Bands teaming up for tornado benefit concert

Two legendary bands with roots in Illinois have announced a benefit concert to help those battered by Sunday’s storms.

Styx and REO Speedwagon, along with unannounced special guests, will play at Bloomington’s US Cellular Coliseum on December 4th.

REO Speedwagon

REO Speedwagon

The event is called “Rock to the Rescue Extends a Hand to Those in Need.”

Tickets will go on sale this Saturday at 10a.m., for $58, $43 or $28 dollars via Ticketmaster.

Rock to the Rescue was started in 2001 in response to the 9-11 terror attacks.  It recently raised $108,000 dollars for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

For more information, log on to www.rocktotherescue.net.

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