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Rolling Stones' Summer Tour Includes Shows At Football, MLB Venues

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 31 / 15

The Rolling Stones this morning announced their summer tour dates. The 15 shows include stops at five NFL stadiums, five college football venues, two MLB ballparks and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The “Zip Code Tour” begins May 24 at Petco Park. DATE ...

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