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The Rolling Stones Have Arrived in the UAE
Emirates 24/7 ^ | Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Posted on 02/19/2014 4:51:56 PM PST by nickcarraway

Band will kick of their 14 On Fire tour at Abu Dhabi’s du Arena

Marhaba Rolling Stones! Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie are ready to start their 14 ON FIRE tour on Friday night at Abu Dhabi's du Arena on Yas Island. (Facebook) The long awaited moment has finally arrived – the iconic Rolling Stones have finally step foot in the UAE!

The UAE has seen some giants of rock perform on its shores – Dubai and Abu Dhabi – from Metallica and Bon Jovi to Eagles.

But in terms of rock legends, this act is it.

The Rolling Stones will kick of their 14 On Fire tour at Abu Dhabi’s du Arena, Yas Island on Friday, February 21.

Mick Jagger had earlier said: “Can't wait to be back on stage especially in Abu Dhabi, I am really looking forward to playing all your favourite songs and seeing you all very soon.”

Keith Richards added: “The best place in the world for me is out on that stage. Standby everyone...its back to where we belong, Me, Mick, Charlie and Ronnie and some friends all rocking out together. The wheels are in motion and we’re on our way…see you very soon!”

Look for a set packed full of classic Stones hits such as ‘Gimme Shelter’, ‘Paint It Black’, ‘Jumping Jack Flash’, ‘Tumbling Dice’ and ‘It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll’, curated with lesser known gems, plus a couple of unexpected cover versions.


TOPICS: Local News; Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: rollingbones; rollingstones; unitedarabemirates; wheresthemoney

1 posted on 02/19/2014 4:51:56 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway; a fool in paradise

Where are the rest 9 of them?


2 posted on 02/19/2014 4:56:53 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: nickcarraway

oh....I thought some travelled in cargo....

...with Bernie....


3 posted on 02/19/2014 4:59:45 PM PST by G Larry
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To: nickcarraway

I wouldn’t mind going to the UAE, if just to fly the 2 airlines.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqGQb5tz4Iw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gIv6L0skys


4 posted on 02/19/2014 5:01:59 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: nickcarraway

Rolling bones is more like it, lol.


5 posted on 02/19/2014 5:05:50 PM PST by Vote 4 Nixon (EAT...FISH...SLEEP...REDUX)
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To: G Larry

What’s their average band members age now-—70? These geezers are milking it for all its worth.


6 posted on 02/19/2014 5:06:43 PM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: mountn man

Looks great! Beats my last flight to Vegas, that’s for dang sure.

Singapore Airlines has a stateroom/suite option on some of their flights. I have no idea how much it costs, but it looks quite comfy. It even has a full size bed to stretch out on.


7 posted on 02/19/2014 5:14:16 PM PST by DemforBush (A Repo Man is *always* intense.)
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To: mountn man

I’ve flown Emirates first-class. Very nice. Very, VERY nice. Best flying experience I’ve ever had.


8 posted on 02/19/2014 5:16:53 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: nickcarraway

They must have found a nice nursing home there to settle.


9 posted on 02/19/2014 5:17:24 PM PST by Carl LaFong (The. Media. Is.The. Enemy.)
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To: mountn man

I will be doing that later in the year. To Abu Dhabi on board Ethiad in Business, return in First.

Can’t wait!


10 posted on 02/19/2014 5:22:33 PM PST by Gamecock (Grace is not opposed to human activity. It's opposed to human merit. MSH)
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To: DemforBush
Singapore Airlines has a stateroom/suite option on some of their flights.


11 posted on 02/19/2014 5:25:11 PM PST by Gamecock (Grace is not opposed to human activity. It's opposed to human merit. MSH)
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To: nickcarraway; a fool in paradise

Get these dudes back in the studio with Andrew Loog Oldham and Phil Spector!


12 posted on 02/19/2014 5:28:59 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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To: Gamecock

Flying used to be enjoyable in this country, too at one time. I’ll bet no grandmothers or children get groped to get on a plane there or be forced to be viewed naked in one of those scanners. No, to those godless socialists that would be an invasion of their privacy. But it’s standard procedure here in the [snicker] land of the free and home of the brave. [/snicker]


13 posted on 02/19/2014 5:31:53 PM PST by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: Orangedog

The way planes are now the grope is often the highlight of the entire trip!


14 posted on 02/19/2014 6:03:21 PM PST by Gamecock (Grace is not opposed to human activity. It's opposed to human merit. MSH)
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To: Vote 4 Nixon

The Steel Wheelchairs Tour.


15 posted on 02/19/2014 6:50:45 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: DemforBush

Here’s a sight to check out airfares on. They scan all the sights to find rates. After you get your price, you can take the info and go to your agent for your agent to buy the tics.

http://matrix.itasoftware.com/


16 posted on 02/19/2014 7:09:46 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Gamecock; DemforBush
Its important to note, that the picture is actually showing TWO "suites" combined, with the center partition down. The walls are 59 inches high.

Still...I'd LOVE to try a Singapore or Emirates or Etihad suite.

17 posted on 02/19/2014 7:24:28 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: nickcarraway; Revolting cat!

What’s on the backstage rider?

What does the UAE prohibit?

Alcohol?
Hash?
Geritol?


18 posted on 02/19/2014 10:30:22 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: mountn man

I’ll send you a pic of me chilled out in an Ethiad suite.


19 posted on 02/20/2014 7:24:40 AM PST by Gamecock (Grace is not opposed to human activity. It's opposed to human merit. MSH)
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To: Gamecock

Cooooll :)


20 posted on 02/20/2014 8:38:12 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: tflabo

God bless them. I hope I have that much energy and love of life at that age.


21 posted on 02/20/2014 8:44:16 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Gamecock

Etihad Business class

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8DpBuHgHrs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1ZNSleUqYI

Etihad Boarding Music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1ZNSleUqYI

I don’t know about you, but for me, anticipation is half the fun of a trip. Here are some vids of Etihad Business Class to help look forward to to what you get to look forward to.

Also, Etihads boarding music. Etihad and Emirates both have great boarding music. Nice, soothing, dreamy. Something good to have in the background, remind you of a past trip or inspire you for an upcoming adventure. (Whenever I travel, I always try to view it as an adventure)


22 posted on 02/20/2014 9:03:17 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: mountn man; Gamecock

Oops, missed the boarding music link

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmxT8a9RWbE


23 posted on 02/20/2014 9:14:50 AM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: mountn man

Very cool. I can’t wait!

Thanks

GC


24 posted on 02/20/2014 9:17:41 AM PST by Gamecock (Grace is not opposed to human activity. It's opposed to human merit. MSH)
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To: nickcarraway

Now in Tokyo . They played their first night at sold out Tokyo Dome ( 55,000 ) on Wednesday , with 2 more concerts at the Dpme on March 4 and 6th before heading to Macau , Shanghai , Singapore , Australia and New Zealand !


25 posted on 02/27/2014 2:09:12 PM PST by sushiman
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