Kansas, America and Matisyahu Coming To King Center
By Space Coast Daily // July 29, 2015
ABOVE VIDEO: Kansas is coming to the King Center on Friday October 3o at 8 p.m. Tickets for the show go on sale August 7 at noon. KANSAS has spent more than four decades as a part of the soundtrack of the lives of multiple generations of music lovers. (Miralotrolado Video)
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Kansas is coming to the King Center on Friday October 3o at 8 p.m.
Tickets for the show go on sale August 7 at noon. KANSAS has spent more than four decades as a part of the soundtrack of the lives of multiple generations of music lovers.
The band 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) and a million selling gold single, Dust in the Wind.
KANSAS appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the ‘70’s and ‘80’s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. Carry On Wayward Son was the #2 most played track on classic rock radio in 1995 and went to #1 in 1997.
The band, which is currently comprised of original drummer Phil Ehart, bassist/vocalist Billy Greer, keyboardist David Manion, vocalist/keyboardist Ronnie Platt, violinist/guitarist David Ragsdale, and original guitarist Richard Williams, continues to perform in front of large and enthusiastic audiences around the world.
AN EVENING WITH AMERICA
Wed, November 11, 8 p.m.
Tickets on Sale Friday, August 7th at Noon
Tickets starting at $58 (inclusive of fees)
An Elko Concerts Production
The year 2015 marks the 45th Anniversary of perennial classic-rock favorite, America. Founding members, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell (along with former band mate Dan Peek) harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the strength of their signature song A Horse With No Name.
America became a global household name and paved the way with an impressive string of hits including I Need You, Ventura Highway, Don’t Cross The River, Tin Man, and Lonely People to name a few. Forty plus years later, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell are still making music together, touring the world and thrilling audiences with their timeless sound.
FESTIVAL OF LIGHT: AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH MATISYAHU
Sunday, December 20, 7 p.m.
Tickets on Sale Friday, August 7 at Noon
Tickets starting at $33.50 (inclusive of fees)
An AEG Live Production
Celebrate Hanukkah with Matisyahu in an evening of holiday celebration, mixed with such hits as King Without A Crown, Live Like A Warrior, Sunshine, and One Day. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of his breakthrough album, Live at Stubb’s, Matisyahu has taken a new look at the music that first made his reputation in Live at Stubb’s III: A 10-Year Journey.
In two stripped-back sit-down shows in March of 2015, Matisyahu performed new arrangements of his early reggae hits from the original album, along with a selection of later favorites up through Akeda.
This tour reconnects Matisyahu with long-time musical collaborators and friends from his early touring days, including Live at Stubb’s guitarist Aaron Dugan. Matisyahu and his band will present an evening of stripped-back arrangements highlighting the music that launched his career while taking fans of all ages on a journey through the evolution of Live at Stubb’s to his most recent release Akeda.