RFD Announces New AirFest Kick-Off Concert Headlined by Cheap Trick

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- This year's AirFest at the Chicago Rockford International Airport will kick off with a concert headlined by none other than Rockford's own Cheap Trick.

The concert is scheduled for June 1 at 7:30pm. You can buy tickets online or at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office on Elm St. in Rockford.

RFD Director Mike Dunn says, "this concert and partnership is a great way to bring the AirFest momentum and excitement into the downtown area."


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  • by sammy on Mar 27, 2012 at 07:04 AM
    Hahaha cheap trick sucks. But I guess its better than nothing.
  • by Ron Location: Rockford by Rick's house on Mar 26, 2012 at 07:02 PM
    There are two people not on tour with Cheap Trick in that photo from 1980. Hint they are both on the far left and right. Plus, the one on the far right has been out of the band for over 30 years. Please get a new photo. Also, nice to see Trick back in town.
  • by Rick Location: Pecatonica on Mar 26, 2012 at 06:10 PM
    This is very good news for our Rockford region. We put on the best airshow in America and now we have the best rock band! Great job to all that worked to get this deal done!!! Thank you!!!
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