Six-time GRAMMY award-winning singer/songwriter Buddy Guy to open Rolling Stones show in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (WITI) – The Rolling Stones have announced that six-time GRAMMY® award-winning singer/songwriter, Buddy Guy, will be the special guest artist opening their show in Milwaukee on Tuesday, June 23rd at Summerfest.

ZIP CODE, the band’s 15-city North American stadium tour, kicks off in San Diego on May 24th, and will also be making stops in Columbus, Minneapolis, Arlington, Atlanta, Orlando, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Raleigh, Indianapolis, Detroit and Buffalo before wrapping in Quebec on July 15th at Le Festival D’Été de Québec.

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Buddy Guy has received six GRAMMY® Awards, along with a 2015 Lifetime Achievement GRAMMY® Award, 34 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has received), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, and the Presidential National Medal of Arts. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him #23 in its "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time." Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and was awarded the 2012 Kennedy Center Honor for his lifetime contribution to American culture. His latest studio album, Rhythm & Blues, debuted at #1 on the Blues Billboard chart in July 2013. Throughout his career, Buddy Guy has been a major influence on major rock titans, including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour will see Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood head back out on the road after their critically-acclaimed 14 ON FIRE tour in Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in 2014. The iconic band will treat their generations of fans to special one night only shows, with a set packed full of classic Stones hits such as “Gimme Shelter”, “Paint It Black”, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”, “Tumbling Dice” and “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll”, as well as special gems from their extraordinary catalog.

The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE will be the first time the rock legends have played North American stadiums since 2005-2007’s “A Bigger Bang Tour.”

AEG Live’s Concerts West is the promoter of The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour.


May 24, 2015 San Diego, CA Petco Park
May 30, 2015 Columbus, OH Ohio Stadium
June 3, 2015 Minneapolis, MN TCF Bank Stadium
June 6, 2015 Dallas, TX AT&T Stadium
June 9, 2015 Atlanta, GA Bobby Dodd Stadium
June 12, 2015 Orlando, FL Orlando Citrus Bowl
June 17, 2015 Nashville, TN LP Field
June 20, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Field
June 23, 2015 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest / Marcus Amphitheater
June 27, 2015 Kansas City, MO Arrowhead Stadium
July 1, 2015 Raleigh, NC Carter-Finley Stadium
July 4, 2015 Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis Motor Speedway
July 8, 2015 Detroit, MI Comerica Park
July 11, 2015 Buffalo, NY Ralph Wilson Stadium
July 15, 2015 Quebec, QC Le Festival D’Été de Québec