Electric Daisy Carnival Leaving LA For Las Vegas
LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — An electronic music festival that prompted a moratorium on raves at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum after a teenager died of a drug overdose is moving to Las Vegas.
The Electric Daisy Carnival was scheduled to be held at the stadium June 24-25. However, event producer Pasquale Rotella said in a statement Thursday that a contract with the Coliseum has not been finalized, making it difficult to plan ahead for the event.
The statement alluded to recent events that have made producing a rave in Los Angeles “an insurmountable challenge.”
The Coliseum commission imposed a temporary moratorium on raves after 15-year-old Sasha Rodriguez overdosed on Ecstasy at last June’s event and died.
A venue in Las Vegas has not been announced.
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