THEY’RE one of the biggest bands on the planet – and they’re coming to Coventry!
The Rolling Stones will play the Ricoh Arena this summer as part of their No Filter tour.
It’s a massive coup for the stadium and the city in what has already been a stellar year for announcements.
Coventry has snagged the UK City of Culture for 2021 while this summer BBC Music will bring their Biggest Weekend bandwagon into the War Memorial Park with the likes of Liam Gallagher, Stereophonics and Snow Patrol.
Add in the Godiva Festival and it looks set to be a very special summer of music.
The Rolling Stones will perform on home turf in May and June for two concerts in London as well as gigs in Manchester, Edinburgh, Cardiff - and now the cities of Coventry and Southampton have been added to the lineup.
The Coventry concert will take place at the Ricoh on Saturday, June 2 while the Southampton gig will be played at St Mary’s Stadium on May 29.
They will also make stops in Dublin, Berlin, Marseille, Stuttgart, Prague and Warsaw.
The second part of the Stones – No Filter tour will see fans treated to hits such as Paint It Black and Brown Sugar and each night they will include a couple of unexpected tracks and randomly selected surprises.
The band will kick off at Dublin’s Croke Park on May 17 ahead of the London Stadium on May 22.
They will play Manchester’s Old Trafford football stadium on June 5, Edinburgh’s BT Murrayfield stadium on June 9 and Cardiff’s