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Public didn't buy into festival say organisers

Tue, 25 Jun 2013


The man behind the Isle of Man Festival says he believes the Island won’t ever have a large scale music festival.

Yesterday it was announced that the event on July 6th, due to be held in association with MTV, had been pulled.

The decision was blamed on poor ticket sales after less than 2,000 people committed to it.

Organisers say it was a huge decision to take but they couldn’t take the gamble and risk affecting local businesses.

Chris Hayes says the public just didn’t buy into it:

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