"We sincerely hope we will be able to celebrate love, unity, and friendship with all of you this summer."
The announcement follows the cancellation of the festival's 50th edition
"My goal is to build a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for anyone seeking guidance on how to stage alternative music events in this moment of significant upheaval for the industry"
The virtual festival, Second Aether, is inspired by Porter Robinson’s Second Sky
An order by mayor Bill DeBlasio has been put in place
It follows the postponement of this month's planned festival as a result of coronavirus
"We look forward to dancing together during one of the last weekends of summer!"
"For the UK government to provide economic assistance to businesses and staff employed in the events industry"
"No one knows what things will look like in any given place in the next five weeks, and decisions for that time period need to be made now, using current facts."
“If Italy is anything to go by shops like Idle Hands will be forced to close indefinitely”