Peter Frampton’s acoustic tour comes to MSU Riley Center next week
One of rock music’s most celebrated guitarists will give audiences a new take on some of his classic hits when Peter Frampton Raw, An Acoustic Tour, visits the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian on Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. A pre-show party will get the fun started at 6 p.m. with refreshments in the Grand Lobby.
Ever since he came to fame at age 18 as singer and guitarist for the British band Humble Pie, Peter Frampton has been one of rock’s most charismatic performers. In 1976, his solo live album Frampton Comes Alive! made him a superstar and turned such songs as “Show Me the Way,” “Baby, I Love Your Way,” and “Do You Feel Like We Do” into classics. The album has sold more than 8 million copies in the United States alone.
Lately, Frampton has been reworking some of his favorite songs for acoustic rather than electric guitar. He has reimagined each number as if he had just written it on acoustic. “It’s much more interesting than I thought it was going to be,” he said.
The results are planned for an upcoming album.
Tickets are $65 and $59 at the MSU Riley Center Box Office, which is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets can be purchased online at www.msurileycenter.com or by calling the box office at 601-696-2200.