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Rolling Stones to Bali?

Reports Indicate Legendary Rock Group May Perform in Bali.


Bali News: Rolling Stones to Bali?
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(12/30/2002)

Reports in the Indonesian-language Bisnis Indonesia suggest that Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones may soon be slated for a Bali appearance as part of ongoing plans to put the island back on the world tourism map following the October terrorist attack.

According to the report, a Jakarta impresario, Tommy Pratama of Original Productions, has a formal written endorsement from the office of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) endorsing the idea and a firm offer from the group of musical icons. The promoter estimates the total cost of the concert will approach US$2 million, an amount that will reportedly be underwritten completely by BUMN. Tommy believes that the quickest way to persuade the world's travelers that Bali and Indonesia are truly safe is through holding a major musical event such as The Stone's concert.

Some Local Issues to Answer?

How the local community of Bali will respond to the idea of a major rock "invasion" on their island and what local venue is capable of accommodating such an event remain open questions.

Rock legend Mick Jagger, a frequent visitor to Bali, is thought to have wounded deeply the feelings of many devout Balinese when, during his divorce trial from model Jerry Hall, he argued that despite having lived and sired children together with Ms. Hall the couple were not legally married. Mick's argument: The sacred Hindu marriage ceremony extended to them as a special blessing from the people of Bali had no legal status.

Not unsurprisingly, shortly thereafter formal Hindu wedding ceremonies between non-Hindu's became prohibited on Bali.

The Jakarta promoter claims to have a formal offer valid for one year from The Stones to perform in Bali.

Hopefully, Tommy has checked the fine print and someone has briefed Mick on the need to seek formal pardon from Bali's Gods for what's seen in some parts as blasphemy.


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