Mississippi band to open for Rolling Stones next month

Published 12:18 pm Thursday, June 6, 2019

Hometown Natchez, Mississippi, blues rock band Bishop Gunn announced via social media Wednesday that the band will be the opening act for The Rolling Stones July 27 show in Houston, Texas.

“HOUSTON! We are beyond excited to announce that we will be joining The Rolling Stones at the NRG Park on July 27 as a part of their No Filter US tour!

Grab your tix at bishopgunn.com/tour,” the social media post states.

Variety’s website confirmed the date in a post Wednesday that listed all the opening acts set fo the upcoming Rolling Stones tour”

“Others set as support acts by the Stones include St. Paul & the Broken Bones (for the Chicago tour opening), Whiskey Myers (a second night in Chicago One 25), the Glorious Sons and the Beaches (June 29 in Ontario, the only Canadian date), Ghost Hounds (July 3 in Washington, D.C.), Gary Clark Jr. (July 7 in Foxboro, Mass.), Ivan Neville’s Dumpstapunk and the Soul Rebels (July 14 at a newly added date in New Orleans), the Revivalists (July 19 in Jacksonville), Des Rocs (July 23 in Philadelphia), Bishop Gunn (July 27 in Houston), the Wombats (August 1 in East Rutherford), Lukas Nelson (August 5 in East Rutherford and August 14 in Seattle), Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (August 10 in Denver) and Vista Kicks (August 18 in Santa Clara).”