With just days to go until London’s 51st State Festival takes place, four acts have to pull out of the event – but with no explanation as to why…

Earlier today, 51st State Festival announced that Dimitri From Paris, Anane Vega, Charly Black and Keith Thompson would not now be making an appearance at the event this weekend. Instead, festival goers are promised an appearance from an unannounced guest. The mind boggles…

What hasn’t been mentioned is why they’re no longer able to appear. Well, according to a source close to the festival, it’s due to current quarantine requirements. As from Monday, rules stipulated that fully vaccinated travellers from the USA do not need to quarantine upon arrival in any part of the UK.

I understand that a number of American DJs and such who are due to perform arranged their flights a while ago, and as such arrived before the rule change – several of them are now self-isolating in hotels ahead of their gigs. Indeed, Louie Vega – who arrived on these shores on Sunday – referenced this on Instagram.

So, are any of these four anti-vaxxers? Well, one of them definitely is – Anané Vega, wife of the aforementioned Louie. Her personal Facebook page is filled with posts such as this…

Curiously, I note none of the posts whom I looked up featured a like or any words of support from her husband. I can’t possibly think why…