Rock and Roll Hall of Famers CHEAP TRICK have announced they will play East Coast headline dates this October. Recently announced to play with Foreigner at Botanic Park in Adelaide on Sunday 14th October, the illustrious quartet will take their guitar laden rock-pop sound to Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on Monday 15th October, Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Wednesday 17th October and Brisbane’s The Tivoli on Thursday 18thOctober.
One of the most influential rock groups of the past fifty years, and propelled by genre-defying global smash hits like ‘I Want You To Want Me’, ‘Dream Police’,‘Surrender’, ‘The Flame’ and more, Cheap Trick has sold in excess of 20 million records worldwide.
Since exploding onto the music scene in the mid-1970’s they’ve been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal to create soundscapes that are immediately recognisable. Consistent touring over the past five decades – notching up more than 5,000 shows, appearances on 29 movie soundtracks plus 40 gold and platinum recording awards has seen them become one of the top and most prolific rock bands of all time.
Joining Cheap Trick is lauded Australian rock outfit, DALLAS CRANE. Since their formation in 1996, Dallas Crane have become a staple of Australian rock music culture. Across five iconic studio albums, Dallas Crane have produced a slew of hits including, ‘Sit On My Knee’ with Jimmy Barnes, ‘Dirty Hearts’, ‘I’m Sorry Darling’, ‘Lovers & Sinners’ and many more. The veteran rockers are no strangers to the world’s biggest stages, having played alongside the likes of The Who, Cold Chisel, Midnight Oil and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds to name a few.