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Orlando’s drive-in ‘Road Rave’ concert has been postponed due to protests

The EDM festival was pushed back ‘out of respect for this powerful movement for equality.'

A sold-out drive-in electronic music festival scheduled for Saturday in Orlando has been postponed due to ongoing Black Lives Matter protests around America.

The festival, headlined by Carnage and set for the Central Florida Fairgrounds, will now take place June 20. All existing tickets will be honored, but fans can request a refund. Click here for details.

“As you know, our country is going through some very tough times right now, and out of respect for this powerful movement for equality, we are postponing the Road Rave in Orlando, FL, to June 20th," Carnage said in a statement. "It would not be right to take attention away from this movement. We need to stand united against racism and police brutality in this country. We will unite again. Music heals and brings people together, and I look forward to doing exactly that with you on June 20th.”

Related: A drive-in rave is coming to Florida. DJs explain how it'll work.

The festival would have allowed fans to congregate in cars and their spaces with face masks and plenty of social distancing. It sold out almost immediately, a testament to how thirsty people are for any sort of music.

There is still a socially distanced concert coming to Central Florida in the next week: Greg Billings at Ruth Eckerd Hall on June 11. Click here for details on that one.

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