The 75-year-old took to Twitter on Saturday, March 30, to share the unexpected news. “I’m so sorry to all our fans in America and Canada with tickets. I really hate letting you down like this,” the legendary singer tweeted. “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 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
A statement was also released by the band’s management, shedding more light on the reason behind the tour’s temporary pause. “Unfortunately today the Rolling Stones have had to announce the postponement of their upcoming US/Canada tour dates,” the message read. “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.”
It continued, “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.”
No word yet on what Mick is dealing with, but it is great to hear that doctors expect him to be well soon. The frontman’s son Lucas, 19, responded to the statement, saying, “Love you Dadda. You will be back fast!”
Fans were quite down due to the news, but they still offered their support and kind words. “I love ya, man. I have tix but your health is far more important. You’ll be back in a Jumpin Jack Flash in no time. Canada will never forget SARS-stock 2003. You stood by us, we stand beside you,” one person said, with another adding, “What a drag it is getting old”. Get well soon!”
Stay strong, Mick!
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