ROCK LEGENDS PRESENT THEIR HITS IN A CLASSICAL WAY
October 13, 2009
FOREIGNER, TOTO and NAZARETH together have sold more than 160 million albumsworld-wide. Their world hits have strongly influenced the music of the 70s and 80s and eventoday, they are on heavy rotation on all rock radio stations!
In January 2010, the original singers of the bands FOREIGNER, TOTO and NAZARETH willtour together for the first time with the motto ROCK MEETS CLASSIC. The exceptionalsingers LOU GRAMM (Foreigner), BOBBY KIMBALL (Toto) and DAN McCAFFERTY(Nazareth) will present their classically arranged world hits in a rock fashion. They will besupported by the RMC band, directed by Mat Sinner and by the Bohemian SymphonyOrchestra Prague, conducted by Philipp Maier.
LOU GRAMM is acclaimed as one of the world’s best rock singers. As a founding memberand songwriter of FOREIGNER, Lou has sold more than 80 million records world-wide. InGermany, FOREIGNER’s great breakthrough came with the album “4”. With ROCK MEETSCLASSIC, the fans may look forward to Lou’s smash hits like I Want To Know What LoveIs, Juke Box Hero, Waiting For A Girl, Cold As Ice and more. Breaking news: In June2009, Lou Gramm released his new solo CD “The Lou Gramm Band”.
As original voice and founding member of TOTO, BOBBY KIMBALL celebrated hugesuccesses world-wide. The band’s debut album (incl. Hold The Line) entered the rock’n’rollHall Of Fame as a “classic”, and in the meantime, songs like Africa and Rosanna from theiralbum “IV” have become evergreens of rock history. This legendary album earned the bandsix Grammys and made Bobby’s voice a trademark of TOTO. But TOTO was not the onlyplatform for him to achieve fulfillment – he realized sophisticated solo projects, workingtogether with world stars like Al Jarreau, Barbara Streisand, Richard Marx and DianaRoss.
As the leader of his band NAZARETH, DAN McCAFFERTY, together with other bands of thefirst rock generation like Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple or Black Sabbath, was significantlyinvolved in the world-wide breakthrough of hard rock. Their albums Razamanaz andLoud’N’Proud are milestones of rock history, and the album X2Z as well as the hit singleDream On also were a huge world-wide success in the 80s. With 40 million sold records,besides Simple Minds, Nazareth are the internationally most well-known Scottish band andto the present day stay in the top 5 of the most requested bands on all rock radio stations.Among other things, Dan brings along his world hits like Love Hurts, This Flight Tonightand Dream On!
Look forward to an electrifying concert and an unforgettable event with a pleasant mixof classical and rock music – world hits in new make-up, inspiring all generationsyesterday as well as today!
12.01.2010 Saarbrucken, Saarlandhalle
14.01.2010 Bonn, Beethovenhalle
15.01.2010 Essen, Grugahalle
17.01.2010 Sursee (Luzern), Stadthalle
16.01.2010 Stuttgart, Liederhalle
18.01.2010 Munchen, Philharmonie am Gasteig
19.01.2010 Frankfurt, Jahrhunderthalle
21.01.2010 Hamburg, Congress Center Hamburg
23.01.2010 Kempten, Big Box
24.01.2010 Bamberg, JAKO-Arena
25.01.2010 Berlin, Tempodrom
27.01.2010 Dresden, Kulturpalast
28.01.2010 Halle (Saale), Georg-Friedrich-Handel-Halle
29.01.2010 Prag, Congress Center
30.01.2010 Halle (Westfalen), Gerry Weber Stadion
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