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Mick Jagger tests positive for Covid-19 at 78, Rolling Stones concert in Amsterdam postponed

Double blow. Singer Mick Jagger, 78, has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, leading to the cancellation of the Rolling Stones concert scheduled for Monday night in Amsterdam, according to the organizers and the band, who have promised a new date. The concert was scheduled to take place at the Johan Cruyff Stadium in Amsterdam.

Mick Jagger has apologized to him via his Twitter account for having to cancel the party “on such short notice”, and promised to reschedule a new date as soon as possible. “The safety of the audience, other musicians and the touring team must be a priority,” the group said on Twitter. Purchased tickets will remain valid for the new date.

European tour in ten countries

The Rolling Stones embarked on a European tour in Madrid at the beginning of June to celebrate their 60th anniversary. He should take them in particular to Milan, London, Brussels and France, where two dates are planned (Lyon on July 19, Paris on the 23rd), before ending tentatively on July 31 after 14 concerts in ten countries.

The tour takes place without Charlie Watts, the historic drummer who passed away in 2021, and was replaced by newcomer Steve Jordan, during 2022 loaded with the group’s icons. In addition to his 60th birthday, he is also celebrating 50 years since one of his famous albums, Exile on Main Street.

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