The Rolling Stones have announced some of the artists that will be their opening acts for their upcoming European tour this summer.
After opening the tour in Dublin, it will take the group to eight different UK. cities, as well as France, Poland, Denmark, the Czech Republic and Germany.
Some of the names announced as supporting acts for the tour are Liam Gallagher, Florence + The Machine, The Vaccines, The Specials, Richard Ashcroft, Elbow, and James Bay.
The Rolling Stones have just announced the world-class acts who will be supporting them on the upcoming UK leg of their No Filter tour! Tap link in bio for tickets! #StonesNoFilter #therollingstones #tour #live #liamgallagher #florenceandthemachine #thevaccines #thespecials #richardashcroft #elbow #jamesbay 22 May – LONDON – Liam Gallagher 25 May – LONDON – Florence + the Machine 29 May – SOUTHAMPTON – The Vaccines 02 Jun – COVENTRY – The Specials 05 Jun – MANCHESTER – Richard Ashcroft 09 Jun – EDINBURGH – Richard Ashcroft 15 Jun – CARDIFF – Elbow 19 Jun – TWICKENHAM – James Bay
Liam Gallagher took to Twitter to share his excitement, “It’s a dream come true to be asked to open for the mighty Rolling Stones – the best Rock n Roll band EVER.”
The ex Oasis frontman will perform on May 22nd, the opening night in London.
The Vaccines will perform with the Stones on May 29th in Southhampton, their hometown.
Discussing the huge honour they said, “The Rolling Stones are one of our favourite bands. We love them so much we named a song after them. At their best they are unparalleled, and few artists will go down in history for being as good for as long.”
It’s a dream come true to be asked to open for The Mighty @RollingStones – the best Rock n Roll band EVER.
— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) April 23, 2018
“Supporting them in Hyde Park in 2013 was a career defining moment for our band and we have no doubt that playing with them in Southampton, at the stadium I visited every week as a boy, will be just as special,” they added.
The rest of the supporting acts for the tour haven’t been announced yet, including their opening show at Croke Park on May 17th.
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