FYF Fest cancelled due to low ticket sales

FYF Fest organizers have pulled the plugged and cancelled the 2018 edition due to poor ticket sales.  The festival was scheduled to take place July 21st and 22nd in Los Angeles.  Headliners for the event were scheduled to be Florence + The Machine, Janet Jackson & Future.

The festival, produced by Goldenvoice, was also going to feature performances from St. Vincent, The xx, Breeders, My Bloody Valentine and more.

So we'll ask the question again ... are there too many festivals? Or was it that this lineup just wasn't strong enough? Or maybe some other factor?

All fans who purchased tickets will be refunded - here's the official statement & info directly from the fest:

"After much consideration, we have made the difficult decision to cancel FYF Fest 2018.

Our team of many women and men have worked tirelessly on this event for many years but felt unable to present an experience on par with the expectations of our loyal fans and the Los Angeles music community this year.

We will be announcing some special local shows soon, featuring some of the amazing artists from the 2018 line up.

Ticket purchasers will automatically receive full refunds, including all service charges, beginning this Monday, May 7th, 2018. There is no action necessary on your end to receive a refund. You will receive an email notification from Festival Ticketing once your order is cancelled and refunded. Please allow 5 to 7 business days for the funds to appear in your bank account.

For any questions or concerns regarding your refund, please contact Ticket Purchase Support at support@festivalticketing.com or 855.278.6345. Ticket Purchase Support hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm MST."

via Billboard

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