Home Uncategorized BPM Festival: Malta Has Been Canceled Due to Coronavirus

BPM Festival: Malta Has Been Canceled Due to Coronavirus

The BPM Festival: Malta has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Today (July 31), event organizers announced that “in light of the recent increase in Covid-19 cases over the past week, The BPM Festival: Malta can no longer take place in a safe manner.”

Intended to take place September 11-13, the show was set to feature a who’s who of the global house and techno scene, with headliners including Nina Kraviz, Amelie Lens, Maceo Plex, Honey Dijon, Charlotte de Witte, Adam Bayer and Fatboy Slim.

It was to be the longstanding festival’s debut on the Mediterranean island (located between Sicily and the North African coast) and an expansion of the BPM brand, which currently features festivals in Costa Rica and Portugal. Full ticket refunds are being offered.

The BPM Festival: Malta was one of the few major dance events still left on the calendar for 2020. On July 20, Kansas event Dancefestopia announced the cancellation of its 2020 event after headliners including G Jones and Apashe backed out due to concerns regarding COVID-19. EDC Las Vegas remains scheduled for October 2-4.

Read the complete statement below.

Important festival update. pic.twitter.com/2VJ5U7ifdX

— The BPM Festival (@TheBPMFestival) July 31, 2020

Coronavirus

Must Read

Composer Daniel Pemberton on Scoring History for Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7′

The week of Jan. 5’s Golden Globes, Daniel Pemberton and director/writer Aaron Sorkin met for drinks at the Four Seasons Los Angeles to discuss...

Dua Lipa, John Legend & More Congratulate Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton on Their Engagement

Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are finally engaged after five years of dating, and friends and fans alike are thrilled over the good news. “Hey @gwenstefani thanks for saving my...

Tomorrowland’s Pioneering Virtual Festival Struggled to Turn a Profit, But Plans to Return

Tomorrowland, the first major global festival to charge for a livestream during the coronavirus pandemic, fell short of turning a profit after selling just...

20 Questions With Luh Kel: The Rising R&B Star Talks Staying Confident & His Bond With Queen Naija

Last year, Luh Kel blossomed into a full-fledged star when he released his debut single “Wrong.” On his breakout record, the St. Louis hybrid...

Chrissy Teigen Pens Raw, Heartbreaking Account of Her Miscarriage: ‘Jack Will Always Be Loved’

Almost a month after Chrissy Teigen suffered a miscarriage, the model is sharing all of her thoughts in a vulnerable essay. The emotional Medium blogpost,...