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Register to Win One of Five Pair of Tickets to See Legendary Rockers The Rolling Stones
at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 11, 2013!

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Event Information
The Rolling Stones, who shook up the music world with their powerful rock sound will perform at The MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 11th at 8:00 p.m.

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones on guitar and harmonica, Ian Stewart on piano, Mick Jagger on lead vocals and harmonica, Keith Richards on guitar and backing vocals, Bill Wyman on bass and Charlie Watts on drums. Jones founded and led the band, but Jagger and Richards assumed leadership after becoming the primary songwriters. Jones' increasing physical and mental troubles forced his departure from the band two weeks prior to his drowning death in 1969. Since Wyman left to pursue other interests in 1993, full band members have been Jagger, Richards, Watts and guitarist Ronnie Wood who joined in 1975, replacing Mick Taylor (who had followed Jones). The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted the Rolling Stones in 1989.Rolling Stone magazine ranked them fourth on the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" list and their album sales are estimated at more than 200 million worldwide.

The Rolling Stones were in the vanguard of the "British Invasion" of English bands that became popular in the U.S. in the mid-sixties. They have released twenty-four studio albums, eleven live albums and numerous compilations. Their album Sticky Fingers (1971) began a string of eight consecutive studio albums reaching number one in the United States. Their most recent album of new material, A Bigger Bang, was released in 2005. In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked the Rolling Stones at number ten on "The Billboard Top All-Time Artists" and as the second most successful group in the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The Rolling Stones' advent brought greater international recognition to the primitive urban blues typified by Chess Records' artist Muddy Waters, writer of "Rollin' Stone", the song for which the band is named. Critic and musicologist Robert Palmer said their endurance and relevance stems from being "rooted in traditional verities, in rhythm-and-blues and soul music" while "more ephemeral pop fashions have come and gone".In 2012 the band celebrated their 50th anniversary.

Find more information on the life and music of The Rolling Stones, here.

The Rolling Stone's full archive on NPR music, including studio sessions, interviews and profiles, and reviews can be viewed here.

The show is jointly presented by MGM Grand Garden Arena and AEG Live.

Prize Details
5 lucky winners will win a pair of general admission tickets to the show.

Some restrictions apply.

Contest Rules
Deadline for submission is Friday, March 7th at 5:00 p.m.

Winners will be contacted by phone at the number provided with entry after Monday, March 10th.

Late entries will not be accepted.

MUST include a valid daytime phone number in order to win.
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Only one entry per person. PLEASE NOTE: Multiple entries will disqualify all.

For questions on this event, e-mail Brittany.

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