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Styx tickets - Styx Tour

Styx Schedule

The Chicago rock band, Styx, is heading out on tour to play your favorite hits from their successful career. When Styx is on stage, the mid 1970s and early 1980s will be revisited with the band's special blend of hard rock and guitar ballads. Take a look the StubHub schedule to see where and when you will get to experience this rock and roll legendary band in concert. Styx is playing venues like Harrahs Resort SoCal The Events Center in Valley Center, California; Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona, California; Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City, Georgia; The Community Theatre at Mayo Center of the Performing Arts in Morristown, New Jersey; and The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana. While these are only a few of the venues and locations where audiences will be rocking out to Styx, it provides a good sense of how high in demand this band is.


About Styx

On the south side of Chicago, two twin brothers, Chuck and John Panozzo, started a band with their neighbor Dennis DeYoung. The band was initially called The Trailwinds. For a short time, Chuck Panozzo left to attend seminary school before returning to the band. During the time he was at school, the remaining band members replaced him with Tom Nardini. The lineup remained the same with the added member with Chuck (bassist), John (drums), Tom (guitar) and Dennis (vocals and keyboard). The band decided to change the name to TW4, after another band called The Trade Winds found national success at the time. The members of the band managed to stay together during college when the Panozzo twins and DeYoung all attended Chicago State College. While in college, Tom Nardini left and John Curulewski was brought on along with James Young. In 1972, when the band signed with Wooden Nickel Records, TW4 changed its name to Styx. The name is symbolic in that it represents a river in Greek mythology that lies between earth and the underworld. What was clear is that it was the only name that not all of the members disliked.


Styx Breakthrough

Styx had success after having signed to Wooden Nickel Records. The band released a number of albums: Styx, Styx II, The Serpent is Rising and Man of Miracles. The Serpent is Rising was a concept album and was an introduction into the nature of Styx future releases in the 1980s. While these broke the local music scene, they did not break through to the mainstream until some time after the release--with the exception of "Best Thing" off of Styx that charted the same year it was released. Later the song "Lady" got radio play nationwide and hit number six on the charts, after two years having been released. "Lady" was released on Styx II, which eventually made it to gold status by the Recording Industry Association of America.

After finally getting the mainstream recognition, Styx moved from Wooden Nickel Records to A&M Records. The band released Equinox in 1975, which reached triple platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. One of the most significant hits was the rock anthem "Suite Madame Blue." Prior to the band going on tour, John Curulewski left the band and later passed away of a brain aneurysm in the late 1980s. In 1976, the band had replaced Curulewski, who left to spend time with his family and friends, with Tommy Shaw. In the same year, Styx released Crystal Ball, which included "Mademoiselle" and "This Old Man." In 1977, Styx seventh album was released and managed to reach triple platinum status. It contained some of Styx most recognizable songs like "Come Sail Away" and "Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)." Styx continued to put out music that topped the charts through the 1970s and on into the 1980s. It was the 1979 album Cornerstone that produced the number one hit "Babe." By the time 1980 rolled around, the song had become an international hit, reaching number six in the United Kingdom. It also sold a million copies. The band won a People's Choice Award for Best New Song in 1980 and were nominated for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group at the 22nd Grammy Awards. Interestingly, even the engineers who worked on the Cornerstone album were nominated for a Grammy. Gary Loizzo and Rob Kingsland were both nominated for the Best Engineered Recording.

There is no discrediting that the Styx were a force with which to be reckoned during the 1980s. It was the concept albums that proved to be the most fruitful for the band, as seen with the release of Paradise Theater. It contained five singles and top ten hits like "The Best of Times," "Too Much Time On My Hands." Paradise Theater was the band's fourth consecutive multi-platinum album release. Styx has continued to make music and play, even after what many consider to the band's hey day in the 1970s and 1980s. It is clear that the band has reunited and cannot stop sharing its musical talent and propensity toward playing hits for welcoming audiences. Many would like to see the band reunited with Dennis DeYoung, who left the band in 1999, but Tommy Shaw made it clear to Rolling Stone magazine that the two had "a very negative effect on each other." At the same time, DeYoung has been more open to the idea of playing together again.


Styx Trivia

During the 1980s, a religious group in California and the Parents Music Resource Center accused Styx of putting satanic messages in the song "Snowblind." The song was what the band referred to as an anti-cocaine ballad, not a call to worship Satan. According James Young, in response to the accusations, "If we were going to put something satanic in our songs, we would have put it so it was in the song forward. Not so you would have to buy some $400 tape recorder to hear it."


Styx Live Show Experience

The live show experience of Styx is not like any other band of its time. Styx has produced so many top ten hits and albums that are profound ballads and anthems that have been played for years. Many of us recognize these songs and can relate them to life events. It is the band to see after having grown up with the Styx playing everywhere. It only makes sense to see them in concert while you have the time.

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15 Jan 2015
Jan 15, 2015 7:00 PM
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23 Jan 2015
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24 Jan 2015
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Agua Caliente Casino
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25 Jan 2015
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27 Feb 2015
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AT&T Center
San Antonio, TX
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28 Feb 2015
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Billy Bobs
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12 Mar 2015
Mar 12, 2015 8:30 PM
House of Blues Myrtle Beach
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