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    Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    I just saw this in a Guitar Player e-mail update that I get:


    https://www.guitarplayer.com/players...-farewell-tour


    Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour
    The legendary guitarist's final outing will feature support from Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening.
    Jackson Maxwell
    21 hours ago

    Austin Lord




    "Peter Frampton has announced a farewell tour of North America.


    Dubbed "Peter Frampton Finale—The Farewell Tour," the trek will begin on June 18 in Tulsa, OK and take the legendary guitarist throughout the United States (with a couple of stops in Canada) throughout the remainder of the summer and into the fall.


    Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening will serve as Frampton's opener for most of the tour, with Julian Frampton also appearing on a few of the West Coast dates. Frampton has also promised a few additional surprise guests on some select dates.


    Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning next Friday, March 1 at 10am local time at LiveNation.com. You can check out the full itinerary below.


    For more info, head on over to frampton.com.

    "Peter Frampton Finale—The Farewell Tour" itinerary:

    June 18—Tulsa, OK—Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa+

    June 20—Little Rock, AR—Robinson Performance Hall

    June 22—Montgomery, 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—West Palm Beach, 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*

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    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*†

    *with Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening

    †with Julian Frampton
    +not a Live Nation date

    ^general on sale beginning March 22 at 12pm local time
    #general on sale beginning March 8 at 10am local time"

    Say it ain't so!!!! Type about being bummed-out! This is as disappointing as it gets. I don't know how/when I'm going to do it, but I've got to see him at least one more time.


    This is an end of an era for me...





    From CBS:


    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/peter-f...ew-2019-02-23/


    Peter Frampton reveals rare muscular disease is why his next tour will be his last


    "Peter Frampton, the legendary guitarist whose 1976 record, "Frampton Comes Alive," is still one of the best-selling live albums of all time, has revealed that he will stop touring because of a rare degenerative muscular disease.


    The musician announced on Friday that his next tour will be his last and opened up for the first time about his condition in an interview with "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Anthony Mason.


    Frampton said he has been furiously recording music since he was diagnosed with inclusion body myositis, a rare and incurable inflammatory condition which causes muscles to weaken slowly.


    "Between October and two days ago, we've done like 33 new tracks," he said. "I just want to record as much as I can, you know, now, for obvious reasons."


    "Going upstairs and downstairs is the hardest thing for me," he said. "I'm going to have to get a cane … and then the other thing I noticed, I can't put things up over my head."


    Frampton was diagnosed about three and a half years ago after a fall on stage. The disease progressed gradually, but sometime around last September or October, after he came off tour, he felt the effects speed up. He started to make plans to leave the road after a particularly bad fall while on vacation with his daughter in Maui.


    "What will happen, unfortunately, is that it affects the finger flexors," he said. "That's the first telltale sign is the flexors, you know. So for a guitar player, it's not very good."





    He said he's already felt the effects in his fingers but that he's still able to play guitar well right now.


    "But in a year's time, maybe not so good … I'm a perfectionist and I do not want to go out there and feel like, 'Oh I can't, this isn't good.' That would be a nightmare for me," he said. "I've been playing guitar for 60 years. Started when I was eight and now I'm 68. So, I've had a very good run."


    His run started in the 1960s, as a teen idol in England with the group, The Herd. Frampton then co-founded Humble Pie, a band that took him onto the British charts.


    But his breakthrough would come as a solo artist with his live album "Frampton Comes Alive," which spent 10 weeks at No. 1. After that, Frampton seemed to lose his way. His sales slid. It was almost a decade before he got his career back on course with help from a friend he'd known since grade school: David Bowie. In 1987, Bowie asked him to tour with him as his lead guitarist.


    That comeback has informed Frampton's battle with inclusion body myositis.


    "I'm thinking of all the times in my life that I have something devastating has happened to my career or in my family or me. I've brushed myself off, got myself up and changed directions," he said.


    At first, Frampton waited to tell his children because he wanted to be "absolutely sure." When he told them, they were devastated.


    "But I said, 'Look, it's not life-threatening. It's life-changing.' … They've been phenomenal, everyone. Every one of my ex-wives have been wonderful, I have to say," he said through laughs.


    Frampton will go back on the road in the summer, hitting iconic venues like the Forum and Madison Square Garden, for a tour he knows will be emotional – but triumphant, too.


    "The reason I'm calling it the 'farewell tour,' again, is because I know that I will be at the top of my game for this tour and I will make it through this and people won't be saying, 'Oh you know, he can't play as good.' I can. But we just don't know for how long."


    So Frampton is working feverishly in his studio while participating in a new drug trial at Johns Hopkins where a team of doctors has been coordinating his treatment.


    "If this is the farewell tour, then maybe if the drug trial works, there'll be the miracle tour … I wish but I'm realistic, too, so that's why we're really – this really is the farewell tour."


    © 2019 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved."




    Just horrible!


    Many of you know this, but It was Frampton and specifically his playing on Humble Pie's "Humble Pie Performance Rockin' The Fillmore" that made me want to play guitar. I bought that album when it was released in 1971 and that was it for me, I was hooked. I fell in love with his playing and with his Les Paul (still my favorite guitar of all-time) and he's been my favorite player ever since.

