Cheap Trick is Museum Bound
Cheap Trick have their own exhibit opening at the Grammy Museum in L.A. next month. Cheap Trick: I Want You to Want Me! features rare artifacts from the band's private collection, including:
•numerous guitars played by Rick Nielsen, including the 1952 Fender Telecaster he used when performing at Budokan
•the band's costumes and original photographs from the Dream Police album cover shoot
•original lyrics to several of their hits
•clothing, posters, albums, personal correspondence, tour ephemera, photographs and more
The band will be on hand for the September 12th unveiling of the exhibit. That night, they'll do an interview, audience Q & A session and a four-song performance. The display will run through June 2014.
In other Cheap Trick news, the band was joined by former Massachusetts U.S. Senator Scott Brown on stage Sunday in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. Wearing a polo shirt with an American flag design, Brown played guitar with them on "Surrender."