Jagger’s discovery of Covid led to Rolling Stones cancelling their gig


After Sir Mick Jagger’s positive test for coronavirus, the Rolling Stones had to cancel their Amsterdam show.

They are the legendary band that also includes Ronnie Wood and Keith Richards as guitarists. Steve Jordan plays drums. “Sixty”Tour, which includes 14 shows in 10 European countries.

Sir Mick, 78-year-old frontman, began experiencing Covid symptoms after he arrived in the Johan Cruijff ArenA (Dutch capital) on Monday, June 13.

The band released the following statement: “The Rolling Stones have been forced to call off tonight’s concert in Amsterdam at the Johan Cruijff ArenA, following Mick Jagger testing positive after experiencing symptoms of Covid upon arrival at the stadium.

Sir Mick Jagger on stage
Sir Mick Jagger performs on stage with The Rolling Stones

“The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry for tonight’s postponement, but the safety of the audience, fellow musicians and the touring crew has to take priority.

“The show will be moved to a later date. Tickets purchased for tonight’s event will be honored for the new date. Stay tuned for more information.

Sir Mick apologised to the band’s Dutch fans on social media, writing: “I’m so sorry that we’ve had to postpone the Amsterdam show with such short notice tonight.

Sir Mick Jagger's social media post
Sir Mick Jagger apologized on social media after he had to cancel the Rolling Stones concert in Amsterdam

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“I have unfortunately just tested positive for Covid. We aim to reschedule the date ASAP and get back as soon as we can. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Mick.”

The band made their return to the UK stage at the Anfield football stadium – their first appearance in Liverpool for 50 years – on Thursday (June 9), and are also due to play two shows at the BST Hyde Park festival in London this summer.

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