Paul Rodgers Free Spirit Slated for June Release

On June 22, 2018 Paul Rodgers – Free Spirit – Celebrating The Music of Free will be available on CD/DVD, Vinyl, Blu-ray and across all digital platforms.

The 16-song collection recorded at a sold-out performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall includes inspired performances of rock hits like “All Right Now,” “Wishing Well,” “Fire and Water,” and many deep tracks—some of which were never performed live by the original band, such as “Love You So” and “Catch a Train.” Along with this collection, those who purchase the Blu-ray and vinyl can expect exclusive footage and bonus tracks from opening acts Jasmine Rodgers, artist and multi-instrumentalist daughter of Paul, and Deborah Bonham, rock and blues vocalist sister of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham.

“When I went down to London in ’67 I had three things in mind,” says Rodgers. “To survive, to find peace of mind, and to make music doing it. When Free came together there was a creative magic around us, something unique and different. I felt again the strength of that magic on the 2017 Free Spirit Tour. Playing the songs we wrote, I felt the love and recognition the fans have for this music. The band, the fans, and I inspired each other to create and capture these moments in time.”

“We are very excited and extremely honored to be part of this historic event,” says Bruce Quarto, president of Quarto Valley Records. “This performance, perfectly captured in a variety of formats, is truly a rare event that any Paul Rodgers fan will definitely want to watch and listen to, over and over again.”

Paul will be performing with his solo band and a few select dates with Bad Company in the upcoming months. Starting July 18, Jeff Beck and Paul Rodgers will embark on the co-headlining Stars Align Tour, with Ann Wilson of Heart serving as the opening act, along with Deborah Bonham. For more information and tickets visit the tour page.

Jeff Beck & Paul Rodgers + Ann Wilson Of Heart Announce “Stars Align Tour”

— North American Summer Run Kicks Off July 18 —
— Tickets On Sale to General Public Starting February 2 at LiveNation.com —

Jeff Beck and Paul Rodgers announced they will join forces for the “Stars Align Tour,” their co-headlining summer outing with Ann Wilson of Heart. UK Rock singer, Deborah Bonham will also be performing – “a wicked singing and writing talent” Paul Rodgers. Produced by Live Nation, the outing kicks off July 18 th in West Valley City, Utah, and will stop in cities across the U.S. and Canada including Los Angeles, Dallas, St. Louis, Chicago, Toronto, Tampa, and more. The full listing of tour dates can be found below.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public for the “Stars Align Tour” beginning Friday, February 2 at 10 AM through LiveNation.com. Citi® is the official presale credit card for the tour. As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase U.S. presale tickets beginning Wednesday, January 31 at 12:00pm local time until Thursday, February 1 at 10:00pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
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Paul Rodgers Free Spirit New LP

Paul Rodgers Brings ‘Free Spirit’ to Quarto Valley Records

In London, England, on May 28, 2017, Paul Rodgers returned to his roots, bringing fans an extraordinary evening celebrating the music of Free. This sold out concert at the Royal Albert Hall was captured for a live CD / DVD set to be released by Quarto Valley Records in spring 2018. The 16-song collection includes inspired performances of rock classics like “All Right Now,” “Wishing Well,” “Fire and Water,” and many deep tracks—some of which were never performed live by the original band, such as “Love You So” and “Catch a Train”.

“I have been making music for a long, long, long time, so to get super charged and re-inspired to perform was a revelation”, says Rodgers. “I loved the Free Spirit Tour and the guys who helped create the magic, Pete Bullick, Rich Newman, Ian Rowley and Gerard ‘G’ Louis. I hope you feel it too, just lose yourself in the music and let it fuel your soul.”

“Quarto Valley Records is thrilled to bring this epic night of music to rock ‘n’ roll fans,” says QVR founder and president Bruce Quarto. “We are extremely honored to welcome Paul Rodgers to the Quarto Valley family.”

Paul Rodgers – Free Spirit – Celebrating the Music of Free, will be available on CD/DVD, Blu-ray, vinyl, and across digital platforms.

Fundraising Auction For Willow’s Animal Sanctuary

Paul & Cynthia Rodgers have donated personally owned items for Willows Animal Sanctuary and Assisted Therapy Unit online charity auction.To view items and bid:
1. Go to Facebook page Fundraising Auction for Willows Animal Sanctuary by clicking HERE
2.Send a friend request in order to bid
3. The auction runs until Sunday, October 15 
9PM GMT / 4PM EST / 1PM PST 

A letter of authenticity will come with each item.

Paul Rodgers Free Spirit UK Tour

Paul Rodgers Announces the “FREE Spirit” UK Tour

Paul Rodgers has announced that he will be heading out across the UK this May on the ‘FREE Spirit’ Tour performing songs strictly from the Free catalogue. The tour will culminate with a show at the famed Royal Albert Hall in London.

On the subject of performing songs from Free’s renowned back catalogue and why the decision was made to name the tour the ‘FREE Spirit’ Tour, Paul Rodgers had the following to say:

“It was 50 years ago in 1967 when Paul Kossoff and I met and later formed Free. We first jammed together at the Fickle Pickle Blues Club in Finsbury Park, we wanted exactly that, to be free to play the music that we loved, blues and beyond. We knew we had something special between us when people told us that when we played time stood still. He brought in the rhythm section, Simon Kirke from his band The Black Cat Bones and found the advertisement at the Nags Head Battersea for a “Bass player ex-John Mayall looking for a gig” Andy Fraser.

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Paul Rodgers 67th Birthday Surprise

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Paul’s 67th Birthday is December 17th.
So, for the man who has everything, I thought that we could surprise him by trying to raise £67,000 for Willows Animals.

Paul is a very active Patron of Willows Animal Sanctuary & Assisted Therapy Unit, that employs vulnerable people who at any one time, care for more than 300 of the 1000s of vulnerable animals that Willows has rescued over the years.

All donations, large & small, will be so gratefully received and donations of £20 or more, will be entered into a draw to receive one of 67 Paul Rodgers Autographed items, on Paul’s 67th birthday, 17 December, 2016. Please mention ‘PR67’.

Thanks for being a part of this and what a brilliant surprise this will be for him. Love…Cynthia Rodgers

Donations Can Be Made Now – Please mention ‘PR67’
Donations made outside the UK can be made through Just Giving to receive a tax receipt
Via Paypal online at www.WillowsAnimals.com
Via Just Giving at www.JustGiving.com
or Cheque mailed to:
Willows Animals, Lambhill Farm, Fraserburgh AB43 6NY Scotland
Please LIKE Willows Animals on Facebook
Please Gift-Aid if eligible
Registered Scottish Charity No: SCO29625

We’ll keep a running tally at www.WillowsAnimals.com and PaulRodgers.com