The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary is 2012. Formed in London in April 1962, the Rolling Stones played their first gig at the Marquee Club on July 12, 1962. The Rolling Stones released their first singles in 1963 and their first album and tour of the United States followed in 1964.
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Rolling Stones Tour & Ticket History
1964 - First United States Tour. Tickets for the Swing Auditorium show in San Bernadino were $3.
1965 - US Tour supporting album, Out of Our Heads. Tickets for the Sacramento Rolling Stone concert were $4.75.
1966 - US Tour supporting album, Aftermath. Tickets for the Asbury Park gig were $5.00
1969 - US Tour supporting album, Beggars Banquet and performing from the upcoming album Let it Bleed, this was considered to be the first major Rolling Stones tour of the US with sold out stops at historic arenas like the Forum and Madison Square Garden. The Tour sold over $1 million in tickets. Tickets for the Baltimore show were $6.50
1972 - US Tour supporting album, Exile on Main St. Tickets for the Rolling Stones show at the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth were $6.50
1975 - Tour of the Americas was the first to feature Ron Wood on guitar. Tickets for the San Antonio Convention Center show were $8.50.
1978 - US Tour supporting the highly successful album, Some Girls. Tickets for the JFK Stadium show in Philadelphia were $12.00
1981 - US Tour supporting album, Tattoo You. Over 3 million cocert goer saw this Rolling Stones tour, which grossed over $50 million. Jovan Musk payed over $1million to sponsor the tour and their name was printed on all tickets. The concert film, Let's Spend the Night Together was shot at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe and the Meadowlands in New Jersey. Tickets for the Cotton Bowl show were $17.50
1989 - Steel Wheels Tour played to sold out stadium crowds across the US. Tickets for the Cotton Bowl shows in Dallas were $28.50.
1994 - Voodoo Lounge Tour grossed $320 million worldwide. Tickets for the Georgia Dome in Atlanta were $55.00.
1997 - Bridges to Babylon Tour again saw the Rolling Stones selling out stadiums. Tickets for the Ericsson Stadium show in Charlotte were $60.
1999 - No Security Tour was the first in two decades to see the Rolling Stones exclusively back in arenas. Tickets for the Charlotte Coliseum concert were $90.
2002 - Forty Licks Tour saw the Rolling Stones performing in stadiums, arenas and theaters. Tickets ranged from $50-$300.
2005 - A Bigger Bang Tour grossed over $500 million as the Rolling Stones sold out shows anywhere from Churchill Downs in Kentucky to Zilker Park in Austin. Ticket prices ranged from $50-$350.