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Styx Extend 2012 US 'Gran Illusion/Pieces of Eight' Tour

Published 8 years ago on August 17, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Styx Extend 2012 US 'Gran Illusion/Pieces of Eight' Tour-

Following on from their very successful 'Grand Illusion/Pieces ofEight' tour, Styx have now announced they'll be extending the U.Sleg of the tour with a series of shows that'll keep them out on theroad for the duration of the year, reports Ultimate Classic Rock.

The tour will feature performances of the band's 1977 album'The Grand Illusion' and its 1978follow-up, 'Pieces of Eight,' in theirentirety, along with other classic hits from the Chicagoprog-rockers. Fans can expect to hear singles and album hits suchas 'Come Sail Away', 'Renegade', 'Blue CollarMan' and many more.

"This is the most unique Styx concert ever," sayssinger/guitarist Tommy Shaw. "It's a hybrid experience of enjoyingthe artistry of the vinyl album and the energy and of our liveperformance.  Some (of these) songs have never been performedlive!"

Styx 2012 Tour Dates:

8/24 - Boise, Id. | Western Idaho Fair
8/25 - Albany, Ore. | Oregon Amphitheatre
8/26 - Palmer, Ak. | Alaska State Fair
8/27 - Monroe, Wash. | Evergreen State Fair
8/31 - Marshfield, Wisc. | Central Wisconsin State Fair
9/1 - New Lenox, Ill. | New Lenox Commons
9/2 - Wauseon, Ohio | Fulton County Fair
9/6 - Lincoln, Calif. | Thunder Valley Casino Resort
9/7 - Madera, Calif. | Madera District Fair
9/8 - Pomona, Calif. | LA County Fair
9/9 - Saratoga, Calif. | Mountain Winery
9/11 - Redding, Calif. | Cascade Theatre
9/13 - Spokane, Wash .| Interstate Fair
9/15 - Deadwood, S.D. | Deadwood Jam
10/4 - Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada | Avalon Theatre atFallsview Casino
10/5 - Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada | Avalon Theatre atFallsview Casino
10/6 - Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada | Avalon Theatre atFallsview Casino
10/11 - Sewell, N.J. | TD Bank Arts Centre
10/12 - Wabash, Ind. | Honeywell Center
10/14 - Reading, Pa. | Sovereign Performing Arts Center
10/26 - Harris, Mich. | Island Resort and Casino
10/27 - Harris, Mich. | Island Resort and Casino
11/8 - Nashville, Tenn. | Ryman Auditorium
11/9 - Biloxi, Miss. | Hard Rock Casino & Resort
11/14 - Provo, Utah | Covey Center for the Arts
11/16 - Las Vegas, Nv. | The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort
11/17 - Las Vegas, Nv. | The Pearl at Palms Casino Re

 


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