Posts Tagged “Rick Nielsen”

Energized Cheap Trick impresses

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Energized Cheap Trick impresses Dig deep to rock a packed Genesee Theatre By Steve Metsch Cheap Trick is not ready to hang it up. The veteran band from Rockford, members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, delivered an impressive 19-song concert Friday night, June 7, at the packed Genesee Theatre in downtown Waukegan….

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Cheap Trick perseveres

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Cheap Trick perseveres Weather vocal woes, deliver solid show By Steve Metsch Several times during Sunday night’s concert at Naperville’s Last Fling, held on Rotary Hill. something didn’t sound quite right. The normally impressive, soaring vocals of Robin Zander were seemingly stuck in neutral. There was a flatness and grittiness to his vocals that, frankly,…

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Cheap Trick, Poison shine

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Cheap Trick, Poison shine “Nothin’ But A Good Time” tour is just that  By Steve Metsch After an entertaining nine-song set by Pop Evil, a fan wearing a “Hall & Oates 2018” T-shirt asked me – maybe it was my Cheap Trick T-shirt? – why the band from Rockford would open for Poison. The pairing,…

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