The Rolling Stones Officially Announce 50th Anniversary Shows

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The Rolling Stones Officially Announce 50th Anniversary Shows

First there was speculation as to whether The Rolling Stones would reconvene on stage to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Then the band announced that they would, in fact, meet up to plan one or more anniversary shows. Then there were rumors of when said shows would occur. Now, we have an official announcement.

Rolling Stone has reported that the band will play their first show in five years at London’s O2 Arena on Nov. 25, following it up with another performance on Nov. 29. They will also play a pair of dates in the U.S. at Newark, N.J.’s Prudential Center on Dec. 13 and 15.

Also in celebration of their 50th anniversary, the Stones will release GRRR!, a massive greatest hits collection that will be out Nov. 13. Featured on the collection will be the recently released “Doom and Gloom,” the band’s first new song in over seven years. It was recorded in Paris this summer along with other new tracks that will also appear on GRRR!.

Ticketing information for both anniversary shows is available on the band’s website here. Take a look at a promotional video announcing the shows below.

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