Sir Rod Stewart He was forced to cancel a concert due to a viral infection.
The 78-year-old British singer was due to perform at the Mt. Duneed Estate in Geelong this weekend as part of his tour of Australia.
However, he had to check out just hours before the concert.
Six hours before his show, a message on the musician’s Instagram read:
“Live Nation and Roundhouse Entertainment regret to announce that tonight’s performance of Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper and Jon Stevens at the Mt. Duneed Estate, Geelong will not take place due to illness.
“We are sorry for the disappointment and inconvenience to ticket holders. A further announcement regarding the concert arrangements will be made early next week.”
Stewart later told fans that he was suffering from a viral infection.
I’m only human and sometimes I get sick like you
This is how he wrote it on his Instagram account:
“Hello my friends. I am absolutely bummed out for disappointing those who bought tickets for -A Day On The Green-. At the last minute, I was informed that I have a viral infection and my throat is too sore to sing.
“I’m only human and sometimes I get sick like you. My greatest joy is performing for you, so I am doing my best to recover and return to the stage.”
Stewart’s tour, which also features Cyndi Lauper and Jon Stevens, is scheduled to take place in Queensland and New South Wales, with the last two shows scheduled for April 1 in Hunter Valley and April 2 in Bowral. (Reuters/Bang Showbiz)