Sir Mick Jagger's postponement of the Rolling Stones tour of the US and Canada will be a setback for the band but it was an unavoidable decision. It was because of the ill health of Jagger who is the frontman of the band. He takes care of his health by following a proper diet and fitness regime and the sudden development has left him “devastated.” He announced the postponement and it was a letdown for his fans.

The Guardian detailed the Rolling Stones tour schedule.

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It would have kicked off from Miami, Florida on April 20 and concluded in Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in Ontario on June 29. It was the US and Canada leg of the No Filter tour and the venue was at the Hard Rock stadium. The band started in 1962 and Keith Richards is one of Mick Jagger’s bandmates who was there since the beginning. On the subject of postponement, he said it was - “A big disappointment for everyone.”

Illness plays spoilsport for Sir Mick Jagger

Fans of the Rolling Stones in the US and Canada were eagerly looking forward to the tour of Sir Mick Jagger but the sudden medical problems have led to its postponement.

Rolling Stones' tour delayed as Mick Jagger seeks medical treatment. [Image source/euronews (in English) YouTube video]
Rolling Stones' tour delayed as Mick Jagger seeks medical treatment. [Image source/euronews (in English) YouTube video]

Ronnie Wood, the guitarist of the band, is hopeful that the issues will be resolved and Mick will recover soon. The group has apologized to its fans for the inconvenience and assured that tickets already sold for the show will be valid for the new dates. Hence, they should not despair.

There is no information on specific problems that Mick Jagger is suffering from but the opinion of doctors who are attending to the 75-year-old frontman are that he needs medical treatment to make a full recovery.

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The Guardian says they have advised against the tour at this moment and feel he can get back on stage once he recovers. Mick has apologized to his fans via Twitter. He said - “I’m devastated for having to postpone the tour.” This is unfortunate as he became a father again at the age of 73 and was seen playing with his son on the beaches of Miami after news of his ill health came out.

The No Filter world tour

According to the BBC, the No Filter tour of Rolling Stones had officially kicked off in September 2017 with a concert in Hamburg, Germany.

The band’s present schedule for the 17-concert tour in the US and Canada was to be from 20 April to 29 June. It would take off from Miami and travel across North America to conclude in Oro-Medonte, Canada. During 2017 and 2018, the world tour covered venues across Europe and the UK. Fans hope that Mick Jagger recovers his health soon.

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