Lost Lands Under Fire After 2018 Edition

2017 was Lost Lands’ inaugural 12 months, and it goes with out saying that it blew expectations out of the water. The pageant, which is the brainchild of the bass icon Excision, returned in 2018. Lost Lands was hyped as one of many years greatest occasions, and it goes with out saying that it greater than delivered. From Everything to the manufacturing, the lineup, and even its particular visitors’, Lost Lands seems to be prefer it was a blast. Nearly 40,000 folks attended the occasion, and with such a quantity, issues don’t all the time go as deliberate.

Bad News

With rumours floating round social media, it was speculated that 9 folks handed away on the occasion. While these numbers haven't been confirmed, it has been confirmed that two male attendees did move away. Among different issues there have been six arrests, starting from drug use, to nudity, and every little thing in between. It additionally was reported that there was “visitors congestion which trapped college buses” and that

September 18, 2018 noticed the Licking Township Trustees convene on the Township Fire Station. Throughout this assembly, Steve and Laura Trickle, who personal the land that Lost Lands was hosted on had been berated by residents of the area people. The assembly was attended by over 30 folks, each towards, and for the beloved pageant. Township Trustee John Holman reported that the pageant was so loud that the safety alarm on his dwelling activated “22 occasions sooner or later and 11 occasions one other day”.

This wasn’t the one factor that Holman went on to complain about, he had fairly a bit to say. One catchline worthy quote was his agony over:

It ought to be said that in response to the Newark Advocate:

“Officials from Lakewood Local Schools mentioned Tuesday that nobody had reported any of their college youngsters being topic to witnessing intercourse acts or nudity.”

Some Good News

On the opposite, there have been a number of individuals who defended the weekend-long music pageant. Licking Trails resident Kim Ross said that:

Suzy Peters, one other resident mentioned:

All in all, it ought to be famous that the township does have a noise ordinance and it covers the hours of midnight to six a.m. in residential areas solely. The music phases occurred to be on part of the Trickles’ land zoned for Commercial Interstate, this makes it not topic to the ordinance.

It is rarely a very good day once we a lose a fellow lover of dance music, a lot much less at an occasion. As of now, it doesn't appear that Lost Lands is liable to not returning in 2019. Excision just lately took to his social media to share a heartfelt assertion concerning Lost Lands, you may learn that right here. Stay tuned to his social media accounts for extra information.


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