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Big Brush Creek ROOTS Music Festival has been cancelled
Karen House
Feb. 20, 2019, 7:28 a.m.

Hal Davidson (left) with other event organizers, on the farm where they were planning a music festival last year, which has now been cancelled.

Feb. 20, 2019 – The Big Brush Creek ROOTS Music Festival has been cancelled. The event was planned for a large farm atop Cagle Mountain on Memorial Day weekend, but today this announcement was made by promoter Hal Davidson:

Due to circumstances beyond Festival Factory’s control, Big Brush Creek ROOTS Music Festival is cancelled.

In an attempt to make the site greener, the land owner contracted a company to spread organic fertilizer over the property last Oct/Nov. 2018.

In the contract it stated ‘no public gatherings would be allowed for 1 year’. 

This info was brought to Festival Factory on Feb 7. We immediately pursued an alternative site, but on Feb. 10, the land owner told us “There should be NO need to move or cancel the event.”

In pursuit of clarity, the fertilizer company met with the owner at Big Brush Creek Farm yesterday and re-stated no event could be held on the land until 1 yr. expired making any festival there this year impossible. We decided last night to cancel instead of attempting to move the event. It just wouldn’t be Big Brush Creek and the process would leave us in a limbo for an undefined period of time.

There is a possibility of an event in 2020, but it is too early to say.

All ticket buyers and vendors will be refunded. All contracts will be satisfied.