The Rolling Stones Announce Liverpool Support Act – Echo & The Bunnymen – Metal Planet Music
The rolling stones unveiled the very special guest set to open Liverpool’s next show of their brand new ‘SIXTY’ European tour today, in celebration of the band’s 60th anniversaryand anniversary.
Making their long-awaited return to their home turf in the UK, the Stones’ gig at Liverpool FC’s home, Anfield Stadium, is the band’s first-ever stadium gig in that city and their first in Liverpool for over fifty years. . This will be followed by two shows at London’s BST Hyde Park later this summer.
The Rolling Stones opening for the ‘SIXTY’ tour at Anfield on Thursday June 9 will be the legendary band from Liverpool echo and the bunnies.
Echo & The Bunnymen’s dark, swirling fusion of post-punk and Doors/The Velvets-inspired pop psychedelia has taken the band to twenty Top 20 hits and nine Top 20 albums in the UK so far. in 40 years of existence.
The band have come a long way since the band’s infamous first gig as a trio with a drum machine in 1979 at the legendary Erics club in Liverpool, still performing sold-out gigs around the world today.
Ian McCulloch of Echo & The Bunnymen mentioned: “Two dreams in one – There’s nothing like the Rolling Stones. And there’s nowhere like Anfield.
I can’t explain how incredibly happy and proud I am that my band Echo & The Bunnymen are opening for The Rolling Stones, THE greatest rock & roll band in the history of time, at Anfield, the sanctuary of life and football…The Rolling Stones!!! And at Anfield!!! I feel honored and blessed… Thank you God”
The Rolling Stones said: “It’s great to have Echo & The Bunnymen with us as special guests in their hometown. We can’t wait to be back on stage in Liverpool! Long live the summer!”
The Stones keep rolling and are back in their place, on the road in Europe, playing packed stadiums, putting on a new show and brand new production “SIXTY”.
As you would expect on the 60and anniversary, The Stones, once again joined by Steve Jordan on drums, will offer fans a set list like no other, filled with classics, as well as a selection of unexpected tracks and surprises from their formidable arsenal of songs each evening.
For more information, visit www.rollingstones.com.
The Rolling Stones’ “SIXTY” follows the hugely successful critically acclaimed and highest-grossing U.S. “No Filter” tour, which saw the band play to sold-out stadiums across the United States, selling over half a million tickets in fall 2021.
A four-part film series, My Life as a Rolling Stone, will air on BBC TV Two and BBC iPlayer this summer. It tells the story of the Rolling Stones in a way that has never been done before – looking at the band through each member’s musical lens, delving deep into their personalities, passions and memories of the past sixty years.
Alongside the films, a world-exclusive two-hour audio documentary, Rolling With The Stones, will air on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Sounds.
THE ROLLING STONES – SIXTY – EUROPEAN TOUR 2022
produced by Concerts West
WED 1 MADRID Wanda Metropolitano Stadium SPAIN
SUN 5 MUNICH Olympic Stadium GERMANY
GAME 9 LIVERPOOL Anfield Stadium United Kingdom
MON 13 AMSTERDAM Johan Cruijff Arena NETHERLANDS
FRI 17 BERN Wankdorf Stadium SWITZERLAND
MAR 21 MILAN San Siro Stadium ITALY
SAT 25 LONDON American Express presents BST Hyde Park UK
SUN 3 LONDON American Express presents BST Hyde Park United Kingdom
MON 11 BRUSSELS King Baudouin Stadium BELGIUM
FRI 15 VIENNA Ernst Happel Stadium AUSTRIA
TUE 19 LYON Groupama Stadium FRANCE
SAT 23 PARIS Hippodrome ParisLongchamp FRANCE
WED 27 GELSENKIRCHEN Veltins-Arena GERMANY
SUN 31 STOCKHOLM Friends Arena SWEDEN