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Important Ticketholder Information for The Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium on May 30th




    

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 28, 2024

 

CONTACT: Julia Pagliarulo; juliap@kraftse.com; 508-681-5936

 

THE ROLLING STONES WILL KICK OFF HISTORIC CENTENNIAL SUMMER AT GILLETTE STADIUM ON THURSDAY, MAY 30

 

Important ticketholder information for The Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium

 

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Legendary rock band The Rolling Stones will perform the 100th concert in Gillette Stadium history when they take the stage at the home of the New England Patriots and Revolution on Thursday, May 30. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, who also performed the first concert in Gillette Stadium history on Sept. 5, 2002, will return to Foxborough for the first time since 2019 in their fourth overall performance at the venue as part of their Hackney Diamonds Tour. The Rolling Stones will be joined at Gillette Stadium by one of music’s fastest-rising bands, The Red Clay Strays.

 

The show will start at 7:30 p.m., with parking lots scheduled to open at 3:30 p.m. and gates opening at 5:30 p.m. As the venue prepares for The Rolling Stones, Gillette Stadium officials would like to remind fans attending the show of important ticketholder information and policies in place at the stadium.

 

ALLOW PLENTY OF TIME FOR TRAVEL TO GILLETTE STADIUM

Stadium officials strongly encourage fans to allow themselves plenty of time when traveling near the stadium on event days. NOTE: The concert will coincide with weekday commuter traffic, so please plan accordingly. Traffic restrictions will be in place on local roads before and after the show. Fans who use local roads will experience delays in arrival time due to road closures that are not captured by traffic and navigation apps. Fans must use I-95, I-495 or Route 140 to access Route 1 and Gillette Stadium.

 

MERCHANDISE

Prior to Thursday’s show, on Wednesday, May 29 from 12-8 p.m., fans will have the opportunity to gear up for the concert and purchase The Rolling Stones merchandise from the official merchandise trailer. The trailer will be located within the Enel Plaza on the east side of Gillette Stadium. The merchandise trailer will be cashless and items will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Fans attending the concert will also have the opportunity to visit the merchandise trailer. Ahead of the show on Thursday, the merchandise trailer will open with stadium lots at 3:30 p.m. and will be located on the east side of the stadium in the Enel Plaza. There will also be official merchandise tents on the west side of the stadium adjacent to the CVS Health Gate and the Bank of America Gate that will open at 3:30 p.m.

 

PARKING

Stadium lots will open for parking at 3:30 p.m. Gillette Stadium offers free general parking for all ticket holders. General parking is located on the opposite side of Route 1 from the stadium and is included in the price of the event ticket. A parking pass is not required for general parking. For ticketholders wishing to park on the stadium side of Route 1, prepaid parking passes are available for $50. In order to purchase a prepaid parking pass, ticketholders must use the same email address that their event tickets are associated with. Ticketholders may only purchase one prepaid parking pass per account per event. Please note that prepaid parking passes are limited and are subject to availability. Oversize vehicle parking is located in Lot 52, accessible from P10 North and P10 South from the north and south respectively, and is included in the price of the event ticket. ADA parking will be accessible from P1 when traveling from the north and P7 when traveling from the south. For more parking information, visit gillettestadium.com/parking/.

 

ENTRANCES

Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Fans can enter through the Bank of America, CVS Health and Ticketmaster Gates for this event, and fans with field seats should enter via the Enel Plaza (Ticketmaster field gate) only. ADA entry is available through the Ticketmaster Gate on the east and Bank of America Gate on the west. Gillette Stadium also provides two dedicated ADA Elevators for guests needing additional accommodations and requiring elevator access: one on the east side of the stadium at the Ticketmaster Gate, and one on the west side of the stadium by the W2 entrance. Club and suite ticketholders should enter via the E1, E2, W1, W2, W3 or W4 entrances. A full stadium map and seating chart is available at gillettestadium.com/general-seating-chart/.

 

CLEAR BAG POLICY IN EFFECT

Fans attending the concert are reminded that bags larger than a small wristlet or handheld wallet will not be allowed inside Gillette Stadium, per the venue’s clear bag policy, which is in effect at all ticketed events. If carrying a bag into the stadium is necessary, there are three options: a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag that does not exceed 11” x 11”; a clear plastic vinyl or PVC bag that does not exceed 12” x 12” x 6”; or a small wristlet or handheld wallet not exceeding 6.5” x 4.5”. Please note that bags larger than the permitted size, including purses, shoulder bags and backpacks, will not be allowed inside Gillette Stadium and will not be held or stored by the venue. These items must be returned to a vehicle before entering the stadium. For more information on the clear bag policy, visit gillettestadium.com/bagpolicy/.

