Rock am Ring & Rock im Park 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus

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Rock am Ring & Rock im Park announce they will cancel this year’s events. Rock am Ring would have celebrated its 35th edition this summer, while Rock im Park held its 25th anniversary.

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The German twin festivals explain that they cannot go ahead due to the coronavirus pandemic. The national government has extended its ban on events until the end of August, leaving them no other choice but to cancel.

The organisation is asking all the fans to be patient while they are working on the exact procedure regarding the already bought tickets. All information will be known soon.

The twin German festivals had a great line-up on the way. Headliners were System of a Down, Green Day and Volbeat. Many more were on the poster, including Korn, Deftones, Weezer and Billy Talent.

Across Europe, several festivals have already been cancelled because of the coronavirus. It is only a matter of time until more festivals will follow. While we may not be able to go to many festivals this summer, there are still shows to enjoy. Check out the Festival Concert series and our updated overview of artists’ live streams.

Rock am Ring & Rock im Park 2020

Rock am Ring
Foto: Natasja Blouw/Festileaks

Rock am Ring & Rock im Park are two annual rock music festivals in Germany. The first takes place at the Nürburgring race track, whereas the second is organised simultaneously at the Zeppelinfield in Nuremberg. The two have an identical line-up. Every year, both festivals attract more than 110,000 people and are usually sold out.

  • Location: Nürburgring and Nuremberg, Germany.
  • Date: not yet confirmed.
  • Tickets: not yet confirmed.
  • For more information, visit the official website.

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