Rolling Stones Confirm 50th Anniversary Tour Dates
The band used the web to inform fans via Twitter and a Youtube video that that they will be playing 50th anniversary shows in London at the O2 Arena on November 25 and 29th and Stateside they will be playing at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on December 13 and 15th and end the video with the tease "maybe a few friends will be joining us."
The video carried this introduction: The most eagerly anticipated concerts of 2012 are announced today as the greatest rock 'n' roll band, The Rolling Stones, confirm their long awaited return to the stage with four spectacular arena shows in London and New York. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood at last revealed their return to live work exclusively via this video.
As the crowning glory of their on-going 50th anniversary celebrations, the rock icons will play to thousands of fans at London's O2 Arena on November 25 and 29, and then across the pond to perform at the Prudential Center, Newark, near New York, on December 13 and 15.
As for the friends, the @grrregory account may have dropped a hint with this tweet: "@Roberrrrrt Mr D, Mr G, Mr J, Mr R, Mr W & Mr W. Maybe even Mr W & Mr T. Definitely Mr L, Mr F, Mr J and Mr K." With Mr. W possibly being Bill Wyman and Mr. T possibly being Mick Taylor.