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Published on June 21, 2024
Tyler, The Creator Pulls Out from Lollapalooza and Outside Lands, Sabrina Carpenter Steps Up as San Francisco HeadlinerSource: Justin Higuchi from Los Angeles, CA, USA, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

In an unforeseen shift in the lineup, Tyler, the Creator, known for his eclectic and electrifying hip-hop performances, has officially dropped out from headlining two of summer's most anticipated music festivals, Lollapalooza and Outside Lands. Variety reported that the artist provided no specific reasoning for his withdrawal, leaving fans curious and disappointed.

It appears the tables have turned for pop sensation Sabrina Carpenter, who was set to rise to the occasion as she takes Tyler's place at Outside Lands. Announced via Outside Lands' Instagram post, Carpenter will now headline the Lands End stage on Saturday, August 10th. Known for her Disney Channel beginnings, the "Eyes Wide Open" singer's career has been on an upward trajectory, making her a seemingly suitable substitute for the energetic Tyler, the Creator.

The news was initially shared by Tyler, the Creator himself over on X (formerly Twitter), where he addressed his fans with an unexpected but characteristic mix of candor and charisma. "i hate saying this but i have to cancel lollapalooza and outside lands. i made a commitment that i can no longer keep, and that bums me out knowing how excited folks were. that is not sexy at all. please please forgive me or call me names when you see me in person. love," Tyler posted. The underlying reasons for this change to commitments remain a mystery, though surely not as intriguing as Tyler's vehement assertion that the situation is "not sexy at all."

As Tyler exits stage left, Sabrina Carpenter is preparing for her moment in the San Francisco limelight, and it's not her only engagement in the city. In an undeniable surge in her pop career, she is also scheduled to perform at Chase Center on November 9th, as part of her North American tour, aptly named after her soon-to-be-released album "Short n' Sweet." Mercury News notes that Carpenter is expected to bring dynamism to her performance, equal parts charm, and vocal prowess, and concertgoers can snag tickets starting June 28 at Ticketmaster.