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Cheap Trick Perform the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper in Vegas

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Cheap Trick by Michael Graham
Cheap Trick is bringing their “Sgt. Pepper Live" show to the Paris Las Vegas Theatre in June and July, beginning June 11. Full dates and ticket links can be found here.

A celebration of The Beatles' influential album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the show features an orchestra and modern stage production as Cheap Trick perform the entire album live as well as select Cheap Trick songs that lend themselves to orchestral arrangements. Geoff Emerick, the renowned engineer of The Beatles' classic 1967 album, supervises the audio production. Never performed in its entirety by The Beatles due to the complex studio technology of the day that was employed in the making of the album, “Sgt. Pepper Live" allows Cheap Trick to incorporate their brand of power pop into the classic songs while paying tribute to The Beatles.

“Paris Las Vegas, at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, is the perfect venue for this world-class musical experience," said Bill Edwards, CEO of Bill Edwards Presents Inc., and executive producer of the production. “Bringing the music of The Beatles together with the performance of Cheap Trick creates an unforgettable show that brings to life one of the most beloved albums in rock and roll history in a truly innovative way."

Cheap Trick is best known for its classic singles, “I Want You To Want Me" and “Surrender." The American power-pop progenitors recorded the album All Shook Up in 1980 with Sir George Martin and Geoff Emerick, producer and engineer of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Emerick received Grammy Awards for the engineering of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and Abbey Road.



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