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The alternative rock group Rainbow Kitten Surprise, scheduled to perform on Friday in Boise’s outlaw field, has canceled the concert. All remaining July and August dates have been cancelled.
The difficulty of taking the tour has become too great, singer Ella Melo explained: Post online Thursday.
“After a few years off for a pandemic, we were excited to hit the ground on the tour,” Melo wrote. “It’s as amazing as singing and dancing with you every night, but the sacrifice of life on the road has finally reached its limit. I’ll take this time to reorganize the group. We have determined that it is in my greatest interest to focus on mental health. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. The band and I love you very much. “
An outdoor show scheduled at the Aidaho Botanical Garden Venue with a capacity of 4,000 Sold out in March. Hound Mouse was going to be the opening act.
On social media Rainbow Kitton Surprise — RKS for short — I told my fans, “I expect an immediate refund from the ticket company.” The band’s social media account did not allow comments after posting.
Founded in 2013 in North Carolina, Rainbow Kitten Surprise has seen a surge in popularity in recent years.
Earlier this week, the group found a sold-out show on Monday and Tuesday at the iconic Red Rocks Open Air Theater in Morrison, Colorado. Prior to the announcement on Thursday morning, RKS was scheduled to play that night in Salt Lake City.
Unexpected posts weren’t the first time the group shared important news with fans on social media. In March, Melo revealed that she was transgender.