New York City’s Panorama Festival evacuated on opening day due to severe weather
New York City’s Panorama Festival was forced to cancel programming and evacuate the grounds due to inclement weather on its opening day. The festival began around 1:45 EST, and fans started to receive alerts that the festival was being evacuated due to severe weather at 5:00PM EST. The cancellation remained effective through the first day.
We are evacuating the island due to severe weather. Please exit the way you entered. Ferries and shuttles are running and the pedestrian bridge is open. Panorama has been cancelled for today and we will see you tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/jrzEf9V8oj
— Panorama (@PanoramaNYC) July 27, 2018
The Weeknd, Migos, The Black Madonna, and Father John Misty are among the artists who were slated to perform headlining slots for the opening day. Panorama has not released an announcement around plans to reschedule the artists’ sets. The festival has now resumed its second day of programming, with Janet Jackson, Lil Wayne, and St. Vincent among the talent lined up for the day.