Foreigner concert special, featuring band performing with original members, premieres Friday on DirecTV

Written by on July 17, 2019

Credit: Karsten StaigerA new concert special featuring Foreigner performing one of its recent “Double Vision: Then and Now” reunion shows will get its world premiere this Friday, July 19 on the DirectTV broadcast satellite service at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

The show, which will air in ultra-high definition, features Foreigner’s current lineup and the band’s surviving original members — including founding frontman Lou Gramm — performing both together and separately.

The concert special will be released as a home video this October with bonus features.

Foreigner has been playing occasional “Double Vision: Then and Now” shows since 2017. The band recently announced four new reunion performances that will take place this October.

The veteran rockers, playing with just the current lineup, are on tour in Europe through a July 21 show in Kent, U.K. The group will then launch a North American trek on August 7 in Jackson, Mississippi, that will run into the fall and include the aforementioned “Double Vision” shows.

Here are all of Foreigner’s forthcoming North American tour dates:

8/7 — Jackson, MI, Jackson County Fair+
8/8 — St. Ignace, MI, Kewadin Casino St. Ignace
8/9 — Bay City, MI, Rock the Hill – Veterans Memorial Park
8/11 — Grand Rapids, MI, Frederik Meijer Gardens
8/12 — Huber Heights, OH, Rose Music Center at the Heights
8/13 — Evansville, IN, Old National Events Plaza
8/15 — Des Moines, IA, Iowa State Fair@
8/16 — Sedalia, MO, Missouri State Fair
8/17 — Newkirk, OK, 7 Clans First Council Casino
8/20 — Wellington, OH, Lorain County Fair
8/21 — Watertown, NY, Jefferson County Fair
8/23 — Hyannis, MA, Cape Cod Melody Tent
8/24 — Cohasset, MA, South Shore Music Circus
8/25 — Hampton Beach, NH, Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
8/27 — Lewiston, NY, Artpark
8/29 — Rama, ON, Canada, Casino Rama
8/30 — Rama, ON, Canada, Casino Rama
9/1 — Wauseon, OH, Fulton County Fair
9/3 — Kitchener, ON, Canada, Centre in the Square
9/4 — Wabash, IN, Honeywell Center
9/7 — Spencer, IA, Clay County Fair
9/9 — Bonner, MT, KettleHouse Amphitheatre
9/11 — Spokane, WA, Spokane County Interstate Fair
9/12 — Boise, ID, Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
9/13 — Salt Lake City, UT, Utah State Fair
9/15 — Toppenish, WA, Legends Casino Event Center
9/18 — Puyallup, WA, Washington State Fair@
9/26 — Roanoke, VA, Budweiser Summer Series at Elmwood Park
9/27 — Bloomsburg, PA, Bloomsburg Fair#
9/29 — West Springfield, MA, Xfinity Arena – The Big E
10/3 — Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena*
10/4 — Atlantic City, NJ, Mark G. Etess Arena at Hard Rock*
10/12 — Tuolumne, CA, Westside Pavilion at Black Oak Casino*
10/13 — Ridgefield, WA, Ilani Cowlitz Ballroom*
1/16/20 — Nashville, TN, Nashville Symphony

+ = with Styx
@ = with Night Ranger
# = with Lover Boy
* = “Double Vision: Then and Now” shows.

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