What You'll Get
Although attributed to the ‘70s, arena rock began in Roman times when bands fought to the death with power ballads while roadies were fed to lions. Appease your inner emperor with this deal to see The Midwest Rock-n-Roll Express tour with Styx, REO Speedwagon, and Ted Nugent at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo. For $60, you get two tickets for seating in sections 119 or 120 on Tuesday, May 1, at 6:40 p.m. (up to a $133.94 value).
The Midwest Rock-n-Roll Express smuggles arena legends and Midwestern heroes Styx, REO Speedwagon, and Ted Nugent onto the mammoth stage of State Farm Arena with an inestimable cargo of sing-along classics. Styx has sparked the third rail since 1972 with prog-rock sensationalism, bolstering lighter-fluid epics such as “Come Sail Away” and “Babe” with complex riffs from crystalline synthesizers intertwined with power-chord crescendos and noodling from guitar giant Tommy Shaw. With founding frontman and falsetto specialist Kevin Cronin at the helm, fellow Prairie State juggernaut REO Speedwagon fills the stage with passionate chartbusters that made waterbed salesmen rich, from romantic ballads such as “Keep On Loving You” to the spurned-lover kiss-off “Take It on the Run.” Kicking off the show, “Motor City Madman” and expert game hunter Ted Nugent revs his buzzsaw guitar through classics such as “Cat Scratch Fever” and “Stranglehold,” all while protecting the audience from wild boars.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires May 1, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 8 per person. Redeem on day of show for tickets at State Farm Arena box office. Must show valid ID matching name on voucher at State Farm Arena. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which will be provided to State Farm Arena. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must redeem together to sit together. Discount reflects Live Nation's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.