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STYX ADDS FEBRUARY TOUR DATES

12/11/2012

Styx is slowly adding new dates to its 2013 itinerary. The band now has four February shows on the books for Santa Ynez and Oroville, California; North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and Orlando, Florida.

Styx co-founder and guitarist J.Y. Young told us that although Styx may be best known for its classic pop and ballad hits, the band's Chicago brand of prog rock remains a major component of its musical DNA: "Y'know, early on we were doing a lot of prog-type things back then. And, duh, The Grand Illusion -- that's pomp and circumstance -- (The) Grand Illusion; there ya go. So, it (was) a huge part of the influence before the super soft pop side of our band started to emerge in the late-'70s. And we've gone away from that. We're back, sort of, to the prog era. That's really what we've focused on at this point."

UPDATED: Styx tour dates (subject to change):

December 28 - Prior Lake, MN - Mystic Showroom
December 29 - Waukegan, IL - Genesee Theatre
December 30 - Merrillville, IN - Star Plaza Theatre
January 30 - Denver, CO - Paramount Theatre
February 1 - Reno, NV - Silver Legacy Resort Casino
February 4 - Bakersfield, CA - Majestic Fox Theater
January 18 - Cherokee, NC - Harrah's Cherokee Casino Event Center
January 19 - Fayetteville, NC - Crown Center
February 2 - West Wendover, NV - Peppermill Concert Hall
February 6 - Anaheim, CA - City National Grove Of Anaheim
February 7 - Santa Ynez, CA - Chumash Casino
February 8 - Temecula, CA - Pechanga Resort & Casino
February 9 - Oroville, CA - Gold Country Casino & Hotel
February 16 - North Myrtle Beach, SC - House Of Blues
February 27 - Orlando, FL Bands, Brew & BBQ Concert Series at SeaWorld Orlando Adventure Park


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