The Rolling Stones have postponed their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour following the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.
Scott was found dead in her Manhattan apartment on Monday. She took her life at around 10am Monday morning.
Mick Jagger and the entire Rolling Stones entourage had arrived in Perth, Australia on Monday for the start of the 14 On Fire tour. The band had played Singapore on the weekend and after performing 2014 shows in Abu Dhabi, China and Japan.
The official statement from Frontier Touring
The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry and disappointed to announce the postponement of the rest of their 14 ON FIRE tour of Australia and New Zealand following the death of L’Wren Scott.
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood wish to thank all of their fans for their support at this difficult time and hope that they will fully understand the reason for this announcement.
The Rolling Stones are planning to reschedule these postponed shows at a later date.
The postponed shows are:
Perth Arena – 19 March – postponed
Adelaide Oval – 22 March – postponed
Sydney Allphones Arena – 25 March – postponed
Melbourne Rod Laver Arena – 28 March – postponed
Macedon Ranges Hanging Rock – 30 March – postponed
Brisbane Entertainment Centre – 2 April – postponed
Auckland Mt Smart Stadium – 5 April – postponed
Australia/New Zealand promoters ask ticket holders to please hold on to their tickets until further notice. A new schedule of dates is presently being worked on and will be advised as soon as possible. Information will be made available via rollingstones.com and frontiertouring.com as soon as available.
Please note no further comment to media is available at this time.
For help or information, call Lifeline, 131 114, or visit beyondblue.org.au.
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