Eight days in the past, it was reported that Okeechobee Music Festival in Florida had not utilized for a allow in 2019. With solely 4 months till its typical pageant date, this revelation shed main doubt on the pageant’s future and presence subsequent 12 months.
Now that the official minutes of the assembly of the Okeechobee County Board of Commissioners have been made public, shared by @TheFestiveOwl, it’s been confirmed that Okeechobee Music Festival 2019 is just not occurring.
During the assembly, County Administrator Robbie Chartier acknowledged, “It’s fairly secure to say there received’t be a pageant this 12 months.” This was despite the pageant posting on its social media to “hold in there” for extra data.
When requested whether or not a 2020 comeback was potential, @TheFestiveOwl replied, “I wouldn’t maintain my breath. They have *zero* employees. So, until somebody with construction in place buys all of it…it’s simple to see the reply.”
Okeechobee this 12 months featured headlining performances by Arcade Fire, Bassnectar, Halsey, Travis Scott, and Snoop Dogg.