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By Tim Zick, 02/06/24, 10:00AM CST


Styx to Bring 2024 Tour to Scheels Arena in Fargo, ND

Fargo, ND (Feb. 6, 2024) – Iconic rock group Styx has announced a special show in Fargo, ND on Friday, August 30 at Scheels Arena.

With over four decades of barn-burning chart hits, joyous singalongs, and hard-driving deep cuts, the show is promising to be one to remember. From the progressively-sweeping splendor that is “The Grand Illusion,” to the majestic spiritual love for a special “Lady”; and the regal reach-for-the-stars bravado of “Come Sail Away'' to the rugged “Renegade” – the band draws on unlimited ways to immerse one’s mind.

Artist Presale begins Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. and general tickets go on sale

Friday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. at


A new era of hope, survival, and prosperity comes calling with the release of CRASH OF THE CROWN, STYX’s “masterpiece” latest studio album, which was written pre-pandemic and recorded during the trying times of the pandemic. The legendary and multi-Platinum rockers--James “JY” Young (lead vocals, guitars), Tommy Shaw (lead vocals, guitars), Chuck Panozzo (bass, vocals), Todd Sucherman (drums, percussion), Lawrence Gowan (lead vocals, keyboards), Ricky Phillips (bass, guitar, vocals), and CRASH OF THE CROWN producer and co-writer Will Evankovich (guitars)--released their 17th album June 18, 2021 on the band’s label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe, which is available as clear vinyl, black vinyl, and CD on digital platforms and at


STYX’s holy mission for cutting CRASH OF THE CROWN was crystal-clear to its co-creator from the get-go. “Absolutely no obstacles were going to get in the way of how we approached creating this album,” singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw concludes about the herculean recording efforts of his fellow COTC makers. “And everything came out exactly the way we wanted to hear it.”

Shortly before CRASH OF THE CROWN came out, STYX released new music onTHE SAME STARDUST EP as part of Record Store Day (June 12, 2021). Available on blue 180-gram 12-inch vinyl only, featuring two brand-new songs on side one (“The Same Stardust” and “Age of Entropia”), as well as five live performances on side two of some of STYX’s classic hits previously heard during their “STYX Fix” livestreams that have been keeping fans company during the pandemic on their official YouTube page, including “Mr. Roboto,” “Man In The Wilderness,” “Miss America,” “Radio Silence,” and “Renegade.” On September 17, 2021, THE SAME STARDUST was made available worldwide on all digital platforms.






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Scheels Arena, located in Fargo, North Dakota, stands as a dynamic hub for sports, entertainment, and community engagement. Established in 2008, this state-of-the-art facility, named after the iconic Scheels sporting goods retailer, accommodates over 5,000 spectators and serves as the proud home of the Fargo Force hockey team. With a regulation-sized ice rink, versatile event capabilities, and a commitment to hosting diverse entertainment, Scheels Arena has become a premier destination for concerts, sporting events, and community gatherings.