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Ten Years with Insomniac

Ten Years with Insomniac

The 2018 edition of Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas will mark my tenth straight year performing for global EDM promoter Insomniac Events. In 2009, Insomniac Entertainment Director MsEasy invited me to join her team of Murder and Rodeo Clowns at the LA Coliseum for EDC’s flagship L.A. incarnation, and I've been involved ever since. I've inhabited a menagerie of characters in the past decade, in far flung locales including Brazil, China, India, Japan, London, Mexico, Puerto Rico and all over the U.S. Below is a laundry list of highlights to date (plus a special announcement about my role in this year’s tentpole event):

Being summoned to Insomniac CEO Pasquale Rotella's Park City VIP table as he was telling wife Holly Madison about my orange peel sculptures

Buzzing over Headliner heads as a giant purple bee

Careening around on jumping stilts as a florescent orange Furbie

Channeling Jimi Hendrix as a ukulele-playing, stilt-enhanced Marching Band Clown

Chauffeuring New Yorkers and Bay Area residents around in pedicabs and lady bug golf carts

Clowning around onstage with skateboard-riding members of LMFAO in Seattle

Dragon Knights stilt performers straddling the saddle of my four-legged stilt unicorn

Entertaining Pasquale’s daughter Rainbow with my Beanie Baby stilt pants at Sundance premiere

Filming EDC China trailer footage on the seventh floor balcony of Shanghai's W Hotel

Flailing the abnormally long slinky-like arms of Wildchild World's Slinky Stilts costume

Frolicking around Electric Forest as an ukulele-playing, jumping stilt-enabled Pan

Galloping over Forest family as a nine-foot tall, four-legged stilt zebra

Getting high fived by Pasquale after dancing EDC Brazil main stage as a Bee Boy

Having my balloon headpiece popped from behind by a confetti canon at Electric Forest

Hosting EDC Town Post Office as a Hunter S. Thompson-inspired Postmaster

Hugging Orlando attendees as a walking stuffed animal-esque pink octopus

Interviewing Pasquale, MsEasy and Insomniac Creative Director Bunny Eachon for Vegas Seven Magazine

Lassoing unsuspecting Headliners from atop stilts as a Rodeo Clown

Nodding off atop stilts in India

Orchestrating a main stage crowd-blanketing spiderweb in London

Partying at Insomniac HQ with my beloved fellow Insomniac Entertainers

Personifying Super Mario on jumping stilts at Electric Forest

Piloting an inflatable dinosaur in Puerto Rico

Pole vaulting over festie besties as a four-legged stilt tree

Providing a mobile backdrop for the Red Queen and her royal entourage as a four-legged rosebush

Puffing on a hookah and reciting nonsense as a giant foam caterpillar

Roller skating with the EDC Roller Girls

Scaring the bejesus out of EDC LA patrons as an axe-wielding Murder Clown

Serenading a VIP stranger with my original song "Butterflies" during main stage set break in Mexico

Squirting Bunny with my enema as forearm crutch-assisted Stilt Grandpa

Stilting in the sand at EDC Japan’s beach stage

Swallowing unsuspecting Headliner heads as a Muppet-inspired stilt fish

Tapping Halloweeners on the shoulder with my bony, animatronic Stilt Witch hands

Terrifying Escape patrons from my antique wheelchair as a Psych Patient

Wearing prosthetic rabbit mask and fur pants on jumping stilts

Though I've been singing and playing ukulele as a stilt clown for years, not to mention leading performer shuttle sing-alongs, I'd never gotten booked to perform amplified music at an Insomniac event – until now. I'm beyond ecstatic to announce that I'll be playing EDM unplugged in a VIP speakeasy called The Blind Owl at EDC Vegas 2018. Brace yourself for acoustic renditions of hits from Avicii, Benny Benassi, Black Eyed Peas, Calvin Harris, Daft Punk, David Guetta, Disclosure, Moby and Zedd. My set times for each night are as follows:

Friday: 9 pm - 12 am - 3 am
Saturday: 8 pm - 11 pm - 2 am
Sunday: 10 pm - 1 am - 4 am

Click on the gallery below to see more images from my Insomniac tenure. And see you under the Electric Sky:)