Coming to Manipur- FireHouse Rock to Rescue India Tour 2012
The Ultimate Rock and Roll Experience is headed straight to you!!! International Rock band FIREHOUSE is slated to perform live at Imphal on April 10, 2012. The “FireHouse Rock to rescue India tour 2012” is organized by 7 Sisters Entertainment (Sky Group venture), in association with Queensberry Foundation. The event will be held at Hapta Kangjeibung, Imphal.
The band is slated to perform at Dimapur on April 7 at DDSC stadium, after which it will head straight to rock capital-Imphal. With the tour dates finally announced, fans can get ready to witness a slice of rock music history.
FireHouse has been rockin’ for over a decade. Their music has taken them all over the world and has produced Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum records in the United States and Countries abroad. In 1990, their first album, entitled ‘FireHouse’ was released. The bands first single, Shake and Tumble, had impressive radio success. The band then released Don’t Treat Me Bad, which became their first Top Ten hit. This was followed by Love of a Lifetime, which also entered the Top Ten reaching the #3 spot on the United State charts. The band’s second album, Hold Your Fire, was released in 1992. It produced the hits Reach for the Sky and Sleeping with You. Another Top Ten hit, When I Look into Your Eyes, peaked on the US charts at #5. This album earned the band two more gold albums and over 1 million sales worldwide. In 1995, FireHouse released their third album on Epic, simply titled 3.
Once again, FireHouse produced another Top Forty hit in the US with I Live My Life for You. It was with this album, FireHouse made their first trip to Southeast Asia for a promotional tour. Their fourth album, Good Acoustics, was released in 1996 ad quickly went Gold in Malaysia, Thailand, and Philippines. Good Acoustics contains unplugged versions of the group’s greatest hits, as well as four new songs. This album produced foreign hits such as In Your Perfect World, Love Don’t Care, and You Are My Religion. Category 5 was officially released in the United States in 1999. On April 22, 1999, the band recorded their live show in Osaka. The result – the first ever live album by FireHouse. Bring ‘em Out Live was released in Japan in December 1999 and in the United States on Spitfire Records in July 2000. The turn of the century brought the release their seventh album, titled 02. This album had notable success despite the changing style of popular rock music.
As music changes over time, Firehouse continues to evolve their musical style; yet, at the same time. Hang onto their hard rock roots. Released in October of 2003, album number 8 is no exception. You can expect to hear what Firehouse is famous for… soulful, melodic hard rock.
About 7 Sisters Entertainment: Based in New Delhi, “7 Sisters Entertainment” is an event and artist management company formerly known as Haolaa Records formed in January 2007 with an intention to promote talented local bands and artist especially from North-East India, based in New Delhi under SKY GROUP, Dimapur. Over the years, these dedicated, and talented young professionals have been delighting audiences with pub gigs, open air concerts, music festivals and client events. Not content with only these, the group also wants the region to witness the best of music and brings straight to the people legends from the music world.
“7 Sisters Entertainment” manage and produce quality events and music, while believing in mutual trust, professionalism, dedication and commitment to give the best.
Sky Group is a mix of musicians, entrepreneurs and professionals coming together under one banner. Blending music with a greater cause, the people behind the event also has in mind to create a difference through this venture. “Beyond the limits of entertainment…” is a common vision for the people working under the Sky Group. Having worked in Fortune 500 companies for the most part of their careers, these dedicated youths feel it is the right time to give back to their society. And especially to the section of society which is in need.
A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to create awareness on Children with Special Needs (CWSN). Having felt the need to show love and care towards the senior citizens, Sky Group also wishes to extend their help towards Old Age Home. Feeling the need of an acute lack of aids to Children with Special Needs, Sky Group through this musical endeavor will try to create awareness on the plight of CWSN. Also, having heard about the financial constraints faced at Old Age Homes, Sky Group has also expressed concerns over the welfare of its residents. With an intention to highlight the fact that elderly folks of our society should be given the privilege to live the last days of their lives with dignity, Sky Group is working to reach out to the underprivileged senior citizens.
Authorized ticket vendors for Imphal are Nokia Show Room, while in Dimapur; tickets will be sold at Queensberry Foundation, Crescendo and Furtados. Limited tickets will be printed.
Dimapur: 7April, DDSC Stadium
Imphal: 10 April, Hapta Kangjeibung
March 11, 2012