The Rolling Stones have announced their supporting acts for their upcoming U.K. tour, with Liam Gallagher, Florence + the Machine, James Bay and more opening for the veteran rockers on their home turf.
Kicking off the jaunt at London Stadium on May 22, Gallagher will join the Stones for the first night of the tour; Florence + the Machine will follow with another London Stadium date on May 25, with Bay closing the run with them back in London at Twickenham Stadium on June 19. All three acts were delighted to share the news:
— florence welch (@flo_tweet) April 23, 2018
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
IS THIS FOR REAL? It’s an absolute honour to announce I’m supporting @RollingStones at London’s Twickenham Stadium on 19th June. Tickets on sale now: https://t.co/BjzsjBfgF8 pic.twitter.com/fq7PF7oa3G
— James Bay (@JamesBayMusic) April 23, 2018
Richard Ashcroft of The Verve will open two dates (in Edinburgh and Manchester), with The Vaccines, The Specials and Elbow rounding out the group.
Check out the full list of U.K. tour dates below.
UK TOUR SUPPORTS ANNOUNCED! #StonesNoFilter
LONDON – @liamgallagher
LONDON – @flo_tweet
SOUTHAMPTON – @thevaccines
COVENTRY – @thespecials
MANCHESTER – @richardashcroft
EDINBURGH – @richardashcroft
CARDIFF – @Elbow
TWICKENHAM – @JamesBayMusic https://t.co/DKiBR3No1m pic.twitter.com/ILUmDgbNmT