John Payne was the front-man and lead vocalist for progressive rock band ASIA for 14 years, recording eight studio albums and leading many successful world tours. To continue his extensive legacy with ASIA, ASIA Featuring John Payne was formed in 2007.
2024 TOUR DATES
November 9, 2024: Tulare, CA Asia Featuring John Payne with Lou Gramm, Zumwalt Amphitheatre, 411 East Kern Ave, Tulare, CA 93274
Booking: Rick Shoor – Rick@paradiseartists.com
ASIA Featuring John Payne Background
John Payne became the frontman of the supergroup ASIA in 1992 at the invitation of keyboardist Geoff Downes, replacing vocalist/bassist John Wetton. Progressive rock band ASIA extensively toured the world for the next 14 years performing new classics and old favorites. With John Payne fronting the band, ASIA released 8 stunning studio albums and several live recordings. In 2006, Geoff Downes left the band to reform the 1982 lineup for their 25th anniversary.
On the 9th of May 2007, John Payne, Geoff Downes, John Wetton, Carl Palmer and Steve Howe contractually agreed that John Payne would continue his 14 year legacy with ASIA as “ASIA Featuring John Payne”. ASIA Featuring John Payne has been touring in North America since 2008.
We are pleased to present Lou Gramm at select shows!
LOU GRAMM – founding member of Foreigner – one of the greatest singers in Rock music, LOU GRAMM’S unique vocals and hit songs have placed FOREIGNER™, among Billboard’s Top Artists of all time. Their 16 Billboard Top 40 Hit Songs defined an era.