The music section of David Lynch’s eagerly anticipated 2019 edition of the Festival of Disruption have been cancelled.

Far Out previously reported that the two-day music event, taking place at Brooklyn Steel on May 17th and 18th, would see the likes of Garbage, Phoebe Bridgers and Mercury Rev play live. 

On top of that, the festival previously announced that Wye Oak, The Messthetics, Justin Theroux, and Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem to perform and more will be announced in due time. 

However, ticket holders have recently received an email notifying them of the cancellation; they read:

Festival of Disruption Cancellation Email:
“Hello Friends,

We’re sorry to report that the two concerts on May 17 and 18 at Brooklyn Steel in partnership between Festival of Disruption and The Bowery Presents have been canceled due to circumstances beyond our control.

The previously announced screening of ‘Mulholland Drive’ on May 18 at Music Hall of Williamsburg is sold out and will go on as planned. If you purchased a 3-event pass, you will receive a refund for the price of the two performances plus fees on your credit card statement in 7-10 business days. Your original ticket to the screening will still be valid at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

We sincerely appreciate the kind and generous artists who offered to donate their time and talent. We also thank you all for buying tickets and for your enthusiasm in support of the charitable mission. All ticket buyers will be entered into a lottery to win a host of items autographed by David Lynch, including an ‘Eraserhead’ movie poster, the vinyl LP of the soundtrack from ‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ and his book ‘Catching the Big Fish.’

If you purchased your tickets via AXS online or phone, your partial refund will automatically be issued to the credit card you used to purchase within 7-10 business days. Otherwise, refunds are available at your original point of purchase. If after receiving your refund you’d still like to make a tax-deductive contribution to the cause, please donate here: Donate – David Lynch Foundation.

Respectfully,
Festival of Disruption and The Bowery Presents”

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