No Nakusp Music Fest in 2012 – UPDATED

The Nakusp Music Fest (NMF) will not be holding a festival in 2012, but are hoping to come back for 2013.

The Nakusp Music Fest (NMF) will not be holding a festival in 2012, but are hoping to come back for 2013.

In a statement posted on their Facebook page on January 18, the group thanked their supporters but said nothing about the current state of NMF’s finances or any plans as to how to bring the festival back for 2013.

“It is with deep regret that we announce we will not be hosting a 2012 music festival. We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to all of our fantastic supporters during the past years. It is our hope that a 2013 music festival may be a possibility that would welcome you back to our beautiful area,” read the brief Facebook post signed “The Board, Nakusp Roots Music Society.”

“It’s very sad for the town,” said Mayor Karen Hamling about the news that the Nakusp Music Fest wouldn’t be happening this year.

“The impact will be felt,” she said, and added that the return of the event in 2013 will likely depend on community involvement.

For her part, Mayor Hamling hopes the celebration of Nakusp’s 120th birthday will give residents and visitors something fun to look forward to, even though it won’t be Music Fest.

 

 

Just Posted

Judgment reserved in Nakusp school sex trial

Trial concluded today with lawyer’s summations

Former teacher acquitted on two of four sex charges

Judge found no evidence to support sexual assault charges against Shanny McIvor

New Denver emergency ward to remain 24/7

Interior Health says it’s postponing changes to operating hours.

New Glade ferry enters testing phase

The Glade II will be able to carry heavier loads and will emit less greenhouse gases.

Smiles all around as province announces emergency ward funding

$2.1 million to go to much-needed upgrades

B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

VIDEO: Thousands join women’s march events across B.C.

Today marks one year since the first Women’s March on Washington

Two Canadians, two Americans abducted in Nigeria are freed

Kidnapping for ransom is common in Nigeria, especially on the Kaduna to Abuja highway

Are you ready for some wrestling? WWE’s ‘Raw’ marks 25 years

WWE flagship show is set to mark its 25th anniversary on Monday

B.C. woman who forged husband’s will gets house arrest

Princeton Judge says Odelle Simmons did not benefit from her crime

Women’s movement has come a long way since march on Washington: Activists

Vancouver one of several cities hosting event on anniversary of historic Women’s March on Washington

Liberals’ 2-year infrastructure plan set to take 5: documents

Government says 793 projects totalling $1.8 billion in federal funds have been granted extensions

Workers shouldn’t be used as ‘pawns’ in minimum wage fight: Wynne

Comments from Kathleen Wynne after demonstrators rallied outside Tim Hortons locations across Canada

John ‘Chick’ Webster, believed to be oldest living former NHL player, dies

Webster died Thursday at his home in Mattawa, Ont., where he had resided since 1969

Most Read