Mick Jagger puts on a show-stopping performance with the Rolling Stones in Liverpool


Mick Jagger was ever the rockstar as he and the Rolling Stones put on a show-stopping performance in Liverpool on Thursday.

Performing in the city for the first time in 50 years, the band put on an energetic production as they took the Anfield Stadium stage, continuing their European ‘Sixty’ tour.

The legendary frontman, 78, sported a red and black leather jacket for the appearance, layered over a diamanté embellished shirt.

Rockstars: Mick Jagger, 78, put on a show-stopping performance with the Rolling Stones on Thursday as they performed in Liverpool for the first time since 1971 (L-R Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Kieth Richards)

Pairing the ensemble with black skinny jeans, Mick stood between bandmates Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood as they stormed the stage.

Ronnie Wood matched Mick in a red leather jacket with a black detail design, while Keith Richards was ever the rocker in a dark grey leather jacket and a blue bandana.

The band seemed delighted to be back in Liverpool, as Mick threw his hands in the air and towards the audience.

Star: Legendary frontman Mick, 78, sported a red and black leather jacket for the appearance, layered over a diamanté embellished shirt

Star: Legendary frontman Mick, 78, sported a red and black leather jacket for the appearance, layered over a diamanté embellished shirt

Rockstar: Mick paired the ensemble with black skinny jeans as he pointed towards the audience

Rockstar: Mick paired the ensemble with black skinny jeans as he pointed towards the audience 

Bandmates: Mick stood between bandmates Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood as they stormed the stage

Bandmates: Mick stood between bandmates Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood as they stormed the stage

Excitable: Performing in the city for the first time in 50 years, the band put on an energetic production as they took the Anfield Stadium stage, continuing their European 'Sixty' tour

In the sky: Mick threw his arms in the air as he got the crowd going

Excitable: Performing in the city for the first time in 50 years, the band put on an energetic production as they took the Anfield Stadium stage, continuing their European ‘Sixty’ tour

Ever the frontman, the musician showed age was just a number as he threw out some dance moves on stage, pointing towards the audience.

Ronnie and Keith appeared to be in their element, as the guitarists faced each other and belted out a tune.

The band were displayed on a massive screen behind them, as the Liverpool crowd went wild for the performance. 

In the zone: Ronnie and Keith appeared to be in their element, as the guitarists faced each other and belted out a tune

In the zone: Ronnie and Keith appeared to be in their element, as the guitarists faced each other and belted out a tune

Stage stars: A massive screen sat behind the band, as they were showcased to Anfield Stadium

Stage stars: A massive screen sat behind the band, as they were showcased to Anfield Stadium

Singing his heart out: Mick belted out Rolling Stones' hits, celebrating the band's 60 years together

Flying visit: The Liverpool show prefaces their performance in Amsterdam on Monday

Singing his heart out: Mick belted out Rolling Stones’ hits, celebrating the band’s 60 years together

Earlier in the day, Mick seemed in high spirits as he left his hotel for Anfield Stadium. 

The musician looked dapper as he waved to crowds in a smart pink jacket over a similar colour round neck jumper with a black and white shirt collar. 

As he headed into the vehicle he hid his long hair under a matching baseball cap. 

When they do hit the stage at the home of Liverpool F.C., it will be the first time the Stones have played in Liverpool since 1971, according to Liverpool Echo.

Busting a move: Mick Jagger showed age was just a number as he threw out some dance moves on stage, pointing towards the audience

Busting a move: Mick Jagger showed age was just a number as he threw out some dance moves on stage, pointing towards the audience

Iconic: The trio stood centre stage for the performance,  as in sync as ever

Iconic: The trio stood centre stage for the performance,  as in sync as ever

In the spotlight: The band were hit with a line of beating down spotlights as they performed

In the spotlight: The band were hit with a line of beating down spotlights as they performed

Rockers: Keith shielded his eyes with a pair of black sunglasses, clutching a blue electric guitar

Rockers: Keith shielded his eyes with a pair of black sunglasses, clutching a blue electric guitar

Dapper: Earlier, Mick arrived in the city ahead of the performance - snapped outside of their hotel

Dapper: Earlier, Mick arrived in the city ahead of the performance – snapped outside of their hotel

Smart: He seemed in high spirits as he left his hotel for Anfield Stadium

Smart: He seemed in high spirits as he left his hotel for Anfield Stadium

The concert in Liverpool is the third show of the Rolling Stones’ summer European ‘Sixty’ tour.

