Rolling Stones Ban Lifted

Band Allowed To Play Blackpool After 44 Years

A piece of rock ‘n’ roll history was made yesterday, when a 44 year old performance ban on the Rolling Stones was lifted by Blackpool council.

They may have played China, completed several world tours and played to over a million people in Rio De Janeiro, but the band have been unable to play Blackpool since rowdy fans wrecked the Empress Ballroom.

The historic venue had never seen anything like it as fans rioted after a show, wrecking the ballroom. Over 50 audience members were taken to hospital, and the band were promptly banned by the council.

Now, over four decades on, the Rolling Stones will be allowed to play Blackpool again.

In the meantime, fans can content themselves with the new Rolling Stones album “Shine A Light” will be released on April 7th.

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