The Rolling Stones Played Surprise Gig @ EchoPlex in L.A.

Just got back from L.A. today, and seeing the Stones play a surprise gig at EchoPlex last night. The place is  small, holds about 700 people, but retains the vibe and intimacy of an indie music venue To be able to get right up to the stage and making it a more intimate experience with one of my favorite bands was priceless.  The Stones kicked off the night with “You Got Me Rocking,”  and offered a mix of new material and classic hits along with several covers.  The Stones were joined by Mick Taylor, along with Darryl Jones on bass, Chuck Leavell on keys, Bobby Keys on sax and Bernard Fowler and Lisa Fisher on backup vocals. The band are warming up for their upcoming tour – 50 & Counting – which kicks off on May 3rd at Staples Center.  See tour dates below.

Published on Apr 28, 2013

The Rolling Stones played a surprise gig at echoplex, Echo Park, Los Angeles, Saturday April 27 2013. Leading up to the opening of their 50 & Counting tour, which kicks of at STAPLES Center on Friday May 3. The tour debut will be followed by performances in Oakland, San Jose, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia.

Setlist

You Got Me Rocking
Respectable
She’s So Cold
Live With Me
Street Fighting Man
That’s How Strong My Love Is
Little Queenie
Just My Imagination
Miss You
Love In Vain (with Mick Taylor)
Midnight Rambler (with Mick Taylor)
Start Me Up

ENCORE
Brown Sugar
Jumpin’ Jack Flash

“50 AND COUNTING” TOUR DATES
May 3 Los Angeles STAPLES Center

Tickets: http://www.rollingstones.com/tickets/

May 5 Oakland Oracle Arena
May 8 San Jose HP Pavilion
May 11 Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena
May 15 Anaheim Honda Center
May 18 Anaheim Honda Center
May 20 Los Angeles STAPLES Center
May 25 Toronto Air Canada Centre
May 28 Chicago United Center
May 31 Chicago United Center
June 3 Chicago United Center
June 6 Toronto Air Canada Centre
June 9 Montreal Bell Centre
June 12 Boston D Garden
June 14 Boston TD Garden
June 18 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center
June 21 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

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