Rolling Stones' Australian tour in question

UPDATE

Frontier Touring have confirmed the Perth leg of the Rolling Stones Australian tour will not go ahead following the tragic death of Mick Jagger's long-time girlfriend, L'Wren Scott.

They announced the decision on Twitter and Facebook a short time ago.

"Frontier Touring and Concerts West regret to announce that The Rolling Stonesconcert in Perth will not be going ahead as scheduled for Wednesday 19 March 2014," the statement said.

"No further information is available at this time, ticket holders are asked to hold on to their tickets until a further update is available. 

"Ticket holders can check www.frontiertouring.com, twitter.com/frontiertouring or the Facebook page for updates.

"Please note no further comment is available at this time."

EARLIER

Tensions are high outside Perth's Hyatt Regency Hotel as the media waits for an announcement following the tragic death of Mick Jagger's long-time girlfriend, L'Wren Scott.

Fashion designer Scott, 49, was found dead in her Manhattan apartment by an assistant. Jagger is said to be "completely shocked and devastated" by the news of his longtime girlfriend's death, according to his spokesman.

With the first leg of the Stones' 14 On Fire tour kicking off at Perth Arena on Wednesday night, speculation is rife the legendary band will either cancel dates or call off the tour entirely.

Hanging Rock was set to host the the band on March 30.

Frontier Touring have announced a press conference at 9am Perth time (noon AEST) and media have already gathered outside the Hyatt.

Hyatt security told media they were not allowed in the public entrance just outside the foyer.

At least one crew from ABC America, which has been covering the disappearance of flight MH370, are also covering this breaking story.

The veteran British rock group landed in Australia on Monday.

Channel Nine entertainment reporter Andrew Nelson, who is at Perth Airport told Radio 6PR the "Tongue" plane was still firmly in place on the tarmac and there were no signs of any pre-flight preparations.

THE ROLLING STONES 14 ON FIRE TOUR DATES IN QUESTION:

March 19 - Perth Arena

March 22 - Adelaide Oval

March 25 - Sydney Allphones Arena

March 28 - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

March 30 - Hanging Rock, Macedon Ranges, Vic

April 2 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre

- with AAP and staff reporters

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