Rod Stewart Announces He has to Cancel his Australian Tour Due to Viral Infection!

Rod Stewart Announces He has to Cancel his Australian Tour Due to Viral Infection!
Rod Stewart announced he has cancelled his upcoming Australian tour. source: Page Six
  • Rod Stewart shocked fans by announcing he is canceling his upcoming Australian tour.
  • The legendary singer was all set to perform with Cyndi Lauper and Jon Stevens in the country.
  • Rod had to cancel the tour due to a viral infection.

Rod Stewart cancels his Australian concert due to health issues

Rod Stewart addressed his fans on social media saying that he canceled his upcoming concert with Cyndi Lauper and Jon Stevens in Australia because he is suffering from a viral infection.

The British rockstar shared a statement on Instagram on Sunday, writing,

“Hello my friends,”

“I’m absolutely downhearted that I’m disappointing my fans who bought tickets to A Day On The Green.”

The 78-year-old musician added,

“Late this morning I was advised that I have a viral infection and my throat was too irritated to sing,”

“I’m only human and sometimes get sick just like you do.”

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Stewart apologized to his fans for not being able to perform. source: Page Six

“My greatest joy is performing for you, so I’m doing everything I can to get on the mend and back on stage!”

The Sailing hitmaker’s comment section was flooded with well-wishes from fans and admirers from everywhere.

One fan wrote,

“?You’re in our hearts, you’re in ours souls ? Get well soon! Bless you. ❤️,”

Another one added,

“Speedy recovery, dear Rod, wishing you an excellent health, please take care ?,”

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Rod has more international dates between April and September

Fans further showered him with well-wishes.

A fan wrote,

“Take it easy Rod! We totally understand! We all want you to be well and at your best very soon xxx,”

Another follower showed their support, writing,

“Feel better Rod. Your [sic] amazing. Don’t seat [sic] the small stuff. You first!”

A day before announcing he has a viral infection, Rod’s reps made an announcement about the show’s cancellation via his Twitter account.

But at the time, the You’re in My Heart singer did not disclose which artist was ill.

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Cyndi was set to perform with Rod. source: Page Six

Stewart’s official Twitter account tweeted on Friday night,

“Live Nation and Roundhouse Entertainment regret to announce that tonight’s performance by Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper and Jon Stevens at Mt. Duneed Estate, Geelong will not go ahead due to illness,”

The statement added,

“We apologise for the disappointment and inconvenience to ticket holders,”

“A further announcement regarding the concert arrangements will be made early next week.”

US musician Cyndi Lauper, 69, and New Zealand singer John Stevens, 61, were to appear alongside the singer.

Next, Rod is due to perform at the AEC Arena in Adelaide on Tuesday before doing five more Aussie dates.

Stewart will then perform in other countries like New Zealand, Mexico, the US, Ireland, the UK, and Spain between April and September.

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