Consequent on a general degree issued by the Hessian Ministry for
Social Affairs and Integration, it is no longer possible to hold the
"Musikmesse Plaza" (3 and 4 April) or any concerts of the
"Musikmesse Festival" (31 March to 4 April) with over 1,000 visitors.
As it cannot be expected that the situation will change soon enough
to schedule an adequate catch-up event, the organisers announce
that the international trade show Musikmesse will not take place in
On 12 March, the Hessian Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration
issued general decrees prohibiting large-scale events expected to attract
more than 1,000 visitors. Prior to this, Musikmesse, Europe"s biggest
trade fair for the music industry, had been postponed in view of the
restrictions introduced against the background of the rapid spread of
SARS CoV-2 infections.
Accordingly, all events planned to be held at Frankfurt Fair and
Exhibition Centre from 31 March to 4 April have been cancelled. They
include the highlight concerts by Freya Ridings, Max Herre, Moop Mama
and Shantel & Bucovina Club Orkestar, as well as the "Randy Rhoads
Remembered", "Ultimate Jam" and "Rabid Dogs of Rock" all-star shows.
The concerts to be held in the various clubs and venues in Frankfurt are
the responsibility of the individual organisers. Visitors can find up-to-date
information about the events expected to take place on the internet at
"Following the postponement of Musikmesse 2020, we did everything
possible to hold a great festival of music in Frankfurt as scheduled and,
in view of this, we are very sorry to have to cancel these events.
However, we firmly believe that, under the current circumstances, this is
unavoidable", said Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of
Messe Frankfurt GmbH. "We would like to thank all artists, organisers
and partners from the region for the great cooperation and are looking
forward to the next edition in 2021", added Wolfgang Weyand, Director,
Musikmesse + Festival.
Further information: www.musikmesse.com