Organizers of the BamaJam Music Festival in Enterprise have officially suspended the 2013 event, according to a release late Friday night.
The statement released by BamaJam 2012 producer Rendy Lovelady states “circumstances surrounding the venue” led to the decision.
Lovelady says BamaJam Farms LLC no longer controls the facility where the festival was scheduled to take place and the parties involved have not been able to come to an agreement on a lease of the facility needed to stage production.
“We are continuing to work to try to resolve the situation but believe at this time we have no other option than to take the step of suspending the currently announced dates for this year’s festival.”
The release states refunds will be mailed to BamaJam2013 ticket holders within 60 days.
No indication was given as to whether an attempt would be made to stage a BamaJam 2014.
Legal issues relating to the land in Enterprise have swirled around the property for more than a year. Parties were believed to have been trying to work privately to resolve the matter and stage the festival, but could not come to an agreement.
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