DETROIT, MI - Mick Jagger still moves like Jagger. At age 71, his Fitbit logged an absurd bulk of action during The Rolling Stones' added than two hour set at Comerica Park in Downtown Detroit.
The setting:The temperature was a bit acknowledgment than accustomed for a July 8 evening, in the mid 60s. A account perfect, partly blurred sky lit up as the sun set over Motor City. A sea of about 50,000 bodies abounding Comerica Park for what could be the aftermost concert in Detroit for The Rolling Stones.
The opener:Ohio Indie rockers Walk The Moon opened the appearance one minute accomplished 8 p.m. Less than bisected the army had fabricated it to their seats, and the ones that had did not assume absorbed in the pop, dance, techno-ish musicians.
During their set they did comedy a nice awning of David Bowie's "Let's Dance" afore activity into their cardinal one hit "Shut Up And Dance." Many in the army took apprehension during that song, snapping pictures and demography video.
Walk The Moon is seeing big success because of their huge hit "Shut Up And Dance," but this didn't assume to be the appropriate army for them.
The Rolling Stones:Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood took the date aloof afterwards 9:30 p.m. to what looked like a sold-out Comerica Park crowd. The bandage had affluence of backup, with two keyboard players, two saxophone players, two advancement singers and bass guitarist.
The Stones afflicted their setlist up from antecedent shows on their 15-city North American Tour, starting the Detroit concert with "Jumpin' Jack Flash." The big four sported bright apparel and had affluence of energy.
The Stones connected the appearance with "It's Only Rock and Roll," followed by "All Down The Line," and "Tumblin Dice."
Motown Tribute:Then, they did article different from the added shows on their tour. A Motown tribute. The bandage put their own circuit on The Temptations hit "Just My Imagination." The army admired it.
Fan song vote:Before the show, the army had a adventitious to vote via their smartphones for one of four songs to be played during the show. The winner: "Rocks Off."
The bandage connected with "Moonlight Mile," "Bitch," and "Honky Tonk Woman."
Jagger again alien the bandage afore demography a abbreviate break, absolution Keith Richards booty the advance on two songs -- "Before They Make Me Run" and "Happy."
Jagger alternate with harmonica in hand. The army knew what song was next: "Midnight Rambler."
The group seemed to accept added activity than ever. Jagger sang, danced and strutted forth the date and a connected balustrade all night long.
They connected with "Miss You," "Gimme Shelter," "Start Me Up," "Sympathy For The Devil" and finally, "Brown Sugar."
Encore with bounded choir:The army led a abiding acclamation cat-and-mouse for their idols to acknowledgment to the stage. When they did, they had some advice from a bounded choir. The Oakland University Chorale led the way with the song "You Can't Always Get What You Want." The Rolling Stones called a bounded choir for that song from anniversary burghal on the tour.
The appearance captivated up with "Satisfaction" and a continuing acclaim from the Comerica Park army at 11:40 p.m.
Who knows if this is their aftermost time in Detroit or alike their aftermost tour. The Stones brought ceaseless activity and fun for added than two hours giving admirers absolutely what they came to see.
Edward Pevos is the ball anchorman for Mlive accoutrement Detroit and Southeast Michigan. You can chase him on Twitter @PaparazzoPevos