Rolling Stones concert Gelsenkirchen – today: tickets, prices and concerts

Performances in Gelsenkirchen and Berlin
What you need to know about Rolling Stones concerts in Germany

The Rolling Stones come to Germany on their European tour. Although they have already made stops in Munich, they still perform in Gelsenkirchen and Berlin. Are there any concert tickets yet? And who will replace the late Charlie Watts?

The Rolling Stones are organizing a European tour this summer with fourteen shows in stadiums in ten countries. The band also makes three stops in Germany. While the Rolling Stones successfully completed their performance in Munich despite the storm, the concerts in Gelsenkirchen and Berlin are still ahead of us. Originally, the band only wanted to perform in these two cities. However, at the end of June, they announced on their Twitter account that they would end their European tour with an additional concert in Berlin’s Waldbühne.

The title of the band’s 60th European tour is simply “Sixty”. Are tickets still available for concerts in Gelsenkirchen and Berlin? And who is playing in the place of the late drummer Charlie Watts? We’ve gathered information about the Rolling Stones European Tour.

When and where are the Stones playing in Germany?

The European tour started on June 1st with a concert in Madrid. Then, on Whitsun, June 5, we went directly to the Olympic Stadium in Munich. The second performance in Germany will take place on Wednesday, July 27, at Veltins Arena Gelsenkirchen. The tour doesn’t end on July 31st in Stockholm as planned, but with an additional concert on the day August 3 in Berlin’s Waldbühne.

Are there still tickets for a concert in Gelsenkirchen?

Yes. Tickets for both interior and tier seats in various categories are still available for sale on Eventim tickets. However, standing places are no longer available. While interior seats cost over € 500, tier seats vary from around € 125 to € 240.

Are tickets still available for an additional concert in Berlin?

no Tickets for the concert in Berlin are no longer available from the Eventim ticket sale.

Why is the Stones especially related to the Waldbühne?

The band made their debut at Berlin’s Waldbühne in 1965 – three years after the first concert. During the performance on the forest stage, there were riots: fans broke fences, the band fled the stage. They performed there twice more, in 1982 and 2014, and now The Stones will play again on August 3, 2022 at the end of the “SIXTY” tour in Berlin’s Waldbühne.

Who is behind the drums?

This is the first European tour since the death of drummer Charlie Watts at the age of 80 on August 24, 2021. Steve Jordan took his place behind the drums on a recent US tour. Watts personally recommended his friend Jordan’s team when he was having health issues. The 57-year-old is rumored to continue drumming for the Stones in the future. Changing the drum kit at least has an advantage for Keith Richards. “Working with Steve Jordan somehow brought new energy and joy to life.” Now you want to see “what else can we do with the new cast.” There is a lot in the works. “

What can fans expect for the anniversary?

As expected on the anniversary of such a band, the Stones will give their fans a Sixty tour with a set list full of classics such as “Gimme Shelter”, “Paint It Black”, “Jumpin ‘Jack Flash”, “Falling Bones”, “(I can’t get ) Satisfaction ”,“ Start Me Up ”and many more. But it wouldn’t really be a Rolling Stones concert if there weren’t any musical surprises every night. Also this time, a selection of unexpected titles from the band’s inexhaustible arsenal will find their place.

And as always with the Stones, there will be a new concert tour complete with a huge stage and spectacular lighting and video. Also new is the Sixty Tour Rolling Stones language, designed by award-winning British designer Mark Norton.

Will there be a new Stones album?

On June 10, the band released a new live album. Licked Live in NYC features a restored and remastered version of their 2003 New York show. Originally released as part of the HBO special earlier this year, the show has been rebooted – adding four previously unreleased songs: “Start Me Up”, “Tumbling Dice”, “Gimme Shelter” and “Sympathy for the Devil”. “”. The bonus material, on the other hand, comes from the Amsterdam stop and the tour rehearsals. The new Rolling Stones studio album does not seem ruled out either. The last so far “Blue & Lonesome” was released in 2016 and contained only covers of blues songs. The group’s musical career also began with blues and rock’n’roll standards.

Will the band retire after the tour?

Even after Charlie Watts’ death, fans don’t have to worry that the eternal rock band will end. “Do you want to put money on it?” quipped Keith Richards. “I don’t see the Rolling Stones ever stopping.”

(ele / dpa)

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