A number of fans took to Twitter, voicing their complaints as the festival’s second stage closed due to health and safety concerns, just hours before The Libertines were forced to halt their set following safety concerns.
The first of the festival’s problems occurred on Saturday, when the Theatre Stage shut early, meaning sets from Swim Deep and Blur’s Graham Coxon were cancelled.
Festival organisers tweeted: “BARCLAYCARD THEATRE is currently closed due to technical issues. Head down to Spiritualized playing now! We'll update with news.”
However, fans were given little information about new plans, with concert-goers hoping to see Swim Deep being directed to the wrong stage, before Graham’s set was cancelled completely.
The stage remained shut on Sunday, leaving 5ive and Lawson fans disappointed, as both band’s appearances were cancelled.
the sound was so poor yesterday
swim deep was cancelled
they should of organised a billion times better which is disappointing— eb (@eleanxra) July 6, 2014
Lots of angry customers at Hyde Park... Second stage been shut due to safety... 5ive & Lawson been cancelled... I wanted 5ive— Jon Hornbuckle (@JonHornbuckle) July 6, 2014
There were also issues on the main stage, where Carl Barat and Peter Doherty’s band were forced to halt their Saturday night set when concerns were raised over crowd safety.
The Libertines stopped halfway through ‘Boys In The Band’ before Pete told fans: “We can't carry on if you don't calm down a bit."
A number of fans were pulled over the front barriers and out of the audience while the band urged everyone to move back and create more space at the front.
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