Mom Nature is clearly no fan of emo and pop-punk. Organizers of the much-anticipated When We Were Young Festival simply made the announcement that they’ve sadly needed to cancel Day One actions for as we speak, Oct. 22, on account of excessive winds within the Las Vegas space which have made it unsafe to go ahead with an open, staged occasion.
Organizers posted a message on the competition’s official website, stating, “When We Had been Younger Pageant organizers have spent the final a number of days proactively getting ready the competition grounds for a windy Saturday. The Nationwide Climate Service has now upgraded their Saturday forecast to a Excessive Wind Warning, together with harmful 30-40 mph sustained winds with potential 60 mph gusts.”
The message continues, “Below advisement of the Nationwide Climate Service and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division, we’ve no different selection than to cancel as we speak’s When We Had been Younger Pageant. The protection of our followers, artists and employees will at all times be our prime precedence. This was not a choice that got here frivolously. We all know lots of you traveled to the world to have a spectacular day together with your favourite bands and have been wanting ahead to today for months. We have been equally as excited and are devastated to should share this information.”
Ticketholders for Oct. 22 are in a position to search full refunds by way of the occasion’s ticket processor Entrance Gate Tickets and, organizers stated, can count on fee inside 30 days.
The assertion sheds hope that tomorrow will likely be a brand new day “with none wind advisories” on deck for Sunday, Oct. 23. Up to now, organizers say, the occasion continues to be deliberate for that date and the third and last added date of Oct. 29.
The total lineup is slated to attend every date, together with headliners My Chemical Romance and Paramore in addition to performances from AFI, The Used, Bring Me the Horizon, Taking Back Sunday, Dashboard Confessional, Alkaline Trio, Manchester Orchestra, A Day to Remember and plenty of others.
Remaining dates for When We Had been Younger 2022 are offered out however maybe some luck will befall as we speak’s ticketholders who’re little question broken-hearted by this improvement. The occasion additionally just lately introduced particulars for the 2023 iteration.
The competition’s full assertion about as we speak’s cancelation is beneath.
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