The Rolling Stones tour postponement: latest news

Mick Jagger expected to resume active duties later this year

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Mick Jagger will undergo surgery this week to replace a valve in his heart, according to multiple reports.

It is believed to be a fairly standard procedure, and Jagger is expected to make a full recovery.

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Last week, The Rolling Stones postponed their upcoming US tour. “I’m so sorry to all our fans in America & Canada with tickets,” wrote Jagger on Twitter. “I really hate letting you down like this. I’m devastated for having to postpone the tour but I will be working very hard to be back on stage as soon as I can. Once again, huge apologies to everyone.”

An official band statement added that, “Mick Jagger has been advised by doctors that he cannot go on tour at this time as he needs medical treatment. The doctors have advised Mick that he is expected to make a complete recovery so that he can get back on stage as soon as possible.”

Tickets for The Rolling Stones’ US tour will remain valid for rescheduled dates that will be announced “shortly”.

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