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Montréal, March 25, 2020
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MUTEK x COVID-19 Statement

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The plan had been to reveal our 21st edition’s first wave of artists today. Meanwhile, COVID-19 is front and centre, and we’ve decided to delay the first round of announcements by a few weeks, by which time we hope that some semblance of normalcy will have returned.

During this period of inevitable confinement, every member of the MUTEK team has continued to work—from home—with the unwavering intention of bringing you all a memorable 21st edition. As it stands, the festival will continue to run from August 25 to 30, 2020 and we hope that soon, as the effects of the pandemic wane, we’ll be able to gradually unveil the fruits of months of preparation.

In the meantime, our thoughts are chiefly with healthcare workers and with everyone who continues to provide essential services, but also with artists, technicians, agents, festivals, concert venues, independent labels and media, and with all cultural actors who’ve had to suspend their activities.

We encourage you to support your favourite artists by purchasing their music, either on online platforms or via independent record shops’ websites, and encouraging you to stay curious and continue to discover new musical and visual worlds. Together we can fashion a radiant summer!

In this context, the presale price of passports at CAD 190 is extended until our next announcement.
In the event of a cancellation or a postponement due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, MUTEK offers to reimburse festival-goers or to honor its passports if the festival is postponed to later dates. For any further information on this subject, you can always write to

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