THE ROLLING STONES ANNOUNCE 2015 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Rolling Stones historic 2012The Rolling Stones have announced a 2015 U.S. stadium run. The Zip Code Tour kicks off on May 24 at Petco Park in San Diego, CA and wraps up on July 15 with a headlining appearance at Le Festival d’ete de Quebec in Quebec City. Tickets for the festival go on sale April 11, while the rest of the tour goes on sale April 13 via RollingStones.com/Tickets. The trek is set to feature a large stage that extends deep into the audience, complete with large video screens and other amenities.

“We are excited to be back in North America playing stadiums this summer,” vocalist Mick Jagger said of the tour. “We are looking forward to being back onstage and playing your favorite songs. People say, ‘How come you’re still doing this?’ but I can’t believe I did this when I was 20.” Guitarist Keith Richards adds, “We love being out on the road and it is great to come back to North America. I can’t wait to get back on the stage!”

In 2012, The Rolling Stones only ranked #33 out of 50 on the Top Grossing Tours list, and only pulled in 35.5Rolling Stones 2012 million…but they only played 6 shows. The Stones mounted a mini-tour to celebrate their 50th anniversary as a band. The celebration kicked off in Paris with a warm-up show at the La Trabendo Night Club . Then, two shows at London’s O2 Arena in November, a stop at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, and a two-night stand at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The Stones also were a late addition to the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy, a benefit show at Madison Square Garden in New York City that also included fellow top-grossers Bruce Springsteen, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Roger Waters, and Paul McCartney.

In 2013, the band mounted the massive 50 and Counting Tour, an arena run celebrating their 50th anniversary. In the last year, The Stones have released another greatest album, the live concert film Sweet Summer Sun – Hyde Park Live, and the riveting documentary Crossfire Hurricane. The The Rolling Stones are one of the greatest recording artists of all-time. Throughout their incredible 50-year career, their music remains timeless. The band has released over 100 singles, more than 20 studio albums, and sold over 200 million records worldwide. – by Matt Bishop

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May 24: Petco Park, San Diego
May 30: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
June 3: TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
June 6: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
June 9: Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia
June 12: Citrus Bowl Stadium, Orlando, Florida
June 17: LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee
June 20: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
June 23: Marcus Amphitheatre, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
June 27: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
July 1: Carter-Finley Stadium, Raleigh, North Carolina
July 4: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Indiana
July 8: Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan
July 11: Ralph Wilson Stadium, Buffalo, New York
July 15: Le Festival d’ete de Quebec, Quebec City

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