Published Jun 09, 2020Montreal's Osheaga has finally been postponed until next year due to COVID-19. Following an initial postponement earlier this year, promoters evenko have now officially moved the festival to 2021.
The 15th edition of Osheaga will now take place on July 30, 31 and August 1, 2021, at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal.
A press release stated:
It is paramount for the Osheaga team to provide a world-class festival experience for all fans, and given the current circumstances, it would not be responsible for the artists, the fans, the partners, and employees to hold the festival this year. The festival is currently working on the 2021 lineup to bring back some of the much-anticipated 2020 acts. More news to come!
Nick Farkas of evenko added, "This is an unusual situation that is unfortunately beyond our control. but as passionate music fans ourselves, we take great pride in curating the festival with the aim of bringing the best local, Canadian and international talent to the most beautiful festival site in the world, and we'll have some fantastic artists lined up for 2021."
For ticketholders who have already purchased passes for Osheaga 2020, they are invited to hold onto them. If you hold onto your pass for next year, you will get a gift card valued up to $50 to use on site during the 2021 edition of the festival. More details can be found here.
If you would rather get a refund, you have until June 23 to do so. Learn more about refunds here.
The electronic-focused evenko festival îleSoniq has also officially been postponed until 2021. îleSoniq will now take place on August 6 and 7, 2021. You can learn about refunds here.
The inaugural edition of the country-leaning Lasso Montreal, however, has not yet been officially postponed until 2021 as of press time.