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“LEFTOVERTURE” 40th ANNIVERARY TOUR
ROLLS INTO ECCLES THEATER APRIL 20
KANSAS WILL PLAY MULTI-PLATINUM
SMASH HIT ALBUM LIVE
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 AT 10am
JOIN THE E-CLUB AT LIVE-AT-THE-ECCLES.COM FOR PRIORITY & VIP ACCESS
The legendary band Kansas will perform the multi-platinum smash-hit album “Leftoverture” live as part of their Eccles Theater debut Thursday, April 20 at 8pm. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, December 9 at 10am online at Live-at-the-Eccles.com, by phone at 801-355-ARTS and at the Eccles Theater Box Office (M-F 10a-6p and Sat 10a-2p). For VIP & priority access, visit Live-at-the-Eccles.com to join the e-club. The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater is located at 131 Main Street in Salt Lake City.
With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic of classic rock bands. This "garage band" from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and have gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide.
Composing a catalogue that includes fifteen studio albums and five live albums, KANSAS has produced eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums (Leftoverture, Point of Know Return, Best of KANSAS), one platinum live album (Two for the Show), and two one million-selling gold singles, ‘Carry On Wayward Son’ and ‘Dust in the Wind.’ KANSAS appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the ‘70's and ‘80's and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. ‘Carry On Wayward Son’ continues to be one of the top five most played songs on classic rock radio, and ‘Dust In the Wind’ has been played on the radio more than three million times!
2016 marks the release of “The Prelude Implicit,” KANSAS’s fifteenth studio album. The wide-ranging progressive rock album is released on InsideOut Music, and marks the band’s first studio album release in 16 years.
The band, which is currently comprised of original drummer Phil Ehart, bassist/vocalist Billy Greer, keyboardist David Manion, vocalist/keyboardist Ronnie Platt, violinist/guitarist David Ragsdale, guitarist Zak Rizvi, and original guitarist Richard Williams, continues to perform in front of large and enthusiastic audiences around the world.
Along with constant touring, KANSAS continues to remain a fixture of Classic Rock radio. The band has reached a whole new audience through their unmistakable presence on the popular video games Rock Band and Guitar Hero, and through their songs’ inclusion in various television shows such as ‘Supernatural,’ and ‘South Park,’ and with films ‘Old School,’ and ‘Anchorman.’
Kansas performs will perform in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 20at the Eccles Theater. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, December 9 at 10am online at Live-at-the-Eccles.com, by phone at 801-355-ARTS and at the Eccles Theater Box Office (M-F 10a-6p and Sat 10a-2p). For VIP & priority access, visit Live-at-the-Eccles.com to join the e-club. The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater is located at 131 Main Street in Salt Lake City.
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