On 21 March 2014, The Kuantan Music Festival Was Cancelled "Due To The Recent Drug-Related Deaths At Future Music Festival's 'Rave Party' In KL Last Week"
"The Kuantan Local Authorities Under The Instructions Of The Pahang Chief Minister Have Now Decided To Cancel The Licence For The Kuantan Music Festival...Despite There Being Very Little Similarity Between The Two Events"
The Event Was Originally Scheduled To Take Place From 4-5 April 2014 At Holiday Villa Cherating
The Kuantan Music Festival Was Touted "A Mini-Version Of The Rainforest World Music Festival In Sarawak"
"The Kuantan Music Festival, a mini-version of the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, will make its debut here in April." - NSTnst.com.my
The Pahang Tourism Ministry director Edros Yahya previously said the music festival, with performances by local and international artistes, had been shortlisted among the 24 major tourism programmes in the state that would draw a huge crowd.nst.com.my
Bands From Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia And Even Germany Were Scheduled To Perform Following Its Programme Of Acoustic, Blues, Jazz, Fusion And World Music
"As the organisers of the Festival, we are devastated at the news but most of all we are sad for Kuantan, for Pahang and for the East Coast of Malaysia which will never be able to enjoy an event such as the Kuantan Music Festival with its programme of acoustic, blues, jazz, fusion and world music put together for all genuine music lovers and musicians to enjoy." - Kuantan Music Festivalkuantanmusicfestival.com
The Musical Event Would Have Been A First In The East Coast, An Idea Mooted Following The Success Of The Rainforest World Music Festival
"For The Record, Any Report That The Organisers Of The Kuantan Music Festival Are Connected In Any Way To The Organisers Of The Future Music Festival Is Totally False And A Misrepresentation Which Has Ultimately Led To The Cancellation Of This Festival"
"Tickets Purchased From Ticketpro Will Be Refunded In Full By Ticketpro On Behalf Of The Organisers Crocodile Rock Productions Sdn Bhd"
On 19 March 2014, What Would Have Been The First Life In Color "World's Largest Paint Party" In Asia Also Cancelled Following The "Unfortunate Events That Took Place This Past Weekend"