It appears that the yearly EDM festival in Rothbury will be taking another year off due to the pandemic. After evaluating the current environment, the 4 day event which was planned for August, will be moved to 2022.

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Posted by Electric Forest on Friday, April 23, 2021

As part of the official statement cancelling this year's event, the organizers posted this on their website today.

While we all miss each other tremendously and can’t wait to connect again, the safety of the Forest Family and the community that hosts us remains of utmost importance. This must be kept front of mind, along with the meticulous planning and coordination required to coordinate and produce our time together each summer in Rothbury. We must balance our optimism with realism – and we must respect the process in place, the efforts underway, and the sacrifices we’ve all made over the last year in an effort to keep each other safe.

For those of you with Wristbands for 2020 that STILL haven't been used, you'll have two options:

1-You can retain your place at the 2022 festival, this includes wristbands and lodging packages
2-You can submit your wristband for a refund, including fees

If you want a refund you have until May 10th to visit the Official Wristband Exchange website.

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About: Electric Forest is a four-day, one-weekend, multi-genre event with a focus on electronic and jam band genres, held in Rothbury, Michigan, at the Double JJ Resort. In 2017 and 2018, the festival expanded to two weekends back to back, before switching back to one weekend for 2019. The original event debuted in 2008 under the name Rothbury Festival, and focused on jam bands and rock bands. The event was not held in 2010 nor 2020; the COVID-19 pandemic was to blame for the latter. Electric Forest, which began in 2011, is co-produced by Madison House Presents and Insomniac Events. The 2015 event drew an estimated 45,000 attendees. In 2017, Electric Forest was nominated for Festival of the Year at the Electronic Music Awards.