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The Rolling Stones put on energetic display as they perform to huge crowd in Nashville

The Rolling Stones put on an energetic performance as they took to the stage at the Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday night.

The rockers – Sir Mick Jagger, 78, Keith Richards, 77, and Ronnie Wood, 74 – stopped in the musical city as part of the North American leg of their No Filter Tour 2021.

The band donned typically flamboyant stage outfits, with Sir Mick wearing a gold and black shirt underneath a black and silver jacket with a paisley pattern. 

Rock legends: The Rolling Stones put on an energetic performance as they took to the stage at the Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday night

He wore a pair of black skinny jeans and matching shoes as he leapt about in front of the audience.

Ronnie could be seen wearing a turquoise jacket over a purple and yellow shirt which he teamed with a pair of black skinny jeans and some monochrome trainers.

And Keith sported a pink beanie on his head while he wore a multi-coloured patterned top as he played his baby blue and white guitar.

Shining stars: The rockers - Sir Mick Jagger, 78 (pictured), Keith Richards, 77, and Ronnie Wood, 74 - stopped in the musical city as part of their No Filter Tour 2021

Shining stars: The rockers – Sir Mick Jagger, 78 (pictured), Keith Richards, 77, and Ronnie Wood, 74 – stopped in the musical city as part of their No Filter Tour 2021

Sir Mick recently said he finds it ‘strange’ performing without Charlie Watts, who passed away on August 24 at the age of 80.

The Rolling Stones kicked off their North American tour earlier this month, but the Sympathy for the Devil hitmaker admitted he and his bandmates are still not used to being on stage without the late drummer, who passed away last month.

Mick, who described his beloved bandmate as ‘the heartbeat of the group’, told SiriusXM DJ Howard Stern: ‘Every time we get together now and rehearse, we say, “Oh, Charlie would say this, then he would do that.”

In style: The band donned typically flamboyant stage outfits, with Sir Mick wearing a gold and black shirt underneath a black and silver jacket with a paisley pattern

In style: The band donned typically flamboyant stage outfits, with Sir Mick wearing a gold and black shirt underneath a black and silver jacket with a paisley pattern

Born to perform: Keith sported a pink beanie on his head while he wore a multi-coloured patterned top as he played his baby blue and white guitar

Born to perform: Keith sported a pink beanie on his head while he wore a multi-coloured patterned top as he played his baby blue and white guitar

Entertainer: Ronnie could be seen wearing a turquoise jacket over a purple and yellow shirt which he teamed with a pair of black skinny jeans and some monochrome trainers

 Entertainer: Ronnie could be seen wearing a turquoise jacket over a purple and yellow shirt which he teamed with a pair of black skinny jeans and some monochrome trainers

An official cause of death has not been revealed but he suffered from a series of health problems in recent years, including a diagnosis of throat cancer in 2004.  

‘We did so many shows with him and so many tours and so many recording sessions, it’s strange being without him. And he said, when he was sick, he said, “You’ve gotta just carry on and do this tour. Don’t stop because of me.” So we did.’

The Paint It Black singer described Charlie as the ‘heartbeat’ of the group.

Bittersweet: Sir Mick recently said he finds it 'strange' performing without Charlie Watts, who passed away on August 24 at the age of 80

Bittersweet: Sir Mick recently said he finds it ‘strange’ performing without Charlie Watts, who passed away on August 24 at the age of 80

Greeting their audience: The Rolling Stones performed to a huge crowd at the Nissan Stadium in Nashville

Greeting their audience: The Rolling Stones performed to a huge crowd at the Nissan Stadium in Nashville

Gone but not forgotten: Mick described Charlie (pictured) as the 'heartbeat' of the group, saying he was a pleasure to work with

Gone but not forgotten: Mick described Charlie (pictured) as the ‘heartbeat’ of the group, saying he was a pleasure to work with

He said: ‘Charlie was the heartbeat for the band, and also a very steady personality. He was not to be perturbed. He was a very reliable person, wasn’t a diva — that’s the last thing you want in a drummer.’

And it’s not only on stage that Mick misses Charlie because they had a lot of other shared passions.  

He said: ‘I miss Charlie because he had a great sense of humour and we also were, outside of the band, we used to hang out quite a lot and have interesting times…

‘We liked sports, we’d go to football, we’d go to cricket games, and we had other interests apart from music.’

The group opened their No Filter tour with a special tribute to Charlie in St. Louis earlier this month with the show – which was previously delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic – being the iconic band’s first public concert since Charlie’s death.

Good friends: Sir Mick said: 'Charlie was the heartbeat for the band, and also a very steady personality. He was not to be perturbed. He was a very reliable person, wasn’t a diva'

Good friends: Sir Mick said: ‘Charlie was the heartbeat for the band, and also a very steady personality. He was not to be perturbed. He was a very reliable person, wasn’t a diva’

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