FOREIGNER brings 40th Anniversary Tour to Dawson Creek

With Special Guests Honeymoon Suite

Published: May 29, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                May 29, 2017

FOREIGNER

With Honeymoon Suite

40th Anniversary Tour

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Encana Events Centre, Dawson Creek, BC

Doors: 6:30PM  Show: 7:30PM

 

Tickets on sale Friday, June 2, 2017 at 10AM

Tickets will be available at www.jeffparrypromotions.com/foreigner or Www.tigerboxofficeplus.ca, calling 1-877-339-8499 and in person at the Tiger Box Office Plus at the Encana Events Centre

$89.00, $79.00, $69.00 and $59.00 – Plus Applicable Fees

Reserved Seating

 

FOREIGNER SET TO LAUNCH 40TH ANNIVERSARY CANADIAN TOUR

KICKING OFF OCTOBER 11TH IN CALGARY, AB

 

TICKETS GO ON SALE June 2nd AT WWW.JEFFPARRYPROMOTIONS.COM/FOREIGNER

 

NEW FOREIGNER MUSICAL: JUKE BOX HERO, WRITTEN BY LEGENDARY PLAYWRIGHTS DICK CLEMENT AND IAN LA FRENAIS, TO PREMIERE IN ALBERTA, CANADA

 

(May 29, 2017) - “I Want To Know What Love Is.” “Cold As Ice.” “Hot Blooded.” “Juke Box Hero.”

 

FOREIGNER, the band behind these and other classic and iconic songs, is turning 40 this year and celebrating with a Canadian tour, 40th Anniversary Album, and new musical; Juke Box Hero, premiering in Alberta in 2018.

 

Foreigner’s 10-city Canadian tour is set to launch in Calgary, AB on October 11th, and trek across Western Canada including Dawson Creek, BC on October 19 as the band - Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals), Jeff Pilson (bass, vocals), Tom Gimbel (rhythm guitar, sax, vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards), Bruce Watson (guitar) and Chris Frazier (drums) – bring Foreigner’s arsenal of hits to Canada.

 

Tickets will be available for purchase on Friday, June 2 at 10 a.m.  Tickets are priced at $89.00, $79.00. $69.00 and $59.00 plus applicable fees.  Tickets may be purchased online at   www.jeffparrypromotions.com/foreigner or www.tigerboxofficeplus.ca, by phone at 1-877-339-8499, and in person at the Tiger Box Office Plus location at the Encana Events Centre.

 

This tour will feature a companion album, a new career-spanning compilation titled 40 that features 40 hits from 40 years. RHINO will release 40 on May 26th as a double-CD set that includes 40 songs recorded between 1977 and 2017. A double-vinyl version that features 23 songs will be released on June 2.  40 brings together the best songs from Foreigner’s nine studio albums, including all 16 of its Top 30 hits: “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,” “Waiting For A Girl Like You” and more. The collection features “Too Late” from the group’s 2008 retrospective No End In Sight and “The Flame Still Burns,” the title track from a vinyl EP released just last year, making its debut on CD in this collection. All prior recordings have been remastered and the album features two new tracks recorded especially for this release, “Give My Life For Love” and a new version of “I Don’t Want To Live Without You.”

 

Another milestone as part of Foreigner’s 40th Anniversary celebration is the announcement of the forthcoming musical, Juke Box Hero, premiering in Alberta in 2018. Based on the screenplay written by the prolific writing duo, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, responsible for films The Commitments and Across The Universe, and The Tracey Ullman TV Show, Juke Box Hero is a coming of age saga written to the music of Foreigner.

 

“I never could have imagined when I set out to create Foreigner forty years ago, that we’d still be touring around the world and performing the music we love all these years later,” says founding member and lead guitarist Mick Jones. “I am so proud that these songs will now be reinterpreted for stage, and am honored by the team that is helping bring this music to life. I can’t express the gratitude I feel when fans share stories of how our songs have been woven into their milestones and memories over the years.  I had so many great times with Foreigner in Canada and I look forward to bringing the band back here for our 40th anniversary tour.  I’m thrilled that Canada will see the premiere of our brand new musical, Juke Box Hero, in 2018.”

 

Since the 1977 release of their first hit “Feels Like The First Time” and their self-titled debut album on Atlantic Records, FOREIGNER has been universally hailed as one of the world’s most popular rock acts with 10 multi-platinum albums, 16 Top 30 hits, and worldwide album sales exceeding 75 million.  Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold as Ice,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,” “Head Games,” “Say You Will,” “Dirty White Boy,” “Long, Long Way From Home,” and the worldwide #1 hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is,” FOREIGNER continues to rock the charts more than thirty years into the game. 

 

Recent albums including Juke Box Heroes, a new compilation of digitally recorded Foreigner hits, and The Best of Foreigner 4 & More, recorded live from The Borgata, Atlantic City, both entered the Billboard Top 200 chart. Foreigner also featured strongly in every category in Billboard's recently released “Greatest of All Time” listing.  Catalog sales often eclipse those of Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Def Leppard, Van Halen and most of their Classic Rock peers (Source: Nielsen SoundScan 2/11/16 - 2/3/16).

 

Check out the tour at any of the following stops. Fans can check out www.jeffparrypromotions.com/foreigner for updates on tour dates and news.

 

Wed Oct 11         Calgary, AB – Southern Alberta Jubilee

Thu Oct 12           Edmonton, AB – Northlands Coliseum

Fri Oct 13             Red Deer, AB – Enmax Centrium

Sun Oct 15           Lethbridge, AB – Enmax Centre

Mon Oct 16         Regina, SK – Conexus Arts Centre

Tue Oct 17           Saskatoon, SK – TCU Place

Thu Oct 19           Dawson Creek, BC – Encana Events Centre

Fri Oct 20             Prince George, BC – CN Centre

Sat Oct 21            Penticton, BC – South Okangan Events Centre

Sun Oct 22           Abbotsford, BC – Abbotsford Centre

 

 

www.foreigneronline.com

www.facebook.com/Foreigner

www.twitter.com/ForeignerMusic

www.instagram.com/foreignerlive

www.youtube.com/user/FWebTeam

 

www.jeffparrypromotions.com/foreigner

www.annerin.com/jukeboxhero

 

 

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FOREIGNER CONTACT:

Vanessa Menkes                                                            

[email protected]

 

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ABOUT ENCANA EVENTS CENTRE AND SPECTRA

The Encana Events Centre is a production oriented multi-purpose entertainment venue, managed by Spectra Facility Management. The Encana Events Centre is home to a myriad of events including concerts, rodeos, circuses, ice skating and family shows. 

 

ABOUT SPECTRA

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, Ticketing & Fan Engagement and Corporate Partnerships. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

 

ABOUT COMCAST SPECTACOR

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal.  Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center Complex, and Spectra, a hosting and entertainment firm specializing in Venue Management,Food Services & Hospitality, Ticketing & Fan Engagement and Corporate Sponsorships. Learn more at ComcastSpectacor.com.

                                                                                               

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