It’s only rock ‘n roll, but local music fans are certain to like it when the Rolling Stones make their only Canadian tour stop in our own backyard on Canada Day Weekend.
Close to 70,000 fans are expected to attend the legendary rock band’s “No Filter” tour stop at the outdoor Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte on June 29.
Burl’s Creek will be the final stop on the North American leg of the tour.
The Rolling Stones, led by frontman Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Woods, have been going strong since they forming back in 1962 and have numerous classic rock hits including “Brown Sugar,” Sympathy for the Devil,” “Satisfaction,” and “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.”
It’s the first stop in Canada for the band since playing a Quebec City music festival four years ago. Burl’s Creek has hosted other big concert events in the past, including the Boots and Hearts country music festival.
Tickets start at $119.50 and will be available through Ticketmaster starting on Feb. 15. VIP packages are priced $329.50 and upwards.
Day parking will be available beginning at 11 a.m. with event doors set to open at 2 p.m., before the show gets underway at 6 p.m.