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John Mayer Tests Positive for COVID-19, Drops Out of Performance at Playing in the Sand Festival 2022 in Mexico

John Mayer Tests Positive for COVID-19, Drops Out of Performance at Playing in the Sand Festival 2022 in Mexico

John Mayer has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

The 44-year-old musician tested positive for the virus and had to pull out of the upcoming 2022 Playing in the Sand Festival just days before he and his band Dead and Company was set to perform.

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Today, just prior to leaving for Mexico, per his physician, @JohnMayer tested positive for COVID-19 and will be unable to perform at the upcoming ‘Playing in the Sand’ event in Riviera Cancun January 7-10,” the band wrote on Instagram.

John is now the second member of Dead and Company to drop out of the upcoming shows. Drummer Bill Kreutztmann recently announced that he would not be able to attend the festival, per advice from his doctor.

The 2022 Playing in the Sand Festival is also scheduled to take place the following weekend, from January 13 through the 16, and as of right now, there’s no word on if John will be in attendance.

John hasn’t publicly addressed his diagnosis himself yet.

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