    Well wishes to you Peter and thank you!
    Midnight Blues

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    Certainly one of my favorite artists in the 70's. A standup guy too. Will be going.

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    Interesting! Unusual, but three venues are a couple hours from the house. Looks like the Nashville show will run $50-$200 at the Ascend amphitheater. I might could swing that, to see an old friend, and I think the wife might enjoy it.

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    Quote Originally Posted by Guitar Whiskey View Post
    Certainly one of my favorite artists in the 70's. A standup guy too. Will be going.
    Quote Originally Posted by musekatcher View Post
    Interesting! Unusual, but three venues are a couple hours from the house. Looks like the Nashville show will run $50-$200 at the Ascend amphitheater. I might could swing that, to see an old friend, and I think the wife might enjoy it.
    I'm certainly going to try as well.
    Midnight Blues

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    Quote Originally Posted by Midnight Blues View Post
    I'm certainly going to try as well.
    Looks like we are going to try to go. He must be in my region to do some recording in Nashville. Otherwise, we never see these folk this far South - btw, he's not really an old friend, I was just implying I enjoyed his music when he was peaking in 1975-76, and still do.

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    Peter Frampton.

    What a monster.

    I remember a time.

    When Frampton Comes Alive.

    Made women wettern' a shampoo'd water buffalo.

    Back in the day.

    I used that album as foreplay.

    Worked ever time!

    God Bless Peter Frampton.

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    Quote Originally Posted by musekatcher View Post
    Looks like we are going to try to go. He must be in my region to do some recording in Nashville. Otherwise, we never see these folk this far South - btw, he's not really an old friend, I was just implying I enjoyed his music when he was peaking in 1975-76, and still do.
    No worries musekatcher.

    Not sure where you are, but he's a Nashville resident you know?


    Midnight Blues

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    Quote Originally Posted by Texas Blues View Post
    Peter Frampton.

    What a monster.

    I remember a time.

    When Frampton Comes Alive.

    Made women wettern' a shampoo'd water buffalo.

    Back in the day.

    I used that album as foreplay.

    Worked ever time!

    God Bless Peter Frampton.


    And yes, God Bless you Peter Frampton! Thank you for the musical inspiration, the great memories and the great music!
    Midnight Blues

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    Midnight Blues

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    More on the subject from Guitar Player:


    https://www.guitarplayer.com/players/peter-frampton-announces-degenerative-muscle-disease-diagnosis







    Peter Frampton recently announced a final tour, "Peter Frampton Finale - The Farewell Tour,' which is set to kick off in June and run through October. Now, the legendary guitarist has also revealed that he has been diagnosed with Inclusion-Body Myositis (IBM), an inflammatory muscle disease that he says will eventually leave him unable to play guitar.


    “[I]t was revealed to me that it wouldn’t just affect my legs and my arms, but it’s going to affect my fingers,” Frampton told Rolling Stone


    Frampton first began noticing symptoms about eight years ago, feeling weakness in his ankles and legs, and eventually his arms as well. After experiencing several falls onstage, he went to see a neurologist, who made the diagnosis.


    “In a year’s time, I might not be able to play,” he said. "Right now, it’s progressing but I’m still at the top of my game. We decided to do a farewell tour now since I don’t want to go out and not be able to play well. If I’m going to do a farewell tour, I want to play good. I want to rock it. I know that this tour, I will be able to do everything I did last year and the year before. That’s the most important thing to me. I want to go out screaming as opposed to, 'He can’t play anymore.' I’m not going to do that. I’m a perfectionist and I can’t do that. I want to obviously go out there playing my best at all times until I can’t. That’s why this is the farewell tour.”


    Despite the diagnosis, Frampton also stressed that he plans to perform and record for as long as possible, adding that he has three new projects in the works: “There’s a double album, but I can’t tell you what it’s about since that would spoil the surprise. We’re working on sorting out the release. Hopefully that will come out in June when the tour starts. There’s that and another single album that we’re finishing off tracking next week and then after, if I can muster it, we’re going to do yet another project. They’re all different.”


    "Peter Frampton Finale - The Farewell Tour' is scheduled to kick off June 18 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The outing will feature special guest Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, as well as Julian Frampton on the West Coast stops, with additional surprise guests to appear on select dates.


    Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 1 at 10 A.M. local time at LiveNation.com. VIP packages will also be available at Frampton.com.


    Check out the full "Peter Frampton Finale—The Farewell Tour" itinerary here ."
    Midnight Blues

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    So glad Peter Frampton is coming back to Cincy this year...last summer he was here with Steve Miller....the show was awesome....great sound....gotta get tickets soon !

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    Quote Originally Posted by cincyguitar View Post
    So glad Peter Frampton is coming back to Cincy this year...last summer he was here with Steve Miller....the show was awesome....great sound....gotta get tickets soon !
    I saw them together as well last summer and the year before that. You’re right, the shows were awesome!


    Midnight Blues

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    Got my tickets!
    Midnight Blues

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    Re: Peter Frampton Announces Farewell Tour

    I saw this last night in Atlanta. Great show! And Bonham's guitarist Jimmy Sakurai is the best Jimmy Page player I have seen.
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