Battlefield Band: Exciting Scottish Music at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center
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Two iconic American rock groups will share the stage at the Fabulous Forum this summer as Cheap Trick joins Boston for their "Heaven on Earth" tour. Known for their killer pop hooks, Boston sold millions during the '70s and '80s with their catchy version of prog rock. Their self-titled debut was one of the fastest-selling pop debuts in history, spawning three hit singles that became American classics: "More Than a Feeling," "Long Time" and "Peace of Mind." At the same time, Cheap Trick was perfecting the delicate balance between power pop and hard rock that made them a major influence on future punk, metal and alternative bands. Songs like "I Want You to Want Me," "Surrender" and "Dream Police," along with their dynamic live performances, sealed their reputation as arena rock gods. Now, 40 years into their careers, the two bands are still going strong. The "Heaven on Earth" tour is traveling the country in support of Boston's sixth studio album release, Life, Love & Hope, and this is one of a select few appearances where Cheap Trick will be performing with them. Learn More
The parking is very disorganized at MTW. Be sure to allow time going in and getting out. On the Atherton side, they are usually line up into the street. It appears there is only one line, but there is normally two. There is just no sign or person to let you know . You may see someone a block away swing their arms, if anything.'S Wonderful info • Apr 21 2014 star this tip starred
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Very fun and enjoyable evening. Goldstar gave us practically front row seats. The Battlefield musicians were not only adept and virtuosos, but all had a wry sense of Scottish humor that the audience warmed to very quickly. Lets put a Tartan...continued
See the band the Washington Post describes as “contagious Celtic funk.” Named after the Battlefield section of Glasgow, the group is credited with leading the revival of Scottish traditional music blending new songs and old and featuring modern instruments with blazing bagpipes and fiddle.