Apparently, it’s time to say goodbye to Peter Frampton.
The English-American rocker perhaps best known for 1976 double live album “Frampton Comes Alive!” has announced “Peter Frampton Finale–The Farewell Tour. Featuring opener, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening the largely U.S. jaunt is slated to play Aug. 8 at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls.
Some background on Frampton, from a news release from concert promoter Live Nation:
Peter Frampton remains one of the most lauded artists in rock history. Most recently, Frampton performed as part of “I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell” concert as well as receiving the Les Paul Innovation Award at the 2019 NAMM Show’s 34th annual TEC Awards. He also just celebrated the 43rd anniversary of his fifth solo album, Frampton Comes Alive!, one of the top-selling live records of all time, with over 17 million copies sold worldwide.
At age 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band The Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super-groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His session work includes collaborations with such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle, Mike McCready and Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam), among many others.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. March 1 at LiveNation.com, the release states, adding that VIP packages will also be available at frampton.com.