The Rolling Stones to play last show in North America

The Ozark Mountains of Missouri are set to host a historic event as The Rolling Stones prepare to light up Thunder Ridge Nature Arena on July 21. This concert marks the iconic band’s final performance on their North American tour, with Thunder Ridge chosen as the venue for this momentous occasion.

The announcement was made by Bass Pro Shops Big Cedar Lodge, revealing that this concert will be one of the most highly anticipated events in music history. The combination of The Rolling Stones, known as the World’s Greatest Rock-and-Roll Band, and the breathtaking outdoor amphitheater at Thunder Ridge promises to create an unforgettable experience for fans.

The Thunder Ridge concert is part of The Rolling Stones’ Hackney Diamonds Tour ’24, which includes 20 performances in 16 cities. This additional date was added to the series, with tickets set to go on sale on Friday, May 31 at

Johnny Morris, visionary conservationist and founder of Bass Pro Shops, expressed his excitement about hosting The Rolling Stones at Thunder Ridge Nature Arena. He emphasized the honor of showcasing the beauty of the Ozarks to music fans of all generations and highlighted the significance of this event in the history of the region.

The decision to choose Thunder Ridge as the venue was influenced by representatives from The Rolling Stones attending a sold-out Garth Brooks concert at the arena in September 2022. After witnessing the extraordinary beauty of Thunder Ridge, the team was convinced that it was the perfect setting for The Stones’ final North American performance.

This partnership between The Rolling Stones, the Ozarks, and Johnny Morris reflects a long-standing relationship rooted in conservation and a shared love of the outdoors. With Thunder Ridge as the backdrop for this legendary concert, Morris’ commitment to creating a top-tier outdoor entertainment venue in North America shines through.

Located near Ridgedale, Missouri, Thunder Ridge is part of the Bass Pro Shops Big Cedar Lodge property and has hosted various large gatherings and events over the years. The concert by The Rolling Stones will further enhance the facilities at Thunder Ridge and support conservation efforts for the years to come.

The Rolling Stones, led by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, have been at the forefront of the rock-and-roll movement for over 60 years. Their accolades include numerous album releases, Grammy Awards, and inductions into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The upcoming concert at Thunder Ridge is in support of their acclaimed “Hackney Diamonds” album release from 2022.

With a blend of music, nature, and conservation, The Rolling Stones’ performance at Thunder Ridge Nature Arena is poised to be a historic and unforgettable event in the Ozarks.

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