This 12 months’s Louder Than Life competition, which was scheduled to happen September 28-30 at Champions Park in Lousville, Kentucky, has been canceled.
According to the Courier Journal, a mixture of heavy rain and round 25,000 followers throughout throughout Saturday’s Bourbon & Beyond competition turned areas of the River Road park into mud pits that had been ankle-deep in spots. The metropolis declared the park unsafe and Sunday, the second day of Bourbon & Beyond, was canceled. Both Bourbon & Beyond and Louder Than Life are produced by Danny Wimmer Presents.
Earlier in the present day, Danny Wimmer Presents launched the next assertion:
“Dear Louder Than Life followers,
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“It is with deep remorse that we inform you that this weekend’s Louder Than Life competition has been canceled as a result of unsafe circumstances ensuing from ongoing rain and flooding on the competition web site — Champions Park. After fastidiously inspecting the grounds and infrastructure this night, the City and we have now decided that it’s not doable to make the competition web site secure in time for this weekend.
“We respect the outpouring of help from our followers, the quite a few gives to return out and assist, and the herculean efforts of the City of Louisville in attempting to make the competition occur. The one factor we’ll by no means sacrifice is the security of our followers, bands, employees and patrons.
“Before making the choice to cancel the competition, we checked out each choice, from transferring the occasion to a different location to breaking the occasion up into smaller occasions in numerous venues. Unfortunately, it isn’t logistically doable, and the climate is simply not cooperating. It shouldn’t be secure to try to maneuver tools, and substitute tools shouldn’t be out there.
“We are so happy with this 12 months’s competition expertise that included unbelievable music, a showcase for Louisville’s nice meals scene, and naturally an unparalleled providing of Kentucky bourbon, and extra. We’re so dissatisfied to not get the possibility to share all of this with you. This 12 months’s Louder Than Life was going to be the momentous expertise you all deserve.
“We will probably be again subsequent 12 months even greater and higher, and stay up for persevering with our relationship with our unbelievable followers and this nice metropolis.
“As a results of this cancelation, DWP will probably be providing full refunds for all ticket, official resort and tenting package deal purchases.
“For those that bought by way of Front Gate Tickets by way of web or cellphone, orders will probably be processed mechanically. Please enable as much as three weeks for prices to be processed.
“For any additional questions or help, please e mail [email protected]”
The fifth installment of the Louder Than Life was scheduled to function a variety of music artists, together with NINE INCH NAILS, ALICE IN CHAINS, GODSMACK, DEFTONES, LIMP BIZKIT, ICE CUBE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, BREAKING BENJAMIN, SHINEDOWN and plenty of extra acts on three phases, together with award-winning bourbons, whiskey, spirits, craft beer, and the most effective meals Louisville has to supply.