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Recorded in Tampa May 28th 2016 - Song dedicated to Lucy Piller 

Filmed by Mikeal Anthony - www.mikealanthonymusic.com 

Thank you to all the members of Bad Company for performing this fabulous song on such a special day. - Till the day I die - Lucy Piller

Bad Company


BAD COMPANY ANNOUNCE 
‘SWAN SONG’ UK TOUR

Begins October 15th In Leeds
General Tickets On Sale This Friday June 3rd | VIP Packages On Sale This Week
VIP Ticket Packages: https://vipnation.eu/badcompany

OCT 15 LEEDS FIRST DIRECT ARENA
OCT 17 CARDIFF MOTORPOINT ARENA
OCT 19 NOTTINGHAM MOTORPOINT ARENA
OCT 21 BIRMINGHAM GENTING ARENA
OCT 24 MANCHESTER ARENA
OCT 25 GLASGOW THE SSE HYDRO
OCT 27 NEWCASTLE METRO RADIO ARENA
OCT 29 THE O2, LONDON

Bad Company will return to the UK for their first tour in four years this fall on their ‘Swan Song’ tour. Original Bad Company members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke will hit eight UK cities in October including Leeds, Cardiff, Nottingham, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle and London.

"Returning to the UK with Bad Company where it all began 40 plus years ago is full circle for the band and the fans. It’s always a pleasure to play in the UK," remarked Paul Rodgers.

“So looking forward to be playing in the UK for all our great fans-- gonna be great!" Mick Ralphs added.

“The British fans are special and we're going to give them a treat. There's nothing like playing in my home country...” Simon Kirke added.

Special guests Richie Sambora + orianthi (RSO) will open every show along withSteve Rodgers or Jasmine Rodgers Music as the first act.

 

Review and Photos by Maureen Roland -

Bad Company and Joe Walsh                                   
One Hell Of A Night Tour Red Rocks Co.
Maureen Roland 5-17-2016

“One Hell Of a night” for sure. Red Rocks is one of Colorado's best venues, for any concert. 
For me it wasn’t just any concert, but a Bad co. and Joe Walsh concert. “Whoohoo” A brief patch of ran, gave to a nice cool down after the long hike to get into the park. With a glass of wine, my sister and I were off to mingle and see the show. Our sets, row 15, were nice and gave us the perfect view of the stage. The venue was packed with chatting people and growing excitement. Excitement that spilled over in the form of stories of past shows that was exchanged about as  people gathered with us at the smoking section. (#Colorado,LOL,all smiles, as Joy filled the air, LOL).
We headed to our sets as they uncovered the equipment. And before we knew it, out came Joe Walsh with ten musicians, 4 back up singers, two drummers, and some new “Fantastic” sounds. The crowd and I instantly jumped up on our feet, dancing along with each song. Our ears and eyes focused toward the stage as they played hit after hit touching all the way back to the olden days when Joe was with The James Gang. The performance was, with the lack of a better word “Incredible”
Never did the excitement die down, not even during the set change. Which was something I was thankful for, as it gave me time to cool down, and mingle a little bit more with the fans. I love Red Rocks,  there must be something in the air, place is always filled with good people.
As we returned, the stage grew dark, fueling the roars of the crowd as Bad Company hit the stage.The fabulous Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Simon Kirke on drums, along with Howard Leese from Heart on guitar. OMG it was almost like wave washed over the crowd and before you knew it, everyone jumped to there feet, and began to sing and dance in aisles to spectacular hits, like “Feel Like Makin’ Love”. “Ready for love” and “Rock n roll fantasy”. As we partied, the sky began to bubble up with rain, I would call it sprinkles. Definitely not enough to stop the show, just enough to cool the patrons down. It seemed that even the band cooled down as  they broke their classic rock style, and all 4 played a beautiful acoustic version of my FAVORITE song “Seagull” Loved it, #BRAVO !                                                         
It was one hell of a nights party, I ran the Rocks, dancing, singing and partying with new acquaintances taking plenty of pictures along the way. It was “One Hell Of A Night’, “One Hell Of A Party” and most of all a once in a lifetime memory that I’ll never forget .
Bad Company and Joe Walsh, One hell of a night tour stood up to it’s name a definite must see show

Stage Photo by Maureen Roland

 

Joe Walsh & Bad Company at Red Rocks in Morrison, Colorado 5/15/16


 Concert Review I have attended many concerts over the years at various venues but Red Rocks never ceases to amaze me.  Spectacular beauty in a mostly natural setting it is ranked as one of the best venues in the world.  On Sunday May 15, 2016 two legends of rock and roll took the stage at Red Rocks and treated fans to an incredible evening of classic rock and roll.  Those bands were Joe Walsh and Bad Company. 

I was very lucky to be attending this show as I honestly could not afford it.  Thanks to the kindness of Lucy Piller I was able to go!   Arriving at the venue I stopped by will call (and although I have attended Red Rocks many times this was my first time on the will call list) and picked up my ticket, eighteenth row!   Before the show started my friend Anthony came up and he hooked me up with a meet and greet for Bad Co.   It was amazing being in the back stage area at Red Rocks (this was a first for me) and I was a bit overwhelmed as I was standing in line to meet rock and roll legends.   Over the years I’ve met many rock stars but this was Bad Company!  After what seemed like a long wait we were escorted to the room where the band was. 


