Dean James at Right Wing Tribune
The Rolling Stones are postponing their upcoming tour dates in the U.S. and Canada due to medical problems that the lead singer, Mick Jagger is suffering from.
Jagger is currently receiving medical treatment. The health problems have not been disclosed at the time of this report.
The band released a statement regarding the postponement on Twitter.
“Unfortunately today the Rolling Stones have had to announce the postponement of their upcoming U.S./Canada tour dates – we apologize for any inconvenience this causes those who have tickets to shows but wish to reassure fans to hold onto these tickets, as they will be valid for the rescheduled dates, which will be announced shortly,” the statement read.
“Mick has been advised by doctors that he cannot go on tour at this time, as he needs medical treatment,” the statement read.
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) March 30, 2019
The Rolling Stones was scheduled to kick off the North American leg of the “No Filter” tour in Miami, Florida on April 20. The group was also set to perform at the 50th anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz Festival on May 2., Daily Caller reports.
Jagger, 75, apologized to his fans.
“I’m devastated for having to postpone the tour but I will be working very hard to be back on stage as soon as I can,” Jagger tweeted. “Once again, huge apologies to everyone.”
I’m so sorry to all our fans in America & Canada with tickets. I really hate letting you down like this.
I’m devastated for having to postpone the tour but I will be working very hard to be back on stage as soon as I can. Once again, huge apologies to everyone.
— Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) March 30, 2019
The details of Jagger’s illness are unclear.
The Rolling Stones advised fans to keep their current tickets as they will still be valid for the rescheduled shows.
The group was started in England in 1962. It went on to win three Grammy awards.
We certainly wish the best for Mick and hope for a speedy recovery.