Cheap Trick at Van Andel Arena
Legendary rock group Cheap Trick – known for four decades of almost continuous touring and for such songs as "I Want You to Want Me" and "Surrender," will headline a tour date at Van Andel Arena on Sunday, June 24 at 7:00PM.
Legendary rock group Cheap Trick – known for four decades of almost continuous touring and for such songs as "I Want You to Want Me" and "Surrender," will headline a tour date at Van Andel Arena on Sunday, June 24 at 7:00PM.Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 18 at 10:00AM and are priced at $32.50, $42.50 and $62.50. Tickets can purchased at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place box office, Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at: 800-745-3000.
Upon releasing their self-titled first album in 1977, Cheap Trick have blended elements of pop, punk and metal "in a way that is instantly catchy and recognizable," according to the band. With more than 5,000 performances, 20 million records sold, 29 movie soundtracks and 40 gold and platinum recording awards, Cheap Trick more recently has also been recognized for writing and performing the theme song for Comedy Central's The Colbert Report.
Joining Cheap Trick will be Michigan-natives The Verve Pipe and Mid-Life Crisis. Most notably, The Verve Pipe are known for their commercial hit, "The Freshmen" which peaked at No. 5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1997. Gaining subsequent national fame signed to RCA Records, the Verve Pipe first had built strong followings throughout Michigan in the early 1990s, especially in college towns like Kalamazoo, East Lansing and Ann Arbor.