For Immediate Release -- Toronto, Canada – January 15, 2019 -- The search is on for the original “Juke Box Hero,” the die-hard fan who inspired FOREIGNER’s eponymous hit song. FOREIGNER founder, songwriter and lead guitarist Mick Jones and original lead singer Lou Gramm wrote the song following a memorable encounter with a fan at a sold out show. Interest in the identity of the person was sparked when Canada’s Boom 97.3 DJ Stu Jeffries reminisced about the 40th anniversary of FOREIGNER’s iconic
FOREIGNER Has Recorded a Special Version of its Classic Song “I Want To Know What Love Is” with a Children’s Choir Featuring Select Shriners Hospitals for Children Patients
(October 15, 2018) - FOREIGNER, the band behind “I Want To Know What Love Is,” “Cold As Ice,” “Juke Box Hero,” and so many others of rock’s most enduring anthems, announces the Winter 2019 Cold As Ice tour. The legendary rock band will heat up the cold Canadian nights with a series of “hot blooded” tour dates. The perfect holiday gift for your favorite music lover, this tour comes on the heels of the Toronto world-premiere of the new musical, “Juke Box Hero” at the iconic Ed Mirvish Th
Now, the classic rock band is using its worldwide number-one hit to make a more meaningful impact at Shriners Hospitals. The group is donating a version of their chart-topping song, 'I Want to Know What Love Is.’
Now for the first time ever, FOREIGNER presents Double Vision: Then and Now, four special celebration events featuring all current band members plus the original band members who helped to put the iconic group on the map more than forty years ago. Lou Gramm, Dennis Elliott, Al Greenwood, Ian McDonald and Rick Wills join Mick Jones and FOREIGNER to rock through some of the best-selling songs from the band’s albums,and bring back the memories that make it feel like the first time for both long-time fans and
Foreigner's Orchestral Album Tops the Billboard Classical Album Chart and Inspires Sold Out Tour Dates!
FOREIGNER charts new territory as Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus tops the Billboard Classical Album Chart and inspires sold out tour dates. FOREIGNER’S recent European tour included sold out shows at London's Royal Albert Hall, in Tel Aviv, Hamburg, Reykjavík and a return to The Kultur und Kongresszentrum in Lucerne where the band has now played four shows to sold-out audiences. In addition to this, the band's appearance with the National Youth Orchestra of Australia has alr
Original Members Al Greenwood & Ian McDonald Join For A Surprise Performance at Jones Beach Theater New York Friday, 6/22
(July 25, 2018) - “I Want To Know What Love Is.” “Cold As Ice.” “Hot Blooded.” “Juke Box Hero.” FOREIGNER, the band behind these classic and iconic songs, recently kicked off their 29-city Juke Box Heroes“ tour as they rock across the US with one of the hottest Live Nation tours of the summer. On June 22nd in Jones Beach, New York, history was made when original FOREIGNER members Al Greenwood and Ian McDonald joined the band – Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Tom G
ANNOUNCED: FOREIGNER REUNION SHOW WITH ORIGINAL BAND AND CURRENT LINEUP AT STURGIS BUFFALO CHIP ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2018
Mick Jones and Kelly Hansen announce once-in-a-lifetime Foreigner Reunion Show with Original Band and Current Lineup at Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Saturday, August 4, 2018! Here, founding member Mick Jones and Kelly Hansen shared a historic announcement – FOREIGNER’s first-ever ticketed reunion concert featuring all original members will take place on August 4, 2018 at The Sturgis Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, South Dakota. Here, Lou Gramm, Dennis Elliott, Al Greenwood, Ian McDonald and Rick Wills will join Mic
In 2011, as part of FOREIGNER’s ongoing commitment to music education in high schools, the GRAMMY MUSEUM joined the band in a combined effort to fund individual high school music programs across the country. After seven years, the program is still going strong, making rock dreams come true for high school kids all over the US! The Juke Box Heroes Tour with Whitesnake and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening kicks off today in Bangor, ME!
PBS member station WTTW 11 Chicago Presents: Foreigner Live At The Symphony Concert Special Sunday, June 17th at 10:00 PM and on PBS member stations across the country throughout June and July 2018 – check local listings. Companion Album 'Foreigner with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus' Tops the Billboard Classic Rock Charts. Chicago, IL – WTTW is pleased to present a new 60-minute concert special, FOREIGNER LIVE AT THE SYMPHONY, airing on WTTW11 on Sunday, June 17 at 10:00 pm (with a
FOREIGNER have now entered new territory for the first time ever, topping both the Classical Albums and Classical Crossover Albums Billboard charts with FOREIGNER with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, a presentation of all their hits with a 58-piece orchestra and a 60-piece choir available via earMUSIC. The album is #1 for the second week in a row on the Classical Albums chart - a first for the band that has also previously topped the Billboard 200, Billboard Hot 100, Mainstream Rock Songs and
Foreigner kicks off Spotify the "Juke Box Heroes Playlist Takeover", which will launch May 8, 2018 to celebrate the release of their latest album, FOREIGNER WITH THE 21ST CENTURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS. “Foreigner Juke Box Heroes Playlist Takeover” competition is a fun and engaging way for FOREIGNER fans to celebrate the band’s legendary music and the era of music and pop culture they helped define. To kick it all off, FOREIGNER have launched their own rock-themed playlist titled “Juke Box H
FOREIGNER RELEASES NEW VIDEO 'URGENT' TO CELEBRATE RELEASE OF “FOREIGNER WITH THE 21ST CENTURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS
Foreigner releases a new video of Foreigner's "Urgent (Orchestral)" created by Karsten Staiger using footage from the new live Orchestral album "Foreigner With The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra & Chorus' Now available worldwide via EarMusic.
SAMMY HAGAR & MICK JONES IN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT NEW EPISODE OF ‘ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP W/ SAMMY HAGAR’, SUNDAY, 4/29 at 9PM ET
Mick Jones, the celebrated guitar guru and founder of the iconic rock band Foreigner, sits down with Sammy Hagar to discuss his legendary life and career in an all-new episode of ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’ airing Sunday, April 29, at 9pE—only on AXS TV. In this exclusive first look, the pair team up for a roaring jam session, tackling the Foreigner fan-favorite “Dirty White Boy” from the band’s seminal 1979 album Head Games. Leading into the jam, Sammy shares a humorous anecdote about the littl
FOREIGNER will return to Australia this October to perform a series of newly envisaged orchestral concerts. Fans will be treated to a string of shows in Canberra, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and a night at the iconic Sydney Opera House Concert Hall on Thursday 18th October. See full tour dates below.