Mick Jagger tours Liverpool as the Rolling Stones prepare to play in the city for the first time since 1971
Mick Jagger is back in Liverpool ahead of the Rolling Stones’ first concert in the city for over 50 years.
And as part of the band’s 60th anniversary tour, the legendary frontman took to his social media platforms and shared a series of photos of himself posing next to some of the world’s most famous landmarks and murals. recognizable.
It comes as the iconic rockers are due to perform at Anfield Stadium on Thursday night as part of their summer 2022 ‘Sixty’ European tour.
Stones on tour: Mick Jagger, 78, toured the venues in Liverpool, England, on Wednesday ahead of the Rolling Stones concert at Anfield stadium the following day
In the first photo, Jagger can be seen standing next to the Canada Boulevard sign in the city, casually dressed in tan jeans with a black coat over a purple patterned shirt and gray cap.
“I’ve been at Liverpool for so long – I can’t wait to be at Anfield tomorrow night,” the legendary 78-year-old frontman revealed to his 2.5 million Instagram fans and followers, as well as his friends. 2.4 million more on Twitter.
When they take the stage at the home of Liverpool FC, it will be the first time the Stones have played at Liverpool since 1971, according to Echo of Liverpool.
Going around: The legendary Rolling Stones frontman has shared six photos taken in the city as his band prepare to play Liverpool for the first time since 1971
Paying tribute: A photo shows singer-songwriter Start Me Up laughing as he has an arm around a famous statue of the late singer Cilla Black on Matthew Street
There’s another image where the Start Me Up singer-songwriter laughs as he has an arm around a famous statue of the late singer Cilla Black on Matthew Street.
With the support of her Liverpudlian friends in the Beatles, Black (née Priscilla Maria Veronica White) began her career with two UK No. 1 hits in 1963 – Any Who Had a Heart and You’re My World – in road to 11 top 10 songs in 1971.
Jagger’s adventure across town has also taken him to the Empire Theater, where he points to the marquee currently advertising mentalist and illusionist Derren Brown’s latest show, called Showman.
The last of six photos shows the native of Dartford, England, posing in a run-down street with rubbish and graffiti as a backdrop.
Iconic: Jagger’s adventure across town also took him to the Empire Theater
60th anniversary tour: Thursday’s show at Anfield Stadium is part of the Rolling Stones’ summer 2022 ‘Sixty’ European tour which takes them across 10 countries
The concert in Liverpool is the third show of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Sixty’ summer European tour.
It kicked off on June 1 in Madrid, Spain, with a show at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, then moved to Munich, Germany, which was held at the Olympic Stadium.
The trek will also see them performing two nights in London’s Hyde Park as part of the massive American Express presents BST Hyde Park festival, according to Billboard.
In total, the tour will cross 10 countries and conclude with a concert at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on July 31.
Mick the tourist: The last of six photos from Liverpool shows the native of Dartford, England, posing in a run-down street with rubbish and graffiti as a backdrop
Get them started: The Rolling Stones kicked off their ‘Sixty’ tour across Europe with a show in Madrid, Spain on June 1; the trek continues until July 31 with a concert in Stockholm, Sweden; Ron Wood Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are pictured during the concert in Madrid, Spain