Pharrell’s Something in the Water Fest Cancels Final Day Due to Severe Weather


Grace Jones, Clipse, Lil Uzi Vert, Wu-Tang Clan, and more artists were arranged for Sunday

The 3rd and last day of Pharrell’s Something in the Water celebration at the Virginia Beach waterside was canceled due to serious weather condition. The Sunday lineup had actually boasted Grace Jones, Clipse, Lil Uzi Vert, Wu-Tang Clan, 100 Gecs, Nile Rodgers & & Chic, and more artists.

“We did not make this choice quickly however everybody’s security is our leading concern. We will be reimbursing 33% of the base rate from admission passes,” the celebration composed on Twitter, including, “Refunds will be instantly processed starting tomorrow, and take around 14 days.” The fest mentioned it canceled on advisement of the city and regional authorities which existing and forecasted storms were approaching in addition to a twister caution.

We are dissatisfied to share that under the advisement of the city of Virginia Beach and the regional authorities we need to cancel day 3 of SOMETHING IN THE WATER due to substantial effects to the celebration website brought on by serious weather condition … (1/3)

— SOMETHING IN THE WATER (@sitw) April 30, 2023

“Dearest Virginia, we are the very best,” Pharrell stated in a declaration. “These previous couple of days @sitw #sitwfest have actually been the very best. Even throughout this Tornado Watch and Lightning Storm today as I type, we are the very best. Thank you for providing the folks that take a trip here that energy which LOVE that just we can provide. Thank you to our partners, the suppliers, production, police officers, firefighters, the city board, the mayor and all who offered.

“The spirit here was felt all over!,” he continued. “Next year we will move the dates due to the fact that this rain ain’t playing, however we will be! Next year, more acts, more merch, more food … simply more! Continued true blessings and prefer to you all.”

The previous 2 days of the fest consisted of sets from Kid Cudi, Mumford & & Sons, Skrillex, Kehlani,; Lil Wayne, Pharrell with a bunch of his buddies, consisting of Busta Rhymes and a surprise look from Diddy, and more artists.

Prior to the celebration beginning on Friday, Pharrell informed Wandererabout the procedure of picking artists for the costs.


“A great deal of it is based upon heat. Where’s the heat? In several classifications, it’s where is the heat? And I understand we’re extremely Gen Z heavy and Millennial heavy,” he stated. “And it’s my dream for this celebration to be throughout several age demographics and not simply cultural demographics. We’ll arrive.”

After investing 2022 in Washington D.C. after Williams feuded with Virginia Beach authorities, Something in the Water went back to the Neptunes mastermind’s home town for the 2023 edition.

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