Re: Boston 21 August 2005
Date: March 14, 2005 20:52
For Those who can't see the web bite:
Fenway gig for Stones?
By Jennifer Rosinski
Monday, March 14, 2005
Move over Buffett and Bruce, the Rolling Stones now want the ``Satisfaction'' of playing Fenway Park.
Mick Jagger and the crew have set their sites on the Green Monster with hopes of playing at the ballpark twice in August, the Boston Courant reports.
While a spokesman for Mayor Thomas M. Menino confirmed a hearing is scheduled for March 30 before the office of Consumer Affairs and Licensing on the now-annual summer concert at Fenway, he said he had no clue who the Red Sox had in mind to follow in Jimmy Buffett and Bruce Springsteen's footsteps.
``We do not know who the talent is,'' said Menino spokesman Seth Gitell.
Red Sox officials have acknowledged that Aug. 21 and Aug. 23 are target dates for concerts.
``We've certainly discussed the concept of having a concert at Fenway for the third straight year,'' said Charles Steinberg, the Red Sox vice president of community affairs.
Keith of course is completely straight