ICONIC ROCK LEGENDS FOREIGNER SET TO ROCK EUROPE WITH A MASSIVE 2016 SUMMER TOUR
ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO SEE ONE OF ROCK’S MOST POPULAR BANDS EVER PLAY LEGENDARY VENUES LIKE, LONDON’S PALLADIUM, TEL AVIV’S CAESAREA AMPITHEATRE AND MORE THAN A DOZEN OTHERS
November 17, 2015 - They are universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world, and now Foreigner will rock across Europe and Israel for a massive Summer 2016 tour, certain to be some of the hottest tickets of the season. With a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, Foreigner will be belting out full electric performances of their most enduring anthems at some of Europe’s greatest venues including London’s Palladium, Cologne’s Tanzbrunnen, Israel’s Caesarea Amphitheatre, and many more.
Fans will see why it "Feels Like The First Time" when Foreigner performs rock’s greatest hits including anthems like “Juke Box Hero,”“Cold as Ice,” “Urgent,” and “I Want To Know What Love Is.”
With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, Foreigner is celebrated as one of the most popular rock acts in the world that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million. Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems, Foreigner continues to rock the charts more than thirty years into the game.
Foreigner’s popularity continues to soar, having taken over the US media in 2015 with recent music usage in shows like Orange Is the New Black, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and films like Pitch Perfect, and Magic Mike. Foreigner is sure to generate the same excitement in Europe and Israel this summer as they bring their enduring brand of rock and popularity across the sea.
“Our music has touched a lot of people worldwide,” says lead guitar player Mick Jones. “Unwittingly, we've weaved into the fabric of people's lives.”
At Foreigner’s core is founder and lead guitarist Mick Jones, the visionary maestro whose stylistic songwriting, indelible guitar hooks and multi-layeredtalents continue to escalate Foreigner’s influence, along with lead vocalist Kelly Hansen, bass guitarist Jeff Pilson, and multi-instrumentalist Tom Gimbel. In June 2013, Mick Jones was inducted to the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. A multi-talented and multi-dimensional “musician’s musician,” Jones has also written songs such as “Bad Love” with Eric Clapton and “Dreamer” with Ozzy Osbourne, and produced records for others including Billy Joel’s Storm Front and Van Halen’s 5150.
FOREIGNER are: Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Chris Frazier (drums), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), and Bruce Watson (guitar).
TOUR DATES (ANNOUNCED AS OF NOVEMBER 17, 2015):
07 - London, UK - The Palladium
12 - Sofia, Bulgaria - Arena Armeec
17 - Dessel, Belgium - Graspop
18 - Clisson, France - Hellfest
04 - Wacken, Germany - Wacken Festival - SOLD OUT
05 - Schwetzingen, Germany - Open Air Im Park
06 - Nurnberg, Germany - Lieder am See
08 - Cologne, Germany - Tanzbrunnen
09 - Mainz, Germany - Nordmohle
12 - Erlach, Switzerland - Lakeside Festival