But it’s not all bad news.
Clubbers most colourful party Elrow has cancelled their first Friends & Family Festival which was taking place Saturday 15th July in Viladecans, Barcelona.
The festival that would of been in celebration of their seventh anniversary was set to include artist like Art Department, wAFF, Pan-Pot, Jackmaster, Loco Dice, Jamie Jones, Richie Hawtin and Guy Gerber was expected to bring around 20,000 people has been push to a stop by local officials in Salou.Due to disagreements with local officials and stakeholder, It’s understood that authorities representing Vila-seca had objected to the one-day festival.
The good news is Elrow will now be taking the celebrations and moving them to club Row 14 in Viladecans, Barcelona, which is owned by the brand. The line up will remain the same and so will the date, anyone who has purchased tickets to the festival will be able to exchange it for entrance to Row 14 or entitled to a refund, a statement was posted by the Spanish promoters on Facebook.
Full statement below
“We regret to announce the cancelation of our upcoming festival Friends & Family,” reads the organizations Facebook post. “Due to the recent controversy between the local councils, shown publicly in many local newspapers headlines, we have been recommended to cancel the event in order to not contribute any further to the political tension. elrow always strives to have a perfect working relationship with the authorities and politicians at our events. Once arrived at this point, we have no other choice but to regrettably take this decision. It was our and the local councils interest to bring a world class festival to the area.“
New ArtworkLine up
Adam Beyer – Agoria – Alex Pott – Andres Campo – Apollonia – Art Department – Bastian Bux – Baum – Damian Lazarus – De La Swing – Eddy M – George Privatti – Guti (live) – Guy Gerber – Ion Pananides – Jackmaster – Jamie Jones – Joris Voorn – Loco Dice – Marc Maya – Marco Faraone – Mario Biani – Paco Osuna – Pan-Pot – Richie Hawtin Steve Lawler – Tini Gessler – Toni Varga – wAFF
Seven years of craziness, magic, dreams…and family.
Half a million tonnes of confetti, 500,000 inflatables and thousands upon thousands of fun freebies shared all over the world; friends dancing with friends under the sun, the most pulse-increasing electronic music, a wild mix of thrills, fantasies and fascination and just about a billion smiles have all made us just a little bit happier.
But you can never get enough of a good thing, right? You always want more, don’t you? We figured you did, so we’re making it happen. We’re going to party like never before, no holds barred. It’s freak out time all over again, because we’re unleashing our inner party beasts on you, one more time!!!
It’s going to be bigger than big, with the sea at our feet, in the world’s most mysterious balcony, in the most beautiful setting you could think of, in the wildest part of the Med, in the craziest corner of the universe, with the best DJs, our top team, all you guys, all thrown together in the most spectacular chaos you could ever dream of.
So, if you thought you knew it all about elrow, get ready to go back to square one…
Welcome to the first elrow Friends & Family Festival.
Welcome to Salou Quarry.
“The Mediterranean’s best kept secret”