After passing through the Retiro Park to pay tribute to the statue of the Fallen Angel, the Rolling Stones continued to enjoy Madrid until a few hours before their concert at the Wanda Metropolitano. The most active of his Satanic Majesties has been Mick Jagger (at least what is published on social networks demonstrates this), who has visited several emblematic places in the capital, leaving a record on his Twitter profile.
“Enjoying all that Madrid has to offer. From fallen angels to flamenco!” the singer wrote last night, accompanying his tweet with four photographs. In the first he appears posing in front of the aforementioned statue in El Retiro, and in the second he is seen quietly having a beer at the door of a well-known bar in Chueca, together with several people who do not seem to notice that they are next to one of the the biggest rock stars on the planet.
In another image he is seen walking through the Botanical Garden, and there is also another that tells of his private visit to the Reina Sofía Museum (Tuesdays are the closing day for the public) showing Jagger taking a photo in front of the 'Gernika' of Picasso, something that is not allowed by the art gallery due to a question of 'quality of the visit', which has caused complaints from some users, who have assured that the museum does not allow visitors to take images of the work. visitors. In fact, this is not the first time that it has happened with a famous visitor, since in 2016 the actor Pierce Brosnan was also involved in a controversy over a photo uploaded by the museum itself. Due to these complaints, the Reina Sofía has published a statement on its Facebook profile in which it apologizes for the discomfort of the users, explaining that the controversial photograph was 'a communication action' like 'many other similar ones made over the years'. throughout the history' of the museum.
The end of the party for Mick and his family came this Tuesday night, when they had dinner accompanied by their families at Paco Roncero's restaurant, before attending an open-air flamenco show in which the group paid tribute to the group with a jondo version of one of his most famous songs, 'Paint it Black' from 1966.
Ron Wood, whose birthday is this Wednesday, June 1, coinciding with his concert in Madrid, has been seen at the hotel where the group is staying, the Rosewood Villa Magna located on Paseo de la Castellana. He has been seen at the entrance, where he has signed the occasional autograph for the fans who are stationed there, and on the terrace of his room, a Signature Suite that costs about 22,000 euros a night.
For his part, Keith Richards has taken a solo photo at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, showing a recorder that someone from his team bought him at the Rastro. "This Phillips tape recorder is the same one we first recorded on 'Street Fighting Man.' A member of our team found it at the Madrid flea market! Thank you, Don! », The guitarist has written on his Twitter profile.
The Rolling Stones play tonight at the Wanda Metropolitano to kick off this tour called 'Sixty', which commemorates precisely sixty years since the band's formation. Sidonie and the Vargas Blues Band, along with John Byron Jagger, the singer's nephew. They will be the opening act for the concert.