Hello Boomslang Fans –
WRFL will not host Boomslang: A Celebration of Sound & Art in 2014.
The decision follows a careful assessment and review by the station’s leadership of the current festival model and its impact on our regular station operations. In light of WRFL’s mission to bring diverse, educational, and independent music to its listeners, WRFL will continue to pursue and program more individual live music concerts and other events throughout the 2014-2015 season, rather than in the concentrated, festival format.
We can’t say with certainty whether or not the festival will continue in the future, but please be assured that WRFL will continue to provide a platform for non-commercial, all-the-way-to-the-left music and programming, and that we will explore what we feel are the best and most feasible ways to do so with the resources that we have.
In the meantime, we would like to thank everyone—organizers, volunteers, performers, and audience members—who have contributed time and energy to help make Boomslang happen over the last five years. So many individuals have made Boomslang possible and the festival would never have taken place without our amazing community of DJs, listeners, supporters, and friends. We’ve all enjoyed the amazing energy the festival has brought to Lexington.
Your only alternative left,
WRFL’s Board of Directors