80's Rock Concerts

February 12th, 2006

Cheap Trick

Posted by Scooby in Concerts

Cheap Trick

Band: Cheap Trick
Opening Act: 38 Speical
Date: December 27, 1982
Venue: Bayfront Center Arena
Ticket Price: $10.50

Hello there, ladies and gentlemen.
Hello there, ladies and gents, are you ready to rock?
Are you ready or not?

Okay, so it was a 38 Special concert and Cheap Trick was the opening act. But for me, it was just the opposite. I went to this concert to see Cheap Trick. Nothing against 38 Special. I just wasn’t a big fan. But I’ve always liked Cheap Trick. I think Robin Zander was one of the best vocalists during that time period.

And as a guitar player myself, I loved Rick Nielsen’s guitar collection. He had some sweet guitars!

One final note. Live At Budokan has to be included in the list of best live albums! In fact, I’m listening to it right now on iTunes as I write this. cool

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11 comments

  1. gidget bones said:

    on February 14th, 2006 at 12:12 pm

    this site really takes me back. My dad used to deliver those tickets by hand way back when.. And I too have been to almost all the concerts listed! You must live in the same area!

  2. janny said:

    on March 6th, 2006 at 10:28 pm

    I love this idea! If you’d gone to many concerts in the mid-to-late 70s, it’s possible we may have attended some of the same concerts, as the venues are familiar. :-)

  3. Anji said:

    on March 8th, 2006 at 5:58 am

    Great idea, brings back lots of memries. Why didn’t I keep my tickets?!

  4. JJ said:

    on March 11th, 2006 at 10:47 pm

    “Live At Budokan has to be included in the list of best live albums!”

    Perhaps the list of best albums period.

  5. tiredawg said:

    on March 14th, 2006 at 7:30 am

    Yo, I went to that show!!!!! I remember that like yesterday. I have seen Cheap Trick more times than I can remember. Keep in touch. You must be or have lived in St. Pete.

  6. tiredawg said:

    on March 14th, 2006 at 7:37 am

    Yo, does that bring back some memories. I was there at that show. I have seen Cheap Trick, god can’t even count the times. Remember when they played the T-Bowl in Orlando? I still live in St. Petersburg. Drop me aline.

  7. Dawn said:

    on March 14th, 2006 at 11:41 am

    Growing up I loved Chep Trick. Still do. There was a band and in our town at the lead singer looked just like Robin Zanders.

    Your post took me down memory lane. Thanks!

  8. Lauren said:

    on March 15th, 2006 at 10:13 pm

    Wow, 10 bucks. Times have changed huh?

  9. Lucy said:

    on March 18th, 2006 at 6:48 pm

    My folks went to see Cheap Trick when I was a teenager (in the 80’s). I remember being PISSED that I didn’t get to go too! My mom caught one of Rick’s picks! :lol:

  10. satrianna said:

    on March 27th, 2006 at 2:33 pm

    wow! i love this site and i am sooo jeloaus! especially of that aerosmith ticket stub… :grin: they are my most favorite band! just my luck! they are thinking of stopping touring when i haven’t even seen them in concert because the only time they came to my country was in 1994 when i was 4 years old :cry: keep this site open, i’ll be visiting and i hope you’ll visit me too :wink:

  11. Tracy said:

    on March 27th, 2006 at 3:33 pm

    I saw Cheap Trick once… long ago, in the 80’s! :)

    they were with Eddie Money… kewl concert!