Festivals in Jonschwil seem to be under an unlucky star. After the mud-slinging on „Sonisphere“ year 2010, at that time are around 47’000 Metal fans lost in the mud, the community had done this time tighter restrictions. But the electric-Festival Sundance disappoint his fans!
The first sun dance festival in Jonschwil has around 17,600 visitors lured to the Degenau and was not quite sold out. Shortly before the start of the sun dance, there was a severe damper, the presence of three main acts, u.a. from Deichkind Saturday was canceled without replacement. The organizers justified on their Facebook-Hand, the refusal by „a series of unfortunate circumstances and additional structural requirements, issued against the still very young festival at the last minute by the authorities“. Which conditions that were, was not disclosed. According to the organizers, the entire Sun Dance Festival would have been in danger, if they had not decided to, cancel the appearance of Deicide. For the visitors, they would „need to find an adequate solution“, wrote the organizer. The Hamburg band Deichkind on Friday itself to:
We are very disappointed and sad, to inform you, that our appearance was canceled at the Sundance festival by the organizers. So what is it never happened to us. We can imagine your disappointment and have not got a satisfactory solution to this unfortunate situation.
Also present were obvious organizational problems, this is expressed u.a. therein, that on the whole festival area only 12 Toilets have been provided. In addition, you had reportedly partially reconcile with long waiting times for drinks and meals, and the cost of drinks were many fans too high, so you had to proud for 3dl beer or water 6 Franken wages and a small burger cost to the 10 Franconia. Of Electro- and Dance Festival also joined in the population with little enthusiasm. Thus, the Canton police had St. Gallen „countless calls from noise afflicted“ accept. The complaints mainly related to Friday. For Saturday promised the organizers, the Music more quiet after midnight. Behalf of the community it was called, they wanted to take the reactions of the people seriously and have incorporated into future assessments. Well, at least it did not come to a Mudslinging as in 2010…