Rolling Stones postpones North American Tour due to coronavirus

News 18/03/2020

The Rolling Stones have announced that they will be postponing their tour plans because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The tour was scheduled to start on 8th May in San Diego and wraps up in Atlanta on 9th July. The band had decided to postpone their tour indefinitely.

"We're hugely disappointed to have to postpone the tour," the band said. "We are sorry to all the fans who were looking forward to it as much as we were, but the health and safety of everyone has to take priority. We will all get through this together - and we'll see you all very soon."

Mass gatherings all over the world have been restricted, with Austria being the strictest of them all, banning all gatherings of more than 5 people. The ban has hugely impacted the event industry, resulting in postponement and cancellations of all major music, sporting and cultural events as part of the efforts to curtail the spread of CONVID-19.

This is the second major delay to the Stones' No Filter concert. The band was forced to delay their tour for three months while Mick Jagger recovered from a heart surgery.