After a month of rehearsals in Toronto in preparation for their world tour, which launches August 21st at Boston’s Fenway Park, the Rolling Stones gave the city a big thank you last night by performing an eighty-minute, rootsy set for 1,100 fans at the Phoenix Concert Theatre. People had been lined up down the street since Tuesday to snatch up the bargain $10 tickets for the show, filmed for a reported DVD.
“I want to thank everybody in Toronto for being so welcoming to us,” frontman Mick Jagger said. “You kind of leave us alone, but give us enough attention to get our egos up for the tour.”
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