According to RIA Novosti
, British rockers Deep Purple
, one of the favorite bands of the current Russian president, are set for a tour of Russia this fall, a spokesman for the tour's promotion company said on Thursday.
said the band, with a collective age of 297, would give performances in Russia's 12 largest cities, playing mostly old hits, with their final concert to come at the Olympiisky Stadium in Moscow.
"The tour will finish on October 27 with a grand concert at the Olympiisky Stadium tickets have already gone on sale,
" he said, adding that the price for the concert tickets varied between 2,000 rubles ($86) and 10,000 rubles ($430).