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Rolling Stones Bring Bigger Bang To UK

Rolling Stones Bring Bigger Bang To UK

The Rolling Stones have this afternoon announced that the European leg of their 'Bigger Bang' tour is to take place this Summer.

The 20-date tour will see the band headline their first UK festival, at Isle Of Wight on June 10, it is also their first festival appearance since Knebworth in August 1976.

The group culminate the tour with a show at London's 02 Arena (formerly the Millennium Dome) on August 21.

Other cities the band will be visiting for the first time include; St. Petersburg, Serbia and Kiev.

The full tour dates are as follows:

Belgium, Werchter Park (June 5)
Nijmegen, Holland, Goffertpark (8)
Isle of Wight, UK, Isle of Wight Festival (10)
Frankfurt, Germany, Commerzbank (13)
Paris, France, Stade De France (16)
Lyon, France, Stade Gerland (18)
Barcelona, Spain, Olympic Stadium (21)
San Sebastian, Spain, Anoeta (23)
Lisbon, Portugal, Alvalade Stadium (25)
Madrid, Spain, Calderon Stadium (28)
El Ejido, Spain, Santo Domingo Stadium (30)
Rome, Italy, Olympic Stadium (July 6)
Budva, Montenegro, Jaz Beach (9)
Belgrade, Serbia, Hippodrome (14)
Bucharest, Romania Lia Manoliu Stadium (17)
Budapest, Hungary, The Puskas Ferenc Stadium (20)
Brno, Czech Republic, Outdoor Exhibition Centre (22)
Kiev, Ukraine, NSC Olimpiys’kyi (25)
St Petersburg, Russia, Place Square (28)
Helsinki, Finland, Olympic Stadium (August 1)
Gothenburg, Sweden, Ullevi Stadium (3)
Copenhagen, Denmark, Parken (5)
Oslo, Norway, Valle Hovin (8)
Düsseldorf, Germany, LTU Arena (13)
Hamburg, Germany, AOL Arena (15)
Dublin, ROI, Slane Castle (18)
London, UK, O2 Arena (21)

Tickets in some countries will go on sale from Saturday, 24 March. See www.rollingstones.com here for details


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