The Stone Roses have announced a clutch of smaller shows before their mammoth worldwide summer festival jaunt that will establish them as one of the biggest bands in the world.
There has been much speculation on where the first show will be and at the moment it looks like it will be in ÃÂ at the 4,000-capacity Razzmatazz club in Barcelona on June 8 and 9, followed by a show in Amsterdam’s on June 12.
Whether these will be the first shows is still open to speculation but with only 8 weeks to go time is looking too tight add anything else in, unless it’s been booked and not announced yet.
Rehearsals are going well and , yes, the band are really rehearsing that much and are sounding great with Ian’s vocals sounding really good and hitting the higher notes of the early Roses.
Full tour dates announced so far are…
June 8ÃÂ Barcelona Club Razzmatazz
June 9ÃÂ Barcelona Club Razzmatazz
June 12ÃÂ Amsterdam Heineken Music HallÃÂ
June 14/16 Hulstfred festival Sweden
Northside festival Denmark
Hurricane Festival Germany
Southside Festival Germany
Les Nuits Des Fourvieres Lyon
June 29ÃÂ Heaton Park
Phoenix Park Dublin
T in the Park festival Scotland
Optimus Alive festival
Arena civica Milan
Fuji Rock Festival
Jisan Valley rock Festival South Korea
Sziget Festival Hungary
Oya festival Norway
V Festival Chelmsford/stafford
Vital Festival Belfast