The Faces will finally reunite — at least for one show.
Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones will come together on September 5th at Kenney’s Hurtwood Park Polo Club in Surrey, England for Rock ‘n’ Horsepower 2, a benefit for Prostate Cancer UK. Kenney was diagnosed with the disease in 2013.This will be the first Faces show with Stewart in almost 40 years.
June 1st marked 40 years since Ronnie Wood made his concert debut with The Rolling Stones — June 1st, 1975 in Baton Rogue, Louisiana, which was Woody’s 28th birthday.
Despite the death of keyboard player Ian McLagan in December, drummer Kenney Jones is not giving up on a Faces reunion.
It seems as though when the Rolling Stones return to North America, they’ll be ditching the arena gigs that marked the recent 50 And Counting dates and hitting stadiums. The Las Vegas Sun reported that the Stones had a June 13th date “penciled in” at “Sin City’s” 16,800-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena, but after the massive success and payday of the their recent 14 On Fire European and Australian shows, it’s looking like the football stadiums will be getting the band’s business this summer.
It looks like we might get some Rolling Stones dates in 2015, 40 years after the events in Wood’s new book. And the Faces may play again, too.
Keyboardist Ian McLagan says The Faces have finally agreed to a reunion and will hit the road next year.
The Rolling Stones did their first-ever show in Israel Wednesday night when they performed for 40,000 fans in Tel Aviv.
A New York City memorial was held Friday at St Bartholomew’s Church for designer L’Wren Scott, the girlfriend of Mick Jagger who committed suicide in her New York City apartment on March 17th.
The other members of The Rolling Stones have commented on Monday’s apparent suicide in New York of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, designer L’Wren Scott, which has prompted them to postpone their tour Down Under.
The Rolling Stones haven’t released a studio album since The Bigger Bang in 2005 and while there are no announced plans to end that drought, Ronnie Wood says Mick Jagger may have something up his sleeve.