As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the music community and entertainment industry at large, it just claimed another victim in Sónar Festival.

The 2020 edition of Sónar Festival was set to feature a number of major artists from the world electronic music, like Eric Prydz, The Chemical Brothers, Charlotte de Witte, and Carl Cox, among others.

The beloved Barcelona-based music and arts festival took to Twitter today to announce the heartbreaking news that it was forced to postpone its 2020 iteration due to COVID-19 cocerns.

In addition to the announcement of the new festival dates, June 17th to 19th, the official statement from Sónar's organizers also informed fans that they will be receiving an email on May 19th, 2020 with information on tickets and benefits.

Recommended Articles

songwriting songwriters

Songwriters Get Hit In the Wallet by Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora... Again

David Israelite, president and CEO of the National Music Publishers Association, said major streaming services "have proposed the lowest royalty rates in history."

pexels-pixabay-112548

Watch Ducks Feast to Make Beats In Experimental Project By Benn Jordan

A flock of ducks unknowingly delivered some serious heat while feeding from aluminum troughs.

jon hopkins

Jon Hopkins' New Album Is Strategically Designed to Last the Length of a Ketamine Trip

Hopkins is one of the music industry's foremost proponents of psychedelic therapy.

Sónar also hosts an annual technology, creativity, and business conference called Sónar+D, the 2020 iteration of which was postponed as well. The event is now set for September 18th and 19th, 2020 at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Sónar's original home, and will be operated under a "format and content designed for our current cultural context."

FOLLOW SÓNAR:

Facebook: facebook.com/SonarFestival/
Twitter: twitter.com/SonarFestival
Instagram: instagram.com/sonarfestival/
SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/sonarfestival

Related

Shambhala Music Festival

Shambhala Music Festival Officially Postponed Until 2021

Another beloved music festival bites the dust due to the impact of COVID-19.

creamfields crowd

Creamfields Officially Postponed to 2021

The UK's oldest and arguably most illustrious music festival is the latest to feel the wrath of COVID-19.

Spring Awakening night time

[BREAKING] Spring Awakening Music Festival 2020 Officially Postponed Due to COVID-19 Concerns

A staple of the Chicago festival scene, Spring Awakening is the latest festival to bite the dust amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ultra Europe

Ultra Europe 2020 Officially Postponed

Ultra Europe is latest major festival to bite the curb amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

20190902000455_0

Insomniac Officially Postpones EDC Korea Due to COVID-19 Concerns

EDC Korea is the latest major festival brand to wave the white flag due to the impact of COVID-19.

2019 Bass Coast Radio Stage

Bass Coast Music Festival Officially Postponed Until 2021

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

Summer Camp Music Festival

Summer Camp Music Festival Postpones 20th Anniversary Event to 2021

Yet another major festival brand cashes in its chips due to the impact of COVID-19.

Imagine-Music-Festival-2018

Imagine Music Festival Abandons 2020 Event, Announces Dates for 2021 Edition

IMF is the latest festival brand to flatline due to the impact of COVID-19.