In the music world we throw around words like, “legend,” “greatest,” and of course, “best,” quite a lot. It can often feel a little insincere. But believe me when I say, for over half a century, The Rolling Stones have owned Rock and Roll. They are legendary; they are the greatest; they are the best. In their time together, they’ve created nearly twenty-nine studio albums (with more golds and platinums than you can count), toured forty-three different times, and produced nearly three hundred songs.

Songs like, “Gimme Shelter”, “Sympathy For The Devil” and “Paint It Black,” have become the epitome of classic rock music.

Not only have they defined the genre of Rock and Roll, but they have also helped it grow and develop. They’ve helped make Rock and Roll central to America’s culture and history. They’ve inspired more bands than wikipedia can keep track of, and their Tongue and Lip Design is still plastered all over, including on young teens, who’ve just now discovered the band.

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People say, ‘How come you’re still doing this?’ but I can’t believe I did this when I was 20.” – Mick Jagger

While some performers slow down after a few years (or a decades), this summer, The Rollings Stones will be embarking on a North American tour – 2015 Zip Code Tour – almost 51 years to the day since they first performed stateside. Visiting 15 cities from San Diego, California to Quebec, Canada, the band will perform the entirety of their 1971 album, Sticky Fingers, as well as a few other hits from throughout their expansive career.

There will be one difference this time: for the first time, the band will be without their long time, beloved, saxophonist, Bobby Keys, who passed last year. Keys was featured on albums such as Let It Bleed, Exile On Main St. and of course, Sticky Fingers… to name a few.

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For those who missed the album the first time round, a deluxe edition of Sticky Fingers is set to be released alongside the tour, with special alternative versions of “Brown Sugar” featuring Eric Clapton, an acoustic version of “Wild Horses” along with various takes on songs such as “Bitch”, “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” and “Dead Flowers”.

Tickets go on sale April 13th for the U.S. dates while Quebec dates go on sale April 11th.

Tour Dates:

May 24 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park

May 30 – Columbus, OH @ Ohio Stadium

June 3 – Minneapolis, MN @ TCF Bank Stadium

June 6 – Dallas, TX @ AT&T Stadium

June 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Bobby Dodd Stadium

June 12 – Orlando, FL @ Orlando Citrus Bowl

June 17 – Nashville, TN @ LP Field

June 20 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Heinz Field

June 23 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest / Marcus Amphitheater

June 27 – Kansas City, MO @ Arrowhead Stadium

July 1 – Raleigh, NC @ Carter-Finley Stadium

July 4 – Indianapolis, IN @ Indianapolis Motor Speedway

July 8 – Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park

July 11 – Buffalo, NY @ Ralph Wilson Stadium

July 15 – Quebec, QC @ Le Festival D’Été de Québec

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