Wishing a very happy birthday to Cheap Trick's founding member and lead guitarist Richard Alan "Rick" Nielsen! We are beyond excited that Rick and the boys will be with us for their return to ROCK 'N' ROLL FANTASY CAMPMarch 5-8, 2015.
They have often been referred to in the Japanese press as the "American Beatles". In October 2007, the Illinois Senate passed a resolution designating April 1 as Cheap Trick Day in the state.
It's time to "Surrender" to your need to rock out with these legendary rockers! The "Dream Police" will haunt you if you miss this opportunity to ingnite "The Flame" that burns within you to participate in this extraordinary experience! You know what Robin says, "I Want You To Want Me" -We know you do...
Jam with CHEAP TRICK as well and BUCK DHARMA and ERIC BLOOM from BLUE OYSTER CULT, and learn new tricks and tips from our legendary ROCK STAR counselors
Gary Hoey,Kasim Sulton (Utopia), Joe Vitale (CSN), Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot), Vinny Appice(Dio, Black Sabbath), Bruce Kulick (KISS), and Billy Hinsche (Beach Boys) and many more.
1963, The Beatles appeared at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool. This appearance was the second concert-only preview of their ‘The Beatles' Christmas Show’, which would open in London in two days.
1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Pink Floyd, The Who, Keith West and Tomorrow, Eric Burdon & The Animals, 1984 (featuring future Queen guitarist Brian May) and Soft Machine all appeared at The Olympia, London at an all night festival 'Christmas On Earth Continued'. The DJ was John Peel plus the venue featured a paddling pool, light shows and a movie theatre, tickets £1
1987, Nikki Sixx from Motley Crue was pronounced 'dead on arrival' in an ambulance when his heart stopped beating for two minutes. Sixx was given two shots of adrenaline in his chest to revivehim. Fellow band members were prematurely informed of his death.
2002, Former Clash singer and guitarist Joe Strummer (John Graham Mellor) died of a suspected heart attack aged 50. Scored the 1979 UK No. 11 single 'London Calling', 1982 US No. 8 single 'Rock The Casbah, 1991 UK No.1 single 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go', first released 1982, plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles. The Clash's London Calling album was voted best album of the 1980s by Rolling Stone magazine.
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Upcoming Fantasy Camps Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Lou Gramm of Foreigner, Steve Morse of Deep Purple (Foxwoods, January 15-18, 2015) Sammy Hagar of Van Halen and Chickenfoot (Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas February 12-15, 2015) and members of Cheap Trick and Blue Oyster Cult (Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, March 5-8, 2015) 38 Special and members of Molly Hatchet and Black Oak Arkansas (Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, March 26-29)