The Rolling Stones have cancelled the remainder of their North American tour dates due to a health issue involving Mick Jagger. The band took to Facebook to issue to the following statement.
“Unfortunately today the Rolling Stones have had to announce the postponement of their upcoming US / 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 existing tickets, as they will be valid for the rescheduled dates, which will be announced shortly.”
“Mick has been advised by doctors that he cannot go on tour at this time, as he needs medical treatment. The doctors have advised Mick that he is expected to make a complete recovery so that he can get back on stage as soon as possible.”
The statement does not disclose what kind of health issue or the exact nature of the illness.
Mick Jagger tweeted, “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.”
Writer/director Joe Harris has tweeted, “I’m in a ball and terrified for whatever is wrong with Mick Jagger.”
“I wasn’t meant to outlive Dylan and Springsteen. This is awful.”
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