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Florence + The Machine To Open For Rolling Stones On Summer Tour
When the Rolling Stones head out across the U.K. this summer, they'll be tapping some of the best British rock and pop acts around as openers, starting with two shows in London with GRAMMY nominees Liam Gallagher on opening night and Florence + The Machine the second night.
Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine tweeted her excitement and appreciation for the opportunity, saying, "We are so excited to be supporting the Rolling Stones," she wrote. "It is a huge honour to be playing with one of our biggest influences."
Gallagher also tweeted his gratitude and praise for the band, saying, "It's a dream come true to be asked to open for The Mighty Rolling Stones - the best Rock n Roll band EVER."
The Stones' No Filter tour has been rolling since last year and will extend into Ireland, Germany, France the Czech Republic and Poland. A full list of dates and ticket information can be found via the band's website.