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Classic rock powerhouses REO Speedwagon and Styx are kicking off the 2023 Great Allentown Fair on
Wednesday, August 30. “Kicking off the 2023 Great Allentown Fair with these two beloved classic rock bands will be amazing’ said Jessica Ciecwisz, the Fair’s marketing and entertainment manager. ‘The city of Allentown will hear the historic grandstand rocking with hit after hit.” The last time REO Speedwagon and Styx and REO Speedwagon played the Allentown Fair as co-headliners was in 2001.
Styx also performed at the fair with Def Leppard and Tesla in 2015.
A new era of hope, survival, and prosperity comes calling with the release of CRASH OF THE CROWN, STYX’s “masterpiece” latest studio album, which was written pre-pandemic and recorded during the trying times of the pandemic. The legendary and multi-Platinum rockers–James “JY” Young (lead vocals, guitars), Tommy Shaw (lead vocals, guitars), Chuck Panozzo (bass, vocals), Todd Sucherman (drums, percussion), Lawrence Gowan (lead vocals, keyboards), Ricky Phillips (bass, guitar, vocals),
and CRASH OF THE CROWN producer and co-writer Will Evankovich (guitars)–released their 17th album June 18, 2021 on the band’s label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe, which is available as clear vinyl, black vinyl, and CD on digital platforms and at Styxworld.com.
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