The Push Over 2014 All-Ages Music Festival which is scheduled for March 10, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia recently got cancelled because of poor ticket sales. Push Over Festival Director Shane Wickens released a statement on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 to announce the sad news as well as explain and apologise to the fans of the said music festival.
"We are disappointed to see ticket sales down on previous years, however we know we're in the middle of a very tough summer music festival season. It's now time to revamp the model for the future. We apologise to the artists who have made a commitment to Push Over and to the music fans who have purchased tickets. Refunds are available at the point of sale," said Wickens in the official statement released on Push Over 2014's Web site thepush.com.au.
Push Over is an annual music festival in Australia which is open to all-ages. It has been running for the past 21 years. It has featured a number of Australian acts including Silverchair, Killing Heidi, The Living End and Parkway Drive. According to ticketmaster.com.au, Push Over 2014 was supposed to be held at the Arts Centre Melbourne, Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Kings Domain, Linlithgow Avenue in Victoria (VIC) at 12:00 PM on March 10, 2014.
Music Web site themusic.com.au also said that the Push Over 2014 Music Festival was scheduled to feature artists including Remi, PEZ, The Smith Street Band, Buried In Verona, Deez Nuts, Allday, Dream On Dreamer and Cub Sport.
According to Push Over 2014's official Web site, they will add a new free all-ages music stage to the Moomba Festival on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Birrarung Marr in Melbourne. Push Over will reportedly return in 2015 and the organisers promise that it will be bigger and better than before. Stay tuned for more updates about the Push Over 2015 within this year.
In the meantime, just check out the videos of the Push Over Festivals in 1995, 2012 and 2013 within this article featuring Australian punk rock band Frenzal Rhomb and Australian post-hardcore/metalcore band The Amity Affliction.