ACL Fest Calls Off 2020 Event, Announces 2021 Dates
Austin City Limits Music Festival formally shut down its 2020 event as COVID-19 cases rise in Texas, according to updates posted to the event’s website and social media pages on Wednesday. The festival will return in October of 2021, scheduled for the first and second weekends of the month... Read more
Made in America Festival Announces Cancellation of 2020 Event
The 2020 Made in America Music Festival in Philadelphia is the latest live event casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, as organizers confirmed it would not be held this September. Tickets for the 2020 event will be honored in 2021. “We are in a pivotal time in this nation’s history,”... Read more
CMA Music Festival, Country Stars Anchor Recent Best-Sellers
As live events begin to emerge from hibernation, fans are back to buying tickets to events spread over both the back half of 2019 and into 2020, and over the past week, country stars and football have led the way for consumers, according to data provided by Ticket Club.... Read more
Bonnaroo Postponed to 2021, Will Run “Virtual” Event in September
Bonnaroo officially postponed its 2020 edition to next spring, announcing Thursday that it will move to an online-only festival in September and plan for its 20th anniversary event from June 17-20, 2021. Officials had previously postponed this years festival to September 24-27 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but opted... Read more
Road Rave Drive-In Music Festival Cancelled
EDM fans were going to experience the country’s first drive-in music festival in Florida this weekend, but due to weather conditions, the event has been called-off. The festival, dubbed Road Rave, was originally set to take place on June 6 with performances from Carnage, Riot, Ten, Blunts & Blondes,... Read more
Shaky Knees Music Festival Calls Off 2020 Edition
Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Music Festival, which was previously postponed to the fall, will no longer go on as planned. Originally, the event was scheduled to take place in early May, however, amid the coronavirus pandemic, the festival was rescheduled to October. Now, as the pandemic has remained rampant across... Read more
Woodstock 50 Organizers File Lawsuit Against Former Financial Partner
Woodstock 50 – the epic event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic 1969 festival – was officially called-off last year due to several setbacks. Now, the organizers behind the event have filed a lawsuit against their former financial partner for its “destruction of the festival.” According to a... Read more
Riot Fest Announces Dates, Lineup For 2021 Edition
Chicago’s Riot Fest has been called-off amid the coronavirus pandemic, though festivalgoers can look forward to a 2021 edition of the event with some of the same headliners. Originally, the event was slated to run from September 11-13 in Douglas Park, but out of safety concerns, organizers had to... Read more
Michelle Obama Joins Roots Picnic Virtual Festival
Famed hip-hop outfit The Roots have recruited Michelle Obama to co-host the annual Roots Picnic, which is being presented virtually this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 event will be presented on YouTube June 27 rather than its standard takeover of Philadelphia neighborhoods. Obama’s national... Read more
Railbird Festival Cancels 2020 Edition Due To Pandemic
Kentucky’s Railbird Music Festival has been officially called-off amid the coronavirus pandemic. Originally, the country-alternative festival was slated to take over the Keeneland Race Course in Lexington from August 22 to 23, though out of “circumstances beyond our control,” organizers had to cancel this year’s edition. “The health and... Read more