Just Announced!

America’s preeminent progressive rock band, Kansas, will bring their ‘Point of Know Return’ tour, celebrating the 40th Anniversary og the massive hit album, to the F.M. Kirby Center on Friday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m. and are available online at kirbycenter.org, at the Kirby Center Box Office and charge by phone at 570-826-1100. A Kirby Member pre-sale begins Wednesday, March 21 at 10:00 a.m.

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Kansas brings ‘Point of Know Return’ Tour to Kirby Center!

Classic Rock band celebrates their sextuple-platinum album in Wilkes-Barre

 

March 19, 2018 (Wilkes-Barre, PA) – It was announced today that America’s preeminent progressive rock band, Kansas, will be touring select U.S. cities this fall celebrating the 40th Anniversary of their massive hit album Point of Know Return including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Centeron Friday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 23 at 10:00 a.m. and will be available at the Kirby Center box office, online at www.kirbycenter.org and charge by phone at (570) 826-1100.  

A Kirby Member Pre-Sale begins Wednesday, March 21 at 10:00 a.m.

In 1977, KANSAS followed up the success of Leftoverture by releasing the album Point of Know Return. Containing the smash hit and million-selling single “Dust in the Wind,” along with fan favorites such as “Portrait (He Knew),” “Closet Chronicles,” and “Paradox,” Point of Know Return became the band’s greatest selling album. The album peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Album charts, reached sextuple-platinum status with more than six million copies sold, and had three Billboard Hot 100 singles.

“After the success of the album Leftoverture, it was hard to imagine when we released Point of Know Return that this album would be even bigger, but it was,” comments KANSAS guitarist, and original member, Richard Williams. “From the album artwork to the song ‘Dust in the Wind,’ the album Point of Know Return is really ingrained in Rock N Roll history and even in popular culture.

The past two years we have done around 80 select shows performing the album Leftoverture in its entirety.  We have been blown away by the positive fan response.  Our hope is that fans will enjoy this Point of Know Return Tour just as much, and hopefully even more! “

Throughout the tour, live shows will not only culminate with the album Point of Know Return performed in its entirety, but KANSAS will also perform classic hits, deep cuts, and fan favorites.  The band has not publicly performed some songs in the more than two-hour KANSAS musical event in decades, if ever.

KANSAS lead vocalist Ronnie Platt adds, “I often joke that I cannot be in charge of putting together a set list, because there are too many songs that I really want to perform.  These shows, though, will be about as close as it gets.  Of course, there will be hits like ‘Carry On Wayward Son,’ but to know we will be performing songs that KANSAS has not performed live for twenty or thirty years, or even ever, that is just really exciting. It is going to be a lot of fun.”

 

Tickets: $49.50, $69.50, & $126.00, plus applicable fees

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