Music festivals proceed to be pushed again as COVID spikes

Despite our high hopes, major music festivals in 2021 will keep being postponed and canceled – with two new announcements just this week.

First, BPM Festival in Costa Rica has canceled its dates for 2021 after its other canceled event in Malta. New dates have been postponed to January 12-18, 2022 as the coronavirus continues to rage.

The festival should be directed by Nicole Moudaber, Paco Osuna, Dubfire, Loco Dice, Luciano, and more. At this rate, the line-up can likely change at the time of the festival.

As per the statement below, ticket holders will be contacted with options shortly. Read the full statement below for more information.

An important announcement about the BPM Festival: Costa Rica.

Ticket buyers will be informed of their options by Xtixs via email within the next 24 hours.

– The BPM Festival (@TheBPMFestival) January 12, 2021

And in addition, The governor’s ball in New York City has been postponed to September 24-26, 2021. Organizers say they are working closely with city and state authorities to ensure attendees have a safe experience.

The list has yet to be announced. For information on tickets and refunds, visit

New year, new dates.
Lineup is coming soon. #NewYorkTough

– The Governors Ball (@GovBallNYC) January 13, 2021

It seems that the festival season depends on how we deal with the coming weeks and months and when vaccines are given out. We will keep you updated as more music festivals throughout the year make these tough calls. Stay tuned.

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