Kaskade Cancels Sun Soaked Event: 'It Became Obvious ... We Are Falling Short'

Tyler Gourley 


Kaskade has canceled his third annual Sun Soaked festival. He made the announcement via Instagram, and though he gave no official reasoning, he did promise a full refund to all ticket holders.

"After two years of an event that was absolutely epic, I wanted to make it bigger and even more expansive," Kaskade writes. "The first two years had places that needed improving so I brought people in to help me execute those changes. But at a little less than three weeks out, it’s become obvious to me that we are falling short, and I’ve been left with an impossible choice."

The inaugural event in 2017 maxed out at 12,000, while 2018's event sold 30,000 tickets in its first 30 minutes. Billboard has no word on the amount of tickets sold for Sun Soaked 2019. The third event was scheduled for July 13 and 14 with performances by Kaskade, Logic, a DJ set from Grimes and more.