The Rolling Stones officially postpone their Australian/New Zealand ’14 On Fire’ tour due to the death of Sir Mick Jagger’s long-term girlfriend, L’Wren Scott.
The Rolling Stones have officially postponed their Australian/New Zealand ‘14 On Fire‘ tour due to the death of Sir Mick Jagger‘s long-term girlfriend, L’Wren Scott. A statement posted on the Rolling Stones’ website reads: “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.” Tickets “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.” This comes after the cancellation of the Perth show yesterday, and Georgia May Jagger’s withdrawal from her appearances at Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts landed in Perth on Sunday night on their private jet, set to kick off their ‘14 On Fire‘ tour on Wed Mar 19 before travelling to Adelaide on Sat Mar 22 to mark the opening of Adelaide Oval. Tickets were sold out within minutes of public release. Scott, who was a fashion designer, former model and celebrity stylist, had been dating Jagger since 2001 following Jagger’s split from wife Jerry Hall. Scott was found dead in her New York apartment from an apparent suicide on Monday morning. A spokesman for Jagger says the Rolling Stones frontman is “completely shocked and devastated” by the news. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts land in Perth on their private jet. The Rolling Stones 14 On Fire tour POSTPONED: Wed Dec 19 – Perth Arena, Perth Sat Mar 22 – Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Tue Mar 25 – Allphones Arena, Sydney Fri Mar 28 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Sun Mar 30 – Hanging Rock, Macedon Ranges Wed Apr 2 – Entertainment Centre, Brisbane Sat Apr 5 – Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland