Over the weekend, Goldman Sachs chief David Solomon Instagrammed on his gig as DJ D-Sol on the BottleRock music pageant in Napa Valley.
“We had a blast at @bottlerocknapa!” the 59-year-old Wall Street titan enthused.
The beats-slinging banker thanked people who confirmed as much as see his set, which passed off on a aspect stage, whilst Miley Cyrus was on the principle stage, egging on her feminine followers to take off their tops.
The rub: The gig occurred on Sept. 4.
Solomon, who had carried out as DJ D-Sol at different occasions as effectively, isn’t commenting on why he was posting about his present a month after it occurred, But the rave got here simply days after the banking behemoth introduced a serious COVID security clampdown because the Delta variant was raging.
BottleRock didn’t require vaccines. Instead, partygoers had been allowed to indicate damaging COVID check outcomes. Solomon, in the meantime, has forbidden unvaccinated workers from coming into Goldman’s workplaces. Goldman additionally requires employees and guests to put on masks and mandates common testing for anybody coming into a Goldman constructing within the US.
“I guess the pandemic is over according to David Solomon?” one Goldman insider sniffed in response to his newest Instagram.
Goldman Sachs declined to remark. A supply near the financial institution mentioned Solomon had posted an Instagram story concerning the live performance on Sept. 5 that disappeared after 24 hours.
Even as D-Sol’s picture from the occasion vexed some Goldman workers, it perplexed pageant attendees. “Whats the name of the artist just one more time?” one requested in response to a question from The Post. “He played at BottleRock?” one other responded.
“No one mentioned him,” Daniel Armbruster, the lead singer for Joywave, instructed The Post. “I literally had no idea he was playing.”
D-Sol performed Saturday night time on the so-called “Silent Disco” the place two DJ’s are pitted in opposition to one another. Concert goers are given two headsets — one for every DJ taking part in — they usually can swap backwards and forwards between the 2 DJs units.
Solomon was pitted in opposition to DJ Warren G within the so-called “Silent Disco” the place live performance goers can swap between every utilizing a pair of headsets. As many as 2,000 concert-goers could have attended his set, a spokesperson for BottleRock instructed The Post.
Armbruster mentioned a crowd of two,000 is comparatively small for Solomon’s occasion.
“I mean the attendance for me speaking at a Goldman Sachs board meeting would probably be pretty low, too,” he mentioned
In addition to Miley Cyrus, the shindig featured Guns N’ Roses, Foo Fighters, and Megan Thee Stallion. It drew an estimated 40,000 attendees every day, in keeping with a pageant spokesperson.
Armbruster added it was odd that one in all Wall Street’s greatest names made an look — and took a slot away from a performer pursuing a profession in music.
“It perfectly embodies everything wrong with our society,” Armbruster mentioned. “But there’s nothing I can do about it so you just laugh and say, ‘Cool man.’”