WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI)- Lafayette Legend and piano man Bruce Barker announced that he will not be performing again until the pandemic is over. This comes as the musician announced he, his wife, and son all tested positive for COVID-19. The well-known musician made the announcement on Facebook earlier today. Barker said he tested positive earlier this week after having symptoms for a few days. His wife tested positive today and his son tested positive a few days ago. He hopes people will understand this is the best decision for himself and his family.
"I do feel a certain obligation to still do my shows, people still love them and still come to them but I am going to do it when it's safe," said Barker.
Barker says he is starting to feel better and he expects to make a full recovery. He added that he is not sure where he contracted the virus either. While he does not have any performances coming up he says to stay tuned to his online presence on when he might be returning to the stage. News 18 would like to wish Bruce and his family a speedy recovery