On May 24, The Rolling Stones kick off the Zip Code Tour, which takes the band to 15 North American cities. News of the concert openers has begun to trickle out, revealing an eclectic mix of warm-up acts — some of them superstars in their own right.
That’s right — Ed Sheeran will be opening for the Stones. The news was confirmed yesterday (May 19) on the Kansas City Chiefs’ official website (of all places), as the June 27 concert will take place on the NFL team’s home turf at Arrowhead Stadium.
Rolling Stones Finally Announce North American Tour: 15-Date Zip Code Trek Launches May 24
And that’s not the only interesting Rolling Stones pairing on the Zip Code Tour. Brad Paisley will appropriately open the Nashville show on Jun 17 at LP Field. Kid Rock will open the May 30 concert at Columbus, Ohio. Buddy Guy will open in Milwaukee.
Below is the complete list of Zip Code Tour shows, with all confirmed openers. The opening acts for Indianapolis, Dallas, Buffalo, and Quebec have not yet been confirmed.
May 24: San Diego, CA – Petco Park (Gary Clark, Jr.)
May 30: Columbus, OH – Ohio Stadium (Kid Rock)
June 3: Minneapolis, MN – TCF Bank Stadium (Grace Potter)
June 6: Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium
June 9: Atlanta, GA – Bobby Dodd Stadium (St. Paul & the Broken Bones)
June 12: Orlando, FL – Orlando Citrus Bowl (Temperance Movement)
June 17: Nashville, TN – LP Field (Brad Paisley)
June 20: Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Field (AWOLNATION)
June 23: Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest / Marcus Amphitheater (Buddy Guy)
June 27: Kansas City, MO – Arrowhead Stadium (Ed Sheeran)
July 1: Raleigh, NC – Carter-Finley Stadium (Avett Brothers)
July 4: Indianapolis, IN – Indianapolis Motor Speedway
July 8: Detroit, MI – Comerica Park (Walk the Moon)
July 11: Buffalo, NY – Ralph Wilson Stadium
July 15: Quebec, Quebec – Le Festival D’Été de Québec
On May 26, the Rolling Stones will unveil a reissue of one of its all-time classic albums, 1971’s Sticky Fingers, featuring a deluxe edition with previously unreleased material.