Rock Group STYX, from left: Chuck Panozzo, Ricky Phillips, Todd Sucherman, Tommy Shaw, James “J.Y.” Young and Lawrence Gowan. COURTESY PHOTO, Rick Diamond/Getty Images for STYX)

Rock Group STYX, from left: Chuck Panozzo, Ricky Phillips, Todd Sucherman, Tommy Shaw, James “J.Y.” Young and Lawrence Gowan. COURTESY PHOTO, Rick Diamond/Getty Images for STYX)

State Fair welcomes classic rock artists Styx and REO Speedwagon on Sept. 23

  • Monday, March 16, 2020 3:05pm
  • Life

Legendary rock artists Styx and REO Speedwagon perform at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup on Wednesday, Sept. 23, part of the Columbia Bank Concert Series.

The six men comprising Styx have committed to rocking audiences far and wide by entering their second decade of averaging over 100 shows a year. Styx draws from more than four decades of chart hits, joyous singalongs and hard-driving deep cuts.

Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon’s unrelenting drive, as well as non-stop touring and recording jump-started the burgeoning rock movement in the Midwest. Platinum albums and radio staples soon followed.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 18. Visit thefair.com/subscribe and join the free E-Club for access to the best seats and ticket offers. E-Club members get the opportunity to buy tickets to all shows in the Columbia Bank Concert Series lineup, before the general public.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21. Prices include fair gate admission. Tickets will be available at thefair.com or by phone (888) 559-FAIR (3247) daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are unavailable for in-person purchases, due to extra precautionary measures rhe fair is taking with the COVID-19 virus pandemic. Check website for more info. Online and phone purchases are subject to standard processing fees. Tickets purchased on-site will be charged a $5 per ticket service fee.




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