SAN FRANCISCO — Organizers of the Outside Lands Music Festival announced early Friday night that they will be closing the SOMA Tent dance venue for the safety of attendees.
This information came in a tweet on the official festival account on Twitter. Although they haven’t given a reason behind the closure, SOMA Tent is regularly one of the most popular events at the festival where attendees wait in huge lines to dance to famous DJs and electronic music.
“For the safety of the festival’s audience, we are closing the Soma tent for the rest of the day,” the tweet read. The tweet did not specify what happened at the scene or whether there were any injuries.
The publication also apologized for the inconvenience caused by the closure and promised additional information as it becomes available
Disco Lines, an American DJ and producer from Boulder, Colorado, was reportedly nearing the end of his scheduled set when the tweet went viral just before 5 p.m.
So far there has been no information on if or when the dance area will reopen or if artists scheduled to perform there will be rescheduled to play elsewhere.
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