News | Entertainment
17 Oct 2021 7:22
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    The Rolling Stones paid tribute to Charlie Watts as they kicked-off their US tour

    The drummer passed away in August, at the age of 80, and his bandmates - Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood - paid a glowing tribute to Charlie as they resumed the No Filter tour in St. Louis on Sunday (26.09.21)


    The show - which was previously delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic - was the iconic band's first public concert since Charlie's death.

    The gig opened with an empty stage, a drum beat and a photos of the late star appearing on a video board.

    The band then thanked their fans for their support over recent weeks.

    Mick said: "This is our first-ever tour we've ever done without him. We'll miss Charlie so much, on and off the stage."

    The legendary group then dedicated a rendition of 'Tumbling Dice' to their former bandmate.

    Meanwhile, Mick recently claimed that Charlie held the Rolling Stones together.

    In a tribute to the late musician, he said: "Charlie held the band together for so long, musically, because he was the rock the rest of it was built around.

    "He brought this beautiful sense of swing and swerve that most bands wish they could have. We had some really nice conversations in the last couple of years about how all this happened with the band.

    "We had a lot of wonderful times apart from playing music together. We used to go and watch cricket. And when we’d get together, we didn’t talk about music. We talked about art, which he knew a lot more about than I did. It’s a huge loss to us all. It’s very, very hard. But we had wonderful times, and Charlie made some wonderful music."

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     17 Oct: Cher is suing Sonny Bono's widow
     17 Oct: Nikki Bella is open-minded about having more children
     17 Oct: Coldplay will embark on a global stadium tour in 2022 - which they promise will be the most eco-friendly shows they've ever performed
     16 Oct: Nicki Minaj "went for the jugular" during her interview with the cast of 'The Real Housewives of Potomac'
     16 Oct: Ian McDiarmid thinks he got "lucky" amid the coronavirus lockdown
     16 Oct: Zendaya has felt "overwhelmed" by social media
     16 Oct: Professor Green will always have "working class anxieties"
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Sleeves have been rolled up across the country for Super Saturday More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Little time for Rally New Zealand organisers to celebrate the event's inclusion back on the World Rally Championship calendar More...



     Today's News

    Environment:
    Northland's trialing a storm tracking system to help the region prepare for bad weather and climate change 7:14

    Entertainment:
    Cher is suing Sonny Bono's widow 7:06

    Politics:
    Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits church where British MP David Amess was stabbed to death 7:04

    Entertainment:
    Nikki Bella is open-minded about having more children 6:36

    Motorsports:
    Courtney Duncan is closing in on a third women's world motocross championship title in a row after winning the penultimate round in Spain 6:34

    Cricket:
    The Black Caps have edged the Netherlands by six runs in a tight opening warm up game in Dubai ahead of the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup 6:24

    Entertainment:
    Coldplay will embark on a global stadium tour in 2022 - which they promise will be the most eco-friendly shows they've ever performed 6:06

    International:
    Islamic State claims responsibility for Kandahar mosque bombing, two Afghanistan nationals named 22:04

    Rugby:
    Sleeves have been rolled up across the country for Super Saturday 21:54

    Entertainment:
    Nicki Minaj "went for the jugular" during her interview with the cast of 'The Real Housewives of Potomac' 21:36


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd