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This Way on Bay gives Cheap Trick a Hometown Welcome!

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This Way on Bay designer, Rebecca, hails from Rockford Illinois where she grew up with members of Cheap Trick. Her favorite memories are Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen teaching her daughter Ashley guitar & their pot-luck dinners.

Rebecca & This Way on Bay welcomes Cheap Trick to downtown Staten Island and are excited to have Cheap Trick perform at the St George Theater on Friday September 25th. To purchase tickets, click here.

Cheap Trick was formed in 1973 in Rockford Illinois. Their were four original members Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson & Bun E. Carlo. Drummer Bun E. Carlo is not touring with the band replaced by Daxx Nielson, Rick’s son. Cheap Trick is ranked No. 25 in VH1’s’s list of the 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. Their hit singles include, “Surrender” “I Want you to Want Me” “The Flame” “Dream Police” & “She’s Tight” to name a few.

Cheap Trick is known for their four decades of almost continuous touring. They have performed more than 5,000 times in dozens of countries and have toured with some of Rock n Roll greats Aerosmith, Boston, Peter Frampton, Stone Temple Pilots, Foo Fighters & many more.


Ettore grew up working in the restaurant & catering business from the age of 12. He graduated from the College of Staten Island with a Bachelors in Mathematics & Finance in 1985. In 1986 he started chez vous caterers from the basement of his home in Dongan Hills. In Oct 1987 he rented the first floor of Edgewater Hall at 691 Bay Street. A few years later he added the party rental division to chez vous. In 1997 he purchased Edgewater Hall and renovated the lofts on the second & third floor making them party spaces. Shortly thereafter he purchased from his tenant the cellar bar creating Dock Street Underground a live music venue. With real estate prices increasing in NYC, Ettore expanded to the Catskill Mountains and purchased Shandelee Lake Inn, a 1860 dutch barn and the first mansion built in Liberty NY and restored them. His creative projects include his CD Sweet on You, his book, It’s Your Right to be Fit, Sexed, and Happy, So Claim It, and he is developing a TV series called Business Underground. He is a partner in Hanz On Music, an R&B / Hip Hop record label. Their latest project method Man presents Hanz On, includes the single “Shining Star” which is available on iTunes. Their next project The Meth Lab is Method's Man next album. His publishing company, Relationship Ed Publishing has released, you jump i jump and will be releasing will be releasing Healthy Relationships 101:The Book
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