The electronic music festival celebrates with an EDC-inspired NFT collection curated by WAYF and an NFT Genesis by Tiësto.
Insomniac’s NFT gallery features some of the world’s biggest NFTs for sale
This year, Insomniac launches the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas Art Gallery, where fans of electronic dance music (EDM) and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) can enjoy and purchase a unique collection of NFTs co-created by EDM artists and icons of the NFT community for a limited time. This event also includes a Genesis NFT giveaway by the legendary Tijs Michiel Verwest, known professionally as DJ Tiësto.
Join us as we Celebrate Life, Love, Art
& Music for 3 Nights from Dusk til Dawn at #EDCLV2022.🌈🎡🌼 pic.twitter.com/3agBqiyFC9
— EDC Las Vegas (@EDC_LasVegas) March 24, 2022
Tiësto will unveil an exclusive NFT at EDC Las Vegas, announcing his upcoming Genesis NFT project “Eagle” – the first phase and introduction of his digital roadmap alongside his label Musical Freedom.
NFT holders for EDC Las Vegas will get VIP priority access to the NFT “Eagle” project and a preview of Tiësto’s unreleased music, including Musical Freedom’s Repeat It and access to other exclusive opportunities.
The eagle seen on the NFT appeared at a performance by Tiesto earlier this year i in March and will be seen on display during his performance this Saturday at EDC Las Vegas.
EDC Las Vegas 2022’s exclusive NFT gallery experience opens today and will feature some of the rarest and most coveted NFT collections in the metaverse at the legendary weekend-long Las Vegas electronic music festival.
TIËSTO “All Access Eagle”
WAYF has assembled an impressive collection of top-tier NFT projects at EDC and activated a diverse and innovative community focused on important social causes. NFTs will also be available for sale – not mintage – at a fixed price, with limited inventory on the NFT LGND art platform for seven days after the EDC. Some NFT will donate a percentage of sale proceeds to charities such as Rise Above The Disorder, Surfrider Foundation, Stop Asian Hate, Murphslife Foundation and Best Friends Animal Society.
— Tiësto (@tiesto) May 19, 2022
“Music and art are the great communicators that connect us all,” said Ty Carter, LGND‘s chief creative officer. “The NFT medium continues to evolve into new forms using new technologies, transforming the way we interact between analog and virtual. LGND is proud to power this immersive gallery curated by WAYF and to work with this historic group of artists.”
Located across from Pixel Forest among the mushroom trees between neonGarden and bionicJungle, We Are Your “Frens” (WAYF) and LGND’s NFT art gallery will allow EDC attendees to explore, interact and connect with reimagined derivative artwork from some of the biggest names in the NFT world including Azuki, Moonbirds, Dippies, Sol Flowers, Nyan Heroes, The Catalina Whale Mixer and a few surprise additions at EDC Las Vegas.
Millions of moments captured in our hearts forever.❤️ Thank You, Headliners, for lighting up the Electric Sky like never before as we reached full BLOOM.⚡️🌼
We miss you already, and we can’t wait come together once again in 2023.✨#EDCLV2022 #kineticBLOOM pic.twitter.com/1qH7a1TWhw
— EDC Las Vegas (@EDC_LasVegas) May 23, 2022
A crazy NFT giveaway at the music festival
As an official sponsor of EDC 2022, Zash Global Media, the group of media companies overseen by accomplished disruptor Ted Farnsworth, will be releasing surprise NFTs during EDC. The NFTs will drop from space via satellite to the EDC audience. Specifically, two NFTs will be dropped in collaboration with a headliner and a guest artist during their respective performances. Zash will also be giving away a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT valued at $300,000.
NFTs can be purchased at LGND from tomorrow at midnight UTC through Friday, May 27 at 21:00 UTC.
Insomniac produces some of the world’s most innovative and immersive music festivals and events. With state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and cutting-edge special effects, these events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the experience is the company’s top priority.
Founded nearly 30 years ago, Insomniac produces 10,000 concerts, club nights and festivals for 7 million attendees a year worldwide. The company’s flagship annual event, EDC Las Vegas, is the largest dance music festival in the world and attracts more than 525,000 fans over three days.
The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella and has been based in Los Angeles since its inception in 1993. In 2013, Insomniac partnered with global entertainment company Live Nation.
WAYF is a diverse and comprehensive team of expert storytellers that acts as a conduit between traditional Web2 and native Web3 brands, communities and cultures. WAYF provides support and strategy in verifying trust, mitigating risk and blocking vulnerabilities for clients pushing out products and building businesses on Web3.
WAYF’s experienced team is platform agnostic, has a proven track record of delivering best-in-class design solutions for artists and brands, and utilizes strategic partnerships for industries and creative spheres to help promote clients’ commercial presence and deepen communities.
The WAYF team leads the field in innovative practices from a company’s digital footprint to the physical representation of its building.
LGND is a platform built by artists for artists that enables creators to realize their visions in the new NFT landscape. LGND’s mission is to help artists secure their legacies on the blockchain and reach the widest possible audience to cultivate a global community.
Through a mix of online and real-life events, it aims to lead the field in educating and expanding a rapidly changing medium that alters the way art is experienced. Above all, curation is its goal, and quality is always the goal.
WARNING: This is an informational article. Geek Metaverse is a media outlet, it does not promote, endorse or recommend any particular investment.