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Rick’s Picks: Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen shows off his award-winning exhibit in Rockford

On tonight’s WGN News, we’re taking you inside Rick’s Picks – the now award-winning museum exhibit at the Burpee Museum in Rockford, Illinois. The show featured thousands of letters, guitars, hand-written notes, photographs, picks, sweaters, shoes, speeding tickets, films, platinum records, concert posters, hats, and….well…..everything else Cheap Trick founding member, lead guitarist and songwriter Rick Nielsen has collected over the years.

He toured us around the exhibit just a few days before he won an Illinois tourism award for the display. We’ll post the video here after it airs. You can see Rick’s Picks for yourself here…

Rick’s Picks | Burpee Museum, 737 N. Main St., Rockford IL | 815-965-3433 | $15 for museum admission with access to Rick’s Picks | www.rickspickslive.com

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4 Comments to “Rick’s Picks: Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen shows off his award-winning exhibit in Rockford”

    Matt said:
    March 1, 2013 at 2:31 PM

    Watch my Rock Doc on Cheap Trick from '98! http://vimeo.com/38965840

    john said:
    April 4, 2013 at 8:26 AM

    Great exhibit and an even greater person to meet…..Rick himself!

    Spam_Sniper said:
    March 1, 2013 at 5:11 AM

    ^ This is a VIRUS, do not trust these adds, they are false.

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