Mo Pop 2020 is the latest Detroit event canceled due to coronavirus

Posted at 12:49 PM, May 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-14 12:51:30-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Mo Pop 2020 has been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced on Thursday.

It's the latest of events in Detroit that have been canceled amid due to the pandemic. The event was scheduled for July at Fort Wayne and featured performers like Khalid and The 1975.

"For seven straight years we’ve come together for a festival of joy and good times, to celebrate great music and a taste of the amazing character of this city. Not being able to bring it to you for year eight breaks our hearts, but it is the right thing to do. While we remain in this time of uncertainty, we are taking the health and safety of our fans, staff, community, performers, their crew, and vendors seriously," organizers said on the website.

They said they will turn their focus toward 2021 and made the decision to get money back into peoples' hands.

Emails will go out Monday outlining the refund policy, and people can choose to either refund their tickets or transfer their passes to 2021.

If you do not receive an email and would like to transfer your order or get a refund, please contact If you do not actively choose one of these options by 6/16/2020 at 11:59pm EST we will automatically transfer your passes to Mo Pop 2021.

Those who purchased at a fee-free outlets will need to return to the outlet to receive a refund

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