Rod Stewart Cancels Aussie Date At Last Minute, Cites Health Problem In Apology

rod Stewart canceled a tour date six hours before the show, citing a viral infection causing irritation in his throat.

The 78-year-old singer was to perform in Geelong AustraliaPart of their “A Day on the Green” tour. Cyndi Lauper and John Stevens were the supporting act.

Concert producers Live Nation and Roundhouse Entertainment said details on makeup or refunds would be announced next week.

Stewart posted his apology on Instagram.

He wrote, ‘Hello my friends. “I’m absolutely gutted that I’m letting my fans down who bought tickets for A Day on the Green. Late this morning I was told I’ve got a viral infection and my throat is too sore to sing I’m only human and get sick like you sometimes. My greatest joy is performing for you, so I’m doing everything I can to get well and get back on stage ”