One of the greatest rock bands of all time is coming to the Bay Area soon. On Aug. 18, The Rolling Stones will bring the No Filter tour to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. This bucket list concert experience is a must for any classic rock and roll fan. Nestled in the Silicon Valley of California,Santa Clarais the perfect city to make a weekend out of the show. Here is everything that you need to know before you get up close and personal with The Rolling Stones:
The 2019 No Filter tour is set to visit 13 American cities, with Santa Clara being one of the lucky host locations. Vista Kicks is scheduled to open for the legendary rock band, creating a one-two punch for any music fan. Concert-goers will jam outto the iconic tunes of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood as they light up the night at Levi’s Stadium.
Tickets are available now through TicketMaster. You can choose either a general admission field or pit ticket or reserved seating in the stands. Those wanting a true VIP experience can contact Levi’s Stadium for information about securing a suite. The fun is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m.
Although there are a variety of paid parking lots, concert attendees can also choose to leverage the region’s extensive public transportation system to get in and out with ease at an affordable cost. The VTA Light Rail (Valley Transportation Authority) services the stadium, with the closest stop at the Great America station, located just west of the stadium on Tasman Driver. The Amtrak and ACE stations also provide convenient access with locations near California’s Great America, which is on the opposite side of the San Tomas Aquino Creek next to the stadium.
WHERE TO STAY
There is a myriad of hotels in the Santa Clara-San Jose area—all designed to fit any personal need and budget. The Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley is conveniently located just over one mile from the stadium, delivering easy access to the concert. Start your day with a dip in the outdoor heated pool before discovering all that San Jose has to offer before heading to the show that evening.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Clara is an all-suites hotel known for its hot complimentary breakfast buffet and manager’s cocktail reception.
WHAT TO DO AND EAT
The Sunday night concert is an ideal way to finish up your adventure in the Bay Area. Levi’s Stadium is located right next door to California’s Great America theme park, giving you a perfect excuse to scratch that roller coaster itch before the show.
Shopping enthusiasts will delight at the retail options at the upscale Santana Row entertainment district. This premier shopping destination also offers a host of diverse dining opportunities.
The Left Bank Brasserie is a trendy Parisian-style cafe offering a host of delectable menu items. Nosh on the filet mignon steak tartare, the croque monsieur, or the pommes frites. A glass of green goodness from any one of the nearby Pressed Juicery’s is the perfect way to fuel up for your day before the concert.
Closer to the stadium, you are sure to enjoy a meal at the Rok Steakhouse. This classic steakhouse offers premium cuts of Certified Angus Beef served sizzling on a bed of hot volcanic rocks. This unique dining experience is sure to please everyone in your travel party.