STYX with special guest Loverboy

STYX with special guest Loverboy

Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: South Okanagan Events Centre, 853 Eckhardt Ave W, Penticton, BC

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Announced this morning, Classic rock legends, STYX, are set to perform in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Wednesday, September 4 with Canadian icons, LOVERBOY.

The six men comprising STYX have committed to rocking the Paradise together with audiences far and wide by averaging over 100 shows a year every year since (yes) 1999, and each one of them is committed to making the next show better than the last. Founded in Chicago in 1972, STYX has the unique distinction of being the first band in rock history to have four consecutive certified multimillion-selling albums in a row: 1977’s The Grand Illusion, 1978’s Pieces of Eight, 1979’s Cornerstone, and 1981’s Paradise Theatre.

STYX draws from over four decades of barn burning chart hits, joyous sing-alongs, and hard-driving deep cuts. Like a symphony that builds to a satisfying crescendo, a STYX set covers a wide range of stylistic cornerstones. From the progressively sweeping splendor that is “The Grand Illusion” to the hunker-down fortitude of all that is the “Blue Collar Man,” from the majestic spiritual love for a special “Lady” to the poignant rumination on the fleeting nature of fame in “Miss America,” from an individual yearning for true connection as a “Man in the Wilderness” to a soul-deep quest to achieve what’s at the heart of one’s personal vision in “Crystal Ball,” from the regal reach-for-the-stars bravado of “Come Sail Away” to the grainy all-in gallop of that rugged “Renegade” who had it made, STYX draws on an unlimited cache of ways to immerse one’s mind and body in their signature sound.


Tickets go on sale Friday, June 7th at 10:00 AM available in person at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC). Charge by phone at 1-877-SOEC-TIX (763-2849). Order online at www.ValleyFirstTix.com or livenation.com.