The 2020 edition of the free, annual Maplewoodstock festival has been postponed from July 11-12 to Oct. 3-4. No acts had been confirmed for July, and no acts are official yet for October.
(July 22 Update: The October Maplewoodstock has now been cancelled.)
The fest — which takes place in Memorial Park in Maplewood and offers art and food vendors and children’s activities in addition to music — has attracted artists such as Los Lobos, Norah Jones’ Puss N Boots group, Robert Randolph, NRBQ and Railroad Earth in the past.
The following message has been posted on the festival’s website:
“It is with great sadness, but also optimism, to announce that due to COVID-19 and the resulting restrictions around social gatherings we have made the decision to postpone the 2020 Maplewoodstock Music and Arts Festival until the weekend of October 3 and 4, 2020. While there is a chance that the social distancing/social gathering restrictions may be lifted by mid-summer, out of an abundance of caution and concern for the safety of our fellow community members we felt that postponing until the fall was the prudent decision to make.
“We are optimistic that, once again, we will have a fantastic weekend with music, art, beer, wine, food and most importantly an opportunity to celebrate our amazing community.
“We will be contacting all of you who have already committed your support for this year’s festival, including advertisers, sponsors, bands, and vendors very soon.”
For information and updates, visit maplewoodstock.com.
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