Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1973 by guitarist Rick Nielsen, bassist Tom Petersson, lead vocalist Robin Zander and drummer Bun E. Carlos. The current lineup of the band consists of frontman Robin Zander, Nielsen and Petersson.
Cheap Trick released their self-titled debut album in 1977 and, later that year, found success in Japan with the release of their second album, In Color. The band would achieve mainstream popularity in the United States in 1979 with their breakthrough album Cheap Trick at Budokan. Cheap Trick reached the Top 10 in the US charts in 1979 with the Budokan live version of “I Want You to Want Me” and topped the charts in 1988 with “The Flame”.
Cheap Trick has performed live more than 5,000 times and sold more than 20 million albums. Over the course of its career, the band has experienced several resurgences of popularity and built a dedicated cult following. Cheap Trick was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.
How to book Cheap Trick?
Email, call or fill out our contact form below. We will get in touch with you to go over some preliminary questions about your event. Following our initial consult we will reach out to Cheap Trick’s agent for availability and an accurate quote. To book we will send you an offer authorization form for the artist to accept. Once accepted we’ll get the final contract and deposit together to confirm your show!
How much does Cheap Trick cost?
Cheap Trick’s performance fees vary greatly depending on a variety of factors including: date, type of event, distance from previous/next event (routing), length of performance and more! Any website that lists an artist’s fee can be off by tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars. While we are happy to give ballpark guidance, all quotes we send you are the true numbers established by Cheap Trick’s agent.
What happens after I book with you?
Following your confirmed booking we will schedule planning meetings for all of the details and logistics. Our parent company, Contemporary Productions, can handle everything from the artist’s sound, lights and instrument rental to managing your entire event. We can also staff your event with a Contemporary Booking coordinator to ensure all parties are happy and that the show goes off without a hitch!
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