Downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont Street Experience has a reputation for hosting free shows. This weekend brings Cheap Trick, the band VH1 once ranked No. 25 on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.
Cheap Trick plays for NASCAR weekend at this free concert on Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Fremont Street Experience’s Third Street Stage in front of the D Las Vegas.
Sing along to hits such as “Surrender,” “Dream Police,” “I Want You To Want Me” and rock ballad “The Flame” that made the band stars in the ’70s and early ’80s.
The band has performed more than 5,000 times, including a one-time residency in Las Vegas, and sold more than 20 million records. The 16th studio album, "The Latest," came out in 2009.
Lead guitarist Rick Nielsen has a collection of 400 guitars, some of which are now on sale on Reverb.
Cheap Trick’s headlining performance caps off a four-day weekend of free shows dubbed the 12th Annual RaceJam concert, which includes nightly entertainment starting Thursday and rolling through Sunday.