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CanadaOrganizers cancel Roxodus Music Fest due to impact of heavy rain on venue

18:20  03 july  2019
18:20  03 july  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

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Organizers cancel Roxodus Music Fest due to impact of heavy rain on venue © THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Amy Harris, Invision The Roxodus music festival in Stayner, Ont., has been cancelled a week before it was set to get underway.Organizers for the event, which listed Aerosmith, Nickelback and Lynyrd Skynyrd among its headliners, said the event grounds would not be ready in time. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Amy Harris, Invision

A large rock music festival slated to take place northwest of Barrie, Ont. next week has been cancelled due to the impact of recent heavy rain on the venue, organizers say.

The Roxodus Music Festival, scheduled for July 11 to 14 at the Edenvale Airport in Stayner, Ont., was cancelled on Wednesday. Organizers said the venue in Clearview Township would not be ready in time.

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Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick, Peter Frampton, Billy Idol and Blondie, among others, were expected to perform.

"During the past couple of months, our venue at Edenvale Airport has battled tremendous rainy weather that has impacted our ability to produce the festival," organizers said in the posting.

"Our team has worked tirelessly to find a solution in which the show can go on but unfortunately, we could not make it happen this year. Our dream of producing a 'once in a lifetime experience' has been put on hold as we take the much-needed time to nurture our venue into a premier landmark in Ontario."

Organizers said information about ticket refunds will be release shortly.

Roxodus organizers under investigation for allegedly destroying protected forest, wetlands.
“There were environmentally protected lands that were impacted by these guys,” said Doug Measures, mayor of the Township of Clearview. The investigation has been launched by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and, according to officials from the County of Simcoe, it could result in charges under the municipality’s forestry conservation bylaw. Officials said 18 hectares of woodlands were cleared without the proper permits or prior approval.

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