Mick Brigden dead: Rolling Stones tour manager dies while digging pet dog’s grave

Mick Brigden – who worked with The Rolling Stones, Joe Satriani and Bob Dylan – has passed away after a tragic accident at home

BySara-Aisha KentSenior Showbiz Reporter

  • 20:46, 10 Sep 2021
  • Updated20:56, 10 Sep 2021

Mick Brigden has died at the age of 73.

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The music manager – who worked with The Rolling Stones, Joe Satriani and Bob Dylan – has passed away after a tragic accident at home, The Press Democrat reports.

His death came while he digging a grave for the family pet dog at his Santa Rosa home on September 5, the outlet tell.

The our director worked with big talent throughout the years such as Mountain, Peter Frampton, Humble Pie, Van Morrison, Carlos Santana and Bob Dylan.

Mick – from Southend on Sea – was also the longtime manager for Joe Satriani, who confirmed his death in a statement shared on his official website.

The tribute read: “It is with tremendous sadness that we confirm the passing of artist manager, and former Bill Graham protégé, Mick Brigden, on September 5.”

Mick Brigden – who worked with the Rolling Stones as a tour manager has died

In an extended obituary dedicated to his close friend, he continued, “It’s been a crazy and wonderful 33 years of rock ‘n’ roll. I’ve never worked so hard, played so hard, laughed and cried so hard, made so much music and had so many worldwide adventures, and all with Mick by my side.

“He was the ultimate business mentor,” he continued. “Honest, tough, nurturing, hardworking, respectful, tenacious, insightful, he was all of those things and more.

“I learned so much about how to be a good person from Mick. Throughout his illustrious career he worked with the biggest and the best, but always knew it was important to be kind, be respectful, be cool and do things the right way.

“He was an original, with a wonderful sense of adventure in both his professional and private life. His enthusiasm for life was off the charts.”

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