Update at 8:20 a.m. March 30: Those digital Rolling Stones billboards along Stemmons and the Dallas North Tollway took on a new look over the weekend. The John Pasche logo has been updated: There's a U.S. flag on the tongue -- a classic. And the lyrics have been replaced by a single word: "Tuesday."

That confirms, close enough, what Billboard reported at the end of last week: The North American tour announcement is coming tomorrow. Still no word yet on the North Texas date. But June 6 at AT&T Stadium still appears to be the preferred rumor.


The new logo.

The new logo.

Update at 1:40 p.m. March 19: Well, so much for today's Big Announcement.

We were supposed to find out today when and where the Rolling Stones are playing on the band's upcoming summer tour. But that's not going to happen today.

Sources familiar with the hold-up say the there are some ticketing issues involving AEG, which is promoting the tour. One person familiar with the situation said this morning that venues "haven't gotten a clear answer"about when the announcement will take place. That jibes with this report out of Nashville.

But one source says the social-media and teaser campaign will continue for a few more days, culminating with a North American tour announcement some time before the end of the month. I guess the Stones could claim an out: Those ads never said which Thursday.

Right now, AEG's Stones website says "no current events" are scheduled. AEG has not responded to emails.

This morning we spoke with someone at the Rolling Stones' London-based PR firm (LD Communications), who said a publicist would follow up via email with a statement. We've yet to receive one.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinal did, and it says only this: "There is no announcement scheduled at this time. When we have information [we] will of course let you know."

The Stones' Twitter account says nothing. So let's watch this instead: "Rip This Joint" recorded in Fort Worth in 1972. If they play AT&T Stadium in June, well, it won't be this good. Not by a million miles.

Update at 12:20 p.m. March 16: Look, we'll all know sooner than later when and where the Stones are playing this summer -- Wednesday, Thursday, what's the difference? And we know there are really just three choices: AT&T Stadium, the American Airlines Center and the Cotton Bowl, though the latter seems about as likely as the Kessler at this point.

But in case you're looking to lay a bet, this website insists the date's June 6; the venue, AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Doesn't seem that big of a stretch. But I was hoping for the Cotton Bowl.

Original item posted March 14 at 11:16 p.m.: On Friday someone asked, via Twitter, "Have you seen any cryptic Rolling Stones billboards in Dallas today (ergo indicating a Stones show in Dallas)?" Sorry, didn't see them Friday, no. But I did espy one Saturday along Stemmons Freeway at the westbound Commerce Street exit -- one in a series of digitally rotating ads, each bearing a famous Stones lyric, each promising "Thursday."

From the looks of the band's Twitter account and Facebook page, that's when the band will announce its next tour -- a tour that comes as no surprise given Billboard's chitchat with Ron Wood last month in which he guaranteed an upcoming North American tour this year.

 Dallas is far from the only city with the "mysterious" billboards: A Google search of "Rolling Stones billboards" gives you a pretty good idea of the itinerary.  The only question is where the band will play when it rolls through. JerryWorld, says the Internet, though given the placement of the ad, across from the American Airlines Center, it's a real possibility. (Paul McCartney just played there, after all, and The Who are at the AAC in May. That would make for quite the British Invasion trifecta.)

What's especially intriguing is the rumor making the rounds that the band will play 1971's Sticky Fingers in its entirety during this tour -- which would be the band's first visit to Dallas since a November 20005 show ... at the American Airlines Center.

Best Stones show I've seen? Halloween 1981 at the Cotton Bowl.  As in:

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