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Rolling Stones announce 50th Anniversary shows in New Jersey. D.C. to come?

The Rolling Stones (L-R), Charlie Watts, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger, will mark 50 years in Newark. How about a D.C. show, fellas? (Andy Rain/EPA)

Yes, the only U.S. dates on the schedule (for now) are at Newark’s Prudential Center on December 13th and 15th. But as Rolling Stone puts it, “it seems likely the tour will continue in 2013.” The tour is called “50 Years & Counting...” after all. We’ll keep you posted if a D.C. date is confirmed.

Until then, if you’re a big enough fan to go all-in on a trip to Newark, tickets go on sale Friday at noon for between $95 and $750. Amtrak will set you back at least another $49 one way, so it might be worth waiting to see if D.C. gets its own taste of the Stones before emptying the bank account.

Brandon Weigel is an editor for Baltimore City Paper and an alumnus of The Washington Post's Going Out Guide.
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