Insomniac Announces Official Artist Lineup and VIP Details for 3rd Annual New Year’s Eve Event, Countdown

Insomniac Countdown expands to two celebratory nights at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino on December 30-31, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Insomniac revealed nearly 50 of dance music’s biggest names set to close out 2016 at the ultimate New Year’s Eve event, the 3(rd) annual Insomniac Countdown. The expanded two-night affair will return to NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, CA, bringing together fans for one last epic celebration before ringing in 2017. Taking place Friday, December 30 and Saturday, December 31, 2016, Headliners will witness performances from world-renowned acts like The Chainsmokers, RL Grime, Zedd, Alesso, Diplo, and Anna Lunoe. VIP guests are invited to indulge in a variety of luxury amenities including two new spacious stage-viewing areas, complimentary cocktails and champagne, a beauty bar and more.

Countdown Lineup
Countdown Lineup Flyer

Explore the impressive roster of artists that will provide an unforgettable soundtrack to Insomniac Countdown below.

4B                               Louisahhh!!!

A-Trak                           MAKJ

Alesso                           MATRODA

Anna Lunoe                       MC Dino

AWE                              Morgan Page


Bassrush Experience              Rabbit in the Moon

Billy Kenny                      REZZ

Blankface b2b Maze               RL Grime


San Holo
Bonnie X Clyde

Seven Lions

Deorro                           Showtek

Dimension b2b 1991               Snavs

Diplo                            Steve Aoki

Discovery Project                TC

Dr. Fresch                       The Chainsmokers

Dzeko & Torres                   TroyBoi

Electric Mantis                  Valentino Khan


Ghastly                          Virtual Riot

Grandtheft                       W&W

JOYRYDE                          Zedd

Kill Frenzy                      Zomboy

Kill The Noise
For the first time, Countdown will span over two enchanting nights where attendees can immerse themselves in a vibrant landscape full of festive décor, neon-lit art installations, confetti showers, champagne toasts and cozy heated corners around the beautiful moonlit lagoon. Those looking to enhance their last moments of 2016 will have access to a new selection of offerings in the vast, warm VIP lounge. Here, fans can satisfy their cravings at the DIY hot chocolate bar or toast to a memorable midnight at the VIP champagne bar with a complimentary glass of bubbly and two complimentary cocktails per night. With plenty of comfy seating, interactive photo booths, and a fully stocked body paint and beauty bar, Countdown VIP Headliners will be treated to the experience of a lifetime.

Countdown was originally created by Insomniac in the late nineties as a celebration of the electronic dance music movement in Los Angeles. The first dance music event to ever be held at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, Countdown will return SoCal reimagined for a new decade with three stunning indoor and outdoor stage productions, beautifully costumed theatrical performers, warm lounge and interactive areas, and plenty of surprises.

Two-day and single day General Admission and VIP (21+) passes for this 18 and older event are on sale now, here. Layaway options are available until November 11. Stay tuned for additional updates by following Countdown on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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About Insomniac
Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next-generation 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.

Throughout its 23-year history, Insomniac has produced more than 1,000 festivals, concerts and club nights for nearly 5 million attendees across three continents. Insomniac’s events are held in California, Florida, Michigan, Nevada, New York, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Brazil. The company’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America, and attracted more than 400,000 fans over three days in June 2016.

The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella, and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.

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