Electric Daisy Carnival Promoter Sues L.A.
Pasquale Rotella is comparing it to "Footloose." In the movie dancing is banned, but here in Los Angeles, his company got the boot from the city of Los Angeles for a concert he had scheduled for October. Rotella's Insomniac, Inc. organized the Electric Daisy Carnival, which ended in hundreds of injuries and the death of a 15 year-old-girl and prompted local politicians to discuss how to approach permitting rave events in the future.
On October 30th, the company scheduled a concert featuring Tiësto, a Grammy-nominated DJ whose performed 5 sold-out L.A. shows in 2008 and 2009, according to Rotella.