The Rolling Stones have confirmed that Echo And The Bunnymen will be backing them up for a performance at Liverpool’s Anfield next month.
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The performance will be part of the Stones’ UK and Europe celebratory tour ”SIXTY”, kicking off in Madrid on June 1 and visiting cities including London, Amsterdam and Paris.
The Stones announced this morning (May 17) that Echo And The Bunnymen, from Liverpool, will be supporting them at Anfield on June 9. The show will be the Stones’ first time at Liverpool in more than 50 years. .
“Two dreams in one – there’s nothing like The Rolling Stones, and there’s no place like Anfield,” Ian McCulloch from Echo And The Bunnymen said in a statement.
“I cannot explain how happy and proud I am that my band Echo And The Bunnymen will open The Rolling Stones, the greatest Rock & Roll band in the history of time, at Anfield. , Temple of Life and football…
“Rolling stones!!! And at Anfield!!! I feel honored and blessed… Thank God.”
The Stones added: “It’s great to have Echo And The Bunnymen join us as special guests in their home city.
“We can’t wait to get back on stage in Liverpool! Summer roll! ”
You can find any remaining tickets for The Rolling Stones’ UK and Europe tour here, and check out their upcoming live dates below.
1 – Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid, Spain
5 – Olympic Stadium, Munich, Germany
9 – Anfield Stadium, Liverpool
13 – Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 – Wankdorf Stadium, Bern, Switzerland
21 – San Siro Stadium, Mulan, Italy
25 – American Express Gifts from the Hyde Park Collection, London
3 – American Express Gifts from the Hyde Park Collection, London
11 – King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium
15 – Ernst Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria
19 – Groupama Stadium, Lyon, France
23 – Hippodrome Parislongchamp, Paris, France
27 – Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
31 – Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden
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