Frank Ocean has pulled out of his scheduled headlining slot at Coachella 2023 this Sunday, April 23. In a statement, Ocean’s representatives wrote: “Frank Ocean will not be performing at weekend 2 of Coachella. After suffering an injury to his leg on festival grounds in the week leading up to weekend 1. Frank Ocean was unable to perform the intended show but was still intent on performing, and in 72 hours, the show was reworked out of necessity. On doctor’s advice, ARTIST is not able to perform weekend 2 due to two fractures and a sprain in his left leg.”
Ocean added: “It was chaotic. There is some beauty in chaos. It isn’t what I intended to show but I did enjoy being out there and I’ll see you soon.’ Frank Ocean.”
While Coachella has not yet announced a replacement headliner, Variety reports that Blink-182, who played a surprise set during the first weekend of the festival, will fill in.