Results tagged with 'cheap trick'
Published Sept. 25, 2014
Milwaukee Renaissance man Larry Widen combines many of his passions in his latest book, "Milwaukee Rock and Roll," published by Arcadia Press as part of its ongoing "Images of Modern America" series of illustrated paperbacks.
Published July 6, 2014
Milwaukee wrapped 2014's Big Gig with one of its biggest loves: Cheap Trick. The perennial favorite hit the BMO Harris Pavilion stage Sunday at 9:50 p.m. and proceeded to knock out its hits with a wall of guitar-heavy sound.
Published Aug. 31, 2013
Last night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members tore through a 19-song set that spanned the band's 43-year career - from "Same Old Song and Dance" off of 1974's "Get Your Wings" to "Oh Yeah" from their 2012 release "Music From Another Dimension!"
Published Aug. 13, 2012
Rick's Picks, a 5,000-square foot exhibit at the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Ill., is stuffed with guitars, clothes, shoes, photos, videos, music and personal mementos from Cheap Trick's main songwriter and guitarist Rick Nielsen. Even part of his stamp and coin collections are on display.
Published Jan. 28, 2011
Last Friday night, the second performance of a 12-show run at Milwaukee's Northern Lights Theater, Cheap Trick flashed back to their platinum roots with a special "4-D" production showcasing the entire Dream Police album as well as a variety of other Cheap Trick favorites, old and new, with the support of an orchestra and backup singers.
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There are very few things in this crazy world and fast moving society that remain constant. Music styles change, star are made overnight and fade out even faster. Music has given way to the Johnny Bravo effect (as long as they fit the suit and look good the rest can be artificially pr...
Wednesday August 3rd, 2011 - Rockford, IL Back to Rockford, IL for an on air visit with my good buddies ‘Stone and Double T’ on ‘WXRX - The X’. I really enjoy hanging out with those guys, even though I have no clue if anyone who listens to them enjoys what I do...
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