Foreigner, Whitesnake, Jason Bonham to Tour

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Three classic rock headliners—Foreigner, Whitesnake and Jason Bonhams Led Zeppelin Evening—have announced a joint 2018 29-city summer trek called “Juke Box Heroes Tour,” produced by Live Nation.

The bands will cross the U.S. starting June 15 in Bangor, Maine at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion. All three bands are led by Englishmen: Mick Jones, David Coverdale and Jason Bonham. Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary tour was one of last summer’s best selling runs.

Tickets for the “Juke Box Heroes Tour” go on sale to the general public beginning Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. local time here.

Throughout this tour, Foreigner will continue their long-standing partnership with the Grammy Museum, by which local school choirs are invited to join the band onstage in almost every market they play. Through this program over the past several years, the band has raised well into the six figures for music in school programs, and given thousands of students a life-changing experience to rock on stage with one of the most well known bands of all time.

Related: The inside story of Foreigner’s signing to Atlantic Records

Foreigner recently released a 40th anniversary album that features 40 tracks tracing their career. Entitled 40, the album is a comprehensive compilation of original hits and several tracks from the current lineup, with Kelly Hansen on vocals. All tracks were recorded between 1977 and 2017. The current line-up is Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, saxophone, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar), and Chris Frazier (drums).

Watch Kelly Hansen go door-to-door to reach out to Foreigner fans

Juke Box Heroes Tour Dates

Jun 15 – Bangor, ME – Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
Jun 16 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Jun 19 – Syracuse, NY – Lakeview Amphitheater
Jun 20 – Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Jun 22 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach
Jun 23 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
Jun 26 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
Jun 27 – Burgettstown, PA – KeyBank Pavilion
Jun 29 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
Jun 30 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
Jul 03 – Raleigh, NC – Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
Jul 04 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion 
Jul 06 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
Jul 07 – Alpharetta, GA – Verizon Amphitheatre
Jul 08 – Simpsonville, SC – Heritage Park Amphitheatre
Jul 10 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
Jul 11 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Jul 13 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Jul 15 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
Jul 17 – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
Jul 18 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Jul 20 – The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Jul 21 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory 
Jul 24 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
Jul 25 – West Valley City, UT – Usana Amphitheater
Jul 27 – Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre
Jul 28 – Ridgefield, WA – Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre
Jul 31 – Chula Vista, CA – Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
Aug 01 – Irvine, CA – Five Point Amphitheater


Watch “The Flame Still Burns” from Foreigner 40

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