The Rolling Stones, led by rockers Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, will be playing at the Olympics closing ceremony.
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The closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games is on Sunday, August 12, 2012, at 1 p.m. PT. It’s a big deal. All the details and the embedded live feed are below so you can watch it right here.
It’s sure to be a humdinger. Check out the live feed below. Brit George Michael and the band Queen, who has replaced Freddy Mercury with a winning singer from the show America’s Got Talent, will be live. The
Queen of England of course will be in attendance, as queens are wont to do.
According to the folks at BleacherReport.com, the lineup is impressive. An excerpt:
Date: Sunday, August 12
Location: Olympic Stadium, London
Start Time: 4:00 p.m. ET
TV Coverage: NBC (tape delay starting at 7:00 p.m. ET)
Performers: According to Mirror Online, musicians rumored to perform include Adele, Beady Eye, Kate Bush, Jamiroquai, Elton John & George Michael, Ray Davies of The Kinks, Annie Lennox, Paul McCartney, Madness, Muse, One Direction, The Pet Shop Boys, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Ed Sheeran and Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, The Spice Girls, Take That, Paul Weller and The Who.
There will also be a march of 10,000 athletes (sprinter Bryshon Nellum will be the American flag bearer), as well as speeches from the Queen, London mayor Boris Johnson and Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympics Committee.
The event is expected to run for about two hours and 45 minutes