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The Rolling Stones 'excited' about 'historic' concert in Cuba

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The Rolling Stones 'excited' about 'historic' concert in Cuba

The Rolling Stones are very "excited" about their "historic" free concert in Cuba.

The legendary group - Sir Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood - are performing at the Ciudad Deportiva de la Habana in Havana on March 25, which is the first open air concert in the country by a British rock band.

They have now released a video message in Spanish to their Cuban fans telling them to get ready for an incredible evening which will never be forgotten.

In the video - which has English subtitles - Mick says: "Hello Cuba, we are very excited to be coming to play for you. We have performed in many incredible places, but this concert in Havana is going to be a historic event for us. We hope it will be for you too. Thank you for welcoming us to your beautiful country. We hope to see you all on March 25 at Ciudad Deportiva."

The concert is believed to have been planned since Jagger, 72, visited Havana last October.

The show follows American President Barack Obama's visit to Cuba this week amid increased and improved diplomatic relations between the two countries.

'Concert for Amity' with The Rolling Stones will be filmed and produced by production company JA Digital with Paul Dugdale directing and Simon Fisher and Sam Bridger as producers.

Julie Jakobek of JA Digital said: "It's a great honour to be working with the Rolling Stones again on this hugely exciting and historic event."