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Styx Launching The Grand Illusion/Pieces of Eight Tour This Fall; Playing Both Albums in Their Entirety

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Styx was just here headlining Midwest Rockfest.  Well Styx fans, check this out:  STYX is kicking off a U.S. tour on October 14th that will have the band playing their biggest albums, 1977's The Grand Illusion and 1978's Pieces of Eight, in their entirety at every stop.  The first show will take place in Evansville, Indiana, with the trek ending November 13th with a show in Atlanta, Georgia.  Furthermore, at every show, a seven-song EP called Regeneration: Volume 1 will be available, featuring re-recorded versions of six of the band's classics, including "Come Sail Away" and "Crystal Ball," plus a brand-new song called "Difference tn the World."

Styx singer/guitarist TOMMY SHAW says that this tour will be "a hybrid experience of enjoying the artistry of the vinyl album and the energy and of our live performance."  Tickets for the tour will go on sale starting August 13th.

Here are the upcoming tour dates for Styx:

10/14 -- Evansville, IN, The Centre
10/15 -- Merrillville, IN, Star Plaza Theatre
10/16 -- Waukegan, IL, Genesee Theatre
10/17 -- Columbus, OH, The Palace Theatre
10/19 -- Chattanooga, TN, Tivoli Theatre
10/21 -- Melbourne, FL, King Center
10/22 -- Ft. Myers, FL, Barbara B. Mann Perf Arts Hall
10/23 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
10/25 -- Salem, VA, Salem Civic Center
10/27 -- Washington, DC, Warner Theatre
10/28 -- New York, NY, Beacon Theatre
10/29 -- Baltimore, MD, Hippodrome Theatre
10/30 -- Albany, NY, Palace Theatre Albany
11/2 -- Bangor, ME, Bangor Auditorium
11/3 -- Lowell, MA, Lowell Memorial Auditorium
11/5 -- Erie, PA, Warner Theatre Erie
11/6 -- Toledo, OH, Stranahan Theatre
11/7 -- Louisville, KY, Louisville Palace
11/9 -- Memphis, TN, The Orpheum Theatre
11/11 -- Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium
11/12 -- Biloxi, MS, Hard Rock Casino & Resort
11/13 -- Atlanta, GA, Cobb Energy Center

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