The Rolling Stones will perform for the first time Cuba on Friday, March 25, 2016.
The free concert at the Ciudad Deportiva de la Habana in Havana will see the Stones perform in the Caribbean for the first time ever.
The Cuba trip was made possible after President Obama opened up trade with Cuba for the first time in over 50 years. The show is an extension of the current South American tour through that has been through Santiago, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Rio De Janeiro, São Paulo and Porto Alegre with Lima, Bogotá and Mexico City following next week.
In a statement The Rolling Stones said, “We have performed in many special places during our long career but this show in Havana is going to be a landmark event for us, and, we hope, for all our friends in Cuba too.”
This historical concert will no doubt have Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood mesmerizing a new audience of fans with a set packed full of classic Stones hits as well as special gems from their million selling albums.
The Rolling Stones concert, which has been in the planning stages for several months comes only days after President Barack Obama’s recently announced visit to Cuba.
This entire event is being made possible by the benefaction of Fundashon Bon Intenshon on behalf of the island of Curaçao. Fundashon Bon Intenshon initiates and supports international charitable projects in the fields of education, athletics, cultural literacy, healthcare and tourism as well as other attempts to mitigate the impact of general poverty.
Following the Cuba concert, The Rolling Stones will fly to London to open Exhibitionism, the band’s first ever exhibition, at the Saatchi Gallery on April 4.
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