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Peter Frampton announces his final United Kingdom farwell tour dates

Peter Frampton

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Peter Frampton announces his final United Kingdom farwell tour dates

The legendary British guitarist and singer Peter Frampton announced his final farewell tour dates in the United Kingdom. The three concerts will happen next November in Stoke-on-Trent, Glasgow and at the Royal Albert Hall in London. In an official statement, the musician said: “”Great news!! I am continuing my PF Finale Tour this November in the UK. My band and I have been chomping at the bit to play and can’t wait to keep our promise to play for you again. Thanks for your patience.”

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In 2021 he released a beautiful instrumental covers album called “Frampton Forgets The Words“. Known for his solo work and for playing with Humble Pie, David Bowie, George Harrison and more, Frampton still wasn’t inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.

Peter Frampton final United Kingdom farewell tour dates:

November

5 – Saturday, Victoria Hall in Stoke-on-Trent, England

6 – Sunday, Sec Armadillo in Glasgow, Scotland

8 – Tuesday, Royal Albert Hall in London, England

His struggle with progressive muscle disorder

The musician announced that he would retire due to his struggle with the progressive muscle disorder “autoimmune disease inclusion body myositis” (IBM). In an interview with Grammy.com back in 2021 during the Pandemic, the musician talked about the disease, saying:

“This is where I have to give you the realistic chat. Not you — I have to be realistic because we all have one clock. Well, we’ve got two clocks right now, worldwide, that we live with. One is our life-clock and one is the Covid clock. The Covid clock is stopping everybody from being around each other, for good reason, right now, obviously.”

“And the more we stay away from each other, unfortunately, at this time, the better it is. But I have a third clock, which is my IBM — inclusion body myositis — clock. Slowly but surely, unfortunately, I’m losing strength in my hands, my arms and my legs. It’s specific muscles it hits.”

Peter Frampton continued:

“It picks and chooses the muscles and there’s no rhyme or reason for it. They don’t know; there’s no cure. If it takes another year before we can reschedule any dates, I will have to be realistic to see if my hands work or my legs will keep me up.”

“That’s what I have to deal with, and I think there’s a certain level of playing where I won’t perform anymore. If I can’t play certain things the way I want to — I don’t want to be that person to go out there and people feel bad for me because I don’t play as good but I am Peter Frampton. That’s not going to happen.”

“If I go out having played my last show [near] San Francisco on October 12, 2019, if that’s my last show, then so be it. But obviously, I am hoping more than anybody else that within a year — or if it is a year; I’m imagining it’s going to be at least a year — if things aren’t doing good, then that will be it for me, unfortunately.”

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