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04.26.2013 | | Posted at 06:00 AM

With Guster, Pat Benatar, REO Speedwagon and Silversun Pickups

By Evan Rytlewski
It looks like Summerfest is going to be rolling out its grounds stage headliner lineups at a steady clip over the next week or two, so get used to them. Today the festival revealed the headliners for its Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, which are listed below.June 26    10:00 pm    Kip MooreJune 27     9:30 pm    REO SpeedwagonJun...
Thursday, June 30, 2011

Tonight @ M&I Classic Rock Stage, Summerfest, 9 p.m.

Like most '80s power-balladeers, REO Speedwagon faded from popularity by the early '90s, existing largely as a touring act on the state-fair circuit. But the band has made a bit of a comeback in recent years, earning unlikely acclaim for...
Sunday, July 19, 2009

Today @ Waukesha County Expo Center

The Wisconsin State Fair doesn’t begin until August 6, but for those jonesing for livestock and fried food, the neighboring Waukesha County Fair, which runs through Sunday, has your fix. The fair closes today with attractions including a truck and tractor pull, a pie-eating contest, a western horse show and a headlining 6 p.m. performance from REO Speedwagon. Although the group’s classic lineup dissolved years ago, the band’s current roster has been intact...
Friday, March 27, 2009

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m.

REO Speedwagon so often plays state fairs and, more locally, Summerfest, that it’s rare to see them abandon the great outdoors in favor of indoor venues. It should be interesting to see how the band does for itself inside Potawatomi’s Northern Lights Theater, where more attention will be focused on the band and less on the party atmosphere. Though like...
Thursday, July 31, 2008

Today @ the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds

Here’s hoping you’ve worked up an appetite, because it’s cream-puff eating time. The Wisconsin State Fair kicks off its 2008 run today. In true state-fair fashion, REO Speedwagon will be headlining the event’s main stage tonight at 8 p.m. Although the group’s classic lineup dissolved years ago, the band’s current roster . . .