REO Speedwagon Concert History

REO Speedwagon (originally styled as R.E.O. Speedwagon) is an American rock band from Champaign, Illinois. Formed in 1967, the band cultivated a following during the 1970s and achieved significant commercial success throughout the 1980s. Hi Infidelity (1980) contained four US Top 40 hits and is the group's best-selling album, with over ten million copies sold.

Date Concert Venue Location
Aug 30, 2023
Styx / REO Speedwagon Allentown Fairgrounds Grandstand Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 18, 2023
REO Speedwagon Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Hampton Beach, NH, US
Aug 08, 2023
REO Speedwagon Buffalo Chip Campground Sturgis, South Dakota, United States
Aug 05, 2023
REO Speedwagon Hero Arena at the Mountain America Center Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
Aug 02, 2023
REO Speedwagon First Interstate Arena Billings, Montana, United States
Jul 14, 2023 –
Jul 15, 2023
Lakefront Music Festival 2023
REO Speedwagon / Lynyrd Skynyrd / Darius Rucker / Tyler Hubbard / Black Stone Cherry / Adam West / Muss
Lakefront Park Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States
Jun 23, 2023
REO Speedwagon McMorran Place Theatre Port Huron, Michigan, United States
Jun 20, 2023
REO Speedwagon Capitol Theatre Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
Jun 13, 2023
REO Speedwagon North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center North Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Jun 12, 2023
REO Speedwagon William B. Bell Auditorium Augusta, Georgia, United States
Jun 09, 2023
REO Speedwagon IP Casino, Resort & Spa Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
May 24, 2023
REO Speedwagon Muckleshoot Event Center Auburn, Washington, United States
May 19, 2023 –
May 21, 2023
Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival 2023
REO Speedwagon / Brad Paisley / Scotty McCreery / Night Ranger / Sara Evans / Colt Ford / The Lacs / Dylan Scott / Moonshine Bandits / George Shingleton / Tenille Arts / Callista Clark
Lake Skinner Regional Park Winchester, California, United States
Apr 14, 2023
REO Speedwagon Cadence Bank Arena Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Mar 25, 2023
REO Speedwagon Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States
Mar 24, 2023
REO Speedwagon Four Winds Casino / Silver Creek Event Center New Buffalo, Michigan, United States
Mar 22, 2023
REO Speedwagon La Crosse Center Arena La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
Mar 21, 2023
REO Speedwagon The Sanford Center Bemidji, Minnesota, United States
Show Duplicate for Mar 21, 2023
Mar 18, 2023
REO Speedwagon Hartman Arena Park City, Kansas, United States
Mar 17, 2023
REO Speedwagon Orpheum Theatre Sioux City, Iowa, United States

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Wheels Are Turnin’ on Aug 31, 1985 [336-small]

Wheels Are Turnin’
Aug 31, 1985
 Wichita, Kansas, United States
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Good Trouble on Sep 23, 1982 [372-small]

Good Trouble
Sep 23, 1982
 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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Good Trouble on Sep 23, 1982 [373-small]

Good Trouble
Sep 23, 1982
 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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REO Speedwagon on Jul 11, 2015 [456-small]

REO Speedwagon
Jul 11, 2015
 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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REO Speedwagon on Jan 16, 2023 [491-small]

REO Speedwagon
Jan 16, 2023
 Fresno, California, United States
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Hi Infidelity on Jan 10, 1981 [783-small]

Hi Infidelity
Jan 10, 1981
 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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3rd Annual Day of Rock ‘n’ Roll on Jul 19, 1981 [787-small]

3rd Annual Day of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Jul 19, 1981
 New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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REO Speedwagon on Dec 28, 2001 [556-small]

REO Speedwagon
Dec 28, 2001
 Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, United States
  Uploaded by Kevin Cannon

REO Speedwagon on Mar 10, 1981 [689-small]

REO Speedwagon
Mar 10, 1981
 Charleston, West Virginia, United States
  Uploaded by Chris Sticklen

REO Speedwagon on Jun 19, 1985 [260-small]

REO Speedwagon
Jun 19, 1985
 Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
  Uploaded by Charlie Kennedy

REO Speedwagon on Jun 19, 1985 [079-small]

REO Speedwagon
Jun 19, 1985
 Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States
  Uploaded by Charlie Kennedy

REO Speedwagon on Jun 22, 2018 [248-small]

REO Speedwagon
Jun 22, 2018
 Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  Uploaded by Kevin Olson

