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Chicago, REO Speedwagon announce co-headlining dates

Two of the most successful and critically acclaimed rock bands, Chicago and REO Speedwagon – who have sold 140 million records combined – have announced a co-headline North American summer tour kicking off June 13th in Concord, CA. The 30+ date tour, promoted by Live Nation, will take the multi-platinum selling groups through major cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, Atlanta and Nashville for a night of unforgettable live music. The tour will conclude August 12th in Detroit, MI.

Tickets for the tour go on sale starting Friday, February 9th at noon in select cities via Live Nation. Please see below for full tour itinerary and details.

“It’s always a party sharing the stage with Kevin, Neal, Bruce, Dave and Bryan! They rock. We rock. The tour rocks!” says Chicago’s Robert Lamm of the upcoming trek.

“We love the Chicago guys. We all share that Midwest rock’ n roll ethic,” agrees REO Speedwagon frontman Kevin Cronin. “We work hard, rock hard & take care of business. So, c’mon out and party with Chicago and REO this summer.”

Fans will be treated to a night filled with a deep catalog of hits from both bands. Chicago, in planning a show unlike any other they’ve done before, will perform their historic album Chicago II in its entirety followed by the “world’s longest encore” as the band jokingly refers to it, filled with their greatest hits. REO Speedwagon will electrify audiences with hits and fan-favorites such as “In Your Letter,” “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Time For Me To Fly,” “Roll With The Changes,” “Keep On Loving You,” “Take It On the Run” and more.

Chicago/REO Speedwagon Tour Dates

*All dates and venues subject to change




June 13, 2018

Concord, CA

Concord Pavilion

June 15, 2018

Los Angeles, CA

The Forum

June 16, 2018

Irvine, CA

FivePoint Amphitheatre

June 17, 2018

Phoenix, AZ

Ak-Chin Pavilion

June 19, 2018

Salt Lake City, UT

USANA Amphitheatre

June 20, 2018

Denver, CO

Pepsi Center

June 23, 2018

St. Louis, MO

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

June 24, 2018

Chicago, IL

Allstate Arena *on sale March 2

June 26, 2018

Rogers, AR

Walmart AMP

June 27, 2018

Kansas City, MO

Starlight Theatre

June 29, 2018

Dallas, TX

Starplex Pavilion

June 30, 2018

Houston, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

July 1, 2018

Austin, TX

Austin360 Amphitheater

July 13, 2018

Nashville, TN

Ascend Amphitheater

July 14, 2018

Atlanta, GA

Verizon Amphitheatre

July 15, 2018

Charlotte, NC

PNC Pavilion

July 17, 2018

Raleigh, NC

Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

July 18, 2018

Virginia Beach, VA

Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

July 20, 2018

West Palm Beach, FL

Coral Sky Amphitheatre

July 21, 2018

Tampa, FL

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

July 22, 2018

Jacksonville, FL

Daily’s Place

July 25, 2018

Bristow, VA

Jiffy Lube Live

July 27, 2018

Syracuse, NY

Lakeview Amphitheater

July 28, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA

KeyBank Pavilion

July 29, 2018

Holmdel, NJ

PNC Bank Arts Center

July 31, 2018

Saratoga Springs, NY

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

August 1, 2018

Camden, NJ

BB&T Pavilion

August 3, 2018

Wantagh, NY

Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

August 5, 2018

Boston, MA

Xfinity Center

August 7, 2018

Darien Lake, NY

Darien Lake Amphitheater

August 8, 2018

Toronto, ON

Budweiser Stage

August 10, 2018

Cincinnati, OH

Riverbend Music Center

August 11, 2018

Indianapolis, IN

Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

August 12, 2018

Detroit, MI

DTE Energy Music Theatre

Author: Buddy Iahn

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