Sold Out Rolling Stones Concert Live on Pay-Per-View
Tickets to the highly demanded Rolling Stones 50th anniversary shows at the Prudential Center sold out in just minutes this afternoon. Fans still have the opportunity to see the greatest rock ‘n' roll band live in concert on pay-per-view on Saturday, December 15 at 9pm ET. WWE®, the world's pre-eminent provider of pay-per-view programming, in partnership with Dainty Group and Endemol, will be distributing and marketing the pay-per-view event entitled “One More Shot,” the band's final performance of its 50th anniversary shows. The pay-per-view will be available through all cable, satellite and telco providers.
The iconic band created an international ticket frenzy over the past two weeks when four shows, two at The O2 Arena in London, and two at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, sold out in record time. “One More Shot” will give fans around the world the chance to see rock ‘n' roll icons Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood live on pay-per-view, as they perform on stage together for the first time since 2007.
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