Foreigner rocks sold-out crowd at historic Genessee Theatre

Foreigner, one of the most popular British-American rock band performed to a sold-out crowd at the Genessee Theatre in Waukegan on Friday night, March 20th.

After warming up the crowd with “Double Vision” and “Head Games,” lead singer Kelly Hansen got on those in the front rows for not being on their feet and jamming with them. He of course worded it in a much more colorful way, but to keep this post family friendly I refrain from quoting him.

They also performed hits like “Cold as Ice,” “Feels like the First Time,” “Juke Box Hero” and more. The Carmel Cadence Choir accompanied them during “I Want to Know What Love Is.”

Foreigner has partnered with the Grammy Foundation there efforts are raising money to support music education in high schools all over the country.

As well as giving Carmel Cadence Choir the chance to perform, Foreigner is donating $500 to schools music program.

To help raise funds for the foundation, the choir members were selling special two CD set and a raffle ticket for a chance to win the autographed Les Paul guitar at the conclusion of the performance.

The theater is in the quant north suburb on the shore of Lake Michigan, it is one of those hidden gems and they have a long history of great performances.

I would rate this performance with five guitars.


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