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Mick Jagger in Cuba to register the Rolling Stones concert in 2016

Mick Jagger était en visite à Cuba, pays où le groupe devrait se produire pour la première fois en 2016.

Mick Jagger was visiting Cuba, a country where the group should occur for the first time in 2016. Photo credits: Photoshot / ABACA

On Monday the singer was visiting the island and, according to local daily Granma , this “private trip” could be related to the preparation “of the concert that the group plans to give” soon.

The Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger was Monday visiting Cuba, a country where the group should occur for the first time at its next tour of Latin America, are we learned from sources. During the weekend, the singer of 72 years has attended the concert including timba (near genre of salsa, Ed) of Bamboleo group in a room in the west of Havana, noted journalists of the AFP.

According to the daily state Granma , he also walked Saturday with his son on the streets of the old town, causing in its wake many passers emotion and tourists. According to the newspaper, this “private trip” could be related to the preparation “of the concert that the Rolling Stones are planning to give” on the communist island as part of their Latin American tour in early 2016. Contacted by AFP, employees of the singer did not wish to provide more details on the duration or program of stay of the singer in Cuba.

The rock considered a weapon of US imperialism in Cuba

The guitarist of the legendary rock band, Keith Richards, recently confirmed the project to the group stage on the island, on the margins of promoting his latest solo album. According to several newspapers, this concert could be held in March at the Latin American Stadium in Havana, the temple of Cuban baseball. Bassist of the Rolling Stones Darryl Jones had already come in February in Havana to give it a concert with his The Dead group Daisies.

After the Castro revolution in 1959, rock music, considered a weapon US imperialism has been banned for many years in Cuba before being gradually tolerated up to win in state media during the last decade.

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