Legendary rock band Sweet shot to the top of the charts in the 1970s with such hits as “Ballroom Blitz”, “Fox on the Run”, “Love is Like Oxygen”, “Little Willy”, “Hellraiser”, “Teenage Rampage”, “Blockbuster” “Action” and they are bringing those hits to the Burton Cummings Theatre on October 18.
Tickets prices start at $29.50 plus fees and go on sale to the general public, Thursday, June 28.
Formed in the U.K. in 1968, the original lineup featured vocalist Brian Connolly, bassist/vocalist Steve Priest, drummer Mick Tucker and guitarist Frank Torpey (later replaced by Mick Stewart and, subsequently, by Andy Scott). In 1973, the band produced their first number one hit, “Blockbuster,” which went on to achieve platinum status. Sweet toured extensively and continued to chart with Chinn and Chapman compositions.