 

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Per stadium and artist management, prohibited items at Gillette Stadium include, but are not limited to: GoPro/video cameras, tripods/monopods, professional cameras and cameras with detachable lenses, selfie sticks, strollers, backpacks, lasers, umbrellas, outside food and beverage, balloons, beach balls, noisemakers and any items deemed dangerous and/or inappropriate by stadium management. Polaroid cameras and portable phones chargers are permitted. Signs are permitted but they cannot be larger than 11” x 17”. Lights and battery packs are not permitted on signage, clothing or any other objects. Stadium and artist management reserve the right to prohibit signs or banners due to size and/or message content. For more information on prohibited items at Gillette Stadium, visit gillettestadium.com/bagpolicy/.

 

TICKETING

The Ticket Office is located in the Enel Plaza, outside of the Ticketmaster Gate at the north end of the stadium. The Gillette Stadium Ticket Office is open on event days only and will open with parking lots at 3:30 p.m. Limited tickets were just released and are available for purchase at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are digital and accessible via mobile device. Fans can access and manage mobile tickets via the Gillette Stadium App which is available on the App Store (for iPhone users) and Google Play Store (for Android users). Gillette Stadium officials strongly encourage guests to add their mobile tickets to their Apple Wallet or Google Pay prior to arriving at the stadium gates to beat busy network connections and for ease of entry into the venue. Additional information on mobile ticketing can be found at gillettestadium.com/tickets/mobile/.

 

Ticketmaster is the official ticket vendor for all Gillette Stadium events. Gillette Stadium officials remind fans that all tickets purchased through secondary markets are at risk of being invalid counterfeit tickets. If fans are not purchasing tickets through an authorized seller, they should ensure they are purchasing tickets via a website/person(s) they trust. The Gillette Stadium Ticket Office is unable to confirm the validity of tickets prior to entry into the stadium on the specific event date. For more ticketing information, visit gillettestadium.com/tickets/. 

 

SPECIAL EVENT TRAIN SERVICE

The MBTA Commuter Rail and Keolis are providing round-trip, special event train service from Boston to the show and a limited number of $20 round-trip tickets are on sale now exclusively via the mTicket app. Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding the event train. All passengers, including children 11 and under, must have a ticket to board the train. Please note: This is a special event train and ticket sales will be stopped once the maximum capacity is reached. Regular Commuter Rail tickets and passes are not valid for special event trains. Guests choosing to travel to Gillette Stadium for the show via the Foxboro Station weekday Commuter Rail service will not be able to return to Boston following the conclusion of the show via the special event train without a corresponding special event train ticket. The last Foxboro Station weekday Commuter Rail train departs for Boston at 10:49 p.m., while the special event train will depart 30 minutes following the conclusion of the concert.

 

Any prohibited items at Gillette Stadium, including bags that do not comply with the stadium’s Clear Bag Policy, will not be permitted on the trains. Additionally, no personal items may be left on the trains during the concerts. For more information on the special event trains to Gillette Stadium, visit mbta.com/destinations/gillette-stadium.

 

South Station Train Schedule to Gillette Stadium for Thursday, May 30

South Station: Departs for Gillette Stadium at 5:25 PM

 

Back Bay: Departs for Gillette Stadium at 5:30 PM

Dedham Corp: Departs for Gillette Stadium at 5:45 PM

Arrive: Train arrives at Gillette Stadium at 6:25 PM

NOTE: The train will depart from Gillette Stadium 30 minutes after the conclusion of the concert.

 

DESIGNATED RIDESHARE LOCATION

Gillette Stadium has a designated rideshare drop off and pick up location in Lot 15 adjacent to Bass Pro Shops. Concertgoers can schedule an Uber or Lyft ride to and from the venue through the rideshare service’s mobile app. Please note that Gillette Stadium makes no representation about the availability, cost, or quality of any rideshare, taxi or limousine service. The companies and individuals that operate these services are solely responsible for providing these services. Gillette Stadium officials recommend that guests contact these companies and individuals in advance of an event to confirm that the services will be available or have a secondary plan for a safe ride home.

