Let It Roll was one of the last holdouts of the European summer festival season and they tried, they really did, to keep the festival going. Working directly with the Czech Culture Minister, posting livestreams and even creating a hashtag, which they successfully got trending. #letssavethesummertogether was focused not only on trying to keep the party alive but donating masks to healthcare workers and keeping people stuck in their homes entertained.
Here’s the official statement, along with information on how to receive a voucher for credit toward a different festival and information on selling tickets:
The period we are all going through at the moment is incredibly difficult and together we are facing something that we consider to be one of our worst nightmares. You, the fans of our festival, are the energy from which we draw all year round, and together with the love for drum & bass you are the reason why we organize the festival. Without you and your support, Let It Roll would not be the biggest drum & bass festival, so the following lines are not easy for us to write.
This year’s summer festival was supposed to be the biggest in Let It Roll history and with this vision, the entire LIR crew has been working on it since last summer. We had a dream lineup ready for you, a new and even more sophisticated visual show for all five stages, including a breathtaking opening show. We also had more news in regards to the site plan for an even better festival experience. We simply went “all in” this year because we wanted to prepare a festival you would never forget. We are all sorry that we have to inform you with heavy hearts that we are forced to postpone this year’s Let It Roll 2020 to the summer of 2021, specifically August 5-7, 2021. This summer we will unfortunately not meet at the Milovice airfield. We will now devote all our energy to the preparations of Let It Roll 2021, especially its line up, which we will try to put together for you at least as good as we planned for this year.
Huge thanks to all of you who have shown their trust to us and bought a ticket for Let It Roll 2020. All tickets, including services or tickets won, remain automatically valid for the next year and tickets do not need to be changed in any way. If you have the opportunity to keep your ticket for the next year, we will be more than grateful if you do so. Thanks to you, we will be able to cover the costs already incurred for this year’s festival, and thanks to you, the next year will be able to take place in the style and size we are all used to. You will be Superimmortalz for us forever and you can be sure that you will be properly rewarded for your loyalty next summer.
An alternative solution is to issue a voucher. In compliance with the law, we will simply return the money from the purchase of a ticket to the issued voucher. You will be able to use it for anyLet It Roll or Beatworx event, between now and October 31, 2021 until the value of the ticket is spent. To receive a voucher, please use our form and do so also in case you fall under the exceptions listed in the law entitling to a refund. In the most serious cases falling outside the above exceptions please contact us via this link and we will deal with these cases individually. Applications are open until June 30, 2020.
In case, you won’t use your ticket, but you would like to give or sell it, the name changes are for free until the end of 2020.
FUTURE OF LET IT ROLL
It amazes us how the whole drum & bass community is coming together in these difficult times and is ready to help each other out. Several of you have brought us to our knees with messages that even if the festival is canceled, you will not return your ticket and that, on the contrary, you would like to buy a new ticket for the following year. Many thanks to all these Immortalz. You can also support Let It Roll by buying a limited edition of Let It Roll merchandise we will bring during this week.
Let It Roll has been here with us for 18 years and we believe that it will continue for at least another 18 years. Most of us remember the rainy Oplatil or extreme temperatures in 2018. But we didn’t stop and Let It Roll has improved every year to its current state we know today – thanks to you as well. We keep going and even though the festival will not take place this year, we want to offer you a different version of it. Follow us on social media and we will soon introduce a new concept to you. We look forward to meeting you again at the Milovice airfield in 2021 and to celebrating the love for drum & bass together.
Thank you for your patience, your understanding in this difficult situation and for your endless support!
The Let It Roll Crew
Head to Let It Roll’s Facebook page for more information and upcoming news about events. For a dose of the LIR magic anytime, head to their YouTube page where they’ve posted lots of live sets from past shows, including unreleased sets like the one from Phace below. Keep it rolling and we’ll see you next summer!
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