The Rolling Stones | Echo and the Bunnymen support the Rolling Stones at Liverpool Stadium concert

Echo and the Bunnyman are opening for the Rolling Stones in Liverpool next month.

The band ‘Killing Moon’ – made up of founding members Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant alongside touring musicians Jez Wing, Kelley Stoltz and Stephen Brannan – are set for a huge hometown show when they join the ‘(I Can ‘t Get No) Satisfaction’ legends at the city’s Anfield stadium on June 9

In a statement, McCulloch said: “Two dreams in one – there’s nothing like the Rolling Stones, and there’s nowhere like Anfield.

“I can’t explain how incredibly happy and proud I am to have my band Echo And The Bunnymen opening for The Rolling Stones, THE greatest rock roll band in the history of time, at Anfield, the sanctuary of life and football…

“The Rolling Stones!!! And at Anfield!!! I feel honored and blessed… Thank God.”

Meanwhile, the Stones said they were thrilled to have the Bunnymen headlining the concert.

They added, “It’s great to have Echo And The Bunnymen with us as special guests in their hometown.

“We can’t wait to be back on stage in Liverpool! Live the summer !”

The legendary rockers will hit the road as part of the British and European ‘SIXTY’ anniversary tour, which kicks off in Madrid on April 1 and sees them play shows in cities including Amsterdam, Paris Brussels and Stockholm.

The tour will also include two performances in London’s Hyde Park as part of American Express Presents BST on June 25 and July 3.

Meanwhile frontman Sir MicK Jagger has previously admitted he has to ‘learn languages ​​like a parrot’ when the band tour internationally.

He said: “Usually at [international] concerts I do the languages. But I have to learn them like a parrot!”

He explained that although he struggled with German, they had to start their tour in Spain and that he found it “much easier” and was good with French after spending so much time there. weather.

He added: “German is not my easiest. We start in Spain, I know a little bit of Spanish, so it’s a lot easier for me.

“French is easier for me. I spent a lot of time in France. I spoke French from my childhood, from the age of 11, at school, then I traveled to France. My parents would take me there. “

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