UPDATE: Fontier Touring have announced The Rolling Stones have cancelled their Perth concert in the wake of the sudden death of Mick Jagger’s partner in New York.
“Frontier Touring and Concerts West regret to announce that The Rolling Stones concert in Perth will not be going ahead as scheduled for Wednesday 19 March 2014,” the statement reads.
“Ticket holders are asked to hold on to their tickets until a further update is available.
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“Ticket holders can check frontiertouring.com, facebook.com/frontiertouring and twitter.com/frontiertouring for updates.”
There is no further information available at this time in relation to the other five concerts scheduled for Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Macedon Ranges and Brisbane.
EARLIER: THE Rolling Stones Australian tour is in doubt following the sudden death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend of thirteen years, L’Wren Scott.
The 49-year-old celebrity fashion designer was found dead with a scarf wrapped around her neck by her assistant in her Manhattan apartment on Monday morning local time.
Police do not suspect foul play.
An official announcement by Frontier Touring on whether or not the Australian tour will go ahead is expected to be made around midday.
The Stones touched down in Perth yesterday on a private jet ahead of their ’14 On Fire national tour, which was due to begin on Wednesday night.
There are unconfirmed reports Jagger is getting ready to fly back to the states, with The Stones’ plane waiting on the tarmac at Perth Airport.
The Rolling Stones’ 14 ON FIRE Australian tour dates;
March 19 – Perth Arena
March 22 – Adelaide Oval
March 25 – Sydney Allphones Arena
March 28 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
March 30 – Hanging Rock, Macedon Ranges, Vic
April 2 – Brisbane Entertainment Centre
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