Unfortunately, the days of rock bands being the focal point of modern entertainment are pretty much over. Back in the day, rock bands were everywhere. The driving forces of the time were Zeppelin, Van Halen, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, Skynyrd, Deep Purple, Sabbath, and The Who.

Another name that comes to mind that belongs on that list is ELO (or Electric Light Orchestra.) Jeff Lynne's soaring vocals and Roy Wood's guitar riffs made for a one of a kind combination. The band has had it’s fair share of breakups, line-up changes, and re-unions over the years, but they’re finally back on the road again.

Although it's been quite a while since the band has released any new music, I'm thankful that they're at least still touring. Kansas will be coming to Minnesota – playing the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The show will take place on Thursday, July 25th. It's kicking off at 8 pm, and tickets are available online now for $126 a piece. Definitely expensive, but considering how rare ELO shows are in Minnesota, it might be worth your money if you're a fan.

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