Nashville, TN – October 4, 2021 – America’s preeminent progressive rock band, KANSAS, will be wrapping-up their popular Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour in the United States with one final leg during the winter and spring of 2022. Originally launched as a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the massive hit album Point of Know Return, the band will be performing the album in its entirety. The tour showcases classic KANSAS music including hit songs, deep cuts, fan favorites, and will include selections from the band’s latest studio album The Absence of Presence. Tickets and KANSAS Premium Seat & Merchandise Packages for most newly announced Point of Know Return tour dates go on sale Friday, October 8, 2021. Point of Know Return dates rescheduled from 2020 are already on sale. Ticket information can be found at

The KANSAS: Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour premiered September 28, 2018 in Atlanta, GA. Earlier legs of the Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour have been commemorated with the live album release Point of Know Return Live & Beyond. The live album was released May 28, 2021 by Inside Out Music. Point of Know Return Live & Beyond is available here:

In 1977, KANSAS followed up the success of Leftoverture by releasing the album Point of Know Return. Containing the smash hit and million-selling single “Dust in the Wind,” along with fan favorites such as “Portrait (He Knew),” “Closet Chronicles,” and “Paradox,” Point of Know Return became the band’s greatest selling studio album. The album peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Album charts, reached sextuple-platinum status with more than six million copies sold, and had three Billboard Hot 100 singles.

“We were in the final legs of the latest Point of Know Return Tour in the United States and Europe when COVID halted touring around the world,” commented KANSAS drummer and original member Phil Ehart. “With so many Point of Know Return dates needing to be rescheduled from 2020 into 2021 and 2022, it made sense to extend the tour into more cities in the United States during that time period. When it is all said and done, this tour will have spanned nearly 150 dates and a live album. Next, we look toward KANSAS’s 50th Anniversary!”

Throughout the tour, live shows not only culminate with the album Point of Know Return performed in its entirety, but KANSAS also performs classic hits, deep cuts, and fan favorites. In some cases, the band even puts a new spin on a KANSAS classic. The tour will also include select songs from the band’s critically acclaimed 2020 studio album The Absence of Presence. The KANSAS musical event has songs for every type of KANSAS fan.

KANSAS is currently comprised of original drummer Phil Ehart, bassist/vocalist Billy Greer, vocalist/keyboardist Ronnie Platt, violinist/guitarist David Ragsdale, keyboardist/vocalist Tom Brislin, and original guitarist Richard Williams. Originally formed in 1973 in Topeka, KS, the band’s documentary film KANSAS: Miracles Out of Nowhere is currently being broadcast on AXSTV. KANSAS has released 16 studio albums, including its most recent releases The Prelude Implicit (2016) and The Absence of Presence (2020). With no signs of slowing down, KANSAS continues to ‘carry on;’ performing in front of large and enthusiastic audiences around the world.


November 13, 2021 Cedar Rapids, IA Paramount Theatre
November 18, 2021 Newark, OH Midland Theatre
November 19, 2021 Marietta, OH Peoples Bank Theatre
November 20, 2021 Marietta, OH Peoples Bank Theatre
December 3, 2021 Elkhart, IN The Lerner Theatre
December 4, 2021 Joliet, IL Rialto Square Theatre
December 10, 2021 New Bedford, MA Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
December 11, 2021 Lowell, MA Lowell Memorial Auditorium
December 16, 2021 Salem, VA Salem Civic Center
December 18, 2021 Richmond, VA Altria Theater
December 19, 2021 Tysons, VA Capