagged along with her friends to EDC Las Vegas 2014. She fell in love with the music and the culture under the Electric Sky, and she hasn't been able to get enough of it ever since. Her favorite artists include Porter Robinson, Adventure Club, Kaskade, ODESZA, Jai Wolf, Armin Van Buuren, Above & Beyond, and Chris Lake. Grace seeks out her favorite genres of bass, house, trance, and dubstep at music festivals across California and beyond. Her top festivals to date are EDC Las Vegas, Lightning in a Bottle, SnowGlobe, and ASOT Utrecht, and she hopes to attend countless more in the future. While pursuing her musical interests, she is also a student at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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    • First of all, a portion of tickets goes to charity. Second, there just hasn’t been an announcement made about the auction yet, don’t worry there is still plenty of time between now and EDC Week!

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