I'm just old enough to remember hearing these hits crackling out of my sisters medium wave radio. It's an amazing carreer and a double amazing body of work just look at some of the titles below!! - Hoping to talk to the guys soon...best pp
The iconic rock band “The Sweet” is celebrating their 50th anniversary with special “Sweet Story Tellers” evening featuring a multi-media presentation integrating their high-energy stage show with original footage of the band’s early performances and audio interludes which brings the audience back in time. The Sweet is bringing this special show to The Rose in Pasadena on Friday, August 16th 2019 at 9 p.m. and Bogies in Westlake Village on Sunday, October 20th 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
One of the most influential British rock bands of all times “The Sweet” rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s as the premier glam rock act. The band achieved a rocket ride to success with numerous hits including: “Ballroom Blitz,” “Fox On The Run,” “Love Is Like Oxygen,” “Little Willy,” “Action,” “Teenage Rampage,” “ACDC,” Blockbuster” and “Hell Raiser, to name just a few. Around the world the group has sold over 55 million records.
Sweet’s lineup is founding member Steve Priest on bass and vocals, drummerRichie Onori, Stevie Stewart on keyboards and vocals, guitar virtuoso Mitch Perry and lead singer Paulie Z.
Sweet are experiencing a resurgence with the use of two of their biggest hits featured in two blockbuster movies. “Fox on the Run” was featured on both the soundtrack and trailers of the 3rd top grossing movie of 2017 “Guardians of the Galaxy 2.” This exposure catapulted the song and group to #1 on the iTunes chart for 3 weeks last spring. Sweet’s hit, “Ballroom Blitz” was in the international trailer for “Suicide Squad” and received 13 million downloads.
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“The Sweet” reformed in 2008 and during the ten years of this lineup has played 100s of shows including aSouth American tour with Journey as well as Boston, Sammy Hagar, Joan Jett, Peter Frampton and Steve Winwood, to name just a few. Don’t be surprised who might join the band on stage for this 50thanniversary tour; everyone will want to be part of the “Blitz” for this major event! For more information, please go to www.thesweetband.com Steve Priest, who co-wrote and co-produced the gold top-5 single, “Fox on the Run,” is taking Sweet back on the road in a major way in 2019 More information available at https://thesweetband.com/tour-dates/
Friday, August 16, 2019 Pasadena, CA The Rose
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Woodstock, CT Woodstock Fair
Thursday, September 5, 2019 Chicago, IL Arcada Theater, St. Charles
Friday, September 6, 2019 Westland, MI The Token Lounge
Saturday, September 7, 2019 North Tonawanda, NY Riviera Theatre
Saturday, October 5, 2019 Sioux City, IA Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City
Sunday, October 20, 2019 Westlake Village, CA Bogies
Friday, October 25, 2019 Las Vegas, NV Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
Saturday, November 9, 2019 West Hollywood, CA Whiskey A Go-Go
Friday, December 27, 2019 Edmonton, Alberta River Cree Resort & Casino