2016 FarmBorough Festival Canceled
"All of us here at FarmBorough Festival appreciate the support we have received, but conditions dictate that we redirect our energy at this time," the statement reads. "We appreciate the opportunity you afforded us to present FarmBorough in New York City, and apologize for any inconvenience."
According to the note, ferry and festival passes will be refunded through the point of purchase beginning on Tuesday (Feb. 9). More information about refunds is available on the festival’s website.
Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Brantley Gilbert, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, A Thousand Horses, Billy Currington, Lonestar, Kacey Musgraves, David Nail and Eric Paslay were all set to perform at the second annual event, scheduled for June 17-19 at Randall's Island Park in New York City. In 2015, more than 40,000 country music fans flocked to the first-ever FarmBorough Festival; Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Brad Paisley headlined.
The 2016 FarmBorough Festival is the second East Coast country music festival to be canceled this year. The Big Barrel Country Music Festival, scheduled for June 24-26 in Dover, Del., was canceled in January. That event was also supposed to be in its second year.
The 2016 Taste of Country Music Festival, scheduled for June 10-12 in Hunter, N.Y., remains on. Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen and Kid Rock are set to headline the fourth annual event. Gary Allan, Big & Rich, Frankie Ballard, Eric Paslay, Chris Janson, Old Dominion, Neal McCoy, the Swon Brothers, the Cadillac Three, Jana Kramer, Outshyne, William Michael Morgan, Annie Bosko, Logan Brill, Adley Stump, Amanda Watkins, Keith Walker, Jake Worthington, McKenna Faith and Dylan Jakobsen are also in the lineup.
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