Pat Quinn, Governor
Robert F. Flider, Director
Amy Bliefnick, Manager
|August 7-17, 2014 - Springfield|
Sunday, August 18 th, 7:30 p.m., Grandstand
Tickets go on Sale April 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com
Don't Stop Believing
Any Way You Want It
Open Arms Only The Young
Wheel In The Sky
City By The Bay
JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music. They have continued to tour and record into the 21st century, and have never stopped creating vital music. Since the group's formation in 1973, the band has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 Gold and Platinum albums. The band's Greatest Hits album is certified 15 times Platinum, bringing Journey into the elite club of Diamond-certified album holders. Journey is re-energized for 2011 as they prepare to unleash their latest album of brand new material, Eclipse, featuring the line-up of Neal Schon (guitars, backing vocals), Jonathan Cain (keyboards, backing vocals), Ross Valory (bass, backing vocals), Deen Castronovo (drums, percussion, backing vocals) and Arnel Pineda (lead vocals).
The release of Eclipse marks the latest chapter in a rock 'n' roll saga that started more than 35 years ago in the San Francisco Bay Area. Guitarist Neal Schon left home at 15 years old to join Santana. In early 1973, Walter "Herbie" Herbert-a guitar tech and later manager for Santana and Journey-floated the idea about forming a new band around Schon, whom he called "the quintessential guitar expressionist of the time." Joining with two members of the popular local act Frumious Bandersnatch-former Steve Miller Band bassist Ross Valory and guitarist George Tickner-as well as drummer Prairie Prince, the all-instrumental act began performing as the Golden Gate Rhythm Section.
WITH OVER 30 YEARS IN THE BUSINESS, AND MORE THAN 17 MILLION ALBUMS SOLD WORLDWIDE, NIGHT RANGER HAS PROVEN THEY CAN STILL "ROCK IN AMERICA"!
It all started when five hard-rockin' kids from the San Francisco Bay Area joined forces in the early 80's to form Night Ranger. Like no other rock band, Night Ranger both epitomized and transcended the sound and style of that decade.
In 1983, Night Ranger earned widespread acclaim with their multi-platinum album Midnight Madness, which included their smash hits "Sister Christian," "When You Close Your Eyes" and the anthemic "(You Can Still) Rock In America."
Don't Tell Me You Love Me
When You Close Your Eyes (You Can Still) Rock In America
Growin Up In California
Night Ranger, in celebration of their 30th Anniversary, continues their non-stop touring, playing to sold-out crowds around the world, including stops in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Japan and the United States.
On October 22nd Night Ranger released a very special CD/DVD package which was recorded live in an intimate acoustic setting, with a select number of fans, at TRI Studios in San Rafael, CA. The result is compelling and exciting live renditions of the band's classic hits with new, refreshing arrangements; tracks include "(You Can Still) Rock In America", "Sister Christian", "Don't Tell Me You Love Me" and a timeless cover of Don Henley's "Boys of Summer." Available in a CD/DVD package, 24 Strings & a Drummer is available now.
Night Ranger is proof that powerful songs plus accomplished musicians is the perfect formula for continued success.
Night Ranger is:
JACK BLADES: Lead Vocals / Bass
KELLY KEAGY: Drums / Lead Vocals
BRAD GILLIS: Guitar / Vocals
JOEL HOEKSTRA: Guitar /
ERIC LEVY: Keyboards