Audio Obscura introduced earlier this 12 months that they'd be internet hosting three nights of techno at a well-known Dutch jail, the Bijlmerbajes Prison, at Amsterdam Dance Event this 12 months – however just some days away from the beginning of the pageant and convention, the occasions aren't any extra.

The occasions firm posted at present on a now-cancelled occasion with Seth Troxler and Honey Dijon, initially slated for Thursday, October 18, citing issues with the venue and native authorities

Over the final couple of years, we have now challenged ourselves by pushing boundaries, organizing occasions in extraordinary venues throughout Amsterdam. Our essential aim has all the time been to supply the guests a novel expertise. We have been lucky sufficient to have an amazing working relationship with the progressive Amsterdam City Council, who've all the time been supportive of our ventures. However, working with these venues brings on further dangers as there are many elements to contemplate that one usually wouldn't even have to consider.

Due to newly revealed points in the course of the license utility course of past our management, we and the native authorities usually are not in a position to assure the protection on the Bijlmer jail anymore. Therefore we're pressured to make the extraordinarily tough resolution to cancel the Bijlmer jail occasions throughout Amsterdam Dance Event.

We are totally conscious that this can be a main disappointment to everybody who has purchased tickets and was wanting ahead to rave in a jail with us. We are with you and hope everybody understands that after months of exhausting work we did all the pieces in our energy to make this occur. canceling so near the precise occasion is nowhere close to how we envisioned it ourselves. We heard about this final week and have since tried to unravel the problem on one hand and in the meantime seek for various venues alternatively. It turned out to be a mission unattainable.

Alternative occasions with some tickets left:
Audio Obscura x Mariel Ito aka Maceo Plex at Central Station 
All Day I Dream & Days like Nights – ADE 

We are discussing to advertise new Bijlmer jail occasions for later this 12 months or early 2019 when the present situations that made us cease don't apply anymore.

Much love, Audio Obscura

We can solely think about that the quantity of planning and logistical particulars wanted for such an occasion – with an unimaginable venue – have been immense, and we’re unhappy to see the occasions cancelled so near the beginning of ADE. We have excessive hopes for subsequent 12 months, Audio Obscura!

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