Saturday May 20th, 96.7 The Eagle welcomes Kansas to the Coronado Performing Arts Center.

Kansas has had quite the rock and roll history, and some of the most iconic rock songs of all time.

Saturday night May 20th, Kansas brings their rock show to Rockford. How well do you know the band Kansas, like a lot of bands that have lasted the test of time they have been through a lot. Here are Five Odd Facts About the Band Kansas according to Song Facts:

  • They were interviewed for a VH1 Behind The Music, but the show was never produced because their off-stage lives were too dull.
  • They started out playing bars in the Midwest. They hated playing cover songs, but had to because the bar owners would not let them play originals.
  • The band began as Kansas, then changed their name to White Clover with the addition of Steinhardt. They changed it back before the release of their first album.
  • Topeka is the capital of Kansas. That's where they formed.
  • While they formed in Kansas, they've done the majority of their recording in Nashville, Tennessee.