Daddy’s all right: Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander to play concert with son and daughter this Saturday

Courtesy of Robin Zander
Courtesy of Robin Zander

Cheap Trick frontman Robin Zander will take part in a special concert this Saturday, September 8, in Clearwater, Florida, that will mark the first time he’s ever played in public at the same time with both his son Robin Taylor Zander and daughter Robin-Sailor Zander. The trio will perform under the moniker The Zander Family Band at the Capitol Theatre.

The show will feature the Zanders playing select covers, popular Cheap Trick tunes and original songs, and also will offer a multimedia presentation.

Following in their dad’s footsteps, 20-something Robin Taylor and teenage Robin-Sailor are singer/songwriters and musicians. They both attended the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts in Clearwater. Their mom and Robin’s wife is former Playboy Playmate Pamela Stein. She and Zander live just outside of Clearwater in Safety Harbor, Florida.

Meanwhile, Cheap Trick will begin a brief run of U.S. tour dates with a September 14 concert in Boise, Idaho. The band’s itinerary also includes a couple of shows with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts in Washington, a gig with Heart‘s Ann Wilson in Saratoga, California, and an opening slot with co-headliners Def Leppard and Journey in San Diego. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers also will visit Japan and Australia in October and will join Def Leppard for a tour of Ireland an the U.K. in December.

Here are all of Cheap Trick’s 2018 U.S. shows:

9/14 — Boise, ID, Hillcrest Country Club
9/15 — Pomona, CA, Los Angeles County Fair
9/18 — Airway Heights, WA, Northern Quest Resort & Casino (with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts)
9/19 — Puyallup, WA, Washington State Fair (with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts)
9/21 — Lincoln, CA, Thunder Valley Casino & Resort
9/22 — Saratoga, CA, The Mountain Winery (with Ann Wilson)
9/23 — San Diego, CA, Petco Field (with Def Leppard and Journey)
9/29 — Mt. Pleasant, MI, Bourbon & Bacon Festival – Soaring Eagle Resort & Casino
10/27 — Green Bay, WI, Resch Center

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