Just when you think you’ve heard it all Supafest pops back up in the headlines and proves that it can almost always go from bad to worse, no matter how down things might seem. The dramas of the festival’s third instalment, Supafest 2012, have been heavily covered by Music Feeds and the music community at
While the idea of a festival going belly up is almost a cliche now in the Australian market, few festivals cock up so bad that they end up in court.
Supafest promoters have failed to meet the refund deadline they promised punters and are now asking angry ex-fans to wait another week.
Despite the fact Supafest promoter John Denison announced the festival would be back in 2013, it is starting to look very unlikely.
North American hip hop festival Rock The Bells is returning in 2012 with a stellar lineup that includes Kid Cudi, Nas, Prodigy, Slick Rick, Deltron 3030, Miss Elliot and Timberland.
Supafest have issued a statement regarding the lingering situation of unpaid refunds.
Despite being branded by some fans as ‘Supafail’, promoters of Supafest have assured fans the festival will still be going ahead in 2013.
Rick Ross will not be coming to Australia for any of the Supafest 2012 festivals because he wasn’t paid. A rep for Rick Ross has hit out at the Supafest promoters for failing to meet the payment arrangements of the contract.
Supafest 2012 kicked off in Brisbane today with the bad news that Rick Ross wouldn’t be playing. However, is wasn’t all bad: Lupe Fiasco soon made Rick Ross’s absence a distant memory, performing a 50-minute set as the sun went down on Brisbane.
Rick Ross will not be playing at Supafest
Yesterday the Supafest promoters sent us a statement that said Ticketek would only refund tickets up until 5pm today (Friday 13th). Now Ticketek have informed us that this information was incorrect and Supafest tickets will continue to be refunded until April 25th. Why the promoters had originally sent out incorrect information is currently unknown.
The Supafest promoters have issued a new statement regarding Ticketek refunds, stating that unless punters apply tomorrow they will not be refunded at all.
A video has been posted on YouTube showing the first wave of musical artists touching down in Australia ahead of this weekend’s Supafest. Admittedly, there’s been a wee-tad bit of commotion with Supafest 2012, but this is rock ‘n’ roll (even when it’s hip-hop/R&B) and so the show must go on. The video shows the
The news that Missy Elliot and P.Diddy won’t be playing Supafest has left fans across the country feeling betrayed.
Fair Trading are currently making enquiries with the Supafest promoters, Paperchase Touring And Entertainment, concerning the promotion of Missy Elliot on the lineup just hours before the singer revealed that she was never actually contracted to play.
The Supafest promoters have issued a statement regarding refunds on tickets for all fans who no longer want to attend the event
P. Diddy was not happy when he found out his performances at the upcoming Supafest had been cancelled, telling fans on twitter that he already had his bags packed and was ready to leave.
Following the news that P.Diddy and Missy Elliot had been cut from the Supafest lineup comes reports that Rick Ross is also in doubt for the festival.
Missy Elliot has addressed fans on Twitter after being questioned about her Supafest cancellation, saying she was never actually booked to play the festival.
The Supafest promoters have issued a statement regarding the cancellation of headline acts P.Diddy and Missy Elliot just days out from when the first event kicks off in Brisbane. The statement claims they have had to cancel the acts to keep the festival financially viable for the future. There is no mention in the statement