RANGELEY — Foreigner will perform a benefit concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Rangeley Wellness Pavilion.

With their debut album “Eyes To The Sun” in 2009, The bands pop rock made them a fan favorite as they toured with the likes of Mayday Parade and The All-American Rejects, scoring music cues on MTV’s Real World: Cancun and winning MTV/Garnier’s “I Want My Music On MTV” battle of the bands contest. Hitting the road hard in 2011 in support of “Worst Thing I’ve Been Cursed With,” the band’s second full-length album was a step forward for the band, blending sassy lyrics and the dynamic, unique vocals of front man Alex Roy into the melodic, infectious songs the five-piece have become known for. Along with Alex Roy on vocals/guitar, the band is comprised of Toby McAllister on guitar, Nate Spencer on drums, and Matt “Peach” Petrin on Bass. From signing with a west coast rock label to touring overseas the band has grown up together while seeing the world. They have traveled throughout the nation and toured with the All American Rejects, Sum 41, Forever the Sickest Kids, All Time Low, and more. With residencies in Key West, Boston and Atlantic City, Maine is where these guys call home. They are currently playing clubs and venues throughout New England.

The day will open with a local favorite, the Elmore Twist band, based out of Windham. This classic rock band has been playing together for over 20 years. With a wide expanse of cover tunes, they also have 13 original songs that round out their live shows, performing in clubs and events throughout the state. The Elmore Twist band has also opened for Foreigner and the Doobie Brothers and will surely provide for a great start to an amazing day of music!

Sparks the Rescue, the high energy pop rock band from Portland, will open the show.

Gates open at 3:30 for this all-weather event at the Rangeley Wellness Pavilion overlooking Rangeley Lake. General admission tickets cost $52, $150 for premium $150 and $250 for VIP $250, for tickets, visit www.rangeleyhealthandwellness.com, or call 864-4397.

Rangeley Health and Wellness and WBLM 102.9 will welcome back the multi-platinum, award-winning classic rock powerhouse FOREIGNER at this year’s summer benefit concert at on Saturday July 30th. RHW is committed to supporting not only health and wellness but local musical talent as well! Each year RHW invites local and regional bands to open for the major band headlining at the annual benefit concert. This benefit concert raises money to support the many health and wellness programs and services provided by RHW to the residents and visitors of western Maine.

Beginning with Foreigner in 2007, RHW has hosted The Beach Boys, Doobie Brothers, Travis Tritt, Greg Allman, Kenny Loggins and Josh Turner. This year Foreigner is returning once again to the stage at the Rangeley Wellness Pavilion. With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a formidable musical arsenal that continues to propel sold-out tours and album sales, now exceeding 75 million. Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including Juke Box Hero, Feels Like The First Time, Urgent, Head Games, Hot Blooded, Cold as Ice, Dirty White Boy, Waiting For A Girl Like You, and the worldwide #1 hit, I Want To Know What Love Is, Foreigner continues to rock the charts more than thirty years into the game.

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