Synthplex rescheduled due to coronavirus

The show is now planned for October 29 - November 1, 2020.

Los Angeles-based synthesiser expo Synthplex has been postponed due to travel restrictions and concerns for the health and safety of attendees. The show is now planned for October 29 – November 1, 2020.

The event had been scheduled to begin on March 26, with organisers announcing the final line-up and acknowledging uncertainty amid the growing concerns surrounding the spread of coronavirus.

The announcement comes after similar events being cancelled or postponed because of fears surrounding COVID-19. SXSW was cancelled last weekend due to the virus, and Musikmesse has been postponed, both in efforts to minimise the risk of spreading the infection.

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Will Superbooth go ahead?

With Superbooth six weeks away too, the music technology community will no doubt be keeping a keen eye on the show and the spread of the virus. The Berlin synth show has a public statement posted on its website, stating it will go ahead as planned.

However, as of the evening of March 10, Berlin’s state-owned cultural venues will close until April 19. Superbooth is currently scheduled to begin on April 23.

This follows calls from the German health minister for a ban on events exceeding 1,000 attendees, Politico reports. 

Synthplex says it will be monitoring the situation up until the start of the show.

Find out more at synthplex.com

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