Space Events in association with Chugg Entertainment is thrilled to announce legendary rock band Foreigner will return to Australia this October to perform a series of newly envisaged orchestral concerts.
This will also include a magical night to remember 'Live In The Park' at Botanic Park in Adelaide on Sunday the 14th of October. As a special bonus for Adelaide fans, Hall Of Fame rock legends Cheap Trick and Aria Award winners Sheppard are also on the bill for what will be an amazing evening outdoors under the stars in Botanic Park.
With ten multi-platinum albums and 16 US Billboard Top 30 hits, Foreigner are universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million.
Foreigner will be touring with an 18 piece orchestra. Photo: Karsten Staiger
Australian and New Zealand fans will be thrilled to witness the prolific rockers belt out all of their iconic hits with an 18-piece orchestral backing, led by celebrated Canberra conductor Kenneth Lampl. Fan favourites including 'Feels Like The First Time', 'Cold As Ice', 'Waiting For A Girl Like You', 'Urgent', and the timeless #1 global smash, 'I Want To Know What Love Is', will bring audiences to their feet.
At Foreigner's core is founder and Songwriters Hall of Fame member Mick Jones, the visionary maestro whose stylistic songwriting, indelible guitar hooks and multi-layered talents continue to escalate Foreigner's influence and guide the band to new horizons. He reformed the band after a 2002 hiatus and selected lead singer Kelly Hansen to help write an inspired new chapter in the history of Foreigner. Mick also brought in multi-instrumentalist Thom Gimbel, bassist Jeff Pilson, keyboardist Michael Bluestein,Bruce Watson on guitar and Chris Frazier on drums. An unprecedented new level of energy led the group to a re-emergence of astounding music that speaks to longtime Foreigner fans and younger generations.
Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer's orchestral arrangements have shown a new symphonic dimension to Foreigner's music, which fans will certainly enjoy.
Cheap Trick will join Foreigner at Adelaide's Botanic Park
Rock and Roll Hall of famers Cheap Trick burst onto the music scene in the mid-seventies with their explosive guitar-laden rock/pop sound that has produced countless hits including 'The Flame', 'I Want You To Want Me', 'Surrender', 'Dream Police' and 'If You Want My Love'. Consistent touring over the past four decades - notching up more than 5,000 shows, sales of more than 20 million albums, appearances on 29 movie soundtracks plus 40 gold and platinum recording awards has seen them become one of the top and most influential rock bands of all time.
The big sounding incredible repertoire of hits from Foreigner made even more full with the backing of an orchestra will make for a sensational night under the stars in Botanic Park. Add to this the incredible guitar rock legends Cheap Trick and it will be a massive night to remember.
Do not miss this incredible opportunity to see one of the most celebrated bands in music, Foreigner, perform all their hits in full orchestral sound plus legendary guitar rockers Cheap Trick belt out their incredible repertoire of hits, and Australia's hottest band Sheppard, in one amazing night Live in the Park on October 14, 2018.
Foreigner will tour nationally in October and New Zealand on the 1st of November 2018.