Rock icons REO Speedwagon will headline the Main Stage on opening night of the Fair, Thursday, August 1. While best known for No. 1 hits “Keep On Loving You” and “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” the band’s catalog features 13 Top 40 hits including “Take It on the Run,” “Keep the Fire Burnin’” and more. REO Speedwagon has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide since their 1971 debut album, and continues to be a popular live act today.

Night Ranger will open the 7:30 p.m. show, performing rock classics such as “Sentimental Street” and the smash power ballad “Sister Christian.”

All seating for this show is reserved, and tickets are $39 and $29.

A Take It On The Run Package ($150) is also available and includes: One reserved ticket located in the first 10 rows, specially designed REO Speedwagon tour shirt (exclusive to package only), collectible tour poster (numbered, limited print), exclusive REO Speedwagon coaster set and bottle opener, commemorative tour laminate and limited edition REO Speedwagon merchandise item.

Tickets for REO Speedwagon are on sale now!

Click button below, visit the State Fair Ticket Office, or charge by phone at 414-266-7100.


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