Sir Mick Jagger, 78, has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting the Rolling Stones to cancel their show in Amsterdam on Monday.
The band, which also includes guitarist Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood with Steve Jordan on drums, is on their SIXTY Tour which consists of 14 shows in 10 countries across 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 in Liverpool on June 9).
“The Rolling Stones deeply regret the postponement tonight, but the safety of the audience, fellow musicians and touring crew must be paramount.
“The show will be rescheduled at a later date. Tickets for tonight’s show will be honored for the rescheduled date. Prepare for details.’
Only those who are fully vaccinated by their third booster vaccination are allowed to enter the Netherlands, provided they present proof of vaccination.
Anyone who has contracted Covid within the last 180 days must provide proof of recovery from COVID-19 upon entry into the Netherlands with the NHS Covid Pass, which is more than 11 days old from the date of issue.
Announcement: The band, which also includes guitarist Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood with Steve Jordan on drums, is on their SIXTY Tour which consists of 14 shows in 10 countries across Europe
The band returned to the UK stage at Anfield Football Stadium on Thursday last week. The Stones will also play two shows at BTS Hyde Park in London this summer.
Last week, Mick’s friend Melanie Hamrick, 34, proved her son was quite the dance sensation when Deveraux mirrored his famous dad in a video shared to Instagram on Thursday.
As the Rolling Stones took the stage in Liverpool, the youngster wiggled and shook his blonde locks as Mick belted out “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.”
Moves like Jagger! Last week, Mick’s friend Melanie Hamrick, 34, proved her son was quite the dance sensation when Deveraux mirrored his famous dad in a video shared to Instagram on Thursday
So pretty! The youngster flapped and shook his blond locks as Mick snarled out, “You can’t always get what you want.”
Deveraux danced off the side of the stage while showing off his fancy footwork to his father’s 1969 hit track.
He wore a Rolling Stones t-shirt with the iconic tongue and lip logo on the 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 snap on stage before the show.
Full of fun: Deveraux wore a Rolling Stones T-shirt with the iconic tongue and lip logo emblazoned on the front with a cardigan and skinny jeans
Meanwhile, Mick was always the rock star as he and the Rolling Stones put on a stunning performance.
The band returned to Liverpool for the first time in 50 years and put on an energetic production as they continued their European ‘Sixty’ tour.
The legendary frontman wore a red and black leather jacket for the performance, layered over a diamond embellished shirt.
Taking it all in: Another photo showed Melanie and Deveraux with their backs to the camera as they posed for a snap on stage before the show.
Mick paired the ensemble with black skinny jeans and stood between bandmates Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood as they stormed the stage.
Ronnie Wood matched Mick in a red leather jacket with black detail design while Keith Richards was always the rocker in a dark gray leather jacket and blue headscarf.
The band seemed delighted to be back in Liverpool as Mick threw his hands in the air and at the crowd.
Rock stars: Meanwhile, Mick put on a stunning performance with the Rolling Stones as 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 took the stage at Anfield Stadium and continued their European ‘Sixty’ tour
Always the frontman, the musician showed that age was just a number as he threw out some dance moves on stage and pointed at the audience.
Ronnie and Keith seemed to be in their element as the guitarists faced each other and belted out a tune.
The band was shown on a giant screen behind them as the Liverpool crowd went wild for the performance.
Busting a move: Mick Jagger showed that age was just a number as he threw some dance moves on stage and pointed them at the audience
Earlier in the day, Mick appeared to be in high spirits as he left his hotel towards Anfield Stadium.
The musician looked dapper as he waved to the crowd in a smart pink jacket over a crew-neck sweater of the same color with a black-and-white shirt collar.
As he entered the vehicle, he tucked his long hair under a matching baseball cap.
When they take the stage at Liverpool FC’s home ground, it will be the first time the Stones have played in Liverpool since 1971, according to the Liverpool Echo.
Iconic: The trio took center stage in the performance, as in sync as ever