Frank Ocean is not going to return to the 2023 Coachella stage after headlining the competition final Sunday, his representatives confirmed Wednesday.
The 35-year-old “Misplaced” singer, who injured his ankle and leg on competition grounds main as much as Weekend 1, cited the accidents as stopping him from returning.
“Frank Ocean was unable to carry out the supposed present however was nonetheless intent on performing, and in 72 hours, the present was reworked out of necessity,” his representatives mentioned in an announcement to BuzzFeed Information. As a consequence of two fractures and a sprain in his left leg, Ocean gained’t be acting on his physician’s recommendation, the assertion added.
Blink-182 will take Ocean’s place because the Sunday headliner, Selection reported. Dangerous Bunny and Blackpink will return because the headliners for Friday and Saturday, respectively.
BuzzFeed Information has reached out to Blink-182’s representatives for remark.
Ocean’s present final Sunday in Indio, California, marked his first stay efficiency in six years, but it surely in the end disillusioned many in attendance after he appeared an hour late, inflicting his scheduled two-hour efficiency to finish abruptly attributable to curfew restrictions.
Followers had been already annoyed that YouTube introduced his efficiency wouldn’t be livestreamed.
Ocean was first billed to headline Coachella in 2020, however that was halted with the remainder of the occasion trade in the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic. The competition returned in 2022, with Harry Types, Billie Eilish, and Swedish Home Mafia and the Weeknd headlining.
Ocean acquired on-line reward for his vocals final Sunday, with a lot of the complaints having to do with lighting, frequent pauses between songs, and several other options onstage that obstructed views of the singer.
“It was chaotic,” the musician mentioned within the assertion. “There may be some magnificence in chaos. It isn’t what I supposed to indicate however I did get pleasure from being on the market and I’ll see you quickly.”