Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday.
Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Howard County. But they had hinted in previous years that the free shows would not go on indefinitely.
Merriweather officials said they would miss the concert.
Seth Hurwitz, who runs the venue, said via email that he already is working to bring it back.
“Unfortunately, the pieces are not all there right now with Virgin,” he said. “Whether they are again, who knows.”
He did not respond to...