Summer concerts are making their way back onto the calendars, and Cedar Rapids is back on the map for a big one Saturday, July 3 when REO Speedwagon takes the stage at the McGrath Amphitheater.

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The Fourth of July holiday weekend concert marks the return of one of the Midwest's most popular and enduring bands of the classic rock generation.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m. to the general public, with a presale through 10 p.m. on Thursday. Use promo code REO2021 to get tickets before they go on sale.

REO Speedwagon has been a radio staple since 1974. The band has played numerous times in the City of Five Seasons. Their most recent appearance was nearly five years ago co-headlining with Def Leppard at the US Cellular Center downtown on October 10, 2016.

Plenty of REO will be heard this weekend on KDAT as we present another "Feel-Good '80s weekend" starting Friday afternoon at 5.Then join Kid Kelly for more '80s (and '90s) Saturday night for Backtrax USA.

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