 

TAXI STAND LOCATION

Gillette Stadium has a designated taxi stand location in Lot 6A on the east side of the stadium. Taxis will be available at this location following the conclusion of the concert. Please note that taxis are limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

GILLETTE STADIUM IS A CASHLESS VENUE

Gillette Stadium is completely cashless. All fan points of sale accept electronic payment only including debit and credit cards, wallet or watch. The venue has deployed cash-to-card machines throughout the stadium for guests who bring cash, which is converted to a VISA card that can be used at any point of sale inside the stadium and anywhere VISA is accepted.

 

GUEST SERVICES

Gillette Stadium has guest service booths located on the 100- and 300-level concourses by Sections 109, 131, 309 and 331 for all stadium events.

 

GILLETTE STADIUM HOTLINE

For immediate assistance during an event, please contact the stadium hotline at (800) 280-9529. For anonymous assistance during an event for behavioral or conduct related matters, please send security operations a text message at (800) 280-9529 or text the issue and location to 50894 followed by all the relevant details.

 

WEATHER ADVISORY

Gillette Stadium is an open-air venue; therefore all concerts are rain or shine events. Stadium management always works closely with the artist, tour and local public safety officials to ensure the safety of all guests. If public safety officials determine that storms in the immediate area pose a safety hazard, guests will be provided instructions regarding sheltering options until the concert is able to resume.

 

STADIUM IMPROVEMENTS

The start of the 2023 NFL season marked the completion of the most dramatic Gillette Stadium improvements since its opening in 2002. This project features a completely re-imagined Enel Plaza leading into the stadium, new entry gates and ticket canopies, an enhanced 22-story Lighthouse, a 22,000 square foot curved-radius HD videoboard, the addition of hospitality and function spaces including the G-P Atrium and the Bud Light Celebration Beer Hall, new concession and beverage locations, added restrooms, and other fan amenities. These improvements also include a new main ticket office located across from the ProShop within the Enel Plaza.

 

ABOUT THE ROLLING STONES’ HACKNEY DIAMONDS TOUR

The Rolling Stones will return to Gillette Stadium for the first time since 2019 as part of their Hackney Diamonds Tour. The tour kicked off in Houston, Texas on April 28 and will make stops at 16 cities across North America before concluding in Santa Clara, Calif. on July 17. At each stop along the way, The Stones will showcase a new stage and high energy that only they can bring, performing their most popular hits, fan favorites and music from their GRAMMY-nominated newest album Hackney Diamonds.

 

2024 GILLETTE STADIUM CONCERT SERIES PRESENTED BY DUNKIN’

The 2024 Gillette Stadium Concert Series presented by Dunkin’ will see the home of the Patriots and Revolution celebrate the 100th concert in venue history. The Centennial Summer slate, which features five different artists performing a total of nine shows from May through August, gets underway with the return of The Rolling Stones on Thursday, May 30. The full lineup can be found below:

 

2024 GILLETTE STADIUM CONCERT SERIES PRESENTED BY DUNKIN’

DATE                           EVENT                                                                            TIME

May 30                         The Rolling Stones Hackney Diamonds Tour                        7:30 p.m.

June 26 & July 17          Zach Bryan The Quittin Time Tour                                7:00 p.m.

Aug. 2 & Aug. 4             Metallica M72 World Tour                                               6:00 p.m.

Aug. 21                         P!NK 2024 Summer Carnival Tour                                   6:30 p.m.

Aug. 23, 24 & 25           Kenny Chesney Sun Goes Down Tour                             5:00 p.m. 

 

ABOUT GILLETTE STADIUM Gillette Stadium, located in Foxborough, Mass., is New England’s premier sports and entertainment venue. The 64,628-seat stadium is the full-time home of the NFL’s six-time Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, the home field of the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer and one of the world’s top grossing concert venues, according to Billboard and Pollstar. Gillette Stadium has also hosted several notable sporting events including the 2023 Army-Navy Game, 2016 NHL Winter Classic, international soccer matches, NCAA athletics, professional lacrosse, motor sports and the Massachusetts high school football state championships, and will host the FIFA Men’s World Cup 2026 matches. Additionally, Gillette Stadium served as the northeast’s first large-scale COVID-19 vaccination site. The site, operated by CIC Health, administered more than 610,000 vaccinations over 148 days of operation in early 2021. For more information, visit www.GilletteStadium.com or follow @GilletteStadium on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and Facebook.

 

 

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