It kicked off on June 1 in Madrid, Spain with a show at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, followed by a concert in Munich, Germany, which was held at Olympic Stadium.

The trek will also see them performing two nights at London’s Hyde Park as part of the massive American Express presents BST Hyde Park festival, according to Billboard.

In all, the tour will run through 10 countries and wind down with concert at Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on July 31.

Looking good: Mick looked dapper as he waved to crowds in a smart pink jacket over a similar colour round neck jumper with a black and white shirt collar

Looking good: Mick looked dapper as he waved to crowds in a smart pink jacket over a similar colour round neck jumper with a black and white shirt collar

60th anniversary tour: Thursday's show at Anfield Stadium is part of the Rolling Stones' summer 2022 European 'Sixty' tour that take them through 10 countries

60th anniversary tour: Thursday’s show at Anfield Stadium is part of the Rolling Stones’ summer 2022 European ‘Sixty’ tour that take them through 10 countries

Amazing: When they do hit the stage at the home of Liverpool F.C., it will be the first time the Stones have played in Liverpool since 1971

Amazing: When they do hit the stage at the home of Liverpool F.C., it will be the first time the Stones have played in Liverpool since 1971

Earlier in the day the star took to his social media platforms and shared a series of photos of himself striking a pose next to some of the more recognizable monuments and murals, including cuddling a statue of Cilla Black.

In the first photo, Jagger can be seen standing next to the Canada Boulevard sign in the city dressed casually in tan jeans with a black coat over a purple-pattered shirt and a gray cap. 

‘So long since I’ve been in Liverpool – looking forward to Anfield tomorrow night,’ the legendary frontman, 78, revealed to his 2.5 million Instagram fans and followers, as well as his 2.4 million more on Twitter.

There’s another image where the Start Me Up singer-songwriter is laughing while he has one arm around a famous statue of late singer Cilla Black on Matthew Street.

Surprise, surprise! Earlier Mick Jagger cuddled up to a statue of Cilla Black while on a tour of Liverpool on Instagram as the Rolling Stones gear up to play the city

Surprise, surprise! Earlier Mick Jagger cuddled up to a statue of Cilla Black while on a tour of Liverpool on Instagram as the Rolling Stones gear up to play the city

Stones on tour: Mick took in the sites of Liverpool and couldn't resist sharing his snaps of the day - standing by the Pier Head on Canada Boulevard

Stones on tour: Mick took in the sites of Liverpool and couldn’t resist sharing his snaps of the day – standing by the Pier Head on Canada Boulevard

Making the rounds: The legendary Rolling Stones frontman shared six photos taken around the city as his band gets ready to play Liverpool for the first time since 1971

Making the rounds: The legendary Rolling Stones frontman shared six photos taken around the city as his band gets ready to play Liverpool for the first time since 1971

With the support of her Liverpudlian friends in The Beatles, Black (born Priscilla Maria Veronica White) began her career with two No. 1 hits in the UK in 1963 – Anyone Who Had a Heart and You’re My World – en route to 11 top 10 songs by 1971.

Jagger’s adventure through the city also took him to the Empire Theatre, where he point up towards the marquee that’s currently advertising the latest show from Derren Brown, mentalist and illusionist, called Showman.

The last of the six photos shows the Dartford, England native striking a pose on a dilapidated street with trash and graffiti in the backdrop.

Iconic: Jagger's adventure through the city also took him to the Empire Theatre

Iconic: Jagger’s adventure through the city also took him to the Empire Theatre

Mick the tourist: The last of the six Liverpool photos shows the Dartford, England native striking a pose on a dilapidated street with trash and graffiti in the backdrop

Mick the tourist: The last of the six Liverpool photos shows the Dartford, England native striking a pose on a dilapidated street with trash and graffiti in the backdrop

Start them up: Rolling Stones kicked off their 'Sixty' tour through Europe with a show in Madrid, Spain on June 1; the trek goes through July 31 with a concert in Stockholm, Sweden; Ron Wood Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are pictured during the concert in Madrid, Spain

Start them up: Rolling Stones kicked off their ‘Sixty’ tour through Europe with a show in Madrid, Spain on June 1; the trek goes through July 31 with a concert in Stockholm, Sweden; Ron Wood Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are pictured during the concert in Madrid, Spain

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