Fans Are Super Angry At Montreal's ÎleSoniq For Cancelling Headline Performances
The massive EDM festival IleSoniq left many fans disappointed this weekend when two major acts were canceled just hours before their expected performances.
On Saturday evening IleSoniq announced on their Twitter page that the artist Steve Angello performance would be pushed back due to his flight being delayed from severe weather conditions.
Steve Angello a eu un retard de vol, il est en route vers îleSoniq! Prêts pour le party?! 🎉— ÎleSoniq (@ilesoniq) August 11, 2018
18h - 19h25: LOUD LUXURY
19h30 - 20h35: LAIDBACK LUKE
20h45 - 21h15: STEVE ANGELLO
21h40 - 22h55 CHAINSMOKERS (tel que planifié) #ileSoniq #ileSoniqFAM pic.twitter.com/lmKczM1VuE
Less than an hour later another Tweet went out announcing that the total cancellation of the performance, as Steve Angelos flight was delayed by several hours.
⚠️ ILESONIQ FAM! 🎉 The Chainsmokers 🎉 joueront PLUS LONGTEMPS et Domeno se joint au lineup ce soir parce que, malheureusement, l’avion de Steve Angello ne peut pas décoller d'Atlantic City. Nous avons tout essayé mais la température là-bas ne lui permet pas d’être ici 😔 pic.twitter.com/lgnCiH17hH— ÎleSoniq (@ilesoniq) August 12, 2018
Fans were understandably very disappointed that the headliner act that many people paid for did not show up especially that this was so last minute.
What would you have done with an hour notice if you were us?— ÎleSoniq (@ilesoniq) August 12, 2018
It even says it on their official website "The programming is subject to change, without any notice. Therefore, no exchange or refund will be granted."
Earlier in the day, another performance by Paul Oakenfold was also canceled due to illness.
⚠️ En raison de maladie, @pauloakenfold ne jouera malheureusement pas à îleSoniq. Voir le changement d'horaire en image.— ÎleSoniq (@ilesoniq) August 11, 2018
⚠️ Due to illness,Paul Oakenfold will not be performing at îleSoniq today. #ilesoniq #ilesoniqFam #ilesoniq2018 pic.twitter.com/2gyFHrRdCy
IleSoniq reminds it's fans that this is the nature of organizing music festivals and that sometimes extenuating circumstances outside of the festival's control will cause performances to be canceled, delayed, or modified.