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Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

The ‘Peter Frampton Finale Tour’ kicks off in June 18th and features Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin evening as the support act most nights

British rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist Peter Frampton, performs in concert at ACL Live in Austin, Texas.Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band in concert at ACL Live, Austin, USA - 30 Jul 2018British rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist Peter Frampton, performs in concert at ACL Live in Austin, Texas.Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band in concert at ACL Live, Austin, USA - 30 Jul 2018

Peter Frampton will give up the road after embarking on his farewell tour beginning in June.

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Peter Frampton is the latest classic rock icon to announce that his next tour will be his last. A extensive arena and amphitheater farewell tour – which will feature Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening as the opening act most nights – kicks off June 18th at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma and wraps up October 12th at the Concord Pavilion in San Francisco, California.

Frampton first came to fame as the frontman of the Sixties psychedelic band the Herd and then as the guitarist in the early Seventies rock band Humble Pie. He went solo in 1972, but struggled to find a mass audience until his 1976 live album Frampton Comes Alive! hit Number One on the album charts and produced the massive hit singles “Show Me the Way,” “Baby, I Love Your Way” and “Do You Feel Like We Do.”

The success was relatively short-lived since he followed it up with the underwhelming I’m In You in 1977 and the notoriously awful Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band movie musical in 1978. By the dawn of MTV in 1981 he was dismissed as a has-been by much of the industry. Things took a turn in 1987 when his childhood friend David Bowie invited him to play guitar on his LP Never Let Me Down and the supporting Glass Spider tour. It put Frampton back in front of a huge audience and helped him slowly re-start his solo career. And while many of his new albums failed to chart, his concerts began drawing large crowds to his shows again. In 2011, he re-released Frampton Comes Alive! as a deluxe edition and played it straight tour on a long tour.

Peter Frampton Finale Tour Dates

June 18 — Tulsa, OK @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa
June 20 — Little Rock, AR @ Robinson Performance Hall
June 22 — Wetumpka, AL @ Wind Creek Casino & Hotel
June 23 — Chattanooga, TN @ Tivoli Theatre
June 26 — Memphis, TN @ Orpheum Theatre
June 27 — Nashville, TN @ Ascend Amphitheater
June 29 — Salamanca, NY @ Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
June 30 — Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 2 — Pittsburgh, PA @ Benedum Center for the Performing Arts
July 3 — Syracuse, NY @ St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
July 5 — Montreal, QC @ Montreal Jazz Fest- Place des Arts: Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
July 7 — Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 9 — Boston, MA @ Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
July 10 — Philadelphia, PA @ The Met Philadelphia
July 12 — Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
July 13 — Stayner, ON @ Roxodus Music Festival
July 23 — Traverse City, MI @ Interlochen Center for the Arts-Kresge Auditorium
July 25 — Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 26 — Morgantown, WV @ MountainFest Motorcycle Rally
July 28 — Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
July 29 — Cedar Rapids, IA @ McGrath Amphitheatre
July 31 — Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
August 2 — Minneapolis, MN @ Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater
August 4 — St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 5 — Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Theatre
August 8 — Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
August 11 — Atlanta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre at Encore Park
August 16-21 — Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean
August 30 — Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
September 1 — Albany, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
September 2 — Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
September 4 — Jacksonville, FL @ Daily’s Place
September 6 — Miami, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the S. Florida Fairgrounds
September 7 — Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds
September 10 — Simpsonville, SC @ CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park
September 11 — Washington, DC @ The Anthem
September 13 — New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
September 14 — Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
September 21 — Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
September 22 — Dallas, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
September 24 — Albuquerque, NM @ Sandia Resort & Casino
September 26 — Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
September 28 — Las Vegas, NV @ Red Rock Resort Spa & Casino
September 29 — Temecula, CA @ Pechanga Casino-Pechanga Summit
October 2 — San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
October 3 — Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
October 5 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
October 6 — Tuolumne, CA @ Black Oak Casino Resort-Westside Pavilion
October 9 — Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
October 10 — Portland, OR @ Ilani Resort & Casino-Cowlitz Ballroom
October 12 — San Francisco, CA @ Concord Pavilion

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