The highly anticipated Hydeout Music Festival will not proceed this year. Instead, it will be going online this November as Hydeout: The Prelude, a fully digital experience with over 40 international artists.
According to their press release, this virtual edition will include “new and exclusive on-demand performances and extraordinary stories of today’s most in-demand artists.” The first phase of acts is set to be revealed next Wednesday, 26 August.
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Attendees will also get a chance to experience additional features such as games, chat rooms and cutting-edge avatar customisations. Read their full statement here:
Dear Hydeout friends, due to the ongoing and ever-evolving situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it is with a heavy heart that we must officially announce the cancellation of the Hydeout Festival’s debut edition. All ticket holders will receive a full refund and will be contacted via email by the respective ticketing platform.
While we have done everything in our power to deliver the Hydeout experience in reality and see you all on the dance floor, we are thrilled to announce that we will be taking Hydeout to the online sphere, introducing Hydeout: The Prelude. Launching a virtual music entertainment platform like no other, Hydeout: The Prelude is set to be a fully digital experience with over 40 international artists, new and exclusive on-demand performances and extraordinary stories of today’s most in-demand artists. We are delighted to inform you that the first phase of acts will be revealed next week on 26th August.
With additional features like games, chat rooms and cutting-edge avatar customisation, we invite you to connect with like-minded people across the globe in an immersive and unbounded virtual world. A place to discover new artists and get closer to your favourite performers, we can’t wait to welcome you to Hydeout: The Prelude, for what will be a truly out of this world experience.
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Hydeout was supposed to take place at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay on 9, 10, 16 and 17 October 2020. Last week, organisers confirmed that the region’s first multi-genre music festival had been cancelled after “careful assessment of the current climate as well as the discussion with various partners, artistes and vendors.”
This also came after its original dates in April were postponed in view of the coronavirus. It featured a stellar lineup of headliners like DJ Snake, Gucci Mane, ASAP Rocky, Rita Ora and Martin Garrix, as well as guests San Holo, Sam Feldt, Dombresky and many more.