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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Cheap Trick return to The Colosseum stage January 17

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For immediate release: 10 am EST Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Windsor, ON – Get ready for a night of classic rock hits with the legendary Cheap Trick, performing on The Colosseum stage on Thursday, January 17 at 8 pm. Fans will hear a variety of the band’s latest and greatest hits including “Dream Police”, “Gonna Raise Hell,” “I Want You to Want Me” and more.  

Cheap Trick members Robin Zander (vocals, rhythm guitar), Rick Nielsen (lead guitar) and Tom Petersson (bass guitar) are part of the very fiber of American music, inspiring and delighting generations with their unique union of massive melodies and razorblade riffs, their own special brand of mischievous wit and maximum rock ‘n’ roll. Since the ‘70s, they’ve been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way that is instantly catchy and recognizable. With timeless classics such as “I Want You to Want Me” and “Surrender,” Cheap Trick, now with drummer Daxx Nielsen, are a musical institution.

The Rockford, IL band is as vital today as ever, having released three records in the last three years – Bang Zoom Crazy…Hello (2016), We’re All Alright (2017) and Christmas Christmas (2017). They have toured relentlessly to packed audiences around the world. 2016 saw Cheap Trick’s long-awaited induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The induction honoured both the band and the pioneering sound that has earned them total record sales well in excess of 20 million, featured appearances and more than 40 international Gold and Platinum certifications. 2017’s We’re All Alright was yet another undisputed triumph for the band as the album's first single, "Long Time Coming," enjoyed an unprecedented run of 18 weeks at #1 on the Mediabase Classic Rock chart.

Don’t miss your chance to see Cheap Trick live! Tickets start at $28 Canadian and go on sale at noon EST on Friday, November 2 at the Box Office and online.  

Ticket purchases can be made through caesarswindsor.com, ticketmaster.ca or at the Box Office located in the main casino building on the second floor, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and on additional show days. Non-show days from noon to 8 pm and on show days open until midnight. Guests must be 19 years of age or older to attend concerts and to enter the casino and all other outlets. Prices listed do not include applicable taxes and fees.

Beat the Box Office! Total Rewards® members receive exclusive ticket presale benefits! Show your Total Rewards® card and photo ID at noon at the Box Office OR buy them online at Noon EST on Sunday, October 28th to be the FIRST to buy tickets before the public for Cheap Trick! To learn more, visit the Total Rewards® Centre for all the details.

ONLINE PUBLIC PRESALE: Starting at Noon etEST, on Wednesday, October 31 until 8 pm on Thursday, November 1 - use code THEFLAME to buy tickets ONLINE before the public at www.caesarswindsor.com or www.ticketmaster.ca.

Upcoming shows: Paula Abdul (Oct 25), Steve Martin & Martin Short (Nov 3), Lord of the Dance (Nov 8), Terry Fator (Nov 17), Gabriel Iglesias (Nov 23), Brian Wilson (Nov 25), Three Days Grace (Nov 29), Brett Eldredge (Nov 30), Tony Orlando & Dawn (Dec 6), Michael Bolton (Dec 13), The Tenors (Dec 16), The S’Aints ALL AGES (Dec 21), Dancing with the Stars ALL AGES (Jan 5 – 3 pm & 9 pm), Old Dominion (Feb 14) and Chris D’Elia (Feb 22).

About Caesars Windsor Caesars Windsor is the largest casino resort in Canada and the first of its kind outside of the U.S. to be branded with this legendary, world-renowned name. Proud recipient of the 2017 Forbes Best Employer Award; the CAA/AAA Four Diamond hotel award for 18 consecutive years, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence (COE) for seven consecutive years and Hall of Fame member; and is 4-Green Key certified from the world recognized Green Key Eco-Rating program for its outstanding environmental efforts. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for nine consecutive years for its gourmet steakhouse, Neros. Voted “Best Hotel” for 18 consecutive years by Casino Player Magazine. This year, The Colosseum has been ranked #1 for Theatre Venues in Canada by Pollstar®; Top 10 Hottest Venues in Canada by Billboard Magazine® and #1 Canadian Top Stops Venue by VenuesNow® Magazine.

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT.

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