Mick Jagger, 78, has tested positive for COVID-19 resulting in the cancellation of the Rolling Stones concert scheduled for Monday night in Amsterdam, the organizers and the band announced, and they promised a new date.
“Singer Mick Jagger has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and has left the venue sick,” the organizers announced on their website. “Tonight’s show has been cancelled” at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, they added.
Mick Jagger has apologized via his Twitter account for having to cancel the concert at “such short notice,” and promised to set a new date as soon as possible.
“With deep regret,” the group said on its Twitter account, “The safety of the audience, other musicians and the touring team should be a priority.”
Purchased tickets will remain valid for the new date.
The Rolling Stones began a European tour at the beginning of June in Madrid to celebrate their 60th anniversary, which is supposed to end on July 31 after 14 concerts in ten countries. He should lead them in particular to Milan, London, Brussels or Liverpool, where they have not played in 50 years.
The Stones’ birth certificate was set by rock critics at their first show together, in July 1962 at the Marquee in London.
The year 2022 is loaded with icons for the group. In addition to his 60th birthday, he is also celebrating the 50th birthday of one of his famous albums, Exile on Main Street.
This tour takes place without Charlie Watts, the historic drummer who died in 2021, and was replaced by newcomer Steve Jordan.
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