The Rolling Stones will strut across the United States and Canada in 2024, bringing their production to Inglewood’s SoFi Stadium in July.
The Hackney Diamonds tour, named after the band’s 2023 album release, kicks off in April with a show at Houston’s NRG Stadium. Tickets for the tour will go on sale December 1 at 10 a.m. local time for each venue.
The 2024 tour will mark the band’s first US tour since the long-running, COVID-delayed No Filter tour in 2021.
The “Gimme Shelter” hitmakers will rock the Los Angeles area on July 10 with a one-night stay at SoFi Stadium. The band will also make stops in Glendale, Arizona, on May 7, Las Vegas on May 11, and Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on July 17.
Fans can expect to see the ever-explosive Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood firing on all cylinders, more than six decades after the group’s formation. Drummer Steve Jordan, who replaced the band’s drummer Charlie Watts during his illness and after his death in August 2021, joined the band full-time, both in the studio and on tour.
The Grammy-nominated album “Hackney Diamonds” is the group’s first release of strictly original material since their 2005 LP “A Bigger Bang.” It is also the first album released since Watts’ death.
“The songs combine the same ingredients that the Stones have been using since the beginning (blues, rock, soul, country, gospel) but are tighter and punchier than on any of the previous LPs from the band’s later era,” he said. Times music critic Mikael. Wood wrote in his album review.
“Thin, unpredictable, infinitely fragmented: even after half a century, no one has come close to replicating the sonic fabric that Richards and Wood can still achieve in a song like the breakout ‘Whole Wide World’ or ‘Driving Me Too Hard,’ which It echoes the cascading effect of ‘Tumbling Dice’. As the group’s timekeeper, Jordan maintains a steady yet recognizably human pulse beneath it all,” Wood wrote.