Shabbat Tent Hopeful for 2021 Festival Re-openings in Fall
No one could have predicted that we would be asking if Shabbat Tent would happen in 2021. When the pandemic closed all music festivals worldwide starting in March of 2020, few could have imagined that more than a year later, festivals have not reopened. Festivals returned money, closed up shop, and some went bust. Shabbat Tent sat and waited patiently.
Will Shabbat Tent happen in 2021? It’s not up to us, and we are not sure yet.
30th High Sierra Postponed til 2022
Shabbat Tent’s tent-pole fest, High Sierra Music Festival, was not able to get a clear enough answer from the state and local authorities and have moved their 30th anniversary festival to 2022. At HSMF, the Shabbat Tent has a prominent roll, hosting Shabbat programs and hospitality inside the fest for those in need of a break.
Bonnaroo and Coachella Going For It
While a few handful in states with more lenient policies are slated to take place this summer, the big two, Coachella and Bonnaroo, are aiming for a fall opening. This leaves a chance for Shabbat Tent, however, many of the fall openings are also around the High Holidays. Not sure its a great place to spend Yom Kippur.
Stay tuned to this space and we will let you know when we know!
Shabbat Tent is J-Connect’s signature program and we look forward, along with music fans worldwide, to the fall, when festivals may happen once again.