County Officials Cancel Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals
After weeks of speculation, this year’s highly-anticipated Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals have been officially called-off by county officials due to the coronavirus pandemic. Originally, both fests were slated to take over Indio, California in April, but when news of the pandemic first broke, they were rescheduled to October.... Read more
Coachella Reportedly Postponed To 2021, Organizers Mull Event Size
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival — one of the country’s most highly-anticipated events  — was one of the first large-scale festivals to be postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic. Although organizers originally pushed the event to October, promoters are now reportedly in-talks to hold the celebration next year. According... Read more
Lollapalooza Cancels 2020 Edition Following Months-Long Speculation
After months-long delay, Chicago’s Lollapalooza has officially been called-off due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was originally set to take place from July 30 to August 2. Over the last three months, organizers pushed back the lineup announcement and offered little information regarding the status of this year’s... Read more
Festivalgoers Frustrated Over Refund Process Response
Two Wisconsin music festivals announced the cancellation of this year’s events, but ticketholders are having trouble receiving refunds. Last week, both Country USA and Rock USA in Oshkosh were cancelled due to coronavirus. Rock USA was slated to take place from July 16-19, followed by Country USA from August... Read more
Milwaukee’s Summerfest Cancelled For First Time In 53-Year History
For the first time in the festival’s history, Milwaukee’s Summerfest – the U.S.’ largest music festival – has been cancelled. On Thursday, festival organizers took to social media to share that its board of Summerfest’s parent company, Milwaukee World Festival Inc., had decided to cancel the event due to... Read more
Live Nation Staging Socially Distant Shows As European Restrictions Lift
Amid widespread cancellations across the industry due to the coronavirus pandemic, Live Nation is working to hold reduced-capacity shows in order to keep the spirit of concerts alive. In the U.S., the entertainment giant is working toward holding drive-in movie theater concerts and festivals, and now, in Europe, the... Read more
Pair Of Wisconsin Music Festivals Cancelled Due To Virus Concerns
Two music festivals in Wisconsin have been cancelled in Oshkosh this year due to coronavirus concerns. The festivals , Country USA and Rock USA, were slated to take place on August 13-15 and July 16-19, respectively. However, organizers had to call-off the events this summer “for the safety of... Read more
Poison Pull Out Of Musikfest Lineup Following Tour Postponement
The iconic 80’s rockers of Poison had to pull out of their performance at Musikfest following the postponement of their Stadium Tour with Motley Crue this summer. Poison were slated to perform at Musikfest on August 7. While the festival is still up in the air – scheduled to... Read more
Country’s First Drive-In Music Festival Postponed Due To Protests
One of the country’s first drive-in music festivals, slated to take place in Orlando this weekend, has been postponed due to the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests. The drive-in festival, dubbed Road Rave, was slated to take place this Saturday, June 6 at The Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando.... Read more
Australia Books First Sold-Out Festival Post-Lockdown
Australia’s extremely remote Birdsville Big Red Bash music festival had to cancel its 2020 edition, though next year’s rescheduled dates have already sold-out. Originally, the festival was set to run from July 7 to 9, 2020, however, amid the coronavirus pandemic, organizers had to call-off the event. They announced... Read more