Alice Cooper to rock Memorial Centre next spring
Legendary rocker Alice Cooper headlines the Peterborough Memorial Centre on April 1. The concert, featuring opening act Lita Ford, is part of a series of dates added to the extended “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” tour, which launched in the summer. Peterborough is the kickoff date of this new run of shows and the only Ontario performance. It comes after Cooper takes the show to Australia and New Zealand. The rocker, whose repertoire of classics includes “School’s Out,” “I’m Eighteen” and “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” has just released “The Breadcrumbs,” an EP paying tribute to some of his Detroit garage rock heroes. The six new tracks feature Detroit musicians, including Johnny (Bee) Badanjek from the Detroit Wheels, Grand Funk’s Mark Farner and MC5’s Wayne Kramer. Ford shot to fame as the lead guitarist of the all-girl band The Runaways in the 1970s before going solo as a heavy metal performer.
Alice Cooper will perform in Peterborough April 1.