Rolling Stones gig causes traffic jam

The legendary rockers kick off tour in Belgium

The Rolling Stones kicked off their European tour in Belgium last night (June 5).

Anticipation for the gig caused a traffic jam, which extended 30 miles (50 km) out into the town of Wercheter.

The gig was seen by 33,000 fans, reports BBC News.

The set last night was:

‘Start Me Up’


‘Rough Justice’

‘Rocks Off’


‘Some Girls’

‘Waiting On A Friend’

‘Can’t You Hear Me Knocking’

‘Tumbling Dice’

‘I’ll Go Crazy’

‘I Wanna Hold You’

‘Slipping Away’

‘It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll’

‘It’s All Over Now’

‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’

‘Honky Tonk Women’

‘Paint It Black’

‘Jumping Jack Flash’

‘Brown Sugar’

‘Sympathy For The Devil’

The Bigger Bang tour is set to call at Serbia, Russia, France, Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Ireland, Germany, Scandinavia, Poland, The Czech Republic, Hungary and three dates at London’s O2 Arena.

This weekend, The Rolling Stones are set to headline the Isle Of Wight Festival, their first UK festival appearance since The Knebworth Fair in 1976, and NME.COM will be there.

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