Rock stars Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo are hitting the road with legendary band Cheap Trick for what’s expected to be one of the summer’s biggest concert tickets. Shows will kick-off on June 7, 2013 in Lincoln, CA. Performance stops will include Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Las Vegas and Tucson among other cities.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo are one of the most celebrated couples in the music industry. Their smash hits include "Love is a Battlefield", "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," "Heartbreaker," "Promises in the Dark" and "We Belong." Benatar has scored multi-platinum albums, 4 Grammy Awards, 19 Top 40 singles, sold more than 30 million records and was twice named Rolling Stone’s “Favorite Female Vocalist.” Giraldo’s impressive catalog includes more than 100 songs written, produced, arranged and recorded for Benatar as well as hits he helped create for John Waite, Rick Springfield, Kenny Loggins, Steve Forbert, The Del Lords, Beth Hart and various other musical artists. He’s one of the most well-known guitarists of his time.
Cheap Trick may be one of the most covered bands of all time with more than 5,000 performances, 20 million records, 29 movie soundtracks and 40 gold and platinum recording awards. For more than 35 years, they’ve been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way that is instantly catchy and recognizable. With rave reviews and timeless classics such as “I Want You to Want Me,” “Surrender,” and “The Flame,” Cheap Trick’s legendary reign continues as a musical institution.
2013 Concert Tour
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Cheap Trick
Thunder Valley Casino
Los Angeles, CA
The Greek Theatre
Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Bowl
The Mountain Winery
Las Vegas, NV
The Pearl Concert Theatre @ Palms Casino
Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater
Wolf Trap Filene Center