PHOTOS: Foreigner Kicks Off Las Vegas Residency At The Venetian


This past weekend, Foreigner launched their exclusive headlining residency with two sold-out shows at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas on Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25. The high-energy production included live performances of some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold As Ice,” “Waiting For A Girl Like You,” “Head Games,” “Dirty White Boy,” “Long, Long Way From Home,” and many more. 

Additionally, Foreigner continued their nearly decade-long tradition of inviting local high school choirs to sing the band’s classic #1 hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is,” onstage with them each night. The Las Vegas Academy Choir joined the band on Friday, Jan. 24, while students from the Eldorado High School Choir were featured on Saturday, Jan. 25. The Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts Choir will join the band on Wednesday, Jan. 29, followed by students from the Green Valley High School Choir on Friday, Jan. 31, and Faith Conservatory Chamber Singers and Honors Musical Theatre students on Saturday, Feb. 1.

Tickets for performances on Wednesday, Jan. 29, Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1 are on sale now. Tickets start at $49.95, plus applicable fees, and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com or venetian.com, at any box office at The Venetian Resort, or by calling 702.414.9000 or 866.641.7469. VIP packages including front row experiences and meet and greets are also available. All shows are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.

With ten multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 80 million. Foreigner still rocks the charts more than 40 years into the game with massive airplay and continued Billboard Top 200 album success. 

Foreigner's lineup includes founder and Songwriters Hall of Fame member Mick Jones, the visionary maestro whose stylistic songwriting, indelible guitar hooks and multi-layered talents continue to escalate Foreigner's influence and guide the band to new horizons; lead singer Kelly Hansen, one of rock’s greatest showmen who has led Foreigner into the digital age while inspiring a whole new generation of fans; multi-instrumentalist Tom Gimbel; noted bassist Jeff Pilson; Michael Bluestein on keyboards; guitarist Bruce Watson; and Chris Frazier on drums. An unprecedented new level of energy led the group to a re-emergence of astounding music that speaks to Foreigner's enduring popularity.