PREVIEW: KANSAS COMES TO TEXAS (Austin That Is!)
The Wizard of Oz wasn’t the only huge thing to emerge from Kansas decades ago. With over 30 Million records sold, eight gold albums. three sextuple-platinum albums, one platinum live album, a million-selling single, lengthy appearances on the Billboard charts and the most played track on classic rock radio in 1997- Kansas is still doing it.
Ultimate Classic Rock says “Kansas, whose blend of rock, jazz, classical and other musical forms was particularly inventive, distinguished by Robby Steinhardt’s violin and thought-provoking lyrics penned by Kerry Livgren and Steve Walsh.” See their favorite songs-Read More: Top 10 Kansas Songs.
After the retirement of Steve Walsh in July 2014, new vocalist Ronnie Platt came onboard and has been embraced by fans. With a huge 2015 Tour (over 90 shows) the band is already in the studio and set to release a new album in 2016. Check out Miracles Out Of Nowhere- a documentary film that follows the band’s start from the middle of nowhere in Topeka, Kansas to huge sold out shows around the world. Follow the 2015 Tour- Check out the upcoming tour dates at Kansas Tour.
As usual, Keep Calm and Carry On (…My Wayward Son).