Firefly Festival Cancels 2020 Edition Due to Coronavirus

Firefy Music Festival
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Festival goers attend Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands on June 20, 2014 in Dover, Del.

Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware has announced the cancellation of its 2020 edition due to coronavirus. The four-day festival was set to take place at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway from June 18-21.

"At the direction of state and local authorities and federal guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we are saddened to confirm the cancellation of Firefly Music Festival 2020. We take the safety and health of our fans, staff and community seriously and we urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by the public health officials," the festival said in a statement on social media.

Firefly 2020 was set to see performances from Rage Against the Machine, Billie Eilish, Halsey, Khalid, Blink-182 and more.

"We are deeply disappointed by this difficult decision, one that impacts our fans and our incredible team of performers, crew, vendors and our community in Dover, Delaware," the statement continued.

Firefly said it plans to return to the Woodlands in June 2021 and that fans can seek a full refund from festival ticketer Elevate. Fans can slo hold on to their ticket to use for Firefly 2021. Check out the festival's full statement below.

Billboard has reached out to representatives for Firefly for further comment.

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