About to head out on the 3rd to the last stop of the 10th Anniversary tour, Rock The Bells has been canceled for the Washington DC & New York dates due to a slump in ticket sales. The rumors began circulating about an hour ago when Ticket Master updated their RTB info to “Canceled”. However, RFK Stadium has indeed informed callers the show will officially not take place.
As of now, no official statements have been released from Guerilla Union or Rock The Bells.
UPDATE: Guerilla Union Release Statement, Offers Refunds In Full
Festival organizers, Guerilla Union, announced today that the upcoming Rock the Bells Festival tour-stops in Washington, DC and New York City are now cancelled due to a lack of ticket sales. The festival was slated to take place in Washington, DC this weekend (September 28 and 29) and New York City the following weekend (October 4 and 5).
Chang Weisberg, founder and owner of Guerilla Union states: “First and foremost, it is with great sadness and disappointment that we must cancel the Washington, DC and New York City Rock the Bells dates due to lack of ticket sales. I, along with our staff, the artists, and all of the sponsors, media partners, local promoters, and radio stations involved are thankful for our supporters and the fans that planned on attending. It’s extremely unfortunate that we can’t complete the last half of the 10th Anniversary Rock the Bells tour. We did everything in our power to save the show. Unfortunately, the financial loss would have been devastating. This festival has been ten years in the making. I am truly sorry we could not produce the show for all the fans who did buy their ticket in support of.”
Full refunds will be honored at the location where fans purchased their tickets.