Rolling Stones Cancel Australian Concert

The Rolling Stones performs at Pinkpop Festival
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Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones performs on stage during the 45th edition of the music festival Pinkpop in Landgraaf, The Netherlands, 07 June 2014.

Mick Jagger diagnosed with a throat infection.

The Rolling Stones have canceled Saturday night's show at Hanging Rock in Victoria, Australia, after frontman Mick Jagger was diagnosed with a throat infection.

"The Rolling Stones are incredibly disappointed to cancel the Hanging Rock gig and to disappoint their fans but were left with no other option," a spokesman said in a press release announcing the cancellation. The release also said Jagger is under "strict doctor's orders" to rest his vocal cords.

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The Stones' next Australian show is on Nov. 12 in Sydney. Ticket-holders can get a refund by following the instructions on the band's website.


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