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Chicago and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2014 Tour

Two Illinois rock icons will hit the road together in 2014, when Chicago and REO Speedwagon join forces for a co-headlining summer tour.

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REO Speedwagon Cancels Upcoming SeaWorld Performance

The list of bands who will not perform at SeaWorld just added another member. Last night, REO Speedwagon pulled out of an upcoming gig at the Orlando popular theme park.

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REO Speedwagon Reunite With Former Guitarist at Benefit Concert

As it turns out, Wednesday’s Rock to the Rescue benefit concert at Bloomington, Ill.'s U.S. Cellular Coliseum was aptly named. Although organizers won’t have a final tally until early next week, they already know that they raised more than $300,000, with additional funds still to come as online donations and merchandise sales continue.

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Styx and REO Speedwagon Staging Benefit for Tornado Victims

Midwestern rockers Styx and REO Speedwagon will stage a benefit concert to aid central Illinois families impacted by the recent tornadoes and high winds that hit the area. The event, scheduled for Dec. 4 at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, has been titled Rock to the Rescue.

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Styx and REO Speedwagon Raise $100,000 for Boston Bombing Victims

Since founding their Rock to the Rescue charity in 2002, frequent tourmates Styx and REO Speedwagon have raised money for a growing number of worthy causes. Their latest focus: the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Styx, REO Speedwagon + Ted Nugent Bring ‘The Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express’ Tour to Massachusetts – Photos

The train just keeps a ‘rollin on ‘The Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express’ tour, featuring the triple bill of Styx, REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent. The classic rock collective that earned a prominent spot on our ‘Must-See Rock Concerts of 2013’ list recently made a pit stop in Springfield, Mass. on April 23. Check out our photos from the show below.

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REO, Styx + Ted Nugent Donating Proceeds From Concerts to Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Classic rockers Styx and REO Speedwagon -- along with tour mate Ted Nugent -- have come to the rescue once again. The heartland rockers will donate a portion of the proceeds from their current Midwest Rock 'N' Roll Express tour to victims of the recent Boston Marathon bombings.

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Styx, Ted Nugent + REO Speedwagon Announce New Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express Tour Dates

A successful two-month run in 2012 has lead to more shows together for REO Speedwagon, Styx and Ted Nugent in 2013. The Midwest Rock 'n Roll Express tour will begin again in April, with 20 dates announced through May 19. 

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Doobie Brothers & Chicago To Play Red Rocks In July [VIDEO]

The summer concert calendar is beginning to fill up rather quickly as more shows are announced for the region.

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Styx, Ted Nugent, REO Speedwagon Announce 2012 Tour

Styx, Ted Nugent and REO Speedwagon are teaming up for a 30-date triple-threat summer tour named “The Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express,” which will kick off May 1 in Hidalgo, Texas and cross all over the country before winding up in Gilford, N.Y. on July 7.

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REO Speedwagon Reissues ‘Hi Infidelity’

It's been 30 years since a hard working, blow the radar Midwest band gave us one of the true "classic" albums of all time. REO Speedwagon in 1981, with their album Hi Infidelity had a "Monster" on their hands that went straight to number 1 and remained there for 15 weeks.

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Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand Rock Out in ‘Rock of Ages’ [PHOTO]

Today, director Adam Shankman tweeted a brand-new photo from the set of his new movie, 'Rock of Ages,' featuring a never before seen glimpse of stars Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand in full-on rock mode.

In the movie, set during the '80s, Baldwin plays Dennis Dupree, an aging rocker who is now the owner of club The Bourbon Room. Brand, meanwhile, plays Dennis' right-hand man, Lonny, who also serves as the story's narrator.

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