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Reports Suggest Tomorrowland 2020 Will Be Cancelled

With events such as SXSW, Coachella and Ultra Music Festival having been cancelled around the globe in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, hopes seem to have dashed today that one of the biggest music events of the summer calendar would be going ahead.

As the virus continues to spread, there is major uncertainty whether the already sold-out Tomorrowland 2020 is going to be taking place as of today, and this may be the start another wave of cancellations for the live music and events industry in Europe and around the world.

Tomorrowland is the biggest electronic music festival in Europe and possibly the world, it was scheduled to take place on July 17-19 and July 24-26. While that might seem far away now, it seems the decision has possibly been taken out of their hands due to local authorities in Belgium.

Multiple Belgian news outlets have reported that the officials of districts Werchter and Aarstelaar have cancelled events and festivals for the upcoming summer. For those unfamiliar with their location Werchter and Aarstelaar happen to be next to the town of Rumst where Tomorrowland 2020 is taking place.

Even if there is a slow down in the next couple of months it is a reasonable precaution from the Belgium authorities, as they wouldn’t want a major music festival that brings fans from around the world for 3 days of events and camping where they are in close proximity with each other and hundreds of Belgian staff.

There is no word from Tomorrowland themselves as of yet. However it is looking very likely given the circumstances – so we expect official confirmation in the coming days from Tomorrowland. It’s also not clear whether this will be a straight-up cancellation or it will result in a postponement, for the sake of the hundreds of thousands of tickets sold – hopefully it’s the latter.


After EDC Las Vegas, Tomorrowland Winter, Glastonbury and Ultra Music Festival were cancelled, Tomorrowland is the next significant festival to be added to the growing list. H/T: We Rave You

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