I wouldn't throw an EDC. It's a shameful display. It's just a big fucking rave cage. Most people who can handle their shit probably wouldn't go to that nonsense. And so yes, the proportion of candy ravers and bubble gummers is fucking high.
And that becomes the face of the CA dance community.
Here's a little not-so-secret about these kind of shows. It's always the promoters fault. It doesn't matter if it isn't. It always is.