Earl Sweatshirt Cancels European Festival Sets Due To Anxiety And Depression
His next shows are in the united states in July.
On the morning of his performance at London Festival Field Day (2 June), Earl Sweatshirt canceled his set, as well as the rest of the dates on their European tour. The announcement came through a Field Day on Twitter.
We are really sad to inform you that Earl Sweatshirt has had to cancel all the appearances in the short-term, which includes the Field Day the day of today. We are devastated, but I hope to welcome you back to a Field Day soon!
— Field day (@fielddaylondon) June 2, 2018
While there was no reason given at the time, a Sweatshirt of the team has sent the following message to Pitchfork since then, "Earl is to fight against anxiety and depression, which has been compounded by the pain of the recent death of his father. He thought that he would be willing to do, but simply is not able. We would like to apologize to his fans and promises to be back as soon as you can."
Apart from Field Day, Sweatshirt was scheduled to perform at the Forbidden Fruit Festival in Dublin and Parklife Festival in Manchester. Their web site only lists upcoming concerts in the united States, starting with 20 July for the Pitchfork Festival.
Sweatshirt his father passed away in January at the age of 79 years. He was a celebrated poet and political activist.
More recently, Sweatshirt released a new line of clothing entitled DEATHWORLD.