It seems the first casualty of the 2013 festival circuit is the Hop Farm Music festival.

It seems the pull of Rodriguez and My Bloody Valentine wasn't enough to save the festival, as organsier Vince Power has blamed "poor ticket sales" for the cancellation.

Our Live Editor Kris De Souza spoke about the festival boom being over earlier this year, and it seems his prophecy might be coming to life.

Head over to the official Hop Farm website for the full statement. We also recommend checking out our current festival guide for alternative festivals to check out.