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Rockavaria to take another break in 2019

The renovation of the Glyptothek means DEAG's Rockavaria, now held in the Königsplatz in Munich, will not be able to go ahead next year

By IQ on 13 Nov 2018

Rockavaria 2018 at the Königsplatz was attended by 35,000 people

Rockavaria 2018 at the Königsplatz was attended by 35,000 people


image © Rockavaria

There will be no Rockavaria festival next summer, organiser Deutsche Entertainment AG (DEAG) has announced.

In a statement, DEAG’s Global Concerts says building work on the Glyptothek museum, near the 2018 festival site in Munich’s Königsplatz plaza, means it has been forced to cancel. The festival, launched at great expense in 2015, formerly took place at the city’s Olympiapark, before moving to Königsplatz for 2018.

It took a break in 2017, citing a lack of talent on tour.

Rockavaria 2018 (Saturday 9–Sunday 10 June) was headlined by Iron Maiden and Limp Bizkit, the latter promoted to top of the bill after die Toten Hosen were forced to cancel. It was attended by 35,000 people, according to Museek.

 


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