R&B’s Solange, who was set to perform in less than a week at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, had to cancel her set due to “major production delays.”
The festival is set to run from April 12 to 14 and 19 to 21. Solange was slated to perform on Saturday April 13 and 20.
“Due to major production delays, Solange will unfortunately no longer be performing at this year’s festival,” festival organizers said in a tweet Sunday night. “She sends her sincerest apologies, and looks forward to performing at Coachella in the future.”
The “production delays” have not been specified, and Solange has not commented on the matter any further.
Solange Knowles, who tends to go mononymously as Solange, just released When I Get Home in March, her first LP since 2016’s breakthrough A Seat at the Table. The latter garnered attention with hit tracks like “Cranes in the Sky” and “Don’t Touch My Hair,” earning a spot on the Billboard 200. Her new record includes tracks “Binz” and “Down With The Clique.”
While no replacement has been announced yet, fans on Twitter are calling for the festival to book another woman sub-headliner like Lana Del Ray, Carly Rae Jepsen, or Chilombo. So far, this year’s lineup is set to feature headlining performances from Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, and Tame Impala, as well as sets from hot acts like Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae, Billie Eilish, and Khalid.
Tickets to the festival are still available via Ticket Club.
Last Updated on April 8, 2019 by Olivia Perreault