Rolling Stones announce new American tour via YouTube: Watch it here
“You kind of knew it was bound to happen again,” Keith Richards says in a video the Rolling Stones uploaded to YouTube today.
Indeed. The Stones will be returning to the road, the band announced in the video. They’ll be hitting up nine American cities (well, one’s Canadian, actually, but you know) from West to East, starting in Los Angeles sometime before May 5 (their first date is still under wraps) and ending in Philadelphia on June 18.
After that, the boys will pop back into England to play their only London date, at Hyde Park on July 6.
“I thought that we should continue doing this when the 50th anniversary came up,” Mick Jagger says in the video, referring to the band’s milestone last year. Hence the name of the venture, “The 50 and Counting Tour.”
Watch the video yourself below, and see the full list of tour dates below that
TBA, Los Angeles, Staples Center
May 5, Oakland, Oracle Arena
May 8, San Jose, HP Pavilion
May 11, Las Vegas, MGM Grand Garden Arena
May 15, Anaheim, Honda Center
May 25, Toronto, Air Canada Centre
May 28, Chicago, United Center
June 12, Boston, TD Garden
June 18, Philadelphia, Wells Fargo Center
July 6, London, Hyde Park