A few dozen people standing on the arena floor in front of the stage jammed as the five-member band performed "Blue Collar Man" and "Rocking the Paradise" during an afternoon rehearsal.
The band's high energy and enthusiasm drew cheers. Few were shy about mouthing lyrics. Other than fans filling thousands of the arena's seats, there was nothing left out of the big-sound, bright-lights performance.
Keyboardist and vocalist
The real concert begins at
The Wichita stop is the first on Styx's 51-date "Soundtrack of Summer" national tour, which runs through
Among Styx's other well-known hits sure to make an appearance at Wednesday's show are "Come Sail Away," "Renegade," the techno-pop tune "Mr. Roboto" and the soaring ballad "Lady." Band members Gowan,
Tickets are still available and cost
The tour takes Styx, Foreigner and Felder to
The next time the band will be close to Wichita is on
Styx emerged in
Its latest, the two-volume "Regeneration," was released in 2011, according to www.styxworld.com.
For more information about the band or the tour, go to the Styx website.
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