Post by thefretlessone on Jan 19, 2013 1:12:42 GMT -5
Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Clear Channel The Rolling Stones Are Not Playing Coachella
By Patrick Doyle | January 18, 9:45 PM ET Contrary to strong hints and rumors, the Rolling Stones will not perform at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, a source close to the band tells Rolling Stone.
The evidence was overwhelming: the Indio, California festival appeared on the band's own official app in December under their tour dates section, and festival organizers later used their official Facebook page to post a photo of a stone rolling on the Empire Polo Grounds, where Coachella is held.
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But expect to still see the band on the road in 2013. "There have been quite a few offers," Mick Jagger told us recently after wrapping the bands recent 50th anniversary shows in London, New York and New Jersey. "I'm going to see what's on the table and discuss it with everyone. We'll announce it when we've figured it out." Added Keith Richards, "Really, all you're going to have to do is wait for an announcement . . . We barely got off the starting blocks. It would be dopey to bring things up to this level and say, 'Well, that's that, 50 years, bye-bye.'"
I kind of wonder that if a band at that level really cares about the money end of it. I mean even if they played Bonnaroo for free, its not like they are going on food stamps because of it. I would think it would be more about where they WANT to play.
"I never bought into the Native American mythology. You can smoke a peace pipe 'til your dick falls off, but I'm not dancin' with any fuckin' wolves no matter how high I get. Not that I get high, but if I did, my shit would still believe in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ." -kenny powers