Music fans are devastated after the festival was canceled just days before kickoff.

A DANCE festival was canceled just weeks before it was due to take place.

Gutted fans reacted after organizers announced the news on social media.

The Riverside Festival will not take place this year
The dance event celebrated its tenth anniversary last year

They said they had made the “extremely difficult decision” to cancel the Riverside Festival in Glasgow.

They told music fans it wouldn’t happen due to “lower-than-expected sales and increasing costs for infrastructure, staff, transportation and artists, all in an oversaturated event landscape “.

But dozens of people have denounced the poor programming and lack of support from sponsors for this musical event, classified as “one of the best festivals in Scotland”.

One moaned: “Get used to it kids, your favorite clubs are next, the scene is dying.”

A second posted: “The lineups have gotten worse over the years. Get the real legends, Derrick May, Dave Clarke, Sims, Mills, Hood, etc.”

Another said: “All the people complaining about the line-up need to get their act together. One of Scotland’s best festivals is no longer happening. Terrible news for the scene.

“I send big love to the team on the other end of the phone who will have been grafted and stressed for months trying to make this happen.”

The event’s cancellation comes after their 2023 event celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Organizers said in a statement: “It is with deep regret and heavy hearts that we have made the extremely difficult decision to cancel this year’s Riverside Festival.

“With lower than expected sales and increasing costs for infrastructure, staff, transport and artists, all in an oversaturated event landscape, we were unable to deliver the festival to our usual high standards.

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“We understand how upsetting this is for those of you who have purchased tickets, and we sincerely thank you for your continued support.

“Full refunds will be available from Skiddle & Resident Advisor within 5 business days.

“For those of you who want to dance Clydeside, all is not lost!

“We are organizing two massive exhibitions at the museum for you, which will take place on August 31 and September 1.”

The event was scheduled to take place on May 25-26 with headliners Green Velvet, LF SYSTEM, Slam, LA LA and Charlie Sparks.

Other festivals struggling this year include the Great British Beer Festival, which canceled the event due to problems finding a venue.

The only other years it was canceled were in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid, as well as 1984.

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