Big Barrel Country Music Festival announced the cancellation of this summer's festival Thursday afternoon.

Big Barrel Country Music Festival announced the cancellation of this summer's festival, Thursday afternoon.

"We have made the difficult decision to cancel Big Barrel Country Music Festival, due to take place at The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware on June 24-26," according to a post on the festival's Facebook page.    

"We sincerely apologize to all the people this decision affects: the fans, artists, industry partners, venue, City of Dover and State of Delaware; all of whom welcomed us with open arms for our inaugural festival in 2015."

Ticket purchases will automatically receive full refunds, including all service charges, beginning Monday, Feb. 1st.

Red Frog Events, producers of Big Barrel and the Firefly Music Festival, said the cancellation will not affect Firefly, which will continue as scheduled. Firefly will be held on The Woodlands from June 16-19.