Final week, Combine247 reported that Okeechobee Music & Arts Competition was purchased out by Insomniac and can be returning subsequent 12 months. Your EDM reached out to our personal sources and independently confirmed the information.
Our supply, who needs to stay nameless, tells us that Insomniac purchased a controlling share in Okeechobee, beforehand produced by Soundslinger, LLC. Okeechobee final ran in 2018, that includes headlining performances by Arcade Fireplace, Bassnectar, Halsey, Travis Scott, and Snoop Dogg. The pageant confirmed in November 2018 that it might not be returning in 2019, releasing a press release that mentioned:
“Whereas the OMF portal gained’t be opening in 2019, we’re seeking to March 2020, and we are able to’t wait to see you once more. Thanks on your love, assist and understanding.”
Okeechobee can be Insomniac’s second property within the state of Florida, other than EDC Orlando. Whereas some acts would possibly battle, a radius clause wouldn’t be imposed as the 2 share a promoter; moreover, Okeechobee’s lineup, if it stays just like previous years, contains a extra numerous collection of artists than your typical EDC fare.
No official announcement has been comprised of any celebration concerned. Your EDM reached out to representatives for Insomniac, however we’ve not heard again at time of publishing.
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