Sloss Fest Organizers Announce End Of Festival
By Jeffrey Greenblatt Oct 22, 2018 • 1:54 pm PDT
After a four-year run, organizers of Sloss Music & Arts Festival have revealed that the 2018 edition was their last. A message posted on the festival’s website reads, “After several weeks of examination and thorough consideration of the unique challenges we face in producing Sloss Fest, we have come to the decision to end the event.”
The two-day festival took place at the historic Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama. Past installments featured appearances from the likes of Arcade Fire, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Widespread Panic, Alabama Shakes, Ryan Adams, Death Cab For Cutie, Sturgill Simpson and The War On Drugs during its short history. Read the full message from Sloss Fest organizers below:
Dear Sloss Fest Family – After several weeks of examination and thorough consideration of the unique challenges we face in producing Sloss Fest, we have come to the decision to end the event.
This decision was not made lightly and the team of people behind this festival are as disappointed as anyone.
It has been a labor of love and we are extremely proud of what we were able to accomplish during our four-year run.
We would like to thank our sponsors, vendors and all the fans that have supported us!
Thanks for the memories!