Food & Wine Interview: Foreigner’s Kelly Hansen Is Fascinated by Rare Cheese, Has Banned M&Ms on Tour
When Foreigner lead singer Kelly Hansen isn’t performing, he’s mastering the art of soufflé and perfecting the five mother sauces. Food & Wine caught up with the frontman to chat about his recent win on Chopped: Rock Stars, what he’s learned about steak from Guy Fieri and what the Foreigner guys will be eating on the bus during their fortieth anniversary tour this year.
When Foreigner takes the stage of the Silver Legacy Resort Casino’s Grande Exposition Hall on Saturday night, the audience will be teeming with the rock legends’ fans. One group of attendees will be more excited than the rest of the crowd, although they weren’t even born during the group’s ’70s and ’80s heyday, when Foreigner cranked out hit after hit. They are 25 members of the Reno High School Choir, who will climb on stage and join the band in singing the mega-hit “I Want to Know What Love Is.” The
“Greatest Hits: 1985-1990” – The summer party rages on into the musical era from 1985-1990 with explosive performances by Bret Michaels, Kenny Loggins, Miguel, Wilson Phillips, Grace Potter and unforgettable collaborations with Chicago & Aloe Blacc and Foreigner & Fun’s Nate Ruess. Music video vixen Tawny Kitaen makes a special appearance, as we take a look back at her memorable performance in White Snake’s “Here I Go Again” music video. Hosted by actor and comedian Arsenio Hall and country music star Kelse
Foreigner - The Palladium, London (UK) - 7 June 2016 With the London Palladium now hosting more Rock shows, founding member Mick Jones brings his version of Foreigner to this prestigious venue. It's hard to believe that singer Kelly Hansen has been in the band twelve years, yet is still seen as the "new guy". His vocal work has enough of original lead singer Lou Gramm's tone to keep the songs sounding authentic, yet he still manages to stamp his own identity on these AOR classics.
Foreigner arrived in London a few days before the 2016 Europe Tour was set to kick off. Foreigner will rock across Europe for a massive summer 2016 Tour at some of Europe’s greatest venues starting at London’s Palladium on Tuesday 7th June, followed by dates at Belgium’s Graspop, Cologne’s Tanzbrunnen, Tel Aviv’s Caesarea Amphitheatre, and many more.
QUAPAW — A chance to experience arguably one of the best Classic Rock concerts out there is coming to Downstream Casino Resort when Foreigner takes the stage in their outdoor venue on May 27. There aren't too many from the time the band was founded in 1976 on down who can't sing along word for word to “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Cold As Ice,” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Waiting For a Girl Like You,” “Double Vision,” “Hot Blooded,” “Urgent,” “Head Games" and more. Foreigner has h
The Angry Birds movie trailer featuring Foreigner hit “Hot Blooded” soars toward more than 10 million views on YouTube, introducing a whole new generation of fans to one of rock’s most legendary bands.
Foreigner celebrates upcoming 40th Anniversary with a special commemorating 1976 Debut Album. As legendary band Foreigner approaches their 40th year rocking charts and selling out tours, iTunes kicks off the celebration by offering Foreigner, the band’s debut album, for $5.99 for a limited time only. April 2016 is the 40th anniversary of when founding member Mick Jones entered New York City’s iconic Hit Factory in 1976 to record the band’s first set of demos.
It was Eric Funches' last day at Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School as Choir Director. He had a surprise in store for his students. The class all gathered one last time as he proudly announced to them that they had won the Sun Herald Sing with Foreigner Contest, coming in overwhelmingly with the most votes! Funches said the announcement came at a perfect time for his class. "Today is my last day at the school, and the students have been pretty sad about it," he said. "But this has made them very happy,
Rock band Foreigner has found its jukebox hero, and they don't even need a backing track to rock out. The Hawley (Minn.) High School Pop Singers' a capella rendition of "Feels Like the First Time" drew the most votes in an online contest by Foreigner and Fargo radio station 107.9 The Fox to pick a local high school choir to sing with the band during its Sunday, April 10, concert at Scheels Arena.
Q and A: Foreigner's still waiting for a girl like you. After 40 years of arena rock, the members of Foreigner aren’t quite as hot blooded as they used to be. But guitarist, keyboardist, saxophonist, and flautist Thom Gimbel still gets excited when he talks about music and his own juke box heroes.
Foreigner hit “I Want To Know What Love is” will be featured in Melissa McCarthy's new hit comedy “The Boss.” "We are thrilled that “I Want to Know What Love Is” is featured in the soundtrack of “The Boss” which hits theaters this week, says Mick Jones, Foreigner founding member. Melissa McCarthy is a true comedic genius, and I’m always a fan of any film Will Ferrell is involved in.” The story follows Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy), a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s convicted of ins
INTERVIEW: JEFF PILSON of FOREIGNER -- It isn’t very often I get to speak with an artist I have listened to for over 30 years. I was recently given the opportunity to speak with Jeff Pilson of Foreigner and I jumped at the opportunity to speak with him regarding all things Foreigner, his writing and producing, and some of his killer side projects.
Foreigner Featured in The Tribute Democrat ahead of show at Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnston, PA.
FOREIGNER will rock across Europe for a massive summer 2016 Tour. A formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, the band will belt out full electric performances of their biggest anthems at some of Europe’s greatest venues starting at London’s Palladium on Tuesday 7th June, followed by dates at Belgium’s Graspop, Cologne’s Tanzbrunnen, Tel Aviv’s Caesarea Amphitheatre, and many more. FOREIGNER’S very special guest at the London Palladium will be JOHN PARR, whose musi