Bleachers, one of the main stage to perform at the BottleRock Napa Valley Festival on its closing night, Sunday, May 29, was forced to cancel his set due to a positive coronavirus test in the band.
“Hi Bottlerock folks – it’s a huge skirt to announce that we have to pull out of tomorrow’s show due to a positive COVID test in our band. ” Paleer said in a statement posted to social media on Saturday. “It’s a shame and is one of the risks of touring in these times, but the trip continues and we pick up again in London! Take care of yourself!”
The band is led by the Grammy-winning guitarist Jack Antonoff, who has produced music for Taylor Swift and Lorde, was to play Jam Cellars Stage at 6.30pm on Sunday.
The festival organizers have not yet announced who would take its place.
hey bottlerock folks – it’s a huge skirt to announce that we have to withdraw from tomorrow’s show due to a positive covid test in our band. it’s a shame and is one of the risks of touring in these times, but the trip continues and we pick up again in london! take care of yourself!
– bleachers (@bleachersmusic) May 29, 2022
Antonoff, a former member of the band fun., Started Bleachers as a one-man project in 2013, but has since expanded his live lineup with other musicians. The 37-year-old musician was named non-classical producer of the year at this year’s Grammy Awards for his work with Swift, Lorde, Lana Del Rey and others. He attended the ceremony with actress Margaret Qualley.
He also produced the soundtrack for “Minions: The Rise of Gru“, scheduled for release on July 1. The 1970s-themed album features a collaboration between Diana Ross and Tame Impala, as well as appearances by Brockhampton, Caroline Polachek, Bleachers, Phoebe Bridgers, Kali Uchis, Tierra Whack, HER, Brittany Howard, Thundercat, RZA, St. Vincent and others.
Bleachers are touring in support of their latest album, “Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night”, which includes the single “How Dare You Want Me”.
When the band performed the number on “Saturday Night Live” in February, Antonoff was joined by his father Rick on guitar, singer-songwriter Blu DeTiger on bass and indie musician Claud on keyboards. The band was asked to perform at the show at the last minute after scheduled musical guest Roddy Ricch had to retire due to a COVID-19 exposure.