5th January - 15th : Bridges To Babylon North American Tour (2nd leg).


5th:  Colisee de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
7-11th: The Rolling Stones' concerts in Syracuse, Toronto and Montreal are cancelled and rescheduled because Mick Jagger gets laryngitis and an ice storm severely impacts Quebec. The concerts are only the second time Stones concerts are cancelled due to illness.

14th:  Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
16th:  Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
17th:  Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
21st:  Pepsi Centennial Tent, Waikoloa Village, Kona, Hawaii
23rd: Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawai
24th:  Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii

26th: Single CD Saint Of Me, is released

 Saint Of Me (MJ/KR)
 Anyway You Look At It (MJ/KR)
 Saint Of Me (MJ/KR) -Deep Dish Grunge Garage Remix

28th:  B.C. Place, Vancouver, Canada
30th:  Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon 
31st: Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon 

3rd: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California 
7th: Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
9th: Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
12th: The Summit, Compaq Center, Houston, Texas 
13th: The Summit, Compaq Center, Houston, Texas 
15th: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada 

Thirty-five years after they came up, The Rolling Stones are still making history: the North-American leg of the Bridges To Babylon Tour becomes the most successful tour of all time, breaking the previous record of Voodoo Lounge Tour.

7th: Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts fly from New York to Tokyo, Japan.

9th: Keith Richards and Ron Wood arrive in Tokyo from New York.

12th March - 13th April: Bridges To Babylon Japan and South American Tour.

12th March: Korakuen Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan 
14th March: Korakuen Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan
16th March: Korakuen Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan
17th March: Korakuen Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan
20th March: Osaka Dome,Osaka, Japan 
21st March: Osaka Dome,Osaka, Japan

29th March: Estadio River Plate,Buenos Aires, Argentina
30th March: Estadio River Plate,Buenos Aires, Argentina

2nd: Estadio River Plate,Buenos Aires, Argentina
4th: Estadio River Plate,Buenos Aires, Argentina
5th: Estadio River Plate,Buenos Aires, Argentina

7th: The band flies in to Brazil.
11th: Praca da Apoteose, Rio De Janeiro, Brasilia 
13th: Estatádio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brasilia

17th - 26th: Bridges To Babylon  North American Tour (3rd leg).

17th: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York 
19th: Molson Centre, Montreal, Canada
20th: Molson Centre, Montreal, Canada
23rd April: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
26th: Skydome,Toronto, Canada 

27th: Suzanne Accosta gives birth to her and Bill Wyman's third daughter together, Matilda Mae

7th: Single CD Out Of Control, is released

8th: BTB British concerts are postponed until 1999 because of new tax laws.

 Video ‘Bridges To Babylon 1998’ (Eagle Rock) is released

Filmed live in St. Louis, Missouri, 12.12.97. 
 Let’s Spend The Night Together
 Flip The Switch
 Gimme Shelter
 Wild Horses
 Saint Of Me
 Out Of Control
 Waiting On A Friend 
 Miss You
 Wanna Hold You 
 It’s Only Rock’n Roll 
 Like A Rolling Stone 
 Sympathy For The Devil 
 Tumbling Dice
 Honky Tonk Women 
 Start Me Up
 Jumping Jack Flash 
 You Can’t Always Get What You Want
 Brown Sugar


10-11th: The Stones rehearse at Eisbach Studios in Munich, Germany


13th June - 19th: Bridges To Babylon European Tour.

13th June: Zeppelinfeld, Nurenberg, Germany

16-18th: For the third time on this world tour, the Stones cancel concerts because of illness. Mick Jagger is afflicted with laryngitis again and concerts in Italy and Spain are rescheduled
20th June: Festival Ground, Werchter, Belgium  
21st June: Festival Ground, Werchter, Belgium
24th June: Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany 
26th June: Expo-Messegelände, Hannover, Germany  Pics from Hannover

29th June: Arena, Amsterdam, Holland

30th: Mick Jagger travels to St. Etienne, France, to watch a World Cup soccer/football match between Argentina and England.

1st: Arena, Amsterdam, Holland
2nd: Arena, Amsterdam, Holland
5th: Arena, Amsterdam, Holland
6th: Arena, Amsterdam, Holland

9th: Grosse Allmend Pferderennbahn, Frauenfeld, Switzerland  
11th: Flugfeld, Wiener Neustadt, Austria

13th: Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany 
16th: Puerto de Malaga, Malaga, Spain
18th: Estadio de Balaidos, Vigo, Spain 
20th: Estadi Olimpic de Montjuic, Barcelona, Spain 
25th: Stade de France, Paris, France

26th: Mick Jagger holds a birthdayparty in Paris at his hotel, which Anita Pallenberg and Marianne Faithfull attend
27th: Parkstadion, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
29th: Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark 
31st: Nya Ullevi Stadion, Gothenburg, Sweden

2nd: Valle Hovin, Oslo, Norway
5th: Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland
8th: Tallinna Lauluvaljak, Tallinn, Estonia 
11th: Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia
14th: Slaski Stadium, Chorzow, Poland
16th: Keith plays on the wedding party of his daughter Angela (Dandelion).
20th: Hipodrom, Zagreb, Croatia 
22nd: Sportovni Hala, Prague, Czech Republic
26th: Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany
28th: Festwiese, Leipzig, Germany
30th: Trabrennbahn am Volkspark Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany

2nd: Weserstadion, Bremen, Germany 
5th: Malieveld, The Hague, Holland
8th: Globen, Stockholm, Sweden
10th: Waldbühne, Berlin, Germany
12th: Maimarktgelände, Mannheim, Germany, 
16th: Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece
19th: Ali Sami Yen Stadyumu, Istanbul, Turkey


Mick Jagger starts composing songs in France with Matt Clifford for his next solo album

2nd: No Security North American Tour is announced, with the release of, No Security live album

CD "NO SECURITY" Recorded live on the Bridges To Babylon World Tour.

 You Got Me Rocking (MJ/KR) -Amsterdam 6.7.98
 Gimme Shelter (MJ/KR) -Port Chester 25.10.97
 Flip The Switch (MJ/KR) -Amsterdam 1.7.98
 Memory Motel (MJ/KR) -Dave Matthews on vocals; Amsterdam 5.7.98
 Corinna (Taj Mahal/Jesse Ed Davis) -Taj Mahal on vocals; St. Louis 12.12.97
 Saint Of Me (MJ/KR) -Buenos Aires 4.4.98
 Waiting On A Friend (MJ/KR) -Joshua Redman on sax; St. Louis 12.12.97
 Sister Morphine (MJ/KR/Marianne Faithfull) -Amsterdam 6.7.98
 Live With Me (MJ/KR) -Amsterdam 1.7.98
 Respectable (MJ/KR) -Amsterdam 5.7.98
 Thief In The Night (MJ/KR/Pierre de Beauport) -Leah Wood on backing vocals Nuremberg 13.6.98
 The Last Time (MJ/KR) -St. Louis 12.12.97
 Out Of Control (MJ/KR) -Jimmy Starbuck on shaker; Buenos Aires 4.4.98


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