Bear P. from New York, New York
Kansas rocked the Beacon last night with an inspired performance of Lefoverture and POKR. Ronnie Platt's vocals and the band's harmonizing was the best I've heard in a live performance of any Kansas band incarnation in years. Acoustic set to start with POSW, Hold On, Refugee and Lonely Wind, set the stage for Leftoverture with standout versions of Carry On, Miracles Out of Nowhere and Magnum Opus the highlights. Fans stood for all or most of these songs and the band played off the enthusiasm of the crowd. Highlights from Point of Know Return were the title track which brought the house down, Portrait and Nobody's Home, one of the most underrated Kansas songs in their extensive playbook. The encore of Song of America and Icarus 1 from Masque were the perfect songs to appease the hard core Kansas fans attending. Overall the band was awesome, Phil is still incredible on drums driving the band. Rich continues to play most of the lead guitar parts keeping them fresh and lively but true to the originals. Billy Greer's versatility on bass and vocals has been a steady force for the band now for over 30 years, and Zak Rizvi and newcomer Tom Brislin brought excitement to the stage and killed on their solo opportunities. The Beacon is always awesome and my left side orchestra seats were better than expected. The show lasted 2.5 hours and was pure enjoyment for this Kansas fan all the way through.
Julia D from Fort Myers, Florida
KANSAS ROCKED OUT!
I got my hubby tickets to see this concert as a Christmas gift. He said it was the best Christmas gift ever! I wasn’t sure what to expect, I mean these guys are getting up in age! There was no sign of aged rockers here! They rocked the theater, put on such an energetic and awe inspiring concert! I’m still smiling! They had the audience going, down to the encore, my hubby’s favorite Kansas song! “Carry on My Wayward Son!” I can’t say enough about these guys, it wouldn’t do them justice! We are fans for life! Thank you Kansas, for a very memorable night!
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