Governors Ball 2020 Canceled

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2017 Governors Ball Music Festival (Noam Galai/WireImage)
2017 Governors Ball Music Festival (Noam Galai/WireImage)

Governors Ball 2020 has been canceled. “It is with a heavy coronary heart that we should announce the cancellation of Governors Ball 2020 as a consequence of COVID-19,” an announcement from the organizers reads. “Simply put—as a consequence of present government mandates and the evolving situation in NYC, it’s neither secure nor prudent to maneuver ahead with our June dates. The well-being of our followers, artists, employees, distributors, companions, and the encircling NYC group is all the time our #1 precedence.” The fest will return in 2021.

The annual New York City pageant was scheduled to happen June 5–7, 2020. Among the artists that have been slated to carry out have been Vampire Weekend, Tame Impala, Stevie Nicks, Missy Elliott, Solange, Miley Cyrus, and Carly Rae Jepsen. All ticketholders can request refunds or ticket transfers for the 2021 festival. Find the total assertion from organizers beneath.

Gov Ball is the most recent main pageant to announce it’s canceling or suspending its 2020 occasion because of the pandemic. Other notable fests which were referred to as off embrace Glastonbury, Ultra Music Festival, and Firefly Music Festival. In addition, this yr’s Coachella has been rescheduled to October.

Read “How Livestreaming Is Bridging the Gap Between Bands and Fans During the Coronavirus Outbreak.” Pitchfork can be maintaining an up to date listing of canceled concerts, tours, and festivals.

Team Gov Ball:

It is with a heavy coronary heart that we should announce the cancellation of
Governors Ball 2020 as a consequence of COVID-19.

Simply put – as a consequence of present authorities mandates and the evolving
state of affairs in NYC, it’s neither secure nor prudent to maneuver ahead with
our June dates. The well-being of our followers, artists, employees, distributors,
companions, and the encircling NYC group is all the time our #1 precedence.

Over the previous few weeks, we’ve gone to nice lengths to discover a
postponement date that works for all events concerned. Due to a myriad
of planning and logistical points, we’ve come to the conclusion that
there are not any ample choices out there to us. We are pushing forward,
and are already leaping into plans for 2021.

These are loopy and unprecedented occasions, however New Yorkers are not any
strangers to challenges. As a metropolis and a group, we’ll all get
by this. New York all the time does. Now is the time to be good, look
out for each other, and do our half to assist the town and the world.
We encourage everybody to hearken to well being officers, be secure, and be
excited for the longer term once we are all on the opposite facet of this.

We ship all of you our love and assist, and we’ll see you in June
2021.


 
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