Rothbury 2010 Reportedly Canceled

Update:
This is now officially confirmed by the Rothbury festival website. The festival is postponed for 2010 and they hope to return in 2011.

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According to the Detroit Free Press, the Rothbury Festival has been called off for 2010.

If this is true, it’s a serious bummer. This one seemed like it really had a good thing going.
(update: the original article link has been pulled. We’re trying to get official confirmation, so more to follow as we get it)

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  • http://www.kanejamison.com Kane

    Oh, it’s definitely true. Here’s the press release from Madison House sent out yesterday:

    FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS ANNOUNCE
    ROTHBURY POSTPONEMENT FOR 2010 EVENT

    January 22, 2010 – Today, festival organizers for the ROTHBURY music festival announced that they will not host a 2010 event.

    According to event producers Madison House Presents and AEG Live, a contributing factor in the decision is that, due to various artists’ recording and touring schedules, timing will not allow them to assemble the cutting edge roster that has been associated with ROTHBURY. Madison House Presents’ Jeremy Stein explains, “The result for this year is that we are not able to move forward with the integrity and high standards that we demand from ourselves and for the festival.”



    Despite the 2010 postponement, organizers intend to move toward continuing ROTHBURY in 2011. According to Stein, “This event is something very special, and we are unwilling to potentially tarnish what ROTHBURY is, and can become, by working under conditions that will produce anything less than a magical experience. Our efforts are certainly not coming to an end.”



    For ongoing information regarding ROTHBURY, please monitor http://www.rothburyfestival.com. 


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  • http://www.kanejamison.com Kane

    Oh, it’s definitely true. Here’s the press release from Madison House sent out yesterday:

    FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS ANNOUNCE
    ROTHBURY POSTPONEMENT FOR 2010 EVENT

    January 22, 2010 – Today, festival organizers for the ROTHBURY music festival announced that they will not host a 2010 event.

    According to event producers Madison House Presents and AEG Live, a contributing factor in the decision is that, due to various artists’ recording and touring schedules, timing will not allow them to assemble the cutting edge roster that has been associated with ROTHBURY. Madison House Presents’ Jeremy Stein explains, “The result for this year is that we are not able to move forward with the integrity and high standards that we demand from ourselves and for the festival.”



    Despite the 2010 postponement, organizers intend to move toward continuing ROTHBURY in 2011. According to Stein, “This event is something very special, and we are unwilling to potentially tarnish what ROTHBURY is, and can become, by working under conditions that will produce anything less than a magical experience. Our efforts are certainly not coming to an end.”



    For ongoing information regarding ROTHBURY, please monitor http://www.rothburyfestival.com. 


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  • http://www.kanejamison.com Kane

    Woops, just saw your official confirmation up top.

  • http://www.kanejamison.com Kane

    Woops, just saw your official confirmation up top.

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  • http://www.autoanything.com Reginald

    Any word on if 2011 is still on?

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