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Obama visit delays Rolling Stones gig

Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 01:16

Fans of the Rolling Stones will have to wait a few days longer to see their idols, after the concert is delayed by the arrival of another foreign visitor: U.S. President Barack Obama. Ashraf Fahim reports.

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As the Rolling Stones prepare for their first-ever concert in Cuba, they're finding out that, "You Can't Always Get What You Want". After decades in the business, the legendary rock band will finally play on the Caribbean island. But their March 20th concert is being pushed back five days because of another historic visit, this one by Barack Obama.... the first by a US president since 1928. The Stones manager joked that it should have been Obama cooling his heels . "We should have been before him, he's our opening act." The Stones added the free show at the end of their Latin American tour. Stones fans got a preview of the concert when cover band Los Kent rocked the streets of Havana with classics like Satisfaction. Fans in Cuba desperate to see the band will get their Satisfaction in the end… it will just take a few days longer than planned.

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Obama visit delays Rolling Stones gig

Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 01:16