Nobody will have been surprised, but evenko announced Tuesday the postponement to 2021 for its festivals, Osheaga and ÎleSoniq.
The promoter had to celebrate in grand the 15th edition of Osheaga this summer, with the headliners announced Foo Fighters, Lizzo, and Kendrick Lamar. The crisis of the COVID-19 will be eventually forced the celebrations to be held next year, on 30-31 July and 1 August 2021.
“This is an unusual situation that is unfortunately out of our control “, said by way of a press release the senior vice president of programming, concerts and events, evenko, Nick Farkas. We are all fans of finished music, and our greatest pride is to bring the best bands to play on one of the most beautiful sights of festival of the world. With the work that had been put on 2020 and all the artists who want to take the road and play in 2021, it promises to be legendary! “
In the case of ÎleSoniq, the 7th edition has been postponed to August 6 and 7, 2021, at Jean-Drapeau Park (as well as the 5 August with IleSoniq in the City).
Consumers who had purchased passes for the one or the other of the festivals are invited to confirm to the organisers if they wish to retain their tickets or get a refund. If they keep their passes for the edition in 2021, they will be entitled to a gift card to use on the website next year. For a refund, they have until June 23 to notify the promoter via an online form.
- Osheaga : https://am.ticketmaster.com/osheaga/fr-ca#/
- ÎleSoniq : https://am.ticketmaster.com/ilesoniq/fr-ca#/
Coachella 2020 canceled?
In addition, the magazine Billboard advance that the organization of the popular Coachella festival in california back if apprêterait to lay off several of its employees, because the edition announced for October would be cancelled.
Taking place usually in the month of April, Coachella had been moved to the autumn because the organizers were hoping that the crisis of the COVID-19 would be complete at this time.
According to Billboard, the organization is looking now at two scenarios for editing 2021.
Coachella could return to his routine dates of the spring and does not accept 60% of its normal capacity. Or the festival of 2021 could be presented in the fall with a full capacity.