Panorama, Goldenvoice’s east coast reply to Coachella, won’t happen in 2019.
After debuting in 2016 Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, and LCD Soundsystem, promoters AEG and Goldenvoice have determined to take a break in 2019, citing points with the venue.
“While we have enjoyed our time on Randall’s Island and its great facilities, we feel that we have achieved all that we can at this site,” AEG despatched out in an announcement.
AEG initially tried to host the competition at Flushing Meadows in Queens, however bumped into points with one other New York competition, Governors Ball, concerning its timing. Eventually, New York Mayor Bill De Blasio and NYC Parks needed to become involved, and, writes Billboard, “negotiated a compromise between the two sides, moving Panorama to Randalls Island and pushing the festival back into July, seven weeks after Governors Ball.”
Read the complete assertion from AEG beneath.
Panorama will likely be taking a hiatus in 2019 whereas we proceed discussions with NYC Parks to convey the competition to Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, the place it was initially envisioned.
We had a incredible expertise with Paul Simon this previous September at Flushing Meadows and stay up for returning sooner or later.
We have been dissatisfied in NYC Parks denial of our allow software regardless of the long run advantages this occasion would ship to the neighborhood and the park.
While we have now loved our time on Randall’s Island and its nice amenities, we really feel that we have now achieved all that we will at this website. We stay up for continued conversations with City Parks to discover making the Flushing Meadows website a actuality. Until then, we thank the followers and artists who supported the occasion for the final three years of incredible performances.
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