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July 12, 2002

Today July 12, 2002 it is 40 years since The Rolling Stones did their first concert at the Marquee Club in London on Thursday July 12, 1962. The following is a list of events and celebrations these days. Have fun and enjoy the celebrations!


Thursday July 11: This evening there will be a tribute concert in Restaurant NASA in Reykjavik to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rolling Stones. The Ivy Legue of Icelandic rockers will be performing the early Stones songs among them Runar Juliusson from Hljomar, Ottar Hauksson of Pops and Bjorgvin Halldorsson one of the most popular Icelandic singers.


Friday July 12 - Saturday July 13: The 40th anniversary of the Rolling Stones will be celebrated in Oslo, Norway on June 12 and 13 at Smuget. The cover bands "Sticky Fingers", "Little Boy Blue and The Blue Boys", "Wazoo" and "Midnight Ramblers" will perform live, and Stones live videos will be shown during the breaks.


Friday July 12: The Dolezal-Rossacher Production "Let It Bleed - 40 Jahre Rolling Stones" will be shown as world premier in Vienna, Austria at the Summer Stage (outside location) on Friday July 12 at 20:30. The premiere is in presence of producers Rudi Dolezal and Hannes Rossacher and Stones photographer Gered Mankowitz. One of his legendary Primrose Hill group photos (which led to the Between the Buttons cover) is on the small billboards announcing the events around Vienna. Austrian Radio has specials all day.


Sunday July 14: The Dolezal-Rossacher Production Let It Bleed - 40 Jahre Rolling Stones will be broadcasted by German TV channel ARTE on Sunday July 14th at 20:40 - 23:15.


The new local edition of Rolling Stone (Argentina) has got Mick & Keith on the cover. It contains 40 pages dedicated to The Rolling Stones: all Rolling Stone Magazine covers (from the first to the last), great articles and photographs, and complete discography.

The Newspaper Clarin July 7, 2002 (Sunday) edition is showing an article written specially for the 40 years of The Rolling Stones. It's an article from the "birth" of the band. Two pages with photos.

Friday July 12: "Con La Lengua Afuera": Weekly radio show dedicated to the Rolling Stones. Fridays 14,30 to 15 hs. Rock & Pop Net 97.3 FM Rosario - Argentina - all day today! Radio station tribute to The Rolling Stones 40 anniversary. All night long playing Stones music. Later THE STREET FIGHTING BAND will play Stones' covers.

See the great Argentina River Plate Stones pages.


The monthly magazine Jam - Viaggio nella musica dedicates nine pages of their July-August issue to the Stones celebration. In detail, it contains:

Italian Rolling Stones cover band with special celebration pages!

... more events we should know about?

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