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FAC Presents The 80’s Rock Tour

September 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$70 – $85
promo image for the 80s Rock Tour featuring Lou Gramm, Steve Augeri, and John Payne

Lou Gramm – The Original Voice Of Foreigner

Louis Andrew Grammatico, widely known as Lou Gramm, is the original lead singer of Foreigner. Lou was born in Rochester, New York, and began his musical career in high school playing in local bands. Initially starting out as the drummer with the band BlackSheep, he joined Foreigner in 1976, and the band released their debut album in March of 1977. Their self-titled debut sold more than four million copies in the United States alone. Foreigner became the first group since the Beatles to have their first eight continuous singles reach the Billboard Top 20, with hits such as“Cold as Ice” and “Long, Long Way from Home” taking the world of rock music by storm.

Gramm has also enjoyed a successful solo career in-between hiatuses with Foreigner, with his 1987 debut“Ready or Not” further proving his versatility in the music industry. Lou Gramm was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June of 2013, and continues to tour as Lou Gramm the Voice of Foreigner.

Steve Augeri – Former Lead Singer Of Journey

Drawing on a range of diverse musical influences to deliver a unique take on the genre of melodic rock, Steve Augeri is an American rock singer best known as the lead vocalist for the rock group Journey from 1998 to 2006. Steve debuts with the seven times Platinum “Armageddon” soundtrack then on to record three albums during a successful eight-year tenure that brought one of the world’s most accomplished melodic rock groups back to the stage for multiple world tours to millions of adoring fans.

Prior to Journey, Steve was a founding member of Epic recording artists Tall Stories. The group released their eponymous debut in 1992 and long awaited follow-up “Skyscraper” in 2009. It was then on to Melodic Rock group Tyketto, with whom he recorded the 1970’s Retro flavored “Shine” album.

At present, Steve is releasing new music, “The Singles” and touring internationally showcasing these exciting new songs as well as material from his career and introducing “The Steve Augeri Band” in what promises to be a highlight for his many fans around the world.

ASIA with John Payne

John Payne, having been the front-man and lead vocalist for ASIA for 15 years, recorded eight studio albums and many successful world tours with the Supergroup.

To continue his extensive legacy with ASIA, ASIA Featuring John Payne was formed in 2006. Their setlist includes the ever popular classics “Heat of The Moment,” “Sole Survivor,” “Only Time Will Tell,” “Don’t Cry,” “Time Again” and more. Superlative musicians, luscious harmonies and an engaging stage show.’

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September 8, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$70 – $85
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Forest Hills Fine Arts Center
600 Forest Hill Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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