The web site for the music pageant Roxodus has eliminated any point out of a refund for ticket holders, simply in the future after the Ontario Provincial Police stated it’s investigating a former worker behind the occasion that was abruptly cancelled.
As ticket holders anxiously awaited phrase on refunds for a pageant that boasted a lineup of Aerosmith, Child Rock, and Nickelback, the Roxodus web site eliminated the sentence “details about ticket refunds can be shortly.”
Screenshots taken of the web site Thursday present no point out of how individuals can get their palms on their a refund.
Picture taken from the Roxodus web site July three, 2019.
Picture taken from the Roxodus web site July four, 2019.
Excited concertgoers are extraordinarily upset by the cancellation and say they’re out hundreds of dollars.
“The frustration is big and the monetary fear is agonizing,” Carla Gilbin advised International Information.
The self-employed mom of two bought four-day passes for her and her husband, she stated.
“For simply the four-day move, tenting, and trailer, the overall loss is $three,000. This doesn’t embrace misplaced wages which is roughly one other $5,000 between us all,” Gilbin stated, including she has tried to achieve Roxodus organizers however hasn’t acquired a response.
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The occasion which additionally featured teams like Matthew Good, Huge Wreck and I Mom Earth, was scheduled for July 11 to 14 in Clearview Township earlier than being cancelled early Wednesday.
MF Stay Inc. stated in a press release that “wet climate” was accountable for the cancellation.
“Through the previous couple of months, our venue at Edenvale Airport has battled large wet climate that has impacted our potential to supply the pageant,” the assertion stated. “It’s with a heavy coronary heart that we announce the cancellation of the Roxodus Music Competition this 12 months
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International Information reached out to spokespeople for the occasion relating to the removing of the road, they haven’t responded to our query.
Meantime, Fab Loranger, Principal at MF Stay Inc. has additionally not responded to our request for remark.
International Information has additionally tried to contact Loranger’s former companion, Mike Dunphy, who, in keeping with a number of sources near the live performance, just lately left MF Stay Inc.
Questions on refunds come because the OPP have confirmed to International Information they’ve opened an investigation right into a former worker of MF Stay.
“Tickets have been being bought up till the morning of the cancellation assertion and so they inspired us to load wristbands after attempting to promote the plot of land,” Gilban stated, including she and others are contemplating a class-action lawsuit if they don’t get their a refund.
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“We would like a refund 100 per cent. No ready, no experiences, no burden of proof on us who’ve been duped. Roxodus must step up and do the precise factor.”
The all-ages pageant was to happen on the Edenvale Aerodrome in a 420-acre house at a personal airport simply northwest of Barrie.
A four-day VIP move for the occasion value $639, not together with taxes and costs, whereas a single-day common admission move went for $129, plus taxes and costs.
In the meantime, attendees who have been planning to camp in both an RV or tent would probably pay between $219, plus charges and taxes, to $1,600 for a lakeside spot.
Clearview Township Mayor Doug Measures implored the occasion organizers to return the cash to ticket holders.
“It’s unlucky for the volunteers and the distributors that will have been working at this occasion; the service golf equipment that have been going to be concerned in promoting tickets and that sort of factor,” Measures advised International Information.
“Definitely there’s lots of people in our neighborhood who’re going to be impacted by this.”
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