Rolling Stones

Discussion in 'SMB' started by jacko100, Apr 23, 2018.

  1. jacko100

    jacko100 Winger

    going to see them in Croker Park in may, not a massive fan but would like to see them once.

    UK and Ireland support acts announced today.

    UK get at different gigs

    Liam
    Florence
    The vaccines
    The specials
    Richard Ashcroft
    Elbow
    James bay

    Ireland gets

    The academic! Cheap option again!
     
  2. Possibly the greatest rock band ever in their day.
     
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  3. Who's minding the shop while they're on tour?

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  4. jcrossan

    jcrossan Striker

    As long as they keep going I don't feel quite so old
     
  5. Kobayashi

    Kobayashi Central Defender

    I've noticed that at a few Irish gigs, get in some local band. To be fair to The Academic, just heard their single on Nova and it's bearable but Irish fans ripped off again I fear. On the plus side, looks like the touts will be left with plenty tix. Not a sell out.
     
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  6. jacko100

    jacko100 Winger

    I’ve nothing against the academic either tbf, they’re not really my thing but there’s far worse out there and if they were third on the bill I’d have no problem with it. Nice to see bands like that getting on bills of that size. Just not as the main support act.
     
  7. __howdy__

    __howdy__ Winger

    Happens to me in Sweden. I saw the Stones last year and we got The Hellacopters
     
  8. chriswallace85

    chriswallace85 Striker

    Richard Ashcroft for Edinburgh. Canny if I wasn't already due to see him support Roger Waters at Hyde Park. Woulda much preferred to see Liam support. :cool:

    Anyway, I wonder if he plays Bittersweet Symphony. :lol:
     
  9. safc_graeme

    safc_graeme Winger

    Disappointed with Ashcroft when I saw Liam Gallagher’s name in the email. But aye, a setlist from Mexico on Saturday included Sonnet, drugs don’t work, bittersweet symphony and lucky man
     
  10. chriswallace85

    chriswallace85 Striker

    Being a Saturday gig like I would have expected maybe one or two more support acts so maybe more to come - obvously don't expect it to be Liam like but still.
     
  11. Latka Gravas

    Latka Gravas Winger

    At least it’s not James Bay
     
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  12. mickb2112

    mickb2112 Winger

    The Hellacopters????? You lucky man, they are GREAT !!!! I love them.
     
  13. Geronimo

    Geronimo Striker

    Agreed.
    40 years ago.

    Wouldnt waste me ££ on them now.
     
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  14. Ghost of EH7

    Ghost of EH7 Full Back

    Their Blues album last year was brilliant IMHO
     
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  15. Sam Handwich

    Sam Handwich Winger

    Just bought Live From Fort Worth 1978 blu ray for a fiver. Quality
     
  16. SRFowa

    SRFowa Goalkeeper

    LG and the Stones in London, excellent stuff.
     
  17. Going up to Murrayfield to see them. Staying in Peebles for a couple of nights.
     
  18. heston

    heston Striker

    Might have gone but won't bother now Liam is on.
     
  19. Not really.
     
  20. Fact Hunt

    Fact Hunt Winger

    I’m glad Richard Ashcroft is playing some Verve tunes as his solo stuff is awful, or at least what I’ve heard of it.
     

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