The 2024 Blue Ridge Rock Festival is officially canceled

Next to a disastrous event in 2023, Blue Ridge Rock Festival is officially canceled for 2024. Attendees of last year’s event are still waiting to be refunded after the festivals were ultimately halted following a list of issues ranging from weather report, upset employees/volunteers, sanitationand more.

Recently it looked like the festival was getting ready to kick off pre-sale ticket salesbut it turned out that This is not the case. However, the idea that organizers were planning the next edition of the festival without reimbursing participants from the previous year upset many high-profile organizers. reveal insurance investigation delays this.

Today, the festival shared the following statement:

The Blue Ridge Rock Festival and Virginia International Raceway regret to announce that the 2024 Festival will not take place as originally planned. Our goal and number one priority has been and remains to resolve the insurance claim and ensure resolution for everyone affected by the 2023 severe weather cancellation.

After careful consideration and discussions between both parties, we have mutually agreed that holding the festival in 2024 is not feasible at this time as we are still awaiting a resolution for 2023. As a result, all Items purchased for the 2024 festival will be fully refunded. . Contrary to online information, 2024 tickets went on sale at the very beginning of the 2023 festival (not recently), just like we did in 2022. This 2024 on sale took place well before the partial cancellation due to weather conditions. of the 2023 festival. The sales which took place for 2024 were placed in escrow. We work with the merchant processing company to streamline and process refunds. Please stay tuned to your email for upcoming 2024 refund information.

We would like to express our gratitude to Virginia International Raceway for their partnership and unwavering support throughout this unexpected and unequivocally difficult time. What’s happened behind the scenes over the past few months with Blue Ridge has often been incredibly unique and unprecedented for a music festival, but VIR has graciously understood, maintained its faith, and worked through every situation with us. Even though the Blue Ridge Rock Festival won’t take place in 2024, we can’t wait to reveal what the future holds in 2025. We are so grateful to an incredibly passionate fan base that has organically propelled a small festival of a day, in the Virginia countryside, to incredible heights. , through fan engagement and innovation in its programming, experiences and overall curation.

Thank you to all of our supporters, attendees and partners for your understanding and contagious support of the Blue Ridge Rock Festival. We hope to soon be able to solve the years 2023 and 2024 for everyone.