There is currently a rumor, the Rolling Stones may be playing a surprise and intimate show on Wednesday in Los Angeles… What? After all, they did it before, a few years ago they announced a surprise show at the Echoplex, I got on line very early in the day, but never got a ticket because it was a stupid lottery! However, the other day, I met someone who was lucky enough to get in, ‘I could have resold my ticket for thousands of dollars’ she told me… yeah, but she didn’t!
So they could repeat the same thing this week, and I got the rumor via Twitter and then an article in the LA Weekly. Let’s be careful, it’s just a rumor but people are saying they have heard it from different sources, plus the band which should have played at the Fonda on Wednesday, has moved to another location: ‘The band previously scheduled at the Fonda on the 20th, Shakey Graves, abruptly moved their show to the Belasco Theater due to ‘logistics’ at Fonda Theatre,’ writes the LA Weekly.
And there is a lot of confusion, will the show be by invite only? And in this case I have no chance at all… Will it be a benefit for Nepal? Again, in this case I have no chance either, because the tickets will cost several thousands of dollars. The LA Weekly also heard the ‘Hollywood Bowl was being considered as an additional warm-up venue’, and in this case can we still say it is an intimate venue? Hell no!
No information has still surfaced on how the ticket will be sold if show there is, could it be another lottery? One thing is sure the Stones are in town, they have been seen at the famous spot Musso & Frank on Hollywood boulevard, while Jagger was seen at the restaurant La Poubelle! What? I have been there before!
For what is worth California Rocker is reporting the thing like a done deal: ‘The Fonda Theatre is a smaller, intimate venue and it’s the perfect place for the band and crew to take a dry-run,” said the source.’
Anyway, what are my chances? Close to zero I guess, but it is always fun to think about the possibilities….
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