As the most hotly anticipated show of the year draws closer, The Rolling Stones have announced British India and The Preatures as supports for their Hope Estate concert on Saturday November 15.
Both known for taking a retro rock sound and giving it a modern twist these young Australian bands are the perfect complement to one of the most iconic rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time.
British India returned from Berlin earlier this month with album number five written, recorded and ready to be mixed. Lucky ticketholders at The Rolling Stones’ Hanging Rock and Hope Estate shows will be amongst the first to hear the new single from their upcoming fifth full-length release, as well as tracks from 2013’s Controller (out now through Liberation Music) like ‘Summer Forgive Me’ and ‘Blinded’, and selections from their illustrious back catalogue.
“When you’re in the rock business like we are, The Rolling Stones make up a massive part of the musical landscape before you’ve even picked up a guitar. They’re one of the very few bands all four of us truly love and their music has sound-tracked our career since we started” Declan Melia from British India said.
Before even releasing their debut album, Sydney five-piece The Preatures have played mind-blowing sets at Glastonbury, Bonnaroo, Splendour In The Grass and Coachella, performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live, received a bevy of awards and an ARIA nomination, and have a gold-certified single to their name. This October, they can add supporting The Rolling Stones to this list as they kick off the fun at Hanging Rock and follow British India at Hope Estate.
“When we heard there was a chance of supporting The Rolling Stones, we tried not to think about it, in case it didn’t happen. When we actually got the nod from them, we went in to shock and we still are!” Gideon Benson of The Preatures said.
The Rolling Stones play Hope Estate on Saturday November 15 with special guests British India and The Preatures.
In addition to the exciting news of The Rolling Stones’ local special guests, Frontier Touring are pleased to announce that a final release of general admission tickets at Hope Estate will be available for purchase from 10am local time next Monday 1 September. With one of the biggest bands in the world making their much-awaited return plus the promise of two of the country’s hottest new talents on the bill, these tickets will not last long – get in quick or miss out!
The Rolling Stones play Hope Estate on Saturday November 15. New tickets go on sale Monday 10am (Monday September 1st) http://www.frontiertouring.com/rollingstones