The Rolling Stones at the Barclays Center - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

The Rolling Stones at the Barclays Center

Posted: Updated:
MYFOXNY.COM -

Rock and roll legends the Rolling Stones are in Brooklyn Saturday night performing at the Barclays Center. 

So many excited fans came out Saturday night of all ages from all over the country and although the average age is about 68 years old, they probably won't be retiring anytime soon. 

They may be as old as most grandfathers, but the Rolling Stones still have more moves than guys half their ages.

Tonight the Rolling Stones hit Brooklyn's Barclays Center for their first of three U.S. shows on their "50 and counting" mini tour. 

That's right -- they've been playing for a mind boggling half century. 

"We're here for the Stones baby!" said one excited fan outside the Barclays Center. 

Thousands of fans of all ages came out Saturday night from the tri-state area and all over the country. Many of them have seen the rockers multiple times and they say it never gets old. 

Seeing the Stones cost fans some big bucks. An average ticket will cost you hundreds of dollars. 

"They were $800 a piece, I mean c'mon the Stones are worth it right?" added another fan displaying his pricey ticket.

Critics have said that members Mick, Keith, Ronnie, and Charlie should just retire already, but fans say they Stones still got it. 

One fan was asked if Mick Jagger was still hot?  

"Oh yeah! He's always, always hot!" said a happy fan.  

Clearly the stones are also hot commodities. Their last tour, Bigger Bang, raked in more than $500 million. They've sold more than 200 million records thanks to mega hits fans love to this day. 

The Stones perform in Brooklyn and then two shows in Newark at the Prudential Center on December 13th and 15th, aren't the only big dates on the agenda. Next week the Stones join a veritable who's who of British rock royalty and U.S. superstars at the blockbuster 12-12-12 Sandy benefit concert at Madison Square Garden.

  • Brooklyn NewsBrooklyn NewsMore>>

  • NYC stores with no signs feed curiosity

    NYC stores with no signs feed curiosity

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:40:09 GMT
    From coffee shops in Brooklyn to restaurants in Manhattan, we find speakeasies standing out by blending in. When people in Bushwick want a green machine juice blend they visit Leticia Castillo's Owl Juice Pub. But first they must find the owl. "We been doing fine without a sign," Castillo says.
    From coffee shops in Brooklyn to restaurants in Manhattan, we find speakeasies standing out by blending in. When people in Bushwick want a green machine juice blend they visit Leticia Castillo's Owl Juice Pub. But first they must find the owl. "We been doing fine without a sign," Castillo says.
  • Several new animals on display at NYC zoos

    Several new animals on display at NYC zoos

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:44:02 GMT
    WCS photoWCS photo
    The Wildlife Conservation Society's zoos in New York City have debut some interesting new animals in their habitats in recent weeks. The flagship Bronx Zoo is now home to a herd of endangered Turkmenian flare-horned markhor, a species of mountain goat native to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Some river otter pups are getting to know their home in Prospect Park, and the Queens Zoo has some new majestic American bison.
    The Wildlife Conservation Society's zoos in New York City have debut some interesting new animals in their habitats in recent weeks. The flagship Bronx Zoo is now home to a herd of endangered Turkmenian flare-horned markhor, a species of mountain goat native to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Some river otter pups are getting to know their home in Prospect Park, and the Queens Zoo has some new majestic American bison.
  • Pregnant woman says officer put her in choke hold

    Pregnant woman says officer put her in choke hold

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:52:29 GMT
    A Brooklyn woman who is seven months pregnant released photos that she said show an NYPD officer putting her in a choke hold as she was being arrested for grilling on the sidewalk outside her home.  It's the latest in a string of reported choke holds by police officers. The move is not allowed under NYPD policy.  Miller was expected to meet with Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Tuesday to seek charges against police.
    A Brooklyn woman who is seven months pregnant released photos that she said show an NYPD officer putting her in a choke hold as she was being arrested for grilling on the sidewalk outside her home.  It's the latest in a string of reported choke holds by police officers. The move is not allowed under NYPD policy.  Miller was expected to meet with Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Tuesday to seek charges against police.
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices