Cheap Trick to play the House of Blues

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After opening for Def Leppard and Poison this past summer, Cheap Trick will return to Boston next year for a proper headlining show. The band will play Boston’s House of Blues on Saturday, January 30. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $29.50 to $39.50, go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Local favorites Dear Leader have been tapped to open the show.

The legendary power-pop rockers will be supporting their most recent album, The Latest. The album, Cheap Trick’s sixteenth studio effort, follows 2006’s Rockford and was produced by Julian Raymond.

Also this past summer, the band also released Sgt. Pepper Live. The CD/DVD is a recording of the band’s performance of acclaimed Beatles album with the New York Philharmonic at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City as part of a benefit for the Prostate Cancer Foundation Charity Concert & Auction. The concert also featured special guests Joan Osborne, Ian Bell of Gomez, singer-songwriter Rob Laufer and an Indian instrumental ensemble. Geoff Emerick, who engineered the original album in 1967 and engineered Cheap Trick‚Äôs All Shook Up with George Martin in 1980, oversaw all elements of the recording and mixing. All artist proceeds from sales of Sgt. Pepper Live will benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

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