Pop Rock
Hard Rock
Classic Rock
Folk Rock
Soft Rock
Album Oriented Rock (AOR)
Mellow Gold
Arena Rock
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2023 33 concerts
2022 83 concerts
2021 60 concerts
2020 20 concerts
2019 79 concerts
2018 97 concerts
2017 71 concerts
2016 82 concerts
2015 66 concerts
2014 83 concerts
2013 75 concerts
2012 62 concerts
2011 77 concerts
2010 86 concerts
2009 89 concerts
2008 78 concerts
2007 93 concerts
2006 69 concerts
2005 68 concerts
2004 21 concerts
2003 72 concerts
2002 45 concerts
2001 33 concerts
2000 47 concerts
1999 2 concerts
1998 12 concerts
1997 14 concerts
1996 23 concerts
1995 19 concerts
1994 14 concerts
1993 10 concerts
1992 9 concerts
1991 6 concerts
1990 6 concerts
1989 1 concert
1988 4 concerts
1987 35 concerts
1986 3 concerts
1985 45 concerts
1984 14 concerts
1983 16 concerts
1982 31 concerts
1981 53 concerts
1980 18 concerts
1979 20 concerts
1978 33 concerts
1977 30 concerts
1976 19 concerts
1975 35 concerts
1974 30 concerts
1973 27 concerts
1972 12 concerts
1971 4 concerts
1970 4 concerts
1969 8 concerts
1968 2 concerts
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 Lisa Judd
 Gary Eveleigh
 Ethan Bubar
 R. Bruce Brandon
 Susan Goggins
 Rusty Fournier
 Brent Steele
 Cindy Thomas
 Robin R Williams
 Erik Garcia
 Terry Todd
 Chris Sticklen
 Blaine Pederson

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Ricky Racer Aug 05, 2022

----> Ron Kelley: REO played at Mississippi Coast Coliseum on December 10th, 1984.

Ron Kelley Jun 24, 2022

I have a half of ticket stub: REO Speedwagon, Biloxi,MS 1984 10th day of ? month. Anyone know what month it was?

Maui Blue Nov 01, 2020

You're missing one. March 25, 1983. Wendler Arena. Saginaw, MI

Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQ)

What genre is REO Speedwagon?

When REO Speedwagon first emerged, their genre might have been best described as “alternative rock.” However, they are now considered a traditional classic rock band with their sound merging elements mix of hard rock, arena rock, and power pop.

What does the “REO” stand for in REO Speedwagon?

REO stands for Ransom Eli Olds, the name of the founder of Oldsmobile (originally called "Olds Motor Vehicle Company" when founded) and the now defunct REO Motor Car Company.

Where is REO Speedwagon from?

REO Speedwagon is from Champaign, Illinois.

Who are the original members of REO Speedwagon?

The original members of REO Speedwagon are:

  • Kevin Cronin on lead vocals, rhythm guitar, and occasionally piano
  • Neal Doughty on keyboard
  • Alan Gratzer on drums, percussion, and backing vocals
  • Gregg Philbin on bass and backing vocals

How did REO Speedwagon get its name?

The band is named after the 1915 REO Speed Wagon which was designed by Ransom Eli Olds.

Why did Gary Richrath leave REO Speedwagon?

Gary Richrath left REO Speedwagon in 1989 because he was not happy with the direction the band was going. He was replaced by Dave Amato who became a long-time and permanent member of the band.

What year Did REO Speedwagon’s first album come out?

REO Speedwagon's first studio album “R.E.O Speedwagon” dropped in October 1971. The album peaked at number 167 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Which members of REO Speedwagon have died?

Two notable members of REO Speedwagon that have died are:

  • Gary Richrath, the band’s original drummer and founding member, died on September 13, 2015 due to complications from surgery.
  • Miles Joseph, the band’s lead guitarist in 1989 before being replaced by Jesse Harms, died on December 25, 2012 due to heart failure.

What REO Speedwagon song is in Netflix’s Cobra Kai?

“Take It On The Run” by REO Speedwagon is featured in the Netflix series Cobra Kai. The song was released in 1981 and peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

In what episode of Netflix’s Ozark was REO Speedwagon featured?

REO Speedwagon was featured in episode three of the third season of the Netflix series Ozark. The episode was named after the band’s lead singer who helps the protagonist launder money for a Mexican drug cartel. It is entitled "Kevin Cronin Was Here."

How many concerts has REO Speedwagon had?

REO Speedwagon has had 2,148 concerts.

What genre is REO Speedwagon?

REO Speedwagon is most often considered to be Rock, Pop Rock, Hard Rock, Classic Rock, Folk Rock, Soft Rock, Album Oriented Rock (AOR), Mellow Gold, and Arena Rock.

When is the next REO Speedwagon concert?

The next REO Speedwagon concert is on February 03, 2023 at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort Event Center in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.

When was the last REO Speedwagon concert?

The last REO Speedwagon concert was on February 01, 2023 at Johnny Mercer Theatre, Savannah Civic Center in Savannah, Georgia, United States.

What songs does REO Speedwagon play live?

The songs that REO Speedwagon performs live vary, but here's the latest setlist that we have from the January 18, 2023 concert at San Jose Civic in San Jose, California, United States:

  1. Don't Let Him Go
  2. Music Man
  3. Take It on the Run
  4. Keep Pushin'
  5. Live Every Moment
  6. That Ain't Love
  7. Tough Guys
  8. Can't Fight This Feeling
  9. Son of a Poor Man
  10. Building the Bridge
  11. Time for Me to Fly
  12. Back on the Road Again
  13. Ridin' the Storm Out
  14. Keep On Loving You
  15. Roll With the Changes