FloydFest replaces CeeLo Green with The String Cheese Incident as headliner

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FLOYD, Va. (WDBJ7) FloydFest has announced a new headliner for 2020.

This comes after it booted CeeLo Green as the headliner due to public backlash.

FloydFest says The String Cheese Incident will now be headlining two nights for FloydFest Vision Quest 2020.

Organizer Kris Hodges canceled Green's performance, stating, "When I booked CeeLo Green, I had no knowledge of past history outside of his incredible contributions to music."

Green was accused of date rape in 2012 after allegedly slipping drugs into a woman's drink. Prosecutors didn't push a rape charge, but Green pleaded no contest to a felony count of furnishing ecstasy and was sentenced to probation.

He defended himself with a series of since-deleted Tweets about what constitutes rape.

More information about FloydFest can be found here.