NORTHWEST ARKANSAS – “I Want To Know What Love Is”, “Cold As Ice”, “Hot Blooded”, “Juke Box Hero”, “Urgent” and no fewer than five other Top 10 hits, all from one powerhouse band . Foreigner, the band behind these iconic songs, announced the launch of their Historic Farewell Tour with Loverboy on November 14, including a stop at the Walmart AMP on Friday, July 14, as part of the Cox Concert Series.
Gates open at 5:30pm and music starts at 7pm. Presale starts on Tuesday, November 15 and general tickets go on sale on Friday, November 18 at 9am. Ticket prices range from $29.50-$69.50 plus applicable fees.
For the first leg of the US Live Nation tour, Foreigner is joined by Loverboy, one of the biggest hit makers of the ’80s. The spectacular show will thrill audiences with amazing performances from over 20 combined chart hits. Foreigner will continue its long-term initiative with the Grammy Museum Foundation to invite choirs to open the show with a live a cappella “Pitch Perfect” performance of classic rock songs. Foreigner will work with radio partners across the country to run a competition for local choirs to win donations for their music programs. One winning choir is selected at each show and that choir receives a grand prize in the form of new musical equipment. For more information, visit foreignerchoirs.com.
Jones continues to expand Foreigner’s influence and lead the band into new horizons with his stylistic songwriting, indelible guitar hooks and versatile talents, while vocalist Kelly Hansen, one of rock’s greatest showmen, has ushered Foreigner into the digital age and a whole new generation has inspired. from fans.
Bassist Jeff Pilson, Michael Bluestein on keyboards, guitarist Bruce Watson, Chris Frazier on drums and guitarist Luis Maldonado provide an unprecedented level of energy that has resulted in the resurgence of the amazing music that speaks to Foreigner’s enduring popularity. Foreigner has an extraordinary streaming and radio audience. Click here for an overview of the statistics of classic rock artists.
With more Top 10 hits than Journey and 10 multi-platinum albums, Foreigner is widely acclaimed 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 over 80 million. Responsible for some of rock ‘n’ roll’s most enduring anthems, including “Juke Box Hero”, “Cold As Ice”, “Hot Blooded”, “Waiting For A Girl Like You”, “Feels Like The First Time ‘, ‘Urgent’, ‘Head Games’, ‘Say You Will’, ‘Dirty White Boy’, ‘Long, Long Way From Home’ and the worldwide No. 1 hit ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’. 40 years in the game with massive airplay and continued success on the Billboard Top 200 albums. Foreigner hit streams are approaching 15 million a week.
With their signature red leather pants, bandanas, big rock sound and energetic live shows, Loverboy have sold over 10 million albums and earned four multi-platinum plaques, including the four-million selling “Get Lucky” and a trio of double-platinum releases in their self-titled debut. 1980, 1983’s “Keep It Up” and 1985’s “Lovin’ Every Minute of It.” Their string of hits includes, in addition to the anthem “Working for the Weekend”, arena rock classics such 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 lineup of vocalist Reno, guitarist Dean, drummer Matt Frenette and keyboardist Doug Johnson with bassist Ken “Spider” Sinnaeve replacing the late Scott Smith.
Tickets and add-ons can be purchased at www.amptickets.com, in person at the Walmart AMP Box Office from 10am to 5pm and at the Walton Arts Center Box Office from 10am to 2pm weekdays, or by calling 479-443 -5600. Tickets and vouchers for add-ons will be delivered 30 days before the show date. For more information on the 2023 Walmart AMP Season Policy, please visit www.amptickets.com.