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Harvest Cancellation Decision To Be Made Next Week

by Paul Cashmere on September 12, 2013

in Live,News

With all of the rumours of the demise of Australia’s Harvest Festival this week, it appears you will have to wait until next week for an official decision.

Harvest and Soundwave founder A.J. Maddah has been open and honest on Twitter initially stating “Since BDO announced a very top heavy Harvest-centric line-up (Blur, Arcade Fire, Lumineers, etc), sales have died”.

‘Having a crisis of confidence about the whole event atm,” he also wrote.

He then said “As a small boutique festival with emphasis on arts & experience we can’t compete”.

Next came “We’re heartbroken seeing our favourite child get sickly and are doing everything to make it work” and “the truth is that unless we see some kind of sign in the next week we’ll have to consider the worst.

AJ also indicated that a “lack of interest, particularly in Brisbane,” is a contributing factor to the future of the festival.

Harvest 2013 is due to start in November with Massive Attack, Franz Ferdinand, Primus, Goldfrapp, The Drones, Eels, Mutemath, M Ward, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and M Ward.

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