The Rolling Stones' 47th concert tour got off to a flying start on Saturday night, with 82,000 people turning out for a rare show in the Hamburg Stadtpark
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The No Filter tour – already 2017's ninth highest grossing from just 14 dates – is also on course for a strong showing in the top tours of 2018
By Jon Chapple on 06 Aug 2018
The Rolling Stones’ recent No Filter European tour, which wrapped up in Warsaw on 8 July, grossed nearly US$238 million from 28 sold-out shows, the latest Billboard figures reveal.
In total, the Stones shifted 7,802,307 tickets worth $237,802,307 throughout the tour, which kicked off in Hamburg last September, visiting Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden throughout the autumn, before returning for a second run through the UK, the Republic of Ireland, Germany, France, the Czech Republic and Poland in May–July.
Two shows at London Stadium alone brought in more than $20m, according to Billboard’s 4 August Hot Tours. The 2018 leg earned $117,844,618, adding to 2017’s $119,957,689.
The tour was produced and promoted by AEG/Concerts West, along with several local promoters.
The first leg of the No Filter tour – which bypassed the UK owing to a lack of available venues – generated $158m from 14 shows.
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