REO Speedwagon, Styx coming to Show Me Center

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Bass player Bruce Hall, guitar player Dave Amato and lead singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon play for the crowd on Friday, Sept. 14, 2007 at the SEMO District Fair grandstand. (Aaron Eisenhauer)

Classic rock bands REO Speedwagon and Styx will play the Show Me Center in December.

The bands will team up for a show at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, according to a listing on the Show Me Center's website calendar at

The bands have a long list of hits spanning decades, including songs such as "Can't Fight this Feeling, "Take it on the Run" and "Time for Me to Fly" by REO Speedwagon and "Blue Collar Man," "Come Sail Away" and "Too Much Time on My Hands" by Styx.

REO Speedwagon sold out the SEMO District Fair in 2007, and Styx drew an estimated 2,500 or more the following year.

According to the calendar listing, the bands will play for nearly three hours. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Call 651-5000 or visit the Show Me Center website for more information.

Pertinent address:

1333 N. Sprigg St., Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Map of pertinent addresses

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