WHITESNAKE AND FOREIGNER
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS EUROPE ANNOUNCE U.K. & IRELAND 2022 TOUR
WHO: Whitesnake, Foreigner and Europe
WHAT: U.K. & Ireland Tour 2022
Whitesnake and Foreigner today announce that together they will be hitting the road across the U.K. & Ireland in 2022 alongside very special guests Europe. Tickets go on sale this Friday 30th July 2021 from 9am at LiveNation.co.uk.
The legendary artists will tour the U.K. & Ireland starting in Dublin on 10 May 2022 before hitting Glasgow, Newcastle, London, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham before closing in Cardiff. Together both Whitesnake and Foreigner boast a catalogue that spans the decades with seminal and anthemic hits such as “Here I Go Again”, "Still Of The Night" and “Is This Love” [Whitesnake], “I Want To Know What Love Is”, “Juke Box Hero” and “Cold As Ice” [Foreigner] to name a few. Very special guests Europe will bring their electrifying “The Final Countdown” and more to this eight date U.K. arena tour.
One of the most anticipated tours of 2022, even this mega line-up cannot contain their excitement! “After all the extraordinary challenges we’ve been through together over the last year & a half, I am beyond excited to be able to announce our 2022 UK dates!!! I pray every day we can all make this happen & once again, share unforgettable evenings together & celebrate the amazing journey we have been on for almost 50 years!!! Boys & Girls…Whitesnake, Foreigner & Europe…It Doesn’t Get Any Better!!! Let’s Make This Night To Remember…& Let’s Make Some F@ckin’ Noise!!! says David Coverdale of Whitesnake.
Mick Jones from Foreigner said “We can’t wait to kick off the summer in the UK & Ireland with a massive tour alongside our friends Whitesnake and Europe. We’re looking forward to playing all our biggest hits for our fans, and rocking across the country”.
Europe’s Joey Tempest said “What an explosive start to the summer of 2022 for us! A U.K. & Ireland Arena tour with our friends in Whitesnake and Foreigner! YEAH! An evening of some of the biggest anthems in classic Rock! We are truly honored to be invited as special guests”.
On October 29 2021, Whitesnake will release newly remastered and remixed CD and LP deluxe editions of Restless Heart, along with unreleased demos and studio outtakes and a DVD. The DVD includes music videos and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album with new interviews from David Coverdale. The set comes with a hardbound book filled with rare and unseen photos from the era. Fans can pre-order the album now.
Whitesnake, Foreigner and Europe will take fans on a musical journey at this once in a lifetime performance. Combining arguably music’s most celebrated rock legends, this tour will see Whitesnake, Foreigner and Europe perform their formidable musical arsenal.
Tickets go on sale Friday 30th July 2021 from 9am at LiveNation.co.uk
Tue 10 May - 3Arena, Dublin
Thu 12 May - SEC (SSE Hydro Arena), Glasgow
Sat 14 May - Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Mon 16 May - The O2 Arena, London
Wed 18 May - AO Arena, Manchester
Fri 20 May - Motorpoint Arena Nottingham
Sun 22 May - Utilita Arena Birmingham
Wed 25 May - Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Mega platinum WHITESNAKE, the legendary rock ’n’ roll band founded and formed by DEEP PURPLE singer and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer DAVID COVERDALE are proud to announce their Farewell World Tour. Following the global success of the 2019 studio release ‘FLESH & BLOOD’, WS have played 65 shows in 30 countries to over 750,000 fans. The Farewell tour will feature songs from the bands 13 studio recordings including their biggest hits & songs from one of the greatest back catalogues in rock ‘n’ roll history spanning over 40 years.
Founded in 1978 by former Deep Purple singer David Coverdale, the band have earned multi-platinum albums including ‘TROUBLE’, ‘LOVEHUNTER’, ‘READY AND WILLING’ and ‘COME AN’ GET IT’ through to the explosive hard rock of the revamped ‘SNAKE sound with the multi-platinum ‘SLIDE IT IN’ & having just celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017, 1987’s self-titled mega-million-selling smash-hit album, ‘WHITESNAKE’. From these albums came multiple top 10 hits worldwide, including 2 number 1 singles with ‘Here I Go Again’ and ‘Is This Love’ as well as the unforgettable hammer of ‘Still Of The Night’ all leading to virtual 24-hour domination of MTV around the globe. 2020 saw the successful release of ‘The Red, White & Blues Trilogy’ featuring Revisited, Remixed & Remastered versions of some of their greatest hits. Bombast, bravado, talent and passion have helped establish
Whitesnake as the perennial platinum favourite they have become and they’re back with a vengeance in 2022. The world-renowned group featuring DAVID COVERDALE (vocals), REB BEACH (guitar/vocals), JOEL HOEKSTRA (guitar/Vocals), MICHAEL DEVIN (bass/vocals), TOMMY ALDRIDGE (drums), MICHELE LUPPI (keys/vocals) and introducing the extraordinarily talented DINO JELUSICK (keys/guitar/vocals) are coming to venue near you soon.
With ten multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, FOREIGNER is 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 80 million. Responsible for some of rock and 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 #1 hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is,” FOREIGNER still rocks the charts more than 40 years into the game with massive airplay and continued Billboard Top 200 album success.
Founded in 1977 by legendary lead guitarist and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mick Jones, Foreigner continues to tour the world with Kelly Hansen on vocals, Jeff Pilson (bass/vocals), Bruce Watson (guitar/vocals), Michael Bluestein (keyboards/vocals, Chris Frazier (drums), and Luis Maldonado (guitar/vocals) This UK tour with Whitesnake and a Foreigner solo headline European tour that follows it, will bring to a close a 120 date world tour that touches fifteen countries in just over a year.
With over three decades and dozens of millions albums sold, including a no1 hit in 25 countries, Joey Tempest (vocals), John Norum (guitars), Mic Michaeli (keyboards), John Leven (bass) and Ian Haugland (drums) are as hardworking as ever, annually performing concerts worldwide and producing new albums that are critically acclaimed by fans and the music industry alike.