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Between crossover compilations and celebrity tournaments, it's no secret that EDM mixes well with eSports. Lights All Night is positioned to capitalize on the overlap of audiences. The Dallas New Years festival's organizers have announced that its 2018 edition will showcase a gaming lounge in partnership with eSports event brand DreamHack.

The "50-person freeplay zone" will be available to both GA and VIP ticket holders at no additional cost. Among the games available for play will be Fortnite, Rocket League, PUBG, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

The joint effort is the first of its kind for DreamHack, who have been recognized by Guinness World Records for hosting the world's largest LAN parties. The Swedish company is executing a greater expansion into the Dallas market; the first-ever DreamHack Dallas will take place from May 31st to June 2nd of 2019.

Lights All Night has taken place annually since 2010, making it the longest-running Dallas New Years party geared towards EDM. For its 2018 edition, the festival's organizers have made additional attempts to invest in the experience. “This only continues to elevate the onsite experience for all festival-goers, and it really will be the cherry on top in making this year the best Lights All Night we have ever created," said Lights All Night Co-Founder and Executive Producer Scott Osburn of the DreamHack partnership.

The 2018 edition of Lights All Night will return to the Dallas Market Hall on December 28th and 29th. Visit the event website for more information or to purchase tickets, and find each evening's schedule below.



12:45 - 2:00 a.m. Diplo
11:15 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Rezz
10:00 - 11:00 p.m. Sofi Tukker (DJ Set)
8:45 - 9:45 p.m. Kaskade
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Nora En Pure
6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Young Bombs
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Kaskade (Redux Set at Pre-Party)
5:00 p.m. Doors open


12:45 - 2:00 a.m. Jai Wolf
11:45 p.m. - 12:45 a.m. Anti Up
10:30 - 11:30 p.m. Oliver Tree
9:15 - 10:15 p.m. Mr. Carmack
8:15 - 9:15 p.m. 1788-L
7:15 - 8:15 p.m. Quix
6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Madhatter


12:45 - 2:00 a.m. Charlesthefirst
11:45 p.m. - 12:45 a.m. Digital Ethos
10:45 - 11:45 p.m. Phaseone
9:45 - 10:45 p.m. Chee.
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Nik P B2B (back-to-back) Typo
6:15 - 7:30 p.m. The Lost Boys

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12:45 - 2:00 a.m. Penthouse Penthouse
11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Lick
9:15 - 10:15 p.m. NPNR
8:15 - 9:15 p.m. Chrs Roze
6:15 - 8:15 p.m. Black Frames


11:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Stetra
9:15 - 11:30 p.m. Milazzo
6:15 - 9:00 p.m. Shree



12:45 - 2:00 a.m. Tiësto
11:15 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Excision
10:00 - 11:00 p.m. Gucci Mane
8:45 - 9:45 p.m. Ekali
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Luca Lush
6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Carlyle
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Ekali (House Set at Pre-Party)
5:00 p.m. Doors open


12:45 - 2:00 a.m. What So Not
11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Shiba San
10:15 - 11:15 p.m. Eprom B2B (back-to-back) Bleep Bloop
9:00 - 10:00 p.m. Funtcase
7:45 - 8:45 p.m. Tynan B2B (back-to-back) G-Rex
6:15 - 7:30 p.m. He$h


12:45 - 2:00 a.m. Hotel Garuda
11:45 p.m. - 12:45 a.m. Josh Pan
10:45 - 11:45 p.m. Pat Lok
9:45 - 10:45 p.m. Chuurch
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Carlyle & Company (feat. special guests)
6:15 - 7:30 p.m. Caligula


12:45 - 2:00 a.m. Grensta
11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Krewx
10:30 - 11:30 p.m. Oxigenate
9:30 - 10:30 p.m. Grime Tribe
7:45 - 9:30 p.m. Saratonin



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