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The Rolling Stones announce 50th tour dates!
The Rolling Stones announce 50th tour dates!

After teasing the announcement with daily messages since last Friday, the Rolling Stones this morning confirmed what most people had assumed: they’re hitting the road one more time.

In a video posted on their YouTube channel at 9:00 a.m. ET sharp, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts are shown engaging in a video conference, with each saying hello in turn.  Wood is shown turning away from a canvas he’s painting, which bears the names of five cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Boston and Philadelphia. “Well, it’s about time, gents,” Wood says.  “I’ve been waiting for this call.”

Check it out here:

Tickets for Oakland, San Jose, Toronto and Chicago go on sale beginning Monday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. local time at RollingStones.com.  Citi cardmembers will be able to snag presale tickets beginning Friday.

Here are the tour stops, and the dates confirmed so far:

TBA — Los Angeles, STAPLES Center

5/5 — Oakland, Oracle Arena

5/8 — San Jose, HP Pavilion

5/11 — Las Vegas, MGM Grand Garden Arena

5/15 — Anaheim, Honda Center

5/25 — Toronto, Air Canada Centre

5/28 — Chicago, United Center

6/12 — Boston, TD Garden

6/18 — Philadelphia, Wells Fargo Center

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