Concerts, Reunions — June 11, 2012 at 8:16 am

The Stone Roses eyeing U.S. dates in 2013?

Since announcing their reunion last year, The Stone Roses have booked dates — and now begun to play them — across Europe and into the Far East this summer, yet no official mention has been made of the possibility of North American concerts. All of the major U.S. summer festivals have been announced without a Roses appearance.

Following the Roses’ second night of its back-to-back, tour-opening stand in Barcelona over the weekend, though, a fan tweeted that Ian BrownJohn Squire and Gary “Mani” Mounfield  came out to meet fans and signed autographs. According to @Last_Broadcast, “John Squire confirmed that #thestoneroses will visit the US ‘next year’ … any bets on Coachella??”

Still no official word, but it’s the first suggestion of a timetable of when long-suffering U.S. fans might see the first-ever appearance on these shores by the original Roses’ lineup.

In the meantime, here’s a bunch of video from this weekend’s Barcelona tour-openers.


The Stone Roses tour dates:

June 12: Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, The Netherlands *
June 14-16: Hultsfred Festival, Hultsfred, Sweden
June 15-17: NorthSide Festival, Aarhus, Denmark
June 22-24: Hurricane Festival, Scheeßel, Germany
June 22-24: Southside Festival, Tuttlingen, Germany
June 25: Les Nuits des Fourvières, Lyon, France *
June 29: Heaton Park, Manchester, UK *
June 30: Heaton Park, Manchester, UK *
July 1: Heaton Park, Manchester, UK *
July 5: Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland *
July 10: T in the Park Festival, Balado, Kinross-shire, UK
July 12-15: Benicassim Festival, Benicassim, Spain
July 13: Optimus Alive Festival, Oeiras, Portugal
July 17: Arena Civica, Milan, Italy *
July 22: Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore *
July 24: Asia World Arena, Hong Kong *
July 27-29: Fuji Rock Festival, Naeba Ski resort, Yuzawa, Japan
July 27-29: Jisan Valley Rock Festival, Icheon, South Korea
Aug. 6: Øya Festival, Oslo, Norway
Aug. 6-13: Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary
Aug. 17: Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
Aug. 18-19: V Festival, Chelmsford & Stafford, UK
Aug. 22: Vital Festival, Belfast, UK

 * Non-festival headlining date





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