Rolling Stones behind-the-scenes secrets revealed as they continue Sixty tour

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The Rolling Stones are on the road for their massive SIXTY World Tour.

And after six decades of touring, the iconic band have perfected their behind-the-scenes routine, with crew members revealing the behind-the-scenes secrets of life on the road with Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and Keith Richards.

TNZT can reveal the band always like to mix things up, only deciding on their final roster less than an hour before they hit the stage.

Tour: The Rolling Stones are on the road for their SIXTY World Tour and cast members have spilled behind-the-scenes secrets from Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and Keith Richards

With a back catalog of over 400 songs, the band will keep their encore of Gimme Shelter and Satisfaction going each night, but will regularly change other hits throughout the gig.

Their backup singers even love to wade in and suggest their favorites for each night.

Ronnie then hand-paints the final setlist onto canvas backstage, which is made into a print and sold to fans through the band’s art shop.

The trio performs in front of thousands of people in arenas around the world, and although they are constantly on the move, each band member has their own comforts for life on the road.

Tunes: MailOnline can reveal the band like to mix things up, deciding on their final set list less than an hour before taking the stage, Ronnie paints the set list to sell to fans

Tunes: TNZT can reveal the band like to mix things up, deciding on their final set list less than an hour before taking the stage, Ronnie paints the set list to sell to fans

Speaking on the Talk is Jericho podcast, Stones band locker room coordinator Heather Foster Kjollesdal explains how Jagger, 78, Richards, 78 and Wood, 75, have individual locker rooms.

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The backstage split isn’t due to a rock band feud, but rather individual tastes.

“Keith smokes a lot, and not everyone wants to be there, so they have their own individual rooms.” It’s really not a hateful thing, they just have different styles,” says Heather.

Home comforts: The Stones' band dressing room coordinator Heather Foster Kjollesdal reveals that each member of the band has their own dressing room, with Keith with candles, skeletons and prints from his favorite artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis

Home comforts: The Stones’ band dressing room coordinator Heather Foster Kjollesdal reveals that each member of the band has their own dressing room, with Keith with candles, skeletons and prints from his favorite artists such as Jerry Lee Lewis

“Everyone knows Keith, he loves pirates and baggy clothes. His room looks like him. It’s a bit darker and has some cool skeleton statues. It’s awesome, my favorite piece, I love it. Lots of candles, lots of good atmosphere.

Family man Ronnie pursues his other passions – art and his twin daughters Alice and Gracie, five.

‘Her room is really very artistic. There are a lot of things in there that inspire him. I hang curtains on the pipe which just give the room some texture and color.

Dad: Family man Ronnie pursues his other passions, art and his twin daughters Alice and Gracie, five, with art supplies strewn across his room, including easels for his daughters

Dad: Family man Ronnie pursues his other passions, art and his twin daughters Alice and Gracie, five, with art supplies strewn across his room, including easels for his daughters

Family: Roonie's wife Sally and their twins join the group on the road, flying with them in the Stones' private jet

Family: Roonie’s wife Sally and their twins join the group on the road, flying with them in the Stones’ private jet

“The easel arrives, it has paints, special markers. He has children, so we will provide them with small canvases. They are also very artistic,” says Heather.

And as for frontman Mick, his main request is a space to warm up for his energetic onstage routine.

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“Mick likes surfaces. There aren’t a lot of things. It’s very clean. I set up a small warm-up area. I’ve never seen what’s going on, I know there’s music. He probably just loosened his limbs.

Energetic: As for frontman Mick, his main request is a space to warm up for his energetic stage routine, with a warm-up area set up for him to work out with his trainer

Energetic: As for frontman Mick, his main request is a space to warm up for his energetic stage routine, with a warm-up area set up for him to work out with his trainer

Missed: The band's crew also have their own special tribute to late Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who died aged 80 last year (pictured with Richards on a previous tour)

Missed: The band’s crew also have their own special tribute to late Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who died aged 80 last year (pictured with Richards on a previous tour)

“From what I understood from his trainer, he trains like that. Before the tour, he will practice seriously for four or five minutes, then he will lower his heart rate. So it really is interval training.

“That’s why he can sing a song, run across the stage, then the song ends and he talks to the crowd and he’s not out of breath. He’s absolutely amazing.

The band’s team also paid a special tribute to the late Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who died aged 80 last year.

“He was a gentleman at heart,” says Heather. “We kept a picture of his cloakroom sign on our road cases and every time we open our cases we see it and we always say ‘Hey, Charlie’.

He's back: Mick returned to the tour after falling ill with Covid.  The frontman shared an update with fans this week after his Covid-19 diagnosis forced the band to postpone two dates

He’s back: Mick returned to the tour after falling ill with Covid. The frontman shared an update with fans this week after his Covid-19 diagnosis forced the band to postpone two dates

Mick returned to the tour after falling ill with Covid. The frontman shared an update with fans this week after his Covid-19 diagnosis forced the band to postpone two SIXTY tour dates.

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The rocker insisted he “felt much better” and thanked his fans for their well wishes.

Taking to Instagram, Mick said: “Thank you all so much for your well wishes and messages over the past few days.”

Iconic: The legendary musical group looked healthy as they performed for the public in Milan, Italy on June 21 after the group canceled the previous two concerts

Iconic: The legendary musical group looked healthy as they performed for the public in Milan, Italy on June 21 after the group canceled the previous two concerts

‘I feel much better and can’t wait to get back on stage next week! The Amsterdam date has been postponed to July 7 and we will hear from the new Bern date as soon as possible. He signed: ‘See you soon! Mick’.

It comes after rockers The Sympathy For The Devil were last week forced to postpone their Amsterdam gig at the Johan Cruijff Arena on Monday hours before it was due to start after the legendary frontman came down with coronavirus.

Then the band announced that they would no longer play at Wankdorf Stadium in Switzerland as planned.

In a new social media update, they said: “The Rolling Stones are deeply sorry for this postponement, but the safety of the public, fellow musicians and the touring crew must come first.”

The Stones are also due to play the first of two nights at American Express presents BST Hyde Park on Saturday June 25, with another date on July 3.

Healthy: Mick, who recently suffered from Covid, performed energetically in front of an enthusiastic audience

Healthy: Mick, who recently suffered from Covid, performed energetically in front of an enthusiastic audience

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