Kansas is Coming to The Majestic Theater

 

America’s preeminent progressive rock band, KANSAS, will be touring select U.S. cities this fall celebrating the 40th Anniversary of their massive hit album Point of Know Return. To celebrate, for the first time in history, the band will be performing the album in its entirety. The tour will showcase more than two hours of classic KANSAS music including hit songs, deep cuts, and fan favorites. Tickets and KANSAS VIP Packages for most dates go on sale to the general public Friday, March 23, 2018. Ticket information can be found at www.kansasband.com.   

In 1977, KANSAS followed up the success of Leftoverture by releasing the album Point of Know Return. Containing the smash hit and million-selling single “Dust in the Wind,” along with fan favorites such as “Portrait (He Knew),” “Closet Chronicles,” and “Paradox,” Point of Know Return became the band’s greatest selling album. The album peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Album charts, reached sextuple-platinum status with more than six million copies sold, and had three Billboard Hot 100 singles.

“After the success of the album Leftoverture, it was hard to imagine when we released Point of Know Return that this album would be even bigger, but it was,” comments KANSAS guitarist, and original member, Richard Williams. “From the album artwork to the song ‘Dust in the Wind,’ the album Point of Know Return is really ingrained in Rock N Roll history and even in popular culture. The past two years we have done around 80 select shows performing the album Leftoverture in its entirety.  We have been blown away by the positive fan response.  Our hope is that fans will enjoy this Point of Know Return Tour just as much, and hopefully even more! “

Throughout the tour, live shows will not only culminate with the album Point of Know Return performed in its entirety, but KANSAS will also perform classic hits, deep cuts, and fan favorites.  The band has not publicly performed some songs in the more than two-hour KANSAS musical event in decades, if ever.

KANSAS lead vocalist Ronnie Platt adds, “I often joke that I cannot be in charge of putting together a set list, because there are too many songs that I really want to perform.  These shows, though, will be about as close as it gets.  Of course, there will be hits like ‘Carry On Wayward Son,’ but to know we will be performing songs that KANSAS has not performed live for twenty or thirty years, or even ever, that is just really exciting. It is going to be a lot of fun.”

KANSAS POINT OF KNOW RETURN ANNIVERSARY TOUR CONFIRMED DATES:

DATE                           CITY/STATE                 VENUE

September 28               Atlanta, GA                   Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center

September 29               Nashville, TN                 Ryman Auditorium

October 5                      Glenside, PA                 Keswick Theatre

October 6                      Pittsburgh, PA               Heinz Hall

October 12                    Milwaukee, WI               Pabst Theater

October 13                    Chicago, IL                    Chicago Theater

October 19                    Kansas City, MO           Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland

October 20                    St. Louis, MO                Fabulous Fox Theatre

October 26                    Kalamazoo, MI              The State Theatre

October 27                    Detroit, MI                     Fox Theater

November 2                  San Antonio, TX The     Tobin Center for Performing Arts

November 3                 Dallas, TX                    Majestic Theatre

November 9                  Cincinnati, OH               Taft Theatre

November 10                Indianapolis, IN              Murat Theatre at Old National Centre

November 16                Huntington, NY              The Paramount

November 17                Worcester, MA              Hanover Theatre

November 23                Wilkes-Barre, PA           F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts

November 24                Baltimore, MD               Model Performing Arts Center at the Lyric

November 30                Asheville, NC                Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

December 1                  Columbia, SC                The Township Auditorium

December 6                  Mobile, AL                    Saenger Theatre

December 8                  Clearwater, FL              Ruth Eckerd Hall

December 14                Daytona Beach, FL        Peabody Auditorium

December 15                Fort Lauderdale, FL Au-Rene Theater at             Broward Center

 

For more information on KANSAS and the Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour, please visit:

www.kansasband.com

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