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Industry Sources Say it Will Cost Millions To Get The Rolling Stones To Perform in Adelaide

Taxpayers could be coughing up for the concert

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ADELAIDE Oval will host rock gods The Rolling Stones for a blockbuster concert ­in front of up to 70,000 people during a festival season set to be the city's biggest.

The Advertiser revealed in October that the world-famous band was being headhuntedfor an Adelaide performance to mark the opening of the upgraded stadium early next year.

It can now be revealed that the concert date will be announced today. It is understood to be on Saturday, March 22.

The show will come at the tail-end of the city's famous festival season, which includes the Fringe and Adelaide festivals, as well as the Clipsal 500 V8 race.

(H/T Mark Johnson)