The Rolling Stones are augmenting a concert in Adelaide, Australia, with six additional dates down under next spring, according to an itinerary the posted on the band's mobile app this morning.
The rockers will now begin their trek March 19th in Perth and wrap up April 5th in Auckland, New Zealand. The Stones last performed in Australia and New Zealand in 2006 on their Bigger Bang tour. The group announced last month that they would inaugurate the Oval, a new stadium in Adelaide, with a concert there on March 22nd. Tickets sold out within three hours, the band reported.
An "info" page inside the app mentions "14 On Fire one night only concerts," suggesting that the Stones could expand their itinerary with another seven shows.
After a handful of gigs late last year in London, New York and New Jersey, the Rolling Stones performed across North America this past spring and summer on their "50 and Counting" tour. They wrapped up with performances at the Glastonbury festival in England and Hyde Park in London, capturing the latter for the DVD and Blu-ray release Sweet Summer Sun – Hyde Park Live.
Here is the band's expanded itinerary for Australia and New Zealand:
3/19 Perth, AU – Perth Arena
3/22 Adelaide, AU – Adelaide Oval
3/25 Sydney, AU – Allphones Arena
3/28 Melbourne, AU – Rod Laver Arena
3/30 Macedon, AU – Hanging Rock
4/2 Brisbane, AU – Entertainment Centre
4/5 Auckland, NZ – Mount Smart Stadium