According to a media report, In totally expected news (unfortunately), nightclub and restaurant giant Hakkasan Group has laid off 1,600 workers as of this weekend due to all of the company’s properties being closed for an indefinite time due to the Coronavirus. All employees outside of upper management are being let go. Severance packages are …

We are happy to support the “Last Night a Streaming Saved My Life!” 24 -hour fundraiser by Mr. Afterparty which is raising funds for those in need due to the Coronavirus. Watch live here. All funds raised by the GoFundMe campaign will be sent to the Red Cross and other similar organizations.  Live now through …

crssd coronavirus infected attendees

Unfortunately after rumors swept through the Southern California dance community the past few days, the CRSSD Festival promoters confirmed that 2 attendees tested positive for the Coronavirus, potentially infecting other festival-goers.  

ultra

Upsetting many of its fans in the dance music world, Ultra Music Festival has stated that those who bought tickets to the March event will not get refunds. The event is ‘postponed’ to Marh 20-22, 2020.   The event promoters stated that ticket buyers would receive a ticket of their choice to the 2021 or 2022 …

As we reported last night via our industry sources involved with Coachella,  the event is being delayed to October and Goldenvoice issues a press release statement in the past two hours confirming as such. Coachella will now take place the weekend of October 9th and 16th, 2020. A statement regarding the lineup has not been …

The writing on the wall after Ultra Music Festival indicated that SXSW would be the next domino to fall and just now the City of Austin has confirmed that the 2020 event will be cancelled. The big question is Coachella next???!!!

tomorrowland winter cancelled

Unfortunately the cancellations keep on coming in now with Tomorrowland’s Winter ski festival cancelled today by French authorities due to precautions related to the Coronavirus. The event organizers gave the following statement: In the beginning of February the build-up of Tomorrowland Winter 2020 in Alpe d’Huez started. Today, it is with a heavy heart that …

ultra

Today the City of Miami met with representatives from Ultra Music Festival regarding the upcoming event and the Coronavirus.  Media reports from the Miami Herald state that due to fears from spreading the virus as well as the many international travelers flying to Miami to attend are behind the cancellation.  The City and Ultra have …

[UPDATE – At this point it is unknown the fate of the parties planned around Coachella. It’s possible some may take place however we suspect the majority of them will be postponed until the weekend of October 9th, the new 1st weekend of Coachella, or cancelled entirely and not being delayed. We will post here …

akai mpc

Japanese electronics company Akai recently announced the MPC One, which will be the latest addition to its renowned MPC product line. This music-making, standalone workstation enjoys a compact form and draws inspiration from other products from Akai, thus offering an affordably-priced MPC product that includes the core features. The MPC X & MPC Live – …