The Osheaga music competition has been cancelled for the second 12 months in a row.
Competition organizer Evenko launched a press release Thursday morning saying that Osheaga, together with the Île Soniq competition and the inaugural version of Lasso Montreal, will likely be postponed till the summer season of 2022.
“Precedence has all the time been the well being and security of competition attendees and, attributable to an ever-evolving COVID-19 state of affairs, the choice has been taken to postpone the official fifteenth anniversary celebration of OSHEAGA, in order that the great milestone could be celebrated in fashion and safety at Parc Jean-Drapeau,” reads the assertion.
All passes bought for both the 2020 and 2021 editions of the three festivals will likely be honoured in 2022, Evenko mentioned.
In accordance with the corporate, refunds are additionally out there for ticket holders who need them.
“We wish to be again there within the motion too, however the fact is that it takes a number of months to line up the varied components to create a competition, and with present uncertainty, we do not have that luxurious,” mentioned Nick Farkas, a senior vice-president on the firm.
Initially, Osheaga had introduced a lineup for this summer season together with headliners Cardi B, Submit Malone and the Foo Fighters.