February 8, 2023

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – According to an Instagram account for the “Hops and Hogs Festival,” it was promoted to have beer, barbeque and live music at the American Legion Memorial Stadium.

Ticket buyers say they got none of that.

The music festival scheduled for last October never happened, and three months later, they tell WBTV they haven’t gotten their money back.

The event, promoted by Stage Left Entertainment, was scheduled to take place on October 8th.

Dawn Jones, Janae Hamilton and Mark Wallen all bought tickets.

Also Read: $50,000 reward for information after mail carrier robbed at gunpoint in south Charlotte

“We spent about 300 dollars for two tickets,” Wallen said.

Wallen was planning to drive from Ohio to Charlotte for the weekend.

He, along with many others, started getting concerned when it was announced that the event was postponed on September 20th, and they say they never heard anything about next steps.

“This just doesn’t sound right,” Jones said. “Even if they do end up holding it, I think at this point I’d just rather have the refund.”

Jones attended the fest in 2019, so she thought she could trust Stage Left Entertainment, until she didn’t.

The website for the festival was removed, and the company earned an F rating on the Better Business Bureau.

According to the BBB, that rating was in place prior to this postponement in September.

Ticket holders shared confirmation emails with WBTV that contained contact information connected to that website…

Read more…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *