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Rolling Stones Add Reunion Show in Brooklyn

December 8th concert part of '50 and Counting' celebration

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performed at a secret club gig on October 25, 2012 in Paris, France.
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November 12, 2012 11:50 AM ET

The Rolling Stones have added a Brooklyn date to their "50 and Counting" celebration, marking the first U.S. date on the tour. The rockers will hit Barclays Center on December 8th, in between their concerts November 25th and 29th at London's O2 Arena and their shows December 13th and 15th shows at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Tickets for the Brooklyn show go on sale November 19th at 10 a.m. EST.

The Stones will also telecast their December 15th show, dubbed "One More Shot," live on pay-per-view at 9 p.m. EST. Their greatest hits collection GRRR! is due tomorrow.

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