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Music / Singing - Performance
|Date & Time:||
Thursday, October 12, 2023
7:30 PM-9:30 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School|
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Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
2 Southbridge St.
Worcester, MA 01608
|Cost:||$45 - $170|
|Description:||With a legendary career spanning five decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of Americas iconic 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 sixteen 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), one quadruple-Platinum single Carry On Wayward Son and another triple-Platinum single Dust in the Wind. KANSAS appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 70s and 80s 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!
The band is currently comprised of original drummer Phil Ehart, bassist/vocalist Billy Greer, vocalist/keyboardist Ronnie Platt, violinist/guitarist David Ragsdale, keyboardist/vocalist Tom Brislin and original guitarist Richard Williams. With no signs of slowing down, KANSAS 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 and popular culture. The band continues to reach a whole new audience through their unmistakable presence in various commercials, live sports broadcasts, popular video games Rock Band, Guitar Hero and Grand Theft Auto; the bands documentary film KANSAS: Miracles Out of Nowhere, and a guest appearance on The CWs television show Walker. The bands songs have also been included in various television shows such as Supernatural,Reacher, All Elite Wrestling, South Park, The Office and The Simpsons; as well as blockbuster films including Old School, The Suicide Squad, Anchorman, Pitch Perfect and Happy Gilmore.
Tickets are $45, $78, $98, $125, $145, $150 and $170 depending on seat location with limited VIP packages also available for $260 and $330. Contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469) for more information.
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Created: January 23, 2023 at 11:06 AM
Last Modified: January 23, 2023 at 11:06 AM
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