Fedde Le Grand cancels Creamfields Thailand performance due to COVID-19

Dutch DJ and producer Fedde Le Grand had pulled out of this weekend’s Creamfields festival debut in Thailand due to COVID-19.

The DJ – who was also due to take part in a panel during Wired Music Week today (May 27) about mental health – took to social media to announce his positive diagnosis.

“I tested positive for COVID. I was looking forward to hosting a panel at Wired Music Week and performing for Creamfields Thailand. I hope to be back in Thailand very soon and wish everyone a happy have a great time at Creamfields,” he wrote.

Fedde Le Grand. Credit: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

Fedde Le Grand was to co-host the first day of the festival in Thailand on Saturday May 28 with R3HAB.

The organizers of Creamfields Thailand have since taken to social media to announce that they are currently working on booking another international act to replace Fedde Le Grand.

Creamfields Thailand will host its inaugural edition this weekend, featuring performances from R3HAB, Jauz, Jeffrey Sutorius, Salvatore Ganacci, 22 Bullets, Kastra, Mercer and more.

In other festival news, Thailand will see several festivals return to its shores this year after two years of inactivity due to the coronavirus pandemic. Upcoming festivals include Maho Rasop in November and Wonderfruit in December.

Jan G. Gilbert