Ten Ways Decadence NYE Is Like a Carnival

Decadence, a two night electronic music festival at the Colorado Convention Center, has grown into a New Year's Eve tradition in Denver in recent years. About fifty DJs take one of four stages over the two nights, but the music is only part of the "Decadence experience." With dancers on stilts, flashy LED designs, a carousel and an entire vendors marketplace, Decadence is an over-the-top journey.

At the show last night, headlined by Bassnectar, the atmosphere was just as magical as the music. Here are ten observations from an outrageous first night.

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Mary Willson started contributing to Westword as an intern in the summer of 2014, focusing on the electronic music scene in Colorado.
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