Styx, REO Speedwagon & Don Felder Unite For Summer Tour

Styx’s James “JY” Young has some advice and an announcement he’d like to share: “FORGET POLITICS!!! Since music is the universal language, Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder have a SHOUT OUT TO THE UNIVERSE!!! UNITED WE ROCK!!! At a venue near you this summer!!!”

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– Styx
Summerfest, Milwaukee, Wis.

Oh yeah! Styx and REO Speedwagon are teaming up for a co-headline tour that kicks off in June, along with very special guest Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles.

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– REO Speedwagon
Ironstone Amphitheatre, Murphys, Calif.

The co-headliners have already put in a lot of miles together. After recording the live album/DVD Arch Allies: Live at Riverport in 2000, Styx and REO Speedwagon joined forces for the 2009 “Can’t Stop Rockin’” tour, followed by “The Midwest Rock ‘n Roll Express” tour in 2012 and 2013.

In January Styx and Felder played the five-night “Renegades In The Fast Lane” residency at

Before we get to the dates, we’ve got some more quotes to share.

“I called up Tommy Shaw last summer and we were both thinking the same thing: let’s get the boys together, make some music, and have some fun. REO Speedwagon and Styx together is a head first plunge into the fountain of youth, an unstoppable force of nature. Add the amazing Don Felder to the mix and it’s a thundering slam dunk!” REO Speedwagon’s Kevin Cronin said.

“Hitting the road with REO and Don Felder is gonna be an unforgettable evening of music for the fans and another chance to hang with these good time friends of ours who love the life as much as we do,” Styx’s Tommy Shaw added.

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– Don Felder
Verizon Wireless Amph. At Encore Park, Alpharetta, Ga.

Felder is ready to rock too.

“I’m so excited to be spending the summer on tour with my good friends Styx and REO. It’s going to be a ‘ROCKING’ summer filled with hit after hit and tons of fun for everyone. Come on out and party, dance and sing with us this summer. It’s going to be a blast,” Felder said.

Here’s the routing:

June 20 – Ridgefield, Wash., Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
June 21 – Auburn, Wash., White River Amphitheatre
June 23 – Concord, Calif., Concord Pavilion
June 24 – Los Angeles, Calif., Greek Theatre
June 25 – Paso Robles, Calif., Vina Robles Amphitheatre
June 27 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Usana Amphitheatre
June 29 – Denver, Colo., Pepsi Center
July 01 – Tinley Park, Ill., Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
July 18 – Tampa, Fla., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
July 19 – West Palm Beach, Fla., Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre
July 20 – Jacksonville, Fla., Daily’s Place
July 22 – Nashville, Tenn., Ascend Amphitheater
July 23 – Alpharetta, Ga., Verizon Amphitheatre – Alpharetta
July 25 – Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 27 – Noblesville, Ind., Klipsch Music Center
July 29 – The Woodlands, Texas, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
July 30 – Dallas, Texas, Starplex Pavilion
Aug. 11 – Bethel, N.Y., Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
Aug. 12 – Atlantic City, N.J., Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Event Ctr.
Aug. 13 – Bristow, Va., Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 15 – Gilford, N.H., Bank Of N.H. Pavilion
Aug. 16 – Wantagh, N.Y., Northwell Health At Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 18 – Niagara Falls, N.Y., Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Aug. 19 – Mansfield, Mass., Xfinity Center
Aug. 20 – Bangor, Maine, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
Aug. 22 – Holmdel, N.J., PN.C. Bank Arts Center

Each of the artists are hosting presales, offering direct-to-fan access to the best seats in the house, starting Feb. 21 at 12 p.m. local time. Visit,, and for more information. General onsales begin Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. local time.