Some followers have been already within the Amsterdam stadium when it was introduced that the present had been scrapped.
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The Rolling Stones canceled their live performance in Amsterdam on Monday, simply hours earlier than it was as a consequence of begin after lead singer Mick Jagger examined constructive for COVID-19.
The band introduced the cancelation in an announcement, saying the 78-year-old Jagger examined constructive “after experiencing signs of COVID upon arrival on the stadium” on the outskirts of Amsterdam. There have been no additional particulars about his situation.
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“The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry for tonight’s postponement, however the security of the viewers, fellow musicians and the touring crew has to take precedence,” the assertion stated, including that the present could be rescheduled and tickets for the live performance at Amsterdam’s Johan Cruyff Area could be honored for the brand new date.
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Some followers have been already within the stadium when it was introduced that the present had been scrapped.
The veteran rockers are touring Europe with a present referred to as SIXTY to mark six a long time collectively. Their final present was at Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium on June 9. The following scheduled live performance is in Bern, Switzerland, on June 17.
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COVID instances in Europe have been steadily declining during the last two months. In keeping with information from John Hopkins College, the seven day common of COVID instances was 1,263.
Jagger has been brazenly important of anti-vaccination sentiment, and he has beforehand inspired followers to get vaccinated by offering free vaccination providers at concert events.
Diego Mendoza contributed to this report.