Promoter Cancels Festival After Similar Festival Gets Big $$$ From Local Govt.
(WLOS News 13) The promoter of the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit festival has pulled the plug on this year’s event. AC Entertainment says, “unfortunately, the success necessary to sustain the venture has eluded us.” The festival was scheduled for October. The Mountain Oasis fest was a spinoff of Moog fest which happens in the spring. AC Entertainment produced Moogfest the first three years but broke off last year and produced it’s own electronic music festival of a different name.City councilman Cecil Bothwell was disappointed about the loss but says the Moog fest is creating lots of new opportunities. Bothwell says, “the city gave $40,000 in cash and $50,000 in services to this year’s festival which is changing.”
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