Lunar Electric music festival has been cancelled amid rising COVID case numbers in Newcastle

Ethan Hamilton
By Ethan Hamilton
Updated December 16 2021 - 10:33am, first published 6:00am
Cancelled: Founder and managing director Simon Leigh with codirector Shaun Dunn at one of the stages set up this weekend's Lunar Electric music festival in Camp Shortland. Picture: Marina Neil.

LUNAR Electric music festival, which was scheduled to go ahead in Newcastle this weekend, has been cancelled due to a rapid growth in the Hunter's COVID case numbers.

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Ethan Hamilton

Ethan Hamilton

Journalist

Ethan Hamilton started as a digital/ print journalist with the Newcastle Herald in 2021 after interning with ACM's Voice of Real Australia/ Forgotten River podcast. Ethan is from a small town in the Upper Hunter and has lived in Newcastle since beginning university in 2017. He has a passion for community storytelling and being part of the region's future.

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