Rolling Stones CANCEL Amsterdam gig after Sir Mick Jagger, 78, tests positive for COVID-19
Sir Mick Jagger, 78, has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting the Rolling Stones to cancel their show in Amsterdam on Monday.
The band, featuring guitarist Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood and Steve Jordan on drums, is on their SIXTY tour, which consists of 14 shows in 10 countries in Europe.
A statement on behalf of the band read: “The Rolling Stones have been forced to cancel tonight’s concert in Amsterdam at the Johan Cruijff ArenA after Mick Jagger tested positive after experiencing symptoms of Covid upon arrival at the stadium.
Sad news: Sir Mick Jagger, 78, has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting the Rolling Stones to cancel their Amsterdam show on Monday (pictured June 9 in Liverpool)
The Rolling Stones deeply regret tonight’s postponement, but the safety of the public, fellow musicians and touring crew is a priority.
The show will be moved to a later date. Tickets for tonight’s show will be honored for the rescheduled date. Stand by for details.’
Only those who have been fully vaccinated up to their third booster dose are allowed to enter the Netherlands, provided they can submit proof of vaccination.
People who have become ill with Covid in the past 180 days must show proof of recovery from COVID-19 when entering the Netherlands with the NHS Covid pass, with the date of issue being more than 11 days.
Announcement: The band, also featuring guitarist Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood and Steve Jordan on drums, are on their SIXTY tour, which consists of 14 shows in 10 countries across Europe
The band returned to the British stage at Anfield football stadium last Thursday. The Stones are also playing two shows at London’s BTS Hyde Park this summer.
Last week, Mick’s girlfriend Melanie Hamrick, 34, proved that their son was quite the dancing sensation when Deveraux mirrored his famous father in a video shared on Instagram on Thursday.
As The Rolling Stones stormed onto the stage in Liverpool, the youngster shook and shook his blond locks as Mick lashed out at You Can’t Always Get What You Want.
Moves like Jagger! Last week, Mick’s girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick, 34, proved that their son was quite the dance sensation when Deveraux mirrored his famous father in a video shared on Instagram on Thursday.
So cute! The youngster shook and shook his blond locks as Mick took off his belt You Can’t Always Get What You Want
Deveraux pranced around from the side of the stage as he showed off his beautiful footwork on his father’s 1969 hit track.
He wore a Rolling Stones T-shirt, complete with the iconic tongue and lips logo on his front, paired with a cardigan and skinny jeans.
In another photo, Melanie and Deveraux could be seen with their backs to the camera as they posed for a photo onstage before the show.
With pleasure: Deveraux wore a Rolling Stones T-shirt, complete with the iconic tongue and lips logo on the front with a vest and skinny jeans
Meanwhile, Mick was always the rock star when he and the Rolling Stones put on a show-stopping performance.
The band performed in Liverpool for the first time in 50 years and put in an energetic production as they continue their European ‘Sixty’ tour.
The legendary frontman wore a red and black leather jacket for the look, layered over a diamond-embellished shirt.
Taking it all in: Another photo showed Melanie and Deveraux with their backs to the camera posing for a photo on stage prior to the show.
Mick teamed the ensemble with black skinny jeans and stood between bandmates Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood as they stormed onto the stage.
Ronnie Wood matched Mick in a red leather jacket with a black detail design, while Keith Richards was once the rocker in a dark gray leather jacket and blue bandana.
The band seemed delighted to be back in Liverpool as Mick threw his hands in the air and to the crowd.
Rockstars: Meanwhile, Mick gave a breathtaking performance with the Rolling Stones when they performed in Liverpool for the first time since 1971 (LR Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
Exciting: For the first time in 50 years, the band performed in the city and put on an energetic production as they hit the Anfield Stadium stage and continue their European ‘Sixty’ tour
Ever the front man, the musician showed that age was just a number when he threw some dance moves on stage and pointed at the audience.
Ronnie and Keith seemed in their element as the guitarists faced each other and played a tune.
The band was shown on a huge screen behind them as the Liverpool crowd went frantic for the performance.
Smashing a move: Mick Jagger showed age was just a number when he threw some dance moves on stage and pointed at the audience
Earlier in the day, Mick seemed cheerful as he left his hotel for Anfield Stadium.
The musician looked smart as he waved to the crowd in a smart pink jacket over a crew-neck jumper in the same color and a black and white shirt collar.
When he got into the car, he hid his long hair under a matching baseball cap.
Taking the stage at the home of Liverpool FC will mark the first time the Stones have played in Liverpool since 1971, according to Liverpool Echo.
Iconic: the trio took center stage during the performance, in sync as ever