Bonanza Campout Festival has been canceled
Utah's Bonanza Campout Festival 2019 has been canceled. The three-day electronic and hip-hop festival was held for the first time in 2016 and was due to take place next June, from 21-23.Bonanza Campout
had already announced the lineup which featured G-Eazy
, Empire Of The Sun
, DJ Snake
, Machine Gun Kelly
, Big Wild
, Sir Sly
, Bishop Briggs
, Two Feet
, Charlotte Lawrence
and many others. However Wasatch County and the Utah DABC (Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control) decided to deny the necessary licensing and permits. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that authorities cited that past drugs and alcohol-related violations were the main reasons for the denial.
Organizers say that ticket and lodging purchases are in the process of being refunded. They also said that they plan to come back in 2020.
Read the full official announcement:"We regret to inform you that due to being denied the necessary licensing and permits from Wasatch County and the Utah DABC (Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control), Bonanza Campout has made the decision to cancel this year’s event.Our team is committed to providing top-tier fan experiences and works year-round to curate and produce a world-class festival environment. After reviewing all alternative options, we have come to the conclusion that there is no possible way to relocate the festival and still provide both artists and attendees with the same level of production and fan experience that Bonanza Campout has become known for.We are truly grateful for all of the support we’ve seen over the years from our fans and are committed to honoring the community that has bolstered the development of Bonanza Campout and helped to create something truly unique to Utah. We understand that without you, none of this would be possible.All ticket and lodging purchases for Bonanza Campout 2019 are in the process of being refunded.We will continue to keep you updated with any news or additional information as it becomes available and plan to see everyone again in 2020.Please direct any and all questions to [email protected]"