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Musician Joshua Ray Walker postponed a scheduled performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon because of a positive COVID-19 test case.

Walker, who grew up in East Dallas, made the announcement on Instagram.

“This will be a small speed bump, on an amazing ride,” Walker wrote. He added that a new date to appear on the show would be announced soon.

Jeff Ryan, the manager of artist relations at Walker’s label, State Fair Records, told the Dallas Morning News that Walker was not the band member who had tested positive.

Wish You Were Here, Walker’s first album, was released January 2019. The Advocate published a profile of the country music star later that year.

Walker hasn’t always been a solo artist. He also played lead guitar for Ottoman Turks, and the band once did a show at the Granada Theater.

Growing up in Casa Linda, Walker attended several schools in the area, including Hillcrest, Woodrow and Bryan Adams.


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