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The Do LaB cancels Lightning in a Bottle 2020, future status uncertain

The 2020 installment of The Do LaB‘s annual Lightning in a Bottle music festival has been cancelled, according to a statement issued on March 13. The Do LaB attributed the event’s indefinite cancellation to health concerns related to the coronavirus as well as the capacity restrictions imposed by the state of California’s recent suspension of gatherings […]

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Live Nation prepares to pause all tours as COVID-19 concerns grow

As COVID-19 concerns continue to expedite internationally, Live Nation is planning on pausing its touring shows. Announced early Thursday, March 12, the impending action will affect all Live Nation tours, domestic and international. The announcement comes on the heels of the entertainment conglomerate’s shocking stock plummet on Wednesday, March 11. Current touring arena shows will […]

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Disclosure cancels upcoming US and Europe tour

In a quick turnaround, Disclosure has cancelled their upcoming European and US tour due to coronavirus concerns. In a statement on Twitter, the Lawrence brothers said, “Due to unforeseen circumstances we‘re unable to play all the European and US upcoming DJ shows scheduled for March and April. We feel it’s for the best to reschedule […]

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Winter Music Conference cancelled amidst coronavirus concerns

Winter Music Conference has officially announced the postponement of its 35th edition as a result of growing concerns regarding coronavirus. The four day event was originally scheduled to take place March 16-19. The cancellation comes amidst the Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ declaration of a state of emergency. The premiere industry conversation joins a growing list […]

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Tomorrowland Winter ticket-holders will receive discounted 2021 tickets

Earlier this week, Tomorrowland Winter was canceled as a result of fears regarding the spreading coronavirus. Tomorrowland Winter was not the only victim, with Miami’s infamous Ultra Music Festival shortly following. The ski resort where Tomorrowland Winter was set to be held will continue to operate, and attendees are welcome to vacation and hit the […]

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USC Events cancels Lucky following embroilment in Insomniac lawsuit

USC Events confirmed via social media on Monday, February 10, that the 2020 edition of their St. Patrick’s Day-themed Lucky Festival had been officially cancelled, with refunds being issued to buyers. The decision to pull the event follows a fallout between the Seattle-based promoter and their former partner Insomniac Events, which culminated in a lawsuit […]

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USC Events cancels Lucky following embroilment in Insomniac lawsuit

USC Events confirmed via social media on Monday, February 10, that the 2020 edition of their St. Patrick’s Day-themed Lucky Festival had been officially cancelled, with refunds being issued to buyers. The decision to pull the event follows a fallout between the Seattle-based promoter and their former partner Insomniac Events, which culminated in a lawsuit […]

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USC Events cancels Lucky following embroilment in Insomniac lawsuit

USC Events confirmed via social media on Monday, February 10, that the 2020 edition of their St. Patrick’s Day-themed Lucky Festival had been officially cancelled, with refunds being issued to buyers. The decision to pull the event follows a fallout between the Seattle-based promoter and their former partner Insomniac Events, which culminated in a lawsuit […]

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Moogfest 2020 officially canceled

Moogfest 2020 has officially been canceled due to logistical reasons. The organizers Moog Music officially announced the North Carolina festival would not be returning next year earlier today via blog. The event was set to take place April 16-19, 2020 in Durham. Ticket holders who pre-purchased passes will be able to receive their refunds. Since […]

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Moogfest 2020 officially canceled

Moogfest 2020 has officially been canceled due to logistical reasons. The organizers Moog Music officially announced the North Carolina festival would not be returning next year earlier today via blog. The event was set to take place April 16-19, 2020 in Durham. Ticket holders who pre-purchased passes will be able to receive their refunds. Since […]

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Another gig bites the dust: Swedish House Mafia pull out of Weekend Festival

It’s an angsty time to be a Swedish House Mafia fan. A good deal of their followers have complained about the lack of new music from the trio—to which Steve Angello let loose a searing response. On top of that, however, they’ve cancelled yet another gig: Finland’s Weekend Festival. “We have production issues that can’t […]

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The Super Mega Ultra Giant Mad Decent Block Party Festival is cancelled

Just over a week before the upcoming installment of Mad Decent Block Party, the label/event brand took to Facebook to confirm the festival’s imminent cancellation. The rather nebulous announcement attributes the decision to “circumstances beyond our control,” hindering organizers from throwing the festival “the way that it was envisioned.” The hallowed annual event has been […]

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Swedish House Mafia forced to cancel UMF Korea hours before performance

Swedish House Mafia’s comeback in 2019 has been less than perfect, though despite a slow drip of information and some tantalizing holdovers, fans are still holding on for the trio’s full return to form. Though, Ultra Music Festival attendees had to suffer a major setback on June 9 when news broke that the Mafia would […]

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Governor’s Ball shut down by thunderstorms

Thunderstorms stopped Governor’s Ball in its tracks on Sunday night, June 2. The festival’s start had already been delayed until 6:30pm that day on account of inclement weather, and had only been open for a few hours until having to shut down once again and evacuate attendees. Those holding Sunday day tickets will be issued […]

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Woodstock 50 co-founder says festival will go on despite loss of key investor

Woodstock 50 will go on as scheduled, despite the departure of one of its core financial partners, according to a recent statement from the festival’s co-founder, Michael Lang. Earlier this week, Tim O’Hearn, an administrator of the festival’s chosen location, Schuyler County, New York, reported Woodstock 50‘s alleged cancellation to NPR after the event’s central […]

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Solange Knowles forced to cancel Coachella appearance due to ‘production delays’

“Major production delays” have caused Solange Knowles to cancel both of her Coachella appearances, according to a Tweet from Goldenvoice/Coachella. Rolling Stone, who reported to the news, attempted to reach both the festival and Knowles’ camp for further commentary, but received none. “She sends her sincerest apologies, and looks forward to performing at Coachella in […]

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Getter cancels the rest of his ‘Visceral’ tour, speaks out on fan backlash

Getter has cancelled the rest of his Visceral album tour. The producer released his debut album—which fused hip-hop, rock, and electronic into an expressive story on life’s rawest moments and emotions—during fall of 2018 as a way to “not only move forward with my career, but my mental state,” he began in the Twitter statement […]

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BREAKING: Swedish House Mafia scrap upcoming reunion, cancel all live performances

What the Mafia giveth, the Mafia taketh away.  The painstakingly slow pace with which Swedish House Mafia individually announced each of their upcoming 2019 performances contrasts with the unanticipated rapidity of the supergroup’s cancellation of all upcoming shows—effective immediately. Swedish House Mafia have been a highly sought lineup inclusion since their landmark reunion at Ultra Music […]

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Eric Prydz cancels all Miami performances, cites medical condition

On Tuesday evening March 26, Eric Prydz officially announced cancellation of all his appearances in Miami including his sold-out Wynwood Factory Pryda show and headlining slots at Ultra Music Festival. In what began as mere speculation, Prydz’s eventual cancellation progressed from the removal of his Wynwood show from the venue website to actual confirmation. One […]

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Flying Lotus 3D show added last minute to FORM Arcosanti lineup, festival drops new compilation ahead of fifth installment

As FORM Arcosanti nears its fifth annual installment, the festival is gearing up to host its largest edition yet with Skrillex, Charli XCX, Fleet Foxes, Hundred Waters and more heading to the Arizona desert over Mother’s Day weekend. Unfortunately, just ahead of the event, Chance The Rapper has been forced to cancel his FORM debut, […]

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