Venue : Leeds First Direct Arena
BAD COMPANY ANNOUNCE
‘SWAN SONG’ UK TOUR
Begins October 15th In Leeds
Tickets On Sale This Friday June 3rd
May 31, 2016 – Bad Company will return to the UK for their first tour in four years this fall on their ‘Swan Song’ tour. Original Bad Company members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke will hit eight UK cities in October including Leeds, Cardiff, Nottingham, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle and London.
“With mean riffs that took no prisoners, smouldering grooves and THE voice of all British voices, these guys brought home a special unique angle to the scene. “I’m excited to see them make their way back on the road, town to town.” – Robert Plant.
Bad Company burst upon the rock’n’roll scene in 1973, and was immediately dubbed a super-group by fans and press alike, as its members all came from very successful popular bands: Free (Rodgers and Kirke), Mott The Hoople (Ralphs) and King Crimson (Burrell). They continue to live up to that hype and are one of the strongest successful touring bands today.
“Returning to the UK with Bad Company where it all began 40 plus years ago is full circle for the band and the fans. It’s always a pleasure to play in the UK,” remarked Paul Rodgers.
“So looking forward to be playing in the UK for all our great fans– gonna be great!” Mick Ralphs added.
“The British fans are special and we’re going to give them a treat. There’s nothing like playing in my home country…” Simon Kirke added.
Special guests Richie Sambora + Orianthi (RSO) will open every show along with Steve Rodgers or Jasmine Rodgers as the first act. Tickets go on sale this Friday and can be purchased at: http://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/bad-company-tickets
Despite their reputation as one of the most exciting live bands to ever rock an arena, Bad Company never released a live album during its meteoric rise to the top of the charts until last month. LIVE IN CONCERT 1977 & 1979 was released last month via Rhino Records and also debuted on the UK album charts.
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BAD COMPANY ‘SWAN SONG’ TOUR
SATURDAY OCT 15 LEEDS FIRST DIRECT ARENA
MONDAY OCT 17 CARDIFF MOTORPOINT ARENA
WEDNESDAY OCT 19 NOTTINGHAM MOTORPOINT ARENA
FRIDAY OCT 21 BIRMINGHAM GENTING ARENA