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Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo at The National Cherry Festival

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Four-time Grammy winners Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will kick off the 2018 National Cherry Festival's Pepsi Bay Side Music Stage. Joining them on opening night will be Canadian 80's Rock Legends, Loverboy.

After more than three decades in rock 'n roll, Pat Benatar is a bonafide living legend. During the 1980's, Benatar had two RIAA-certified Multi-Platinum albums, five RIAA-certified Platinum albums, three RIAA-certified Gold albums, and 19 Top 40 singles, including the Top 10 hits, "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", "Love Is a Battlefield", "We Belong", and "Invincible".

Neil "Spyder" James Giraldo has been a professional musician, producer, and songwriter for over four decades. Together with his collaborator, muse, and wife, Pat Benatar, Giraldo changed the face of the pop charts throughout the 1980s. His catalog includes more than 100 songs written, produced, arranged, and recorded for Benatar, as well as hits he helped create for Rick Springfield, Kenny Loggins, and countless others.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo at The National Cherry Festival