Cheap Trick Play “Surrender” and “I Want You to Want Me” in Concert Special Clips

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Cheap Trick are featured in a new AUDIENCE Network special airing Friday, May 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT (DIRECTV Ch 239/U-verse Ch 1114).

Guitar Player presents these exclusive clips of the group performing their hits “Surrender” and “I Want You to Want Me,” along with a show preview and an acoustic performance of “I Want You to Want Me.”

The legendary band and new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees stopped by Red Studios in Los Angeles for a celebratory concert featuring their classic hits. In this episode, Cheap Trick join Ted Stryker (shown below with the group) for an in-depth interview covering topics from their pioneering rock sound to persevering throughout their four-decade-plus career.

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Cheap Trick’s 17th studio album, Bang Boom Crazy…Hello, was released on April 1 on Big Machine Records and debuted at Number Three on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart while entering the overall SoundScan/Billboard Top 200 at Number 30.

The band—featuring guitarist Rick Nielsen, bassist Tom Petersson, singer Robin Zander and drummer Daxx Nielsen—are currently on the road supporting Bang Boom Crazy…Hello and will join this summer’s Rock Hall Three for All Tour with Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, beginning July 14 at Clarkston, MI’s DTE Energy Music Theatre. You can see all the tour dates below the videos.


04 Syracuse, NY, Taste of Syracuse (June 3-4)

05 Chula Vista, CA, Sleep Train Amphitheatre
09 Plymouth, MN, Hilde Performance Center
11 Dubuque, IA, America's River Festival
17 Champaign, IL, Grange Grove at Memorial Stadium at the University of IL
18 Sioux City, IA Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
25 Hot Springs, AR, Magic Springs and Crystal Falls


04 Fort Bragg, NC, Fort Bragg 4th of July Celebration

07 Milwaukee, WI, Summerfest
08 Traverse City, MI, National Cherry Festival (July 2-9)
13 Mount Pleasant, MI, Soaring Eagle Casino
14 Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
16 Maryland Heights, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheater - St. Louis
17 Noblesville, IN,Klipsch Music Center
19 Chicago, IL, FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
21 Hickory, PA, First Niagra Pavilion
22 Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center
24 Mansfield, MA, Xfinity Center
25 Wallingford, CT, Toyota Presents The Oakdale Theater
27 Darien Center, NY, Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
28 Wantagh, NY, Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
30 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
31 Camden, NJ, BB&T Pavilion


04 Wausau, WI Wisconsin Valley Fair

11 Roseburg, OR, Douglas County Fair
13 Lincoln, CA,Thunder Valley Resort
15 Kansas City, MO. Starlight Theatre
16 Des Moines, IA. Iowa State Fair
18 Dallas, TX.Gexa Energy Pavilion
19 The Woodlands, TX. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
21 Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
23 Los Angeles, CA,The Forum
24 Mountain View, CA, Shoreline Amphitheatre
26 Auburn, WA, White River Amphitheatre
27 Ridgefield, WA, Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre
29 Salt Lake City, UT.USANA Amphitheatre
30 Morrison, CO, Red Rocks Amphitheatre


04 Wauseon, OH, Fulton County Fairgrounds

08 Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
10 Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Arts Center

11, Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live

13 Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amph. at Virginia Beach
14 Raleigh, NC, Walnut Creek Amphitheater
16 Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavilion
19 Nashville, TN, Ascend Amphitheater
20 Pelham, AL, Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
22 Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at FL State
23 West Palm Beach, FL, Perfect Vodka Amphiteatre


15 Ocho Rios, Jamaica, The 80's Cruise