A spokeswoman for Keith Richards, Fran Curtis, has denied those reports that
the Rolling Stone requires brain surgery after his alleged fall from a
coconut tree, saying that “he’s feeling good and in good spirits”. As
previously reported, the accident occurred in Fiji, where Richards received
treatment for a mild concussion before flying to New Zealand for a brain
scan. The Rolling Stones are due to begin the European leg of their world
tour in Barcelona on 27 May. Curtis said that the date would go ahead as
And speaking of the Rolling Stones’ European tour, the band have confirmed
support bands for the series of gigs. They’ll be joined by Kaiser Chiefs in
Croatia, Guns N Roses in Germany, and Kasabian in Switzerland and France.
Meanwhile in the UK, The Charlatans will support at Twickenham on 22 August and
at Hampden Park in Glasgow on 25 August.