Styx and REO Speedwagon announce 2022 summer tour

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Styx, REO Speedwagon and Loverboy are expected to join forces next summer for the Live and without zoom to visit.

The hike will hit 35 cities starting May 31 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is currently scheduled to end August 21 in Wantagh, NY. Tickets go on sale December 10. You can see the full list of tour dates below.

“Three years ago none of us knew what Zoom was,” said Lawrence Gowan of Styx, laughing in a exclusive interview with UCR. “It was just a word I remember using when I was a kid about a fast car. I got a call from the office saying, “We’re going to make a Zoom call” and I was like, “What the hell is this?” “

A humorous video announcing the tour, which you can watch below, shows Styx’s Tommy Shaw and REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin catching up on their far-from-the-road activities. Loverboy’s Mike Reno joins the conversation intermittently, in a way that looks a lot like “zombombing.”

Cronin told UCR the upcoming dates are “very special,” highlighting a 20-year touring relationship shared by REO and Styx. “You throw Loverboy, and that puts him right on top.”

Echoing Cronin’s comments, Reno told UCR in a separate conversation that he’s thrilled to be putting on Loverboy’s first full tour since the start of the pandemic. “We are so ready to hit the road again. It’s going to be awesome. “

All three groups are armed with an impressive arsenal of classic rock favorites, but also have projects going on. Styx will continue to showcase material from The shock of the crown, their 2021 studio album. Reno says Loverboy has new music in the works, while Cronin is hoping his much-discussed memoir will coincide with the tour.

Styx, REO Speedwagon and Loverboy, 2022 live, zoom-out tour

May 31 – Grand Rapids, Michigan @ Van Andel Arena
June 1 – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio @ Blossom Music Center
June 3 – St. Louis, Missouri @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
June 4 – Chicago, Illinois @ Hollywood Casino, Amphitheater
June 7 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin @ American Family Insurance Amphitheater
June 8 – Clarkston, Michigan @ DTE Energy Music Theater
June 10 – Noblesville, Ind. @ Ruoff Music Center
June 11 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ Riverbend Music Center
June 13 – Rogers, Ark. @ Walmart Amphitheater
June 14 – Kansas City, Missouri @ Starlight Theater
June 17 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheater
June 18 – Tampa, Florida @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater
June 19 – West Palm Beach, Florida @ ITHINK Financial Amphitheater
July 8 – Denver, Colorado @ Ball Arena
July 9 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ USANA Amphitheater
July 12 – Auburn, Washington @ White River Amphitheater
July 13 – Ridgefield, Washington @ RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater
July 15 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
July 16 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheater
July 19 – Chula Vista, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheater
July 20 – Phoenix, Arizona @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
July 22 – Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater
July 23 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
July 24 – Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
August 5 – Virginia Beach, Virginia @ United Veterans Amphitheater for Home Loans
August 6 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
August 8 – Nashville, Tennessee @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 10 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park
August 12 – Bristow, Virginia @ Jiffy Lube Live
Aug 14 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
August 16 – Toronto, Ontario @ Budweiser Stage
August 17 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 19 @ Mansfield, Massachusetts @ Xfinity Center
August 20 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug 21 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

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