- The Weeknd apologized and promised a new show date after abruptly ending his LA concert 3 songs in.
- In a statement on Twitter, the singer revealed that his voice went out during the first song.
- On Saturday the singer walked off stage in the middle of performing “Can’t Feel My Face.”
The Weeknd apologized and promised fans a new concert date after ending his sold-out Los Angles show early on Saturday night.
The singer was in the middle of performing his hit single “Can’t Feel My Face,” at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood when he walked off stage abruptly, according to the Los Angeles Times. LA Times’ David Viramontes reported that the music continued after the singer walked off stage Saturday. The lights reportedly came back on and he walked back onstage to apologize to the crowd.
—The Weeknd (@theweeknd) September 4, 2022
Early Sunday morning, The Weeknd released a statement addressing his fans on Twitter. “My voice went out during the first song and I’m devastated. Felt it go and my heart dropped,” he wrote. “My deepest apologies to my fans here. I promise I’ll make it up to you with a new date.”
—David Viramontes (@davidviramontes) September 4, 2022
“I’m going to make sure everyone is good, you’ll get your money back,” he told the audience according to Viramontes. “But I’ll do a show real soon for you guys.”
Multiple outlets report that the “Blinding Lights” singer was apologetic, and explained that he lost his voice and couldn’t continue performing. “I can’t give you what I want to give you,” he reportedly told the audience.
Representatives for The Weeknd did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
The Weeknd is on the last leg of his “After Hours Til Dawn” tour that was twice postponed due to the pandemic, according to CNN. Saturday’s performance was his second night at SoFi stadium. The next date scheduled for his tour is September 22 in Toronto.