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Billboard Magazine reports:

This year’s Burning Man festival is officially canceled, but that won’t stop thousands of people from gathering at the event’s traditional site in Northern Nevada this week for an unauthorized celebration in the same vein.

Officials at the Bureau of Land Management — which controls Black Rock Desert, where Burning Man typically takes place the week before Labor Day — estimate that roughly 10,000 people will arrive to the site this week for a non-ticketed event that’s widely being referred to as “Free Burn” and “Renegade Burn,” among other non-official titles.

Lands managed by the Black Rock Field Office (BRFO) are available for the public to use year-round, with a 14-day limit to recreational use and camping.

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