MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Iconic rock band FOREIGNER has been heating up the chilly Canadian winter with its Cold as Ice Tour which hits Montréal with a sold out show at the Place des Arts on March 12th. During this stop, legendary FOREIGNER member, world-renowned multi-instrumentalist Tom Gimbel will pay a visit to Shriners Hospitals for Children patients to play chess and spend time with the kids. Not only is Gimbel a “juke box hero,” but also a chess master!
FOREIGNER has a long-standing relationship with Shriners Hospitals for Children®, and recently announced a campaign donating proceeds from a new version of the hit song “I Want To Know What Love Is.” FOREIGNER recorded the song and created a new music video featuring Shriners Hospitals for Children patients. Fans can visit www.showthemlove.org to download or order the album. The single appears on a new album of live recordings, FOREIGNER LIVE IN CONCERT, released February 15th both digitally and in stores via The Orchard.
Media is welcome to attend this visit.
|Tuesday, March 12, 2019|
|Ambulatory Clinic, RC Level|
|Shriners Hospitals for Children — Canada|
|1003, Décarie boulevard|
Montréal (Québec) H4A 0A9
** Please park in the underground parking in the P3A – 100. You will see an entrance for Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada, please take this elevator to RC.
Responsible for some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” “Waiting For A Girl Like You,” “Feels Like The First Time,” “Urgent,” and the worldwide #1 hit, “I Want To Know What Love Is,” FOREIGNER continues to rock the charts more than forty years into the game with massive airplay and continued Billboard Top 200 album success. FOREIGNER also features strongly in every category in Billboard’s Greatest of All Time listing. The band is consistently in the Top 20 at Classic Rock Radio. As a result of the depth of the catalogue, the band gets more airplay at the format than Eric Clapton, Who, Fleetwood Mac, Bon Jovi, U2, Bad Company, and many of their peers.
About Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system with locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Our staff is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research, and offering outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada is the only Canadian establishment within the Shriners hospitals for Children network. This bilingual, short-term, acute care hospital provides ultra-specialized orthopaedic care to children from coast to coast in Canada, the U.S. and around the world. The mission of the hospital is to promote health and provide treatment and rehabilitation to infants, children and young adults with orthopaedic and neuromuscular problems such as scoliosis, osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), club feet, hip dysplasia, leg length discrepancies and cerebral palsy. The hospital is committed to excellence and innovation in clinical practice, research and education and to ensuring patients and their families are treated in a caring, family-friendly environment. Affiliated with McGill University, the hospital provides clinical experience and teaching for residents and allied healthcare professionals.