Top tribute band “4NR” expected to top last year performance
■ By Susan Carrier / Contributed
Fall has arrived and with it a return of the Tribute to Foreigner at the Historic Hemet Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 20. Last year, 4NR filled the auditorium with cheering fans, the dance floor so full it looked like a mosh pit. Lead Singer Kyle Frost was so amazing that at times the dance floor stood motionless, captivated by his performance – holding a note so long that you forget to breathe just watching him.
4NR (formerly Double Vision) is one of the country’s top tribute bands, featured in Season Five of the AXTV show “World’s Greatest Tribute Bands.” The unique sound of Foreigner is difficult to reproduce, but these guys make it look easy. For HHT, this show has been one of the most highly praised and most requested return engagements.
Foreigner is one of the best-selling bands of all times, selling more than 80 million records. Rock fans fondly remember the long list of Foreigner hits, including “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Waiting for a Girl Like You,” “Juke Box Hero,” “Hot Blooded,” “Urgent,” “Cold as Ice,” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Double Vision,” “Head Games,” “Dirty White Boy” and many more.
Tickets are still available for the Tribute to Foreigner on Oct. 20, but will likely be gone before day of show. Tickets for the Tribute to the Cars this Saturday, Oct. 6 will still be available day of show.
The rest of Season Three of the Tribute Mania Concert Series continues with Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival with Fortunate Son (Nov 3), Tribute to Neil Diamond with Dean Colley and Hot August Night (Nov 17), Tribute to Queen featuring Queen Nation (Dec 8), and Cash, Killer and the King: a tribute to Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis (Dec 15).
Showtime for all Tribute Mania concerts is 7 p.m., with doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $22 presale and $25 day of show. Information on all theatre events is available at www.HistoricHemetTheatre.com or by calling the ticket office, (951) 658-5950. A weekly email blast of upcoming events is available by enrolling on the website.
Event tickets are available online at www.PurplePass.com or at the theatre ticket office. Ticket office hours are Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are also available at the Downtown Deli, 113 N Harvard St and the Harvard Street Music Exchange, 134 S Harvard St.