Massive news for the boys in Westmeath.
The Academic have been announced as the support act for The Rolling Stones when they play at Croke Park on May 17.
Hand-picked by The Rolling Stones from a choice of 20 bands, The Academic will play the biggest gig of their career to date as they open for Mick Jagger and co.
Suffice to say, they're taking the news well:
Delighted to tell you all that we’re opening for THE ROLLING STONES in CROKE PARK!!!!! 🙌 pic.twitter.com/NpE48bXXnJ— The Academic (@TheAcademic) April 23, 2018
The Rolling Stones are pleased to announce Ireland’s favourite indie outfit @TheAcademic will be special guests at Croke Park, Dublin on May 17. After selling out shows across the US and Europe this year we are happy to welcome them to the No Filter tour! https://t.co/Ao9rEVijMX— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) April 23, 2018
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