The xx Cancels Night + Day Iceland Festival

Earl Sweatshirt, Sampha, Kamasi Washington and more were scheduled to perform.

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The xx have cancelled their Night + Day Iceland festival, which was supposed to take place in the city of Skógafoss from July 14 to 16. Scheduled to perform were Earl Sweatshirt, Sampha, Kamasi Washington, Warpaint, Floating Points, as well as The xx and Jamie xx. The event was cancelled because the city was added to the Environmental Agency of Iceland’s list of endangered areas and were unable to find a new, suitable location in time.

In spite of the cancellation, there are still chances to catch The xx in the coming months, as they are making stops at Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival, Belgium’s Pukklepop and Lollapalooza in both Chicago and Berlin. Read the official statement below.

“We regret to announce that Night + Day Iceland will not be going ahead.

The location for the festival at Skógafoss has recently been added to the Environment Agency of Iceland’s list of endangered areas and there is simply not enough time for the promoters to ensure that the event will have no impact at all on the site. The promoters have been working non-stop to secure another location but regrettably there is nowhere suitable that can host the festival with such short notice. Full refunds including all booking fees will be issued to all ticket holders directly from the ticket agency with whom you purchased asap.

Please allow 5 working days for your refund.

For any further enquiries relating to flights, accommodation & transfers that have already been booked and will no longer be used, please contact ndiceland@thewarehouseproject.com. This email address will be monitored from 09:00 – 21:00 BST each day and we will deal with all enquiries as quickly as possible.

We do apologise and assure you that refunds will be processed as quickly as possible.

We’ll be refunding the full price of your ticket (face value and booking fee) to the account used at the time of purchase. You should receive the funds within 5 working days.

If you have any questions regarding the refund of your ticket, drop us an email here.

We’re sorry to be the bearer of bad news!”

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