The Rolling Stones have added a new stop to their U.S. “desert trip” this October. The British rock legends have announced an October 19 concert at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas that will follow their two appearances at the star-studded Desert Trip classic-rock festival October 7 and 14 in Indio, California.
The new show will be The Stones’ first concert in Sin City since a May 2013 visit during their 50 & Counting Tour. Tickets for the Vegas gig go on sale Friday, June 17, at 10 a.m. PT via AXS.com.
As previously reported, The Rolling Stones’ two Desert Trip performances also will feature Bob Dylan. Also playing the festival will be Paul McCartney and Neil Young on October 8 and 15, and The Who and Roger Waters on October 9 and 16.
In other news, The Rolling Stones have debuted the first installment of a four-part podcast series promoting their new Totally Stripped audio/video releases. The online feature offers archival interview segments with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards discussing the band’s 1995 album Stripped, which featured stripped-down renditions of their well-known tunes recorded live in studios and intimate venues in various cities.
Totally Stripped, which is available in several configurations, contains a new documentary taking an in-depth look at the Stripped project, as well as an album featuring both previously released and unreleased performances from the concerts recorded for Stripped. You can check out the podcast series at UDiscoverMusic.com.
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