Stones Add Springsteen, Gaga, Black Keys To PPV Concert
December 10, 2012
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones have announced a handful of big name special guests for this Saturday's 50th anniversary concert in Newark, NJ. Jersey's own Bruce Springsteen will join the Stones onstage, along with Lady Gaga and The Black Keys. The December 15 concert will also be broadcast live via Pay Per View.
In a statement, the Stones said, "Weíre excited these extraordinary artists, Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga and The Black Keys, have agreed to help celebrate our 50th Anniversary as we share the night live with our fans all over the world. Now the fun begins of trying to figure out the best songs to perform together." Lady Gaga commented on Twitter, writing, "I am so honored and excited to announce I will be performing with @RollingStones on Dec15 for their 50th Anniversary Concert 'One More Shot.' He had me at "hello, it's Mick."
On Saturday night, the Rolling Stones played the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The band played a 23 song set spanning two-and-a-half hours, with special guests Mary J. Blige and Gary Clark Jr. contributing along the way to "Gimme Shelter" and "Goin' Down," respectively. It was the Stones' first concert on American soil in six years. The Stones will be a part of Wednesday's 12/12/12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert at Madison Square Garden, then two shows in Newark on Thursday and Saturday.