Skip to main content

The beloved Canadian boutique festival Bass Coast has announced the postponement of its 2021 event.

Bass Coast is the latest music festival forced to make the difficult decision to postpone due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an official statement, organizers explained that "without knowing what public health measures will be in place this July, we lack the critical information necessary to contract infrastructure, book artists and secure vendors." 

Originally scheduled for July, the festival's 12th edition is now tentatively set for July 8th to 11th, 2022. Organizers indicated that all current ticket-holders will have their 2021 passes automatically transferred to 2022 and that "subsequent years will [also] be bumped one year forward." In other words, if you originally changed your 2020 ticket to 2022, it will now be eligible for 2023. 

If for some reason Bass Coast is unable to host the festival in 2022, all passes will be bumped another year forward. You can read their 2022 "Pandemic Clause" below.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Portola Music Festival

Flume, Kaytranada, The Chemical Brothers, More to Play Goldenvoice's New San Francisco Festival, Portola

The two-day festival will also feature sets from James Blake, Arca, Peggy Gou, M.I.A, Four Tet, PinkPantheress, DJ Shadow, and more.

illenium dillon francis

Dillon Francis Debuts Long-Awaited Collaboration with ILLENIUM

The two artists have been teasing the unreleased track for over a year.

Subtronics and Kx5 (deadmau5 and Kaskade)

Kx5 (deadmau5 and Kaskade) Surprise Subtronics Onstage at EDC for "Escape" Remix

The two dance music legends joined the ecstatic bass producer during his performance on the circutGROUNDS stage Saturday night.

Bass Coast created the Pandemic Clause 2022

Bass Coast has announced a 2022 "Pandemic Clause."

You can read the full statement from the organizers of Bass Coast below. For more information regarding the COVID-19 response for ticket-holders, head over to the official Bass Coast website.

After carefully considering the information available to us at this time, we are making the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 edition of Bass Coast Festival to July 8-11, 2022 (dates subject to change). Without knowing what public health measures will be in place this July, we lack the critical information necessary to contract infrastructure, book artists and secure vendors. We feel this decision aligns with our commitment to delivering a safe, immersive experience of the highest calibre.

Tickets purchased for 2021 and subsequent years will be bumped one year forward. See full details on our website. This is disappointing news to communicate, but we are optimistic about 2022. We are committed to using this time to plan a safe and cutting-edge event. Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

To mark the weekend of this year’s event, Bass Coast Festival presents Pixel Virtual Festival July 8 & 9, 2021. 




Bass Coast

Beloved Bass Coast Festival to Return In Summer 2022

After navigating the pandemic and flood impact, the Canadian festival will return to Merritt, B.C. for its 12th edition, which is already 80% sold out.

2019 Bass Coast Radio Stage

Bass Coast Music Festival Officially Postponed Until 2021

The impact of COVID-19 claims another iconic Canadian music festival.

Bass Coast

Bass Coast Announces 2022 Lineup With Claude VonStroke, The Funk Hunters, More

The beloved boutique festival will also feature performances from Mat the Alien, Ivy Lab and Mikey Lion, among others.

Electric Forest 2019

Electric Forest Officially Postponed to Summer 2022

Despite ongoing efforts, the fest's 10th edition will be postponed—again.

Bass Coast 2019 Slaybay Stage

Bass Coast Festival Announces 2020 Theme and First Wave Lineup

The independent, four-day music and art festival will return this year.

summer camp

5 Reasons Why You Should Attend Summer Camp Music Festival 2022

The fest is set to return to Chillicothe, Illinois' Three Sisters Park for its 21st edition this spring.

Envision Festival 2020

Envision Festival Postponed to 2023

"Hosting an international event of this size in February of 2022 cannot be done without significant risk."

Alexandre Fumeron - Afterdepth

Lollapalooza Paris Postponed to Summer 2022

Pearl Jam has been confirmed to return for the festival's 2022 edition.