Xfinity Theatre | Hartford, Connecticut
The XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, CT, will welcome 2024’s BIGGEST pop-rock concert this Saturday, August 3, courtesy of Train and REO Speedwagon’s “Summer Road Trip Tour,” featuring guest act Yacht Rock Revue! Winner of three GRAMMY Awards for pop culture hits “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)” and “Hey, Soul Sister,” Pat Monahan’s Train has left the station and is speeding full steam ahead with a cargo of their greatest platinum hits like “Calling All Angels,” “Drive By,” and “Play That Song.” Coming in hot off their trails is REO Speedwagon, the legendary band who gave us Billboard #1 ballads “Can’t Fight This Feeling” and “Keep on Loving You.” Best known for their Diamond-selling album, Hi Infidelity, these ‘80s hitmakers will showcase the extent of their arena rock anthems and multi-platinum jukebox classics. This concert is part of a 44-date North American tour, and we urge you to claim your reservations now to join in on the fun!
With over 80 million worldwide record sales, 28 Billboard 200 albums, and 32 Hot 100 hits shared between them, these two contemporary pop-rock icons will give you a season of sun worth a lifetime of memories! Fire up all the cylinders as Train and REO Speedwagon blaze through North American highways on their “Summer Road Trip Tour,” presented this 2024 by Live Nation Entertainment. Our co-headliners are slated to visit 44 cities during their trek, including a zesty Saturday night special at the XFINITY Theatre on August 3.
The concert will feature an opening act from cover band Yacht Rock Revue, whose original songs, such as “Step” and “Bad Tequila,” and renditions of yacht-rock staples evoke carefree summertime nostalgia perfect for warming up an evening of joyous musical revelry!
GRAMMY and Billboard Music Award winner Train is going to paint the country in broad, colorful strokes with its palette of pop-rock classics, including global pop culture phenomena “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)” and “Hey, Soul Sister.” This group of SanFran stars bookended the post-grunge era through their signature fusions of alternative pop and traditional roots rock, breathing renewed life into the scene with multi-platinum Billboard hits like “Meet Virginia,” “Marry Me,” “Drive By” and “50 Ways to Say Goodbye.” Eventually, Train’s tunes would ingrain themselves across airwaves and karaoke bars, infecting one generation after another with the catchy hooks of their laid-back, good-vibed melodies.
They might be old-school, but they’re still as strong as they come! Midwestern trendsetters REO Speedwagon is BACK, and they’re itching to unleash the ‘80s arena rock anthems that shaped American music history as we know it. Renowned around the world for their iconic Hi Infidelity LP, which climbed to the Billboard 200’s top spot while securing RIAA Diamond certification, REO Speedwagon promises essential hits from their decades-spanning career, such as timeless Hot 100 #1 ballads “Keep on Loving You” and “Can’t Fight This Feeling.” Get your groove on, guys, gals, and other pals, because it’s gonna be a dreamland in this here concert, flushed full of jukebox classics like “Take It on the Run” and “Time for Me to Fly.”
“Pat Monahan and I have done several benefit shows over the years, and now we get to take out our bands for a summer full of music and fun. I love the idea of bringing together people of all ages, who share a common love for well-crafted songs and high energy live performances. The REO boys are stoked about this tour,” frontman Kevin Cronin shared.
This Saturday, August 3, the Summer Road Trip Tour’s stop in Connecticut will be hosted in Hartford’s esteemed XFINITY Theatre, a 30,000-capacity outdoor venue fitted with the best facilities technology has to offer. Immerse in Train and REO Speedwagon’s exhilarating soundscape, taken to the next level thanks to exceptional lighting, acoustics, and sightlines. Tickets are out — click the button to get yours now!