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There had been whispers around the Edmonton music scene that organizers were still planning to stage the festival, in full compliance with Alberta Health Services regulations. However, the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases and Alberta’s back-to-school plans increased uncertainty around the event and the ability to stage it successfully, leading to its cancellation.
The full statement can be found below:
“With a heavy heart we must inform you that we won’t be going ahead with Together at Last 2020,” festival organizers said in a statement. “We played all the right cards to do this safely and respectfully. Our team along with our gracious hosts at Obsidian have been ready and excited to share this event since March.
Never in our collective years have we experienced an ever-changing dynamic such as this. This major shift has impacted us all as people, as event promoters and music lovers. This was and is our greatest challenge to date. We pulled out all the stops to adapt, learn and launch our boutique event at even its smallest scale because we know how important it is to all of us.
Alas, given the current state of our country, the proximity to the launch of school initiatives in AB and general direction of our communities, for our collective safety it’s best to hold down the fort until it is safe to do so.
With that being said we want to say thank you for your support in a wild world and we will have an incredible lineup ready to burst into 2021.
So much love my friends.
From the TAL family, have a safe & lovely summer. See you next season. Stay safe.”