News: BAD COMPANY Tour in October 2016

BAD COMPANY - Manchester Arena, 24 October 2016
Photo: Steve Goudie

Bad Company will return to the UK for their first tour in four years on their ‘Swan Song’ tour.  Original Bad Company members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke will play eight dates in October.

One of the original stadium/arena rock bands of the mid-late 1970s, the band originally featured Rodgers and Kirke (ex-Free) and Mick Ralphs (ex-Mott The Hoople) together with the late Boz Burrell.

Special guests Richie Sambora and Orianthi (RSO) will open every show along with Steve Rodgers or Jasmine Rodgers as the first act.

Gig review (Manchester Arena, 24 October 2016)
Album review (Live 1977 & 1979)
Archive review

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
Monday Oct 24  Manchester Arena
Tuesday Oct 25 Glasgow The SSE Hydro
Thursday Oct 27 Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Saturday Oct 29 The O2, London

www.badcompany.com
www.paulrodgers.com

Tickets are on-sale from 9am on Friday 3rd June priced at £60 / £50 adv Regionally and London £65.00/ £55.00 adv (subject to per-ticket charge plus order processing fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk






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