Foreigner co-founder Lou Gramm was forced to cancel a scheduled performance at the Lake Festival of Nations in Sherbrooke, Quebec, on Saturday, July 19th. The singer had the flu and had to replaced by Canadian rockers Honeymoon Suite. During a news conference on Thursday, July 17th, organizers confirmed the singer’s illness in a released statement, “A doctor’s note confirms his inability to travel by air and perform on stage in this state.”
- Graham’s next solo show is scheduled for July 31st at the Hard Rock in Orlando, Florida.
- Earlier this month, Gramm announced that after twenty years he would be reuniting with Mick Jones to write some new material. He told a New York radio station, , “Sometime in September, Mick and I are gonna get together and write some music. I’m excited about it and very much looking forward to it. I’m actually helping him with a couple of songs on a solo album that he’s gonna be releasing, and he’s gonna help me with a couple of songs on an album that I’ll be releasing next year.”
- Gramm and Jones reunited last year for a performance of “I Want To Know What Love Is” and “Juke Box Hero” at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame in New York City.
- Lou Gramm tour dates (subject to change):
July 31 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live
August 2 – Los Angeles, CA- Pershing Square
August 9 – Rouyn Noranda, QC – Osisko En Lumiere
September 12 – Toledo, OH – Stranahan Theater and Great Hall
September 13 – St. Charles, IL – Arcada Theater
October 15 – Branson, MODick Clark’s – American Bandstand Theater
October 17 – Agoura Hill, CA – Canyon Club
October 18 – Brooks, CA – Cache Creek Casino