The Straits Times
Published on Oct 25, 2012

Satisfaction! Rolling Stones rocks Paris with surprise gig


PARIS (AFP) - Rock legends the Rolling Stones were due to play a surprise mini-gig in Paris on Thursday and all 350 tickets priced at 15 euros (S$23) each were snapped up in minutes.

"The Rolling Stones are playing a short warm-up gig tonight... in Paris," the group said on Twitter, adding that the tickets would be available from 1000 GMT (6pm Singapore time) at the Virgin megastore on the emblematic Champs Elysees avenue.

"Names will be printed on the tickets. On presentation of photo ID at the venue, ticket holders will receive a wristband. Doors open at 8 pm," the message said.

"Mobile phones, cameras, video equipment and recording devices are strictly prohibited."