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The xx Cancel Night + Day Festival Due to Environmental Concerns

Was Due to Take Place in Iceland July 14 - 16

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The Night + Day festival was supposed to take place in Reykjavik, Iceland July 14 - 16 with a lineup curated by The xx. Alas just weeks before it was supposed to take place it has been cancelled. As Stereogum reports, the Reykjavik Grapevine has posted a statement from the organizers explaining that there were fresh concerns about the environmental impact the festival would have on the site and that it was too late to move it to a new location. The event was set to feature sets from The xx and Jamie xx, as well as from Kamasi Washington, Warpaint, Earl Sweatshirt, Sampha, Jagwar Ma, Floating Points (DJ set), Robyn & Mr Tophat (DJ set), Giles Peterson, Marching Church, and more.

Here is the full statement from the organizers:

"We regret to announce that Night + Day Iceland will not be going ahead.

The location for the festival at Skógafoss has recently been added to the Environment Agency of Iceland's list of endangered areas and there is simply not enough time for the promoters to ensure that the event will have no impact at all on the site. The promoters have been working non-stop to secure another location but regrettably there is nowhere suitable that can host the festival with such short notice. Full refunds including all booking fees will be issued to all ticket holders directly from the ticket agency with whom you purchased asap.

Please allow 5 working days for your refund.

For any further enquiries relating to flights, accommodation & transfers that have already been booked and will no longer be used, please contact (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). This email address will be monitored from 09:00 - 21:00 BST each day and we will deal with all enquiries as quickly as possible.

We do apologise and assure you that refunds will be processed as quickly as possible.

We'll be refunding the full price of your ticket (face value and booking fee) to the account used at the time of purchase. You should receive the funds within 5 working days.

If you have any questions regarding the refund of your ticket, drop us an email here.

We're sorry to be the bearer of bad news!"

The xx released a new album, I See You, back in January via Young Turks. Read our review of I See You.

The xx Tour Dates:

06-29 Roskilde, Denmark - Roskilde
07-01 Gdynia, Poland - Open'er Festival
07-06 Lisbon, Portugal - NOS Alive
07-08 Florence, Italy - Firenze Summer Festival
07-10 Rome, Italy - Postepay Sound Rock In Roma
07-21 North Byron Parklands, Australia - Splendour in the Grass
07-25 Kallang, Singapore - Singapore Indoor Stadium
07-28 - 07-30 Niigata, Japan - Fuji Rock Festival
07-29 - 07-20 Seoul, Korea - Holiday Land Festival
08-05 Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
08-10 Oslo, Norway - Oya Festival
08-10 - 08-12 Gothenburg, Sweden - Way Out West Festival
08-12 Helsinki, Finland - Flow Festival
08-14 Tallinn, Estonia - Sunset Festival
08-15 Sigulda, Latvia - Sunset Festival
08-17 Hasselt, Belgium - Pukklepop Festival
08-18 - 08-20 Biddinghuizen, Netherlands - Lowlands Festival
08-25 Zürich, Switzerland - Zürich Openair
08-27 St. Cloud, France - Rock En Seine
08-29 Glasgow, Scotland - SWG3 Galvanizers Yard
08-30 Glasgow, Scotland - SWG3 Galvanizers Yard
09-01 Stradbally, Ireland - Electric Picnic
09-07- 09-10 Dorset, England - Bestival
09-10 Berlin, Germany - Lollapalooza Festival
09-24 Las Vegas, NV - Life is Beautiful Festival
09-27 Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara Bowl
09-29 Los Angeles, CA - The Forum
10-03 Kansas City, MO - Starlight Theatre
10-06 - 10-08 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Festival
10-09 Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheatre
10-10 Magna, UT - The Great Saltair
10-12 Oklahoma City, OK - The Criterion
10-13 - 10-15 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Festival
10-13- 10-15 Miami, FL - III Points Festival/Wynwood
10-17 Atlanta, GA - Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre
10-19 New Orleans, LA - Champions Square
11-18 - 11-19 Mexico City, Mexico - Corona Capital Festival

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