STATUS QUO-The Frantic Four ride again

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Live Nation are delighted to announce that Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Alan Lancaster and John Coghlan, the original line-up of the mighty Status Quo, are reforming for a one-off, never to be repeated series of UK dates in March 2013

Status Quo manager Simon Porter said, “People have wanted this announcement to be made for years, and here it is.  This is a real moment in the chequered history of Status Quo and it comes after almost 30 years of acrimony, and 10 years of law suits and court battles. Just 2 years ago the thought of the Frantic Four performing again was unthinkable.  Now, 50 years on from when Francis and Alan first performed together as schoolboys, it is fitting that everything has come full circle for these unique one-off shows.”
More details, including the likely contents of the set, will be announced by the band themselves at the Classic Rock Awards on 13 November 2012.

Tickets will go on sale at 9am on 16 November 2012 from and
MARCH 2013
Sunday            10th                  Glasgow 02 Academy                    
Tuesday          12th                  Manchester 02 Apollo                    
Wednesday     13th                  Wolverhampton Civic,                    
Friday              15th                  London, Hammersmith Apollo          
Saturday         16th                  London, Hammersmith Apollo          
Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 16th November priced at £39.50 for London and £38.50 regionally (subject to booking fee) and are available from & 
This series of dates truly is a one off – Status Quo are now, and remain, Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Andy Bown, John ‘Rhino’ Edwards and Matt Letley – so fans need to be sure that they do not miss out.

Published on 07 November 2012 by Ben Robinson

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