Music executive warns of danger to ‘festival ecosystem’ after British Columbia event collapses without refunds for ticket-holders

Concert promoters are warning that the era of independent music festivals could be drawing to a close, following the abrupt collapse of two events.

The Pemberton festival was due to take place in British Columbia in mid-July, with performances by Chance the Rapper, Haim, Muse and A Tribe Called Quest. But late last month the festival was abruptly cancelled, placed in bankruptcy, and ticket holders informed they would not be refunded.

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