Hours before the Rolling Stones are scheduled take the stage at TCF Stadium, Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed it "The Rolling Stones Day" in Minnesota.
"Whereas in 1962, one of the most recognized and enduring rock bands of all time, the Rolling Stones was started in London by schoolmates Mick Jagger and Keith Richards," starts the proclamation issued Wednesday. It goes on to note several of the legendy British band's notable accomplishments, and recalls previous performances in Excelsior, Bloomington, Minneapolis and St. Paul.
"We come together on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, to honor The Rolling Stones, one of the most influential and inspiring rock bands in history," the proclamation continues.
Several Stones have made stops throughout Minneapolis leading up to Wednesday night's show. Jagger visited a Minneapolis bookstore, and he and drummer Charlie Watts toured the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Watts also sat behind the drum kit for a while Tuesday night during a performance at the Dakota Jazz Club.
The full text of Dayton's proclamation can be found here.