For Immediate Release: “Come Sail Away” with STYX at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido!

Escondido, California — :

American rock band, STYX makes their way to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on Sunday, September 30, 2018 starting at 7:30pm.

STYX originally from Chicago, formed in 1972 and became famous for its albums released in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

They are best known for melding hard rock guitar balanced with acoustic guitar, synthesizers mixed with acoustic piano, upbeat tracks with power ballads, and incorporating elements of international musical theatre.

The band established itself with a progressive rock sound in the 1970s and began to incorporate pop rock and soft rock elements in the 1980s.

Styx is best known for the hit songs “Lady”, “Come Sail Away”, “Babe”, “The Best of Times”, “Too Much Time on My Hands”, and “Mr. Roboto”.

The members of STYX include:

  • James “JY” Young, Lead vocals, guitars
  • Tommy Shaw, Lead vocals, guitars
  • Chuck Panozzo, Bass, vocals
  • Todd Sucherman, Drums, percussion
  • Lawrence Gowan, Lead vocals, keyboards
  • Ricky Phillips, Bass, guitar, vocals

We have also added a special dining experience before the show, inspired by STYX.  We call it the “Bring Back the 80’s” dining experience which is available for purchase for just $35.  Included in the meal is meatloaf, full mash potato bar, fresh fruit cocktail and one complimentary wine cooler, (for those ages 21 and older).

Tickets are on sale online at or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca 92025, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.

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About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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