Midtfyns Festival

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Midtfyns Festival
Genre Alternative rock, Pop, Electronic music, Metal
Dates 5 days (first weekend in July)
Location(s) Ringe, Denmark
Years active 1976 - 2003 2019 -

The Midtfyns Festival is a famous rock festival in Ringe, Denmark. It was closed before the 2004 festival started, due to declining ticket sales. In 2005 Henrik Malmkjær acquired the rights for the festival, planning to revive it in 2006. The plan failed but new actors are now trying to start up the old spirit again[1]. The new Midtfyns Festival is set to be held in 2019. This time the festival will mainly focus on the locals and upcoming artists.[2]

In the festival's heyday it was competing with Roskilde Festival to be the biggest music event in Northern Europe, mostly due to Phish's appearance at the festival in 1998. Musicians like Stevie Ray Vaughan and Whitesnake also performed at Midtfyns.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Midtfyns Festival genopstår i 2019". TV 2 Fyn (in Danish). 2018-04-03. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  2. ^ "Sæt kryds i kalenderen: Midtfyns Festival tilbage på Dyrskuepladsen" (in Danish). 2018-07-06. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  3. ^ "Midtfyns Festival 1994 Setlists". setlist.fm. Retrieved 2018-08-04.

Coordinates: 55°13′52″N 10°29′17″E / 55.23111°N 10.48806°E / 55.23111; 10.48806

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