The Rolling Stones were forced to postpone at least one show in their 60th-anniversary tour after frontman Mick Jagger tested positive for COVID-19. The band was due to perform Monday night at the Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam. Madrid was the first stop on The Stones’ European summer tour.
“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,”The group released its statement. “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 rescheduled. Tickets will be honored at the new date.
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) June 13, 2022
The 60th-anniversary Tour includes several days off between performances. The Stones’ next concert will take place in Bern, Switzerland on June 17. The Stones also have shows in Milan, France, and London on June 21st and 25th. A few shows are planned for July, including performances in France, Austria, Sweden, Belgium and France. After the passing of Charlie Watts, the Stones have been led by Steve Jordan as their drummer. Jordan also performed with the band in the U.S. last fall.
The surprise performance at Madrid’s Metropolitano Stadium on June 1 was the highlight of the tour. “The Stones performed”Out of Time“Live for the first Time. The song first appeared on their 1966 album in U.K. Aftermath Chris Farlowe was thrilled to have this song as a hit. Finally, the Rolling Stones’ version of the song was released in the U.S.A on their 1967 album. Flowers Another version was included on the 1975 album. Metamorphosis. This song was used in the 1978 movieComing HomeQuentin Tarantino and his 2019 movie Once Upon a Time, Hollywood.
Another legend of the 60s rock scene had to cancel his tour this weekend. Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr put the June dates for the 2022 All Starr Band tour on hold because Edgar Winter and former Toto guitarist Steve Lukather tested positive for COVID-19. The September shows will be rescheduled.
“We are so sorry to let the fans down,”Starr, aged 81, spoke Saturday. “It’s been wonderful to be back out on the road and we have been having such a great time playing for you all. But as we all know, Covid is still here and despite being careful these things happen. I want to thank the fans for their patience, I send you all peace and love, and we can’t wait to be back in the Fall.”