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    Quote Originally Posted by Thisismyname View Post
    Another like 3 festivals have been cancelled since Bang... in Florida alone.
    And I think I had tickets for three of them if you count Langerado twice :/

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    http://www.theguardian.com/music/201...ancelled-queen
    Sonisphere 2012 was cancelled in late May. Kiss/Faith No More/Queen & Lambert couldn't fill Knebworth.

    http://www.theguardian.com/music/201...ncelled-ticket
    Hop farm cancelled last year in the UK

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merritt...Music_Festival
    Merritt Country festival was cancelled because of ticket sales in 2012. It was enormous in the late 90's/00's.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanrocksas
    kanrocksas was cancelled in 2013

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nateva_...mping_Festival

    Lilith Fair 2010

    http://www.miami.com/ur1-festival-be-canceled-article

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vasoline Groove View Post
    I feel bad for Al&Mel, but like others have said there are a ton of fun things to do in Seattle and Portland that weekend. You can do some amazing hikes in the Columbia River Gorge as well.
    Thanks mate, feeling fairly gutted about this right now. Pity it is mid morning over here otherwise I'd be drowning my sorrows, on the other hand it is Saturday mid morning...

    I think we'll carry on with our trip and just make the most of that weekend. Our plan was to drive from Seattle to Portland via Sasquatch so might now just spend more time in Seattle as sounds like there will lots happening that weekend, anyone have any recommendations for places to stay/visit between Seattle and Portland or in the general Columbia River area as we now have a bit of spare time on our hands?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Al & Mel View Post
    Our plan was to drive from Seattle to Portland via Sasquatch so might now just spend more time in Seattle as sounds like there will lots happening that weekend.
    I suspect some of the bands will now add Seattle area shows, as they probably had tours organized around being in the area anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    http://www.theguardian.com/music/201...ancelled-queen
    Sonisphere 2012 was cancelled in late May. Kiss/Faith No More/Queen & Lambert couldn't fill Knebworth.
    what a weird lineup.

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    what a shame. I guess I'm glad I didn't buy tickets for weekend 2 even though I was tempted.
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    http://sasquatchfest.proboards.com/t...nd-2-cancelled

    Sasquatch forum thread. Goes from denial/mockery of this forum to heartbreak.

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    And a few of them blaming this on.....LiveNation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al & Mel View Post
    Thanks mate, feeling fairly gutted about this right now. Pity it is mid morning over here otherwise I'd be drowning my sorrows, on the other hand it is Saturday mid morning...

    I think we'll carry on with our trip and just make the most of that weekend. Our plan was to drive from Seattle to Portland via Sasquatch so might now just spend more time in Seattle as sounds like there will lots happening that weekend, anyone have any recommendations for places to stay/visit between Seattle and Portland or in the general Columbia River area as we now have a bit of spare time on our hands?!
    I'll send you a pm for some suggestions. I lived in Portland for a little bit and work up in the area every once in awhile. There's plenty to explore, so once you figure out what bands are playing when you will get a good gameplan

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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    And a few of them blaming this on.....LiveNation.
    Who else is to blame? What are the mistakes/lessons here?

    -lineup strength/aging demographic/Squamish going prime time
    -conflicting holiday plans
    -too hot at the venue in the day time
    -too expensive/doing lineup & on sale at the same time/6 weeks apart

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    kraftwerk Vancouver is near sold out. July 1st paramount Seattle rumoured. 2-300 seats left for New Order Vancouver that went onsale this morning.

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    See you at Sigha & Fengler?
    Yep. Can't wait. The silver lining, and a great one, to this all.

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    Less than 2 weeks ago they were still doing July updates on facebook, then a couple weeks of only May updates.

    Tickets sales must have been very bad if they never offered single day passes or other ticket promos hoping they make it up on booze sales.

    The cancel fees won't be cheap. It wouldn't surprise me if 30% of the talent budget is non-refundable.

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    That explains why I couldn't find the purchase ticket link the other day. A big bummer, and I need to see Kraftwerk but I don't want to shell out 70 bucks...

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    I don't feel kinda bad about laughing at someone's misfortune, but this is hilarious to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Al & Mel View Post
    Thanks mate, feeling fairly gutted about this right now. Pity it is mid morning over here otherwise I'd be drowning my sorrows, on the other hand it is Saturday mid morning...

    I think we'll carry on with our trip and just make the most of that weekend. Our plan was to drive from Seattle to Portland via Sasquatch so might now just spend more time in Seattle as sounds like there will lots happening that weekend, anyone have any recommendations for places to stay/visit between Seattle and Portland or in the general Columbia River area as we now have a bit of spare time on our hands?!
    The Portland Bluesfest is on that weekend. Free in (except for Sunday) with the donation of some canned goods as it's in aid of the Food Bank. Sunday has Gregg Allman headlining and a ticket is required. It's a fun place to go; it's down by the river. http://www.waterfrontbluesfest.com/

    Nick Cave is playing Portland on the Saturday night; I'm going to that hence I didn't get a ticket for Julyquatch.

    Hood River is a neat little town to visit in the Gorge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sleepingrock View Post
    That explains why I couldn't find the purchase ticket link the other day. A big bummer, and I need to see Kraftwerk but I don't want to shell out 70 bucks...
    Reid. Go to the show in Vancouver. It is well worth the money. Trust me. The show is I saw in LA the other day was incredible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    kraftwerk Vancouver is near sold out. July 1st paramount Seattle rumoured. 2-300 seats left for New Order Vancouver that went onsale this morning.
    That would be great. Portland would be even better but I'm getting used to be shafted by touring bands.
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    Too bad it got cancelled. That was a great lineup but needed one or two more acts at the top.

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    Man this is just sad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkO View Post
    That would be great. Portland would be even better but I'm getting used to be shafted by touring bands.
    First western Canadian performance by KW in 39 years, 2nd ever. New Order is the first full show in Western Canada since the 1980's!!

    KW played Seattle in 2004 and NO played there last year with Johnny Marr.

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    Sorry to everyone that had tickets and were really excited to go. Such a huge bummer they cancelled it. I hope you still visiting Seattle enjoy your time there, I went to SU for college and being in that city was the best four years of my life.
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    http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/201...ncert-tickets/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    Who else is to blame? What are the mistakes/lessons here?

    -lineup strength/aging demographic/Squamish going prime time
    -conflicting holiday plans
    -too hot at the venue in the day time
    -too expensive/doing lineup & on sale at the same time/6 weeks apart
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    Still passes for May available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/201...ncert-tickets/

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    If Robyn/Royksopp end up playing in Seattle on the 4th or 5th, we may just end up in Seattle for the weekend anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by captncrzy View Post
    If Robyn/Royksopp end up playing in Seattle on the 4th or 5th, we may just end up in Seattle for the weekend anyway.
    I'd imagine that the groups with tours routed around the festival will make priority to book local shows.

    Acts flying in just for Sasquatch would be free to book another festival that weekend. What's happening in Europe that weekend?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    What's happening in Europe that weekends.
    BEE STING

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumblebee View Post
    What's happening in Europe that weekends.
    Roskilde

    May 15-17 - Psycho California
    June 6 - The Rolling Stones
    June 10 - Melvins
    June 20 - Blur
    June 24-28 - Glastonbury
    July 18 - Death Grips?
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    September 25 - Kraftwerk

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    OH NOEZ FESTIVAL CANCELED! Why? AGING DEMOGRPHIC!!

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