Big news from the Legion Festival camp.
Looks like Legion Festival is a band down.
All those who pledged money to the crowdfunded metal festival will be receiving an email shortly.
Citing the festival’s crowd funding campaign as giving them ‘the leverage’to go ahead, Legion is no longer taking pledges after wrapping up its Pozible campaign and getting ready for 2017.
Here we go again!
New bands and headliners coming soon!
Despite recent events in the Aussie festival scene, organisers also say #heavymusicisaliveandwell
UPDATE 02/11/16: Legion Festival 2017 has been cancelled. ORIGINAL STORY:Legion Festival big gun John Sankey gave us the inside story on the festival’s tumultuous last 24 hours during our interview this morning following the leak of plans to move the festival from March 2016 to January 2017 and yesterdays subsequent statement. Filling us in on
Pozible have told Music Feeds that they will not allow Legion Festival to shift their pledges again should their campaign for the 2017 not reach it’s target
We speak with Legion Festival big gun John Sankey about moving the festival to 2017 and more
Legion release statement with more details on 2016 event cancellation and 2017 festival
UPDATE 02/11/16: Legion Festival 2017 has been cancelled. ORIGINAL STORY:The continued logistical mayhem that is the fan-funded Soundwave “replacement” festival, Legion, continues unabated, with a secretive message made today to fans who have pledged to their Pozible campaign, announcing the effective cancellation of the planned 2016 event. Titled ‘Updates (sic) 3 – CONFIDENTIAL – Legion Music
Legion Festival to announce several changes to the event tomorrow morning
Legion is on the hunt for some rising Aussie bands.
“We will consult them on any major decisions and have them be across the planning of the event.”
Legion Festival has announced The Melbourne Showgrounds as the site of it’s Melbourne leg should the festival go ahead
Legion Festival has tonight announced another 4 local bands to be added to the lineup. Melbourne band 28 Days have joined the lineup and will play all cities. My Secret Circus will play the Melbourne leg of the tour, Horrorwood Mannequins will play in Sydney and MofoIsDead will play Brisbane. This follows the recent additions
Those aged 15 years and under can officially attend with a parent or guardian.
Three new acts have been added.
The festival’s crowd-funding campaign has also gone live.