In case you missed the recent news from Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering, the festival announced recently, after several postponements for 2020’s event due to coronavirus which has virtually cancelled every festival and live music event since March, that Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering would be postponed until the May Bank Holiday 2021.

The event is now set to take place on May 27th to 30th 2021 which is their usual weekend, and they have already secured much of the original 2020 lineup and more, including Patti Smith, Toots and the Maytals, The Mission, Wilko Johnson, Peter Hook & the Light, Perocious Dog, Neville Staple Band, Bad Manners, Dub Pistols, Lucy Spraggan, Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club and 3 Daft Monkeys. Loads more will be announced across the festival’s 8 stages in the coming months.

In a statement the festival said, “Thank you for your patience while we have been getting our house in order. We have been consulting with various industry bodies, Emergency Services and our own contractors prior to issuing this newsletter and we are pleased to confirm we will be rescheduling the festival to May 2021 on our usual bank holiday weekend, May 27th to 30th.”

“Tickets will be automatically rolled over if you still want to join us but if you want a refund please do so by requesting one. To request a refund from Eventbrite please go to our website ticket page and click on the appropriate refund links. If you purchased via Gigantic please email [email protected] with your original booking confirmation. Refunds will be available until August 30th, 2020, please allow 28 days from request for the refund to hit your bank account from the ticket agent.”

As you may know, every year we at AMS host our One Big Showcase stage at the festival. We didn’t announce our 2020 lineup already this year, and we be rolling over our stage competition winners from 2020 to 2021, and will be going out with our One Big Showcase lineup in the near future! Check this space. 

Read the full statement from Bearded Theory here.