Eddie Vedder’s Ohana Festival Cancels ‘Encore Weekend’

The Ohana Festival’s Encore weekend – which was to feature founder Eddie Vedder as well as sets from Alanis Morissette, the Black Keys and Haim – has been canceled.

The two-day festival at Dana Point, Doheny State Beach, Calif., took place Oct. 8-9, a week after the sixth annual Ohana Festival; this festival – featuring Vedder, Jack White, Stevie Nicks and more – is still scheduled to take place from September 30 to October 2.

According twirlPeople who purchased tickets for the Encore weekend from Ohana were notified of the cancellation via email, with organizers saying the festival was canceled “due to circumstances beyond our control” and that the tickets would be automatically refunded.

Representatives for the Ohana Festival and Live Nation did not respond to rolling stone‘s request for comment at press time. All mentions of the Encore weekend have been removed from social media pages and the festival website.

The cancellation of the Ohana Fest Encore weekend doesn’t appear to be related to Pearl Jam’s recent string of European shows which were canceled due to Vedder’s throat issues that surfaced after the outdoor show at the group in Paris, France, ravaged by forest fires.

In addition to the canceled shows in Vienna and Prague, Pearl Jam also announced on Sunday that their first of two shows in Amsterdam were also canceled.

“Despite ongoing medical treatment, Ed is unfortunately still speechless and unable to play tonight’s concert at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam,” the band said in a statement.

“This is still the worst possible scenario for the band. We sincerely apologize to everyone who worked so hard to put on the show and to those supporters we’ve been looking forward to seeing.

The band added: “All of our energies will now be focused on having a show tomorrow. [Monday].”

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