Mick Jagger has tested positive for COVID-19, leading the Rolling Stones to cancel their concert in Amsterdam tonight.
“The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry for tonight’s postponement, but the safety of the audience, fellow musicians and tour crew must come first,” the band said. tweetedexplaining that Jagger started experiencing symptoms after arriving at the Johan Cruijff ArenA.
“We aim to reschedule the date as soon as possible and return as soon as possible,” Jagger said. tweeted to their account. “Thank you all for your patience and understanding.”
The Rolling Stones have only played three dates on their Sixty Tour: Madrid, Munich and Liverpool. Their next show is scheduled for June 17 in Bern, Switzerland.
The death of drummer Charlie Watts last year has put the future of the Stones’ touring schedule on hold, although band members have assured fans they plan to continue performing live.
“I keep going and now my body and mind are ready to hit the road,” Keith Richards said. Rolling Stone United Kingdom earlier this year. “The year we didn’t go on the road I just felt bad. It’s what I do and I still love it. I wouldn’t know what else to do without it and it still fascinates me , playing with these guys and what goes into a band, what makes it work. It’s a fascinating subject and I see no reason to stop just yet. You can’t quit the Stones!”
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