Mick Jagger is vacationing on the island of Mustique.

16th: Mick Jagger is present in Los Angeles to accept a Golden Globe Award for the Alfie theme song Old Habits Die Hard

28th: 9 CD's-box set 'Singles 1968 - 1971', incl. bonus DVD, is released

14th -April: The Rolling Stones continue and complete recording sessions for A Bigger Bang at La Fourchette studio in Pocé sur Cisse, France.


The Stones rehearse at S.I.R. Studios in New York City.

10th: The Stones perform three songs at the Julliard School of Music in New York City, then hold a press conference to announcing their 2005-06 Bigger Bang World Tour

  Keith Richards sees with fellow Pirate Johnny Depp in Los Angeles

14th - 9th August: The Rolling Stones gather in Toronto, Canada, for rehearsals, this time settling at Greenwood College

10th: The Rolling Stones perform a warm-up gig, at the Pheonix Concert Theatre in Toronto, Canada

15th: The Stones shoot video for Streets of Love and Rough Justice in Toronto, Canada

18-19th: The Stones hold their final rehearsals at Boston's Fenway Park.

21st August - 3rd December: A Bigger Bang-North American-tour (1st leg)

21st: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts

22nd: The Rolling Stones' lead single off their next album, Streets of Love / Rough Justice, is released

23rd: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
26th: Rentschler Field, Hartford, Connecticut
28th: Frank Clair Stadium, Ottawa, Canada

29th: The Stones shoot video for Streets of Love at a nightclub in Ottawa

31st: Comerica Park, Detroit, Michigan

3rd: Magnetic Hill, Moncton, Canada

5th: The Rolling Stones first studio album in eight years -, A Bigger Bang, is released

 Rough Justice (MJ/KR)
 Let Me Down Slow (MJ/KR)
 It Won’t Take Long (MJ/KR)
 Rain Fall Down (MJ/KR)
 Streets Of Love (MJ/KR)
 Back Of My Hand (MJ/KR)
 She Saw Me Coming (MJ/KR)
 Biggest Mistake (MJ/KR)
 This Place Is Empty (MJ/KR)
 Oh No, Not You Again (MJ/KR)
 Dangerous Beauty (MJ/KR)
 Laugh, I Nearly Died (MJ/KR)
 Sweet Neo Con (MJ/KR)
 Look What The Cat Dragged In (MJ/KR)
 Driving Too Fast (MJ/KR)
 Infamy (MJ/KR)


6th: Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Michigan

8th: Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
10th: Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
13th: Madison Square Garden, New York City
15th: East Rutherford, New Jersey, Giants Stadium
17th: Pepsi Arena, Albany, New York
24th: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio
26th: Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada
28th: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In September, The Stones get their first Italian chart-topper, with an original studio album, "A Bigger Bang" hit No. 1 in Italy.

1st October: Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, Pennsylvania
3rd October: MCI Center, Washington, D.C.
6th October: Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, Virginia
8th October: Wallace Wade Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
10th October: Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12th October: Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

14-15th: The Stones shoot a video for Rain Fall Down in Atlanta
15th October: Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
17th October: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
19th October: St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida
21st October: New Charlotte Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
28th October: Pengrowth Saddledome, Calgary, Canada
30th October: Key Arena, Seattle, Washington

CD-single- Hurricane (MJ/KR)
Benefit-single in help for the victims of hurricane Katrina, given out for donations at the concerts

1st: Rose Garden Arena, Portland, Oregon

4th: Edison Field, Anaheim, California
6th: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California
8th: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California
11th: PETCO Park, San Diego, California
13th: SBC Park, San Francisco, California
15th: SBC Park, San Francisco, California
18th: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
20th: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California
22nd: Delta Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

The Rolling Stones' compilation album, Rarities 1971-2003, is released

24th: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
27th: Glendale Arena, Glendale, Arizona
29th: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas


1st: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
3rd: FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee

5th: CD-single "Rain Fall Down" is released

8th: The Stones receive a Grammy Award nomination for best rock album for A Bigger Bang.


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