Echo & The Bunnymen To Support The Rolling Stones In Liverpool
Echo & The Bunnymen have been announced as the support act for The Rolling Stones at their Anfield, Liverpool, gig next month.
The show will form part of the Stones’ SIXTY UK and European anniversary tour, which kicks off in Madrid on 1 June and visits cities including London, Amsterdam and Paris.
The Anfield show will be the Stones’ first in Liverpool for more than 50 years.
The Rolling Stones have just announced legendary Liverpool band Echo & The Bunnymen as their special guests, to open their upcoming Liverpool show this summer!@Bunnymen
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) May 17, 2022
“Two dreams in one – there’s nothing like The Rolling Stones, and there’s nowhere like Anfield,” Ian McCulloch from Echo And The Bunnymen said in a statement.
“I can’t explain how unbelievably happy and proud I am that my band Echo And The Bunnymen are going to be opening up for The Rolling Stones, THE Greatest Rock & Roll band in the history of time, at Anfield, the Shrine of Life and football…
“The Rolling Stones!!! And at Anfield!!! I feel honoured and blessed… Thank you God.”
The Stones added: “It’s great to have Echo And The Bunnymen join us as special guests in their home city.
“We can’t wait to be back on stage in Liverpool! Roll on the summer!”
The Rolling Stones UK & European dates
1 – Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid, Spain
5 – Olympic Stadium, Munich, Germany
9 – Anfield Stadium, Liverpool
13 – Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands
17 – Wankdorf Stadium, Bern, Switzerland
21 – San Siro Stadium, Mulan, Italy
25 – American Express Presents BST Hyde Park, London
3 – American Express Presents BST Hyde Park, London
11 – King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, Belgium
15 – Ernst Happel Stadium, Vienna, Austria
19 – Groupama Stadium, Lyon, France
23 – Hippodrome Parislongchamp, Paris, France
27 – Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
31 – Friends Arena, Stockholm, Sweden