Can’t get no satisfaction? Take our Rolling Stones quiz as you count on GO to help get you to their upcoming concert

As Burl’s Creek prepares to welcome the concert of the summer, GO has the best way to get you in front of the Rolling Stones. But how well do you know Mick, Keith and company? Let’s test your Stones knowledge.

Jumping Jack Flash, we’ll get you to this legendary bash.

GO Transit has planned your trip with special service on the Barrie Line and by partnering with Bus.com to help get you to and from the Rolling Stones concert on the Canada Day long weekend.

The legendary band is set to perform on June 29th at Ontario’s Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, located near Barrie.

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Here’s what you need to know:

  • Northbound, GO will run newly improved train service to Allandale Waterfront GO. Bus.com will run a special charter bus service from Allandale Waterfront GO to Burl’s Creek Event Grounds.
  • Southbound, Bus.com will run bus service from Burl’s Creek Event Grounds back to Allandale Waterfront GO.
  • GO will run newly improved train service back to Union Station as well as one extra all-stops southbound train following the concert leaving Allandale Waterfront GO heading to Union Station at 1 a.m.
  • Customers can buy their Bus.com shuttle bus tickets online in advance or on the day of the event by clicking here.

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More good news for GO Customers and Rolling Stones Fans: 
New Barrie Service

Be sure to check your new schedule.

There are also a number of events happening in Barrie on the Canada Day long weekend that GO customers can take advantage of to get to and from the festivities – including the special 1 a.m. southbound train on Sunday morning. Click here for more info.

It might only be rock n’ roll, but there are thousands of Ontarians that have a lifelong love affair with the band. So, how well do you know the Stones?

Let’s start it up with a quiz to share as we help get you there (click on the answer you think is right to see if you got it).

What date did the Rolling Stones play their first Toronto gig, and how many fans were treated for fainting?
April 25, 1965, and four were treated by St. John Ambulance attendants
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December 24, 1969, and 20 people were treated by St. John Ambulance attendants
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June 11, 1961, as they played together under a different band name. No one was treated
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May 1, 2001, and 22 people were treated. It was a myth that they performed earlier at venues in Toronto
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The Stones played this venue on March 4 and 5, 1977, and are considered the best concerts to ever take place in Toronto. Period.
The El Mocambo Club
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The newly opened SkyDome
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A Scarborough home owned by a record exec
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The concerts are legend, created by their record label
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Who attended one of those Toronto concerts, causing a bit of a scandal?
Maggie Trudeau
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The Pope
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Elvis
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Soviet president Leonid Brezhnev
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In 1964, what cereal did the Rolling Stones help create a commercial for?
Rice Krispies
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Corn Flakes
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Raisin Bran
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Cheerios
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What famous director has used The Stones’ ‘Gimme Shelter’ in at least four of his films?
Martin Scorsese
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Ron Howard
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M. Night Shayamalan
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Bryan Singer
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The first version of the song ‘Satisfaction’ reportedly contained what instrument?
Harmonica
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Triangle
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Bagpipes
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Flute
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As part of Keith Richards’ sentence for heroin possession in 1977, he played a show for what audience in Toronto?
Visually impaired children and adults in Oshawa
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Veterans
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Police officers
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Former addicts
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What school was Mick Jagger attending before leaving to follow a musical career?
London School of Economics
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Columbia School of Journalism
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U.K. Film College
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He actually left school in grade nine
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What honour did Mick Jagger receive in 2003?
He was knighted
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A stone on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Placed in London’s Musical Hall of Fame
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Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for artistic contribution
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What are the Rolling Stones named after?
Muddy Waters’ ‘Rollin Stones Blues’
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The nickname of their first tour bus
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The music magazine
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The famous saying about ‘A rolling stone gathering no moss’
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(This story was updated June 25, 2019)

Story by Scott Money, Metrolinx media relations advisor, and Alanna Dewan, Metrolinx promotional advisor.