REO Speedwagon and STYX booked for concert at 2020 York State Fair

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
REO Speedwagon and STYX will perform at the 2020 York State Fair.

Classic rock bands REO Speedwagon and STYX are set to perform at the York State Fair in 2020.

The bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Bobcat of York Grandstand Stage, according to a news release. 

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 16,  at or by phone at 717-848-2596. Prices range from $30 to $50.

REO Speedwagon was formed in 1967 in Champaign, Illinois. The band played a notable role in the Midwest rock movement and became most popular in the 1980s.

The band's 1980 album titled "Hi Infidelity" saw four tracks earn a spot on the country's top 40 hits, including "Keep on Loving You" and "Take It on the Run," and sold more than 10 million copies.

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STYX, a six-man rock band, formed in 1972 in Chicago and also saw plenty of success in the late 1970s and the 1980s.

The band has had four consecutive albums certified multi-platinum and is well known for songs such as "Come Sail Away" and "Mr. Roboto."

The York State Fair previously announced grandstand concerts by country star Dierks Bentley for July 24, contemporary Christian rockers Casting Crowns on July 27 and heavy metal groups Skid Row, Warrant and Kix for Triple Play Tuesday on July 28. Tickets for those shows are already available  at or by phone at 717-848-2596.

— Logan Hullinger can be reached at or via Twitter at @LoganHullYD.