 I was in awe and I walked in and shook hands with the guys who were all so friendly.   Shaking hands with Paul Rodgers was surreal!  

After our pictures we were headed back to our seats.  It had been lightly raining but when Joe Walsh hit the stage it had cleared up.    Joe was wonderful as always. Playing songs from the Eagles, The James Gang, and his solo career he took us on a trip though time that was wonderful.   His set included Take It To The Limit which he dedicated to Glenn Fry.   Finishing his set with Rocky Mountain Way Joe had everyone on their feet. 

After a short break Bad Company took the stage.  I was amazed at the sound quality.  Of course the acoustics at Red Rocks are amazing but when you have a band as talented as Bad Co it’s an incredible experience!  There were a few songs in the set I didn’t recognize.  Although Bad Co is a favorite of mine I’ve forgotten some of their wonderful music.    The expected hits were in the set including Feel Like Makin Love, Bad Company, Runnin With the Pack, and Ready For Love.  When the music is so good it just takes you away and becomes so special.  The talent in this band is simply mind blowing!   I was also amazed at the energy the guys have.  Paul Rodger’s voice is one of the best in rock and roll and he proved that beyond any shadow of a doubt.  Of all the shows I have seen I’d have to rank this one up their as one of the best!


My sincere thanks to Lucy Piller, Lucky Loyd, and Anthony Langston for making this wonderful evening possible.  Also thanks to my friends Larry and Gary for letting me ride with them.  This was a concert experience I will always treasure!  


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Wes and Patty Backer at the Red Rocks Park and Amp Morrison CO  May 15th 

BAD COMPANY was filmed at the Sound Stage Studios in Chicago 7th May 2016


Review by Tony Ewing.


That was the best time for so many reasons. The total experience was incredible from start to finish! Sharing the music that I love with my wife and friends in a unique concert venue is beyond words. There was so much joy in that room. An incredible vibe in the audience waiting for the band to start. When Bad Company hit the stage and Paul started singing his first note you knew it would be a special night. His voice was clear and strong. The band was tight with Simon beating on those drums so hard we thought they would break. Howard Leese, Rich Robinson on guitar and Todd Ronning on bass were on fire! The stage setting at the Grainger Studio was fantastic with multi color spot lights and cameras filming the whole concert. We cannot wait for the concert to be aired and to get a copy to enjoy with the family. It was so nice to hang with Lucy Piller and get into all kinds of trouble! One the best memories and concert experiences that I have ever had and left with much joy in my heart. This was a musical gift from Bad Company to their fans. Lucy did a fantastic job promoting the event and uniting the fans for a once in a life time experience ! 

                                                                                                                   Photo by Bruce A. Basura

                   Photo by Bruce A. Basura

Feel free to send in your own reviews asap regarding that special night of music !!!!!!!!!!!

Bruce A. Basura & sweet Monica


Review by 
Cindy Mack

“This show was going to be the best concert ever.”
There was an excitement in the air unlike any other concert I have ever attended.  People were smiling and speaking excitedly, and my heart was beating so fast just waiting in line. There was this hush that you never see at a concert when the door opened and the line began to file inside.
The thing that amazed me first was how intimate the show was going to be.  It was smaller than many of the local venues I have played here in Minneapolis.  The room was an acoustic paradise. You could tell just from the noise of the people talking inside, that there was nether too much echo nor was it too dry.  We were going to be in for a sonic treat.
The television cameras were everywhere and the stage and sound crew were busy testing levels and getting ready. Lots of tech people rushing about with a sense of urgency. I was seated directily center front; 3 rows away from the stage. I was giddy with delight.
“It’s all part of my rock and roll fantasy.”
I am in a nationally touring BAD COMPANY tribute band called MADD COMPANY, and although I HAVE seen Bad Company perform several different times, I had never had the opportunity to see or FEEL the performance as intimately as this, and I was NOT going to be disappointed. I was about to be schooled, and I was looking forward to it.
“This is the way it’s DONE, I told myself.”
When they dimmed the lights and Paul Rodgers busted onstage, every person in the house flew to their feet and stood showing their very loud appreciation.  The noise was deafening. They cheered well past the intro and into the first verse of the song. They NEVER SAT DOWN AGAIN. Paul Rodgers now OWNED the stage.
Simon Kirke was breathing fire into every kick. As a special treat the multi-instrumentalist also played acoustic guitar during “Seagull” that was quite good and the people loved it. He was also very gracious, and real.
The rest of the band was tight and was great to watch. I took lots of mental performance notes. These guys know how to entertain. These guys are rock gods.
Paul was in superb voice and looked incredible.  I studied him intently.  I watched as he endeared himself to a room full of total strangers with a gregarious smile that was so sincere.  I felt appreciated as he embraced us with the dynamics of his delivery and the graciousness of his “thank you”, when the room went delirious after his performances.  I was amazed by the way he could touch your very heart with a nod and a smile that your know was authentic.  He sounds better than ever.  He is the ultimate showman that never feels the need to be garish. He is the consummate pro, the ultimate entertainer.
 “I didn’t want it to be over. It ended way too soon !"
It is safe to say that the chosen few of us who were able to attend the event that night, will remember it as a treasured honor forever. I am just a little sad I never have had the opportunity to meet the band. But there are lots of years left to love them so maybe sometime in the future...
 Paul Rodgers/Bad Company continues to prove that talent, class, dreams and hard work will bring timeless rewards. Thank you so much for the inspiration.

