Splendour in the Grass day one cancelled due to flooding

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Splendour in the Grass day one cancelled due to flooding

Splendour in the Grass
Splendour 2019 - image by Claudia Ciapocha

In line with emergency services recommendations, day one has been cancelled. Saturday and Sunday's programming are still set to go ahead.

“A significant weather system is currently sitting off the east coast and may reach land later today bringing more rainfall,” the organisers announced in a statement. The lineup of day one included Gorillaz, The Avalanches, DMA’s, Cub Sport, Confidence Man, Wet Leg and more.

What you need to know

  • Flooding and torrential rainfall has seen Splendour in the Grass organisers cancelling the first day of the 2022 festival
  • They’re processing refunds for all ticket holders for that day
  • Saturday and Sunday’s programming are still going ahead

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“In the interest of patron safety and in consultation with all relevant emergency services, we have decided to err on the side of caution and cancel performances on the main stage today only – Amphitheatre, Mix Up, GW McLennan and Park(lands) Stages.

All of our destination spaces (Global Village, Tipi Forest, Forum, Comedy and Science tents etc.) will remain open today for patrons who are already onsite as well as those at our satellite campground at Byron Events Farm. Please relax and enjoy what is open.”

“We ask for patience while we work through the refund process. Please be assured that our event team is working very hard to provide the best experience possible under the current circumstances.”

“We look forward to Saturday and Sunday programming moving ahead as planned.”

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