They will announce their 50th anniversary world tour promoted by AEG Live on April 3, a week after the rock n roll veterans were confirmed as Glastonbury Festival headliners – they take the stage on Saturday June 29th.
That same day ex Stones bassist Bill Wyman’s band Rhythm Kings was also announced for Glasto.
Mick Jagger tweeted on the weekend, ‘Thanks for all your tweets about Glastonbury. I was thinking about the set list. Any ideas on that?’
Charlie Watts kept busy performing two shows in London last weekend with his jazz band The ABC&D of Boogie Woogie with group members ( in alphabetical order ) Axel Zwingenberger (piano), Ben Waters (piano), Charlie Watts (drums) and Dave Green (bass).
Ronnie Wood was also on stage in London last week helping out Paul McCartney‘s son James launch his new album ‘Me’. Dad Paul sneaked on stage and sat down at the piano to accompany Ronnie and James’ acoustic guitars on the track ‘New York Times‘ which was written by James on a family trip with his dad.
The Rolling Stones, who rocked London and New York in 2012, announced today that they will kick off their “50 AND COUNTING” tour in Los Angeles at the STAPLES Center. (Date TBA pending NBA/NHL playoff schedules.) The tour debut will be followed by performances in Oakland, San Jose, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Toronto, Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia. The band will also return to London’s Hyde Park on July 6, almost 44 years to the day of their first show at the Royal Park.
The Rolling Stones “50 AND COUNTING” tour will be the band’s first venture with worldwide tour promoter AEG Live’s Concerts West.
“50 AND COUNTING” TOUR DATES
TBA Los Angeles STAPLES Center TBA
May 5 Oakland Oracle Arena On sale April 8 @ 10AM PST
May 8 San Jose HP Pavilion On sale April 8 @ 10AM PST
May 11 Las Vegas MGM Grand TBA
May 15 Anaheim Honda Center TBA
May 25 Toronto Air Canada Centre On sale April 8 @ 10AM EST
May 28 Chicago United Center On sale April 8 @ 10AM CST
June 12 Boston TD Garden TBA
June 18 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center TBA