Moogfest 2020 has officially been canceled due to logistical reasons. The organizers Moog Music officially announced the North festival would not be returning next year earlier today via blog. The event was set to take place April 16-19, 2020 in Durham. Ticket holders who pre-purchased passes will be able to receive their refunds.

Since 2010, Moogfest has delivered immersive visual and programming complemented by a range of musical acts. The festival did not take place in 2015, but returned in 2016 a move its original location in Asheville to Durham. Its 2018 edition sparked controversy in regards to its phase one lineup announcement and its spotlight female and non-binary talent—prompting artist Caroline Polachek to cancel her impending .

Moog Music will potentially bring back Moogfest or program a event in the years to come.

“As an organization, our to create deeply meaningful experiences and in order to enrich our creative community. This intermission will be used to focus on the future of Moogfest and to investigate new ways of exploring the future of music, art, and ,” stated Moog Music in their post.

H/T: Pitchfork

Photo credit: Official Moogfest Facebook

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