Sunday, November 9, 2014
Mick Jagger has issued an apology over the cancellation of Saturday’s scheduled Rolling Stones concert at Hanging Rock – near Melbourne, Australia – after he developed a throat infection this past week.
“I am very sorry we had to cancel the show at Hanging Rock and disappoint so many of you that had planned to come,” posted Jagger. “Thank you for all your supportive messages over the last few days, I really appreciate it.”
The band announced Thursday that Jagger was under strict doctor’s orders to rest his vocal chords for a few days in order to recuperate for the remainder of the tour.
“The Rolling Stones are incredibly disappointed to cancel the Hanging Rock gig and to disappoint their fans but were left with no other option,” said a spokesman for the group.
The band’s next scheduled show is in Sydney on November 12.
The Rolling Stones recently opened their delayed Australian tour at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide.
The fall shows were rescheduled from this past spring following the sudden passing of Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, L’Wren Scott.
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