Organisers Livescape Singapore Pte Ltd announced today that Future Music Festival Asia 2015, which was due to be held at Changi Exhibition Centre on 13th and 14th March, has been cancelled.
The festival boasted a line up of international acts including Afrojack, Avicii and The Prodigy. The show also attracted big name sponsers such as Citibank, Evian and William Grant & Sons — owner of brands such as Glenfiddich and Hendrick’s Gin.
Livescape had sold about 15,000 of the 20,000 available tickets for the 2-day festival. It had submitted public entertainment licenses to the police twice but both were rejected. It appeal to the Minister of Home Affairs Teo Chee Hean was dismissed on 6th March.
“We are also aware of the many fans overseas that have made travel arrangements into Singapore for the festival. We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience you’ve been put through,” Livescape said in a statement issued to CNA.
Full ticket refunds will be made available to all ticket buyers, details of which will be made available by tomorrow evening, according to organisers.
They added that they have set up a “care team” to answer concerns directly at [email protected]