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Rolling Stones Play Bay Area This Week

Band to perform in Oakland tonight and San Jose later this week

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    The Rolling Stones' "50 and Counting Tour" stops at Oracle Arena on May 5 and HP Pavilion on May 8.

    The Rolling Stones' "50 And Counting Tour" stops in the Bay Area.

    The Stones play at Oakland's Oracle Arena tonight. They will be in San Jose at the HP Pavilion on Wednesday.

    A legendary band that knows how to perform and give a visually and sonically appealing show to tens of thousands, Mick Jagger and crew will perform on a stage designed to look like the band's iconic lips logo, complete with sprawling tongue and enhanced with video screens and special effects.

    Guitarist Mick Taylor, who played with the Stones from 1969-74, is set to join the tour as a special guest.

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    The setlist will focus on classics, though will incorporate some rarities and cover songs.

    The last album came out in 2005, which leaves some fans speculating that some new material could creep into the show.

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    The band will also return to London's Hyde Park on July 6, almost 44 years to the day of their first show at the Royal Park.