Sometimes it seems like you can toss any combination of classic rock bands into a blender and come up with a pretty solid package tour.
Journey and Def Leppard? Sure! Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers? Most definitely! The Eagles and Jimmy Buffett? You bet! Jeff Beck and Paul Rodgers and Ann Wilson? You know it! Foreigner and Joe Walsh with special guest .38 Special? Hasn't happened yet, but it's only a matter of time!
Today's jukebox jumble: Chicago and REO Speedwagon, who will bring their summer tour to Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on July 21. Tickets are $29.50 and up, and they go on sale at noon Friday. Click here for details.
Between them, the two groups acquired enough hits to soundtrack an entire evening at Pizza Hut in 1982, and most of them still sound pretty good today. If you think you won't be singing along to Saturday in the Park or Keep On Loving You when this tour comes around, you're kidding yourself.
— Jay Cridlin