They finally put a statement on their website after a few years saying they were unable to secure a venue and will keep trying.
So yeah, good bye.
Well they claimed they would come back in 2013 and maybe even to San Francisco.
But clearly the time has passed and there was no Love Evolution 2013 in San Francisco or Oakland.
They also gave no updates. How rude and unprofessional.
I think we can consider it canceled forever.
Initially they gave no real information and it seems more like a way to keep the name and hype alive in case they do ever pull it off again.
They failed to host a 2012 and claim it is because the city of SF did not give them the green light in time.
It seems more likely it was due to the massive $40 ticket fail in Oakland for 2011.
’12 Did not happen.
Is San Francisco(or Oakland) going to host Love Evolution in 2012? So far it seems like it’s not happening.
The last update from the official Twitter and Facebook makes it seems as if it were the end.
SF LOVEVOLUTION @sflovevolution
THANKS TO THOSE THAT SUPPORTED THIS EVENT AND THIS MOVEMENT. We love you.
Love Evolution The End?
They say supported the event and the movement as if it is over. Not “who support” or continue to but supported the movement as if it is a thing of the past.
Well, maybe it is a thing of the past. In 2011 Love Evolution moved to Oakland and went from an annual free event to a $40 event and suffered big time due to poor weather and a steep price from what used to be a free festival. Whether or not the weather was good it was destined for doom. 90+% of my friends had not planned on going. These are people that used to host floats and after parties.
I did go though, I and the small group I went with didn’t plan on going either but we found a way in for free and decided why not.
I must say it was the lowest attendance I have ever seen at a Love Parade, Love Fest or Love Evolution. Whatever you want to call it. I have been to all of them from the very beginning and never has it been this dismal. The sad thing is the event deteriorated fast over the years after moving to the Civic Center. The crowd got younger and younger and showed up in larger and larger groups. It went from a great festival like Love Parade to some giant Skills like party full of kids under the age of 18. It was quite tragic to lose such an amazing event that had so much potential. Once Love Evolution finally made it 18+ it was too late, they started charging $40 and moved it to Oakland. For me no thing, I love Oakland. For most that was a deal breaker. If Oakland wasn’t the deal breaker then the $40 tickets were for the rest.
Questions people want to know about Love Evolution ’12:
Could Love Parade ever recover?
Will they announce a date and location?
Will it be in Oakland again?
Will they keep the little kids out(18+)?
Will they charge an arm and a leg?
Will real world renown DJ’s play this event or just the local repeats scratching each others backs so Skills can host a really expensive after party?
2011 Love Evolution at the Oakland Coliseum Oracle Arena
Saturday, September 24 12:00pm – 7:30pm @ the Oakland Coliseum.
$40 entry fee.
12noon – 8pm
Opel Productions and Opulent Temple, Skills DJ Workshop and Electro Pop Rocks, Flavor Group, Go Ventures Monster Massive, Tantra, Anotha-level, Primitive Science, & G-Spot Designs, The Dancetronauts, Mega Eventz. Clockwork Events, Jetset Music, CA Dubstep Republic, Dirtyhertz Productions, Matique SF, Bassyx, Sacramento House Music, Lazerface Records, Oh Snap!, The 6th Element, Atlantis Sessions, Thursday Night Productions & Odbros,B.A.E. Krew (Bay Area Electro Krew), Temple Nightclub, Rebel Bass Collective, plus more to be announced.
Please comment at the bottom of this page.
Will you go?
What if it cost $40 again?
Do you think it is even happening?
When was your first year?
Have you skipped any years?
Love Parade and its downfall. 2015