Cindy Mack (Madd Company)

2016 BAD COMPANY TOUR 

Rich Robinson To Sit In For Mick Ralphs On Upcoming

Bad Company & Joe Walsh ‘One Hell Of A Night’

Co-Headlining US Tour

March 17, 2016 – Bad Company will have a new guest guitarist with them for their upcoming summer tour: Rich Robinson.

  As the co-founding member of The Black Crowes, Rich has released three solo albums; his most recent one being The Ceaseless Sight in 2014.

“I’ve decided to sit this upcoming US tour out,” guitarist Mick Ralphs commented.  “The travel required to do these dates is something

I’m just not feeling up for at the moment.  I’m glad the band found Rich to take my place for this run, I’m sure he’ll be great.  See you all again soon. Much love to Paul and Simon, and love to all our fans for supporting us over the years Thanks.”

“I'm excited to be joining Bad Company as their special guest on tour this summer, Rich Robinson remarked.

“One of my favorite bands growing up was Free. I've been a big fan of Paul Rodgers and his work throughout his career--from Bad Company

and beyond--and Simon Kirke is one of my all time favorite drummers. To be able to play with Paul and Simon is such an honor.

  I'm really looking forward to it.  See you out there!”

Bad Company lead singer, Paul Rodgers and Rich Robinson are no strangers to each other, having shared a stage late last year in Seattle at the EMP Museum to honor

Rodgers’ former band mate in The Firm – Jimmy Page.

Bad Company & Joe Walsh 2016

  • Dallas, TX - at Gexa Energy Pavilion : May 12, 2016
  • Morrison, CO - at Red Rocks Amphitheatre : May 15, 2016
  • Concord, CA - at Concord Pavilion : May 17, 2016
  • Chula Vista, CA - at Sleep Train Amphitheatre - Chula Vista : May 18, 2016
  • Inglewood, CA - at The Forum - Los Angeles : May 20, 2016
  • Phoenix, AZ - at Ak-Chin Pavilion : May 22, 2016
  • Spring, TX - at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion : May 24, 2016
  • New Orleans, LA - at Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square : May 26, 2016
  • Tampa, FL - at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre At The Florida State Fairgrounds : May 28, 2016
  • West Palm Beach, FL - at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre : May 29, 2016
  • Darien Center, NY - at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center : June 07, 2016
  • Mansfield, MA - at Xfinity Center - MA : June 09, 2016
  • Holmdel, NJ - at PNC Bank Arts Center : June 11, 2016
  • Camden, NJ - at BB&T Pavilion : June 12, 2016
  • Wantagh, NY - at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater : June 14, 2016
  • Noblesville, IN - at Klipsch Music Center : June 16, 2016
  • Maryland Heights, MO - at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - MO : June 18, 2016
  • Kansas City, MO - at Starlight Theatre : June 20, 2016
  • Clarkston, MI - at DTE Energy Music Theatre : June 22, 2016
  • Chicago, IL - at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island : June 23, 2016
  • Hickley MN - at Grand Casino 25th June 2016
  • Cuyahoga Falls, OH - at Blossom Music Center : June 26, 2016
  • Burgettstown, PA - at First Niagara Pavilion : June 28, 2016
  • Charlotte, NC - at PNC Music Pavilion - Charlotte : June 30, 2016
  • Atlanta GA - at Chastain Park Ampheatre - July 1st 2016
  • Whites Creek, TN - at Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater : July 03, 2016
  • Portland OR. Portland Meadows Aug 31st 2016
  • Tulalip WA - Tulalip Resort Casino Sept 1st 2016
  • Los Angeles CA - at Los Angeles County Fair Sept 3rd 2016
  • Murpheys CA - at Ironstone Amiptheate Sept 4th,2016



- Stay Tuned for any updates !!!!!!!

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BAD COMPANY GOLD VIP MEET & GREET PACKAGE

One premium reserved seat in rows 1-5! *

Individual photo opportunity with members of Bad Company!

One VIP parking space per order (where available)

Commemorative VIP M&G laminate

Limited edition Bad Company tour gift item (exclusive to VIP package purchasers)

Specially designed Bad Company key chain

Commemorative VIP concert ticket

Exclusive Bad Company guitar pick set in special casing

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BAD COMPANY SILVER VIP PACKAGE
One premium reserved seat in rows 6 - 15! *

Commemorative VIP laminate

Limited edition Bad Company tour gift item (exclusive to VIP package purchasers)

Specially designed Bad Company key chain

Commemorative VIP concert ticket

Exclusive Bad Company guitar pick set in special casing

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