Cheap Trick Headlines Buffalo Wild Wings Tablegate Presented by Coca-Cola Zero

Friday, December 14, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Mallory Cage
480-350-0909

TEMPE, Ariz. – The best pregame place to kick off the 24th Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl will be in Lot 3 at Sun Devil Stadium when Cheap Trick takes the stage at the Buffalo Wild Wings Tablegate presented by Coca-Cola Zero.
 
Since the 1970s Cheap Trick has been blending elements of pop, punk and metal into catchy songs that have earned it worldwide recognition. Songs like “I Want You to Want Me,” “Surrender” and “The Flame” have helped make the band a musical institution. 
 
“We are all about providing a fun, social experience, and we know Cheap Trick’s performance will definitely add to the bowl game excitement in our inaugural year,” said Kathy Benning, executive vice president, global brand and business development at Buffalo Wild Wings. “What a great way to energize the fans and kick off the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.”
 
Cheap Trick boasts more than 5,000 performances, 20 million records sold, 29 movie soundtracks and 40 gold and platinum recording awards and was honored in October 2007 by the Chicago Chapter of NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) for its contributions to the music industry. 
 
“We are very excited to have Cheap Trick perform at the Buffalo Wild Wings Tablegate presented by Coca-Cola Zero,” said Steve Whiteman, Fiesta Bowl Chairman of the Board. “They appeal to fans of all ages and will add to the energy and excitement surrounding this great event and bowl game.”
 
The Buffalo Wild Wings Tablegate presented by Coca-Cola Zero is the perfect way to kick off a night of food, fun and football. On December 29th, some of the most passionate TCU and Michigan State fans will come together to partake in the best tailgating has to offer. With pep rallies, performances by the university marching bands and cheerleaders, games, great Buffalo Wild Wings food and ice cold Coca-Cola beverages there is sure to be something for everyone. 
 
Tickets for the Buffalo Wild Wings Tablegate presented by Coca-Cola Zero can be purchased for $25 through the Fiesta Bowl ticket office and at the event gate. To purchase tickets to the Buffalo Wild Wings Tablegate presented by Coca-Cola Zero call 480-350-0911 or visit www.buffalowildwingsbowl.org.  
 
The Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl will match the TCU Horned Frogs against the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, December 29 at 8:15 p.m. (MST) in Tempe, Ariz. at Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Stadium. Tickets for the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl are available online at www.buffalowildwingsbowl.org or phone (480-350-0911).