This is the mother of all secret shows.
Following up evenings that found both Rod Stewart and Depeche Mode playing intimate shows at the Troubadour, Twitter buzz has the Rolling Stones performing at the tiny confines of the Echoplex tonight.
The rumors started last night, and all signs point to the Stones’ Twitter account @Grrregory posting the details at 12:30 this afternoon – however, there are already a bunch of people in line at the El Rey to purchase tickets (photo evidence courtesy of Grimy Goods).
At this point, it’s likely that there are already more people in line for tickets than will end up snagging them (Twitter buzz says there’s a 1-ticket limit and they’re only $20) – but if you’re close enough, why not go get in line anyway?
UPDATE: The band has released full details on how to get tickets. It is a lottery for those in line at the El Rey right now.
Please drive safely to the El Rey Theatre!
El Rey Theatre is at 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
Directions here: http://theelrey.com/directions.php
Parking is located across the street behind 5455 Wilshire Boulevard (entrance on Cochran).
Random lottery to purchase tickets for The Rolling Stones secret gig will begin at 1pm PT.
Tickets are $20 each – CASH ONLY *
* Only ONE (1) ticket may be purchased by each guest. No line holding. The individual buying the ticket MUST be the person attending the show.
If you get tickets, please note the following three (3) items are required for entry this evening:
Each guest must have a valid government-issued ID
Each guest must have the actual ticket
Each guest must be wearing their wristband
All guests entries will be verified based on the aforementioned criteria
Name changes or substitutions will not be permitted under any circumstances
All guests will be verified against a master database to ensure the initial purchaser is the same guest attending
Failure to provide all three (3) items simultaneously (in addition to database verification) will render entry invalid – no exceptions
Any alteration to wristbands, tickets or associated materials will render entry invalid
The reselling of tickets, wristbands, or any associated materials is strictly prohibited
Goldenvoice / Concerts West reserves the right to revoke admission at any time for any reason