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Bon Iver Cancels Mexican Festival

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Aug 14, 2017.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

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  2. Larry David

    I'll see you again in 25 years Prestigious

    The track record on these. oof.
     
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  3. indigopigment

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    Can always count on this website for day late news
     
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  4. tyramail

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    Can always count on this website for unnecessary comments that have no point.

    On topic however, this seems to be a recurring issue, yikes.
     
  5. aniafc

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    My guess is these are getting canceled because no one is willing to buy them after the shit show that was Fyre Festival. Artists keep trying, and people keep not wanting to take the chance.
     
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  7. mattfreaksmeout

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    I wonder why concert cruises seem to do alright (Parahoy, Weezer, Warped At Sea), but the destination ones don't seem to work out.
     
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  8. I Am Mick

    @gravebug Prestigious

    Is there a reason you're the only one who posts news on this site vs a whole team posting on AP? I'd imagine it'd be beneficial to the sites growth if there were regular/timely news updates.

    I don't know, I just use the forums here.
     
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  11. KyleK

    Let's get these people moving faster! Supporter

    Interesting how quick this was cancelled. Can't help but wonder what pace of uptake they are expecting or hoping for to know it's on track to be profitable/feasible.
     
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  12. Jared Luttrell

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    What, you mean you don't wanna post about "Which scene song from 2007 best represents you?"
    Jokes aside, much more content worth reading here than AP.
     
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  13. It's sad this is like 1/2 the content coming out on some music publications.

    The other half is "OMG we're freaking out so much!!!!"

    I just ... can't.
     
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