Classic Mornings

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

Recent Headlines

in Music

Kings of Leon drummer returns to the road

Nathan Followill, of Kings of Leon, is seen backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Nathan Followill has confirmed he'll be back behind the kit after breaking his ribs in a tour bus crash.

in Music

Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber drives a quad bike at the beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame on the outskirts of Panama City in a January 27, 2014 file photo.

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation and collision on Friday.

in Music

Survivor’s Jimi Jamison dies at 63

Members of the band Survivor in the earl 1980s: (L-R) Marc Droubay, Jim Peterik, Stephen Ellis, Frankie Sullivan, Jimi Jamison

The family of Survivor rocker Jimi Jamison has thanked fans for the outpouring of support following his sudden death on Sunday.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Boy’s hilarious reaction to baby news

19-overlay3

This little boy is NOT excited about being a big brother again, but his reaction is priceless.

in Music

CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top rock tracks

godsmack

LISTEN: This week's top rock tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.

in Music

Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Johnny JamBoogie

18-overlay8

If football doesn't workout, "Johnny Football" always has this to fall back on.