Foreigner Announces Farewell Tour

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Foreigner has announced the launch of their Farewell Tour. The band that scored such 1970s classic rock favorites as “I Want To Know What Love Is,” “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Urgent,” and more, will commence the tour on July 6, 2023. Joining them for the first leg of the U.S. Live Nation tour are Loverboy. Tickets go on sale Nov. 18 here.

In the Nov. 14 announcement, Foreigner‘s leader and founder, Mick Jones said, “Many years ago, I wrote a song called ‘Feels Like The First Time’ and today we are launching one last worldwide tour. We will be presenting a show that I know will have the same enthusiasm as our very first appearances. While I’m sure our fans will have mixed feelings about the end of the road for the band, I know our shows are going to delight audiences everywhere.”

“I remember how cool the last time we toured with Foreigner was in 1982,” said Paul Dean of Loverboy. “We played to massive stadiums – New Orleans, Kansas City, Day On the Green in Oakland, JFK in Philly – and we’re back together again, 41 years later.”

“It’s not very often you get a chance to play on the same stage as one of your all-time favorite bands. It’s going to be amazing…. I can’t wait,” said Loverboy’s Mike Reno.

Jones continues to be joined by lead singer Kelly Hansen, bassist Jeff Pilson, Michael Bluestein on keyboards; guitarist Bruce Watson; Chris Frazier on drums, and guitarist Luis Maldonado.

Hansen stars in the official tour announcement video.

With ten multi-platinum albums, Foreigner’s album sales now exceeding 80 million thanks to such rock and roll’s most enduring anthems that also include “Waiting For A Girl Like You,” “Head Games,” “Say You Will,” “Dirty White Boy,” and “Long, Long Way From Home.”

Loverboy has earned four multi-platinum plaques, including the four-million-selling Get Lucky. Their string of hits includes the anthem “Working for the Weekend,” plus the rock staples as “Lovin’ Every Minute of It,” “This Could Be the Night,” “Hot Girls in Love,” “The Kid is Hot Tonite,” “Notorious”, “Turn Me Loose,” “When It’s Over,” “Heaven In Your Eyes” and “Queen of the Broken Hearts.”

The group still features the original line-up of vocalist Reno, guitarist Dean, drummer Matt Frenette and keyboardist Doug Johnson with bassist Ken “Spider” Sinnaeve replacing the late Scott Smith.

Foreigner 2023 Tour (Tickets for their preceding dates, as well as the Farewell Tour, are available here)
Jul 06 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 08 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
Jul 09 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Jul 11 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheatre
Jul 14 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
Jul 18 – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
Jul 19 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Jul 21 – Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Music Center
Jul 22 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Jul 24 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
Jul 25 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
Jul 28 – Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
Jul 29 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
Aug 01 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug 02 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach
Aug 04 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Aug 05 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
Aug 08 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
Aug 09 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
Aug 11 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
Aug 12 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug 14 – Austin, TX – Moody Center
Aug 16 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Aug 18 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheater
Aug 20 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
Aug 21 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheater
Aug 23 – Wheatland, CA – Toyota Amphitheater
Aug 24 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
Aug 30 – Detroit, MI – Pine Knob Music Theater
Sep 01 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
Sep 02 – Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
Sep 03 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center

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