Here's upcoming Foo Fighters concert schedule as below:
The North American leg of the Foo Fighters Tour begins with a bang in Washington D.C. on July. The "all day 20th anniversary blowout" is projected to sell out super fast. Considering the Chicago concert slated for August sold out in one day, it's no stretch to imagine all the concerts will be hot sellers.
Nashville fans will get a Halloween "treat" when the rocking band performs at the historic Ryman on October. However, the tour actually commences on February in Christchurch, New Zealand. Overseas stops are scheduled in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney, with the finale in Perth, Australia on March.
The tour for Foo Fighters is in support of their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways. In a smooth move, the group cut each song in a different city. For instance, "Something from Nothing", the lead single was recorded in Chicago.
Here are interesting facts about Foo Fighters:
Ever wonder about the rock band's unusual name? During WWII, pilots called UFOs "foo fighters". Incidentally, Dave Grohl's label, Roswell Records, is the namesake of the town in New Mexico. In 1947, a flying saucer allegedly crashed in Roswell.
When two Australian miners were trapped underground, Dave Grohl discovered that Foo Fighters were their favorite band. He sent an e-mail advising the miners that tickets to any Foo concert were waiting, along with two cold beers. After being rescued, both the miners accepted Dave's offer.
For you electronic junkies, The band recorded Wasting Light in a garage, using analog equipment. The album debuted in 11 countries at #1 and won the Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2012. Walk, a single from Wasting Light earned them Grammys for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance.
The folks in Richmond, Virginia have decreed September as Foo Fighters Day.
Bet'cha didn't know that Warren, Ohio, Grohl's birthplace, created a pair of 900 pound drumsticks in his honor. They presently possess the Guinness Record for World's Largest Pair of Drumsticks.
The Foo Fighters concert promises to be their biggest and best ever. Don't hesitate when ticket sales open up in your area!