Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Bad Company Announce 2010 Comeback Gigs

Classic Rock Magazine has reported the original members of Bad Company – Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke – have announced that they will reunite for a series of eight UK shows in April 2010.

This marks the first time the original members will perform in the UK together in over three decades.

Additionally, a new Bad Company live CD/DVD set is set for release prior to the tour on 9th February 2010.

Bad Company announced their comeback this afternoon at the Hard Rock Café in Central London, where played a unique, intimate gig before a select invited audience.

They played an acoustic set that featured the songs Feel Like Makin’ Love, Shooting Star, Seagull and Do Right By Your Woman.

“These dates are to thank the fans for keeping the music alive,” said Rodgers, who was recently presented with the Classic Songwriter award at the annual Classic Rock magazine Roll Of Honour 2009.

“It’s great to be with Paul and Simon,” added Ralphs. “We made great music together and had the time of our lives doing it. I’m really looking forward to us bringing Bad Company back to the UK.”

Ralphs recently regrouped with 70s rock band Mott the Hoople for five sold-out reunion shows at the Hammersmith Apollo in London.

Bad Company’s April 2010 dates – sponsored by Classic Rock – are as follows:

Thursday 1 Birmingham LG Arena
Friday 2 Manchester Evening News Arena
Sunday 4 Sheffield City Hall
Monday 5 Cardiff CIA
Wednesday 7 Newcastle Metro Arena
Thursday 8 Glasgow SECC Clyde Auditorium
Saturday 10 Brighton Centre
Sunday 11 Wembley Arena

Special guests on the tour will the the Joe Perry Project.

Tickets go on sale at 10am Friday 20th November priced £38.50 London / £34.50 Regional (subject to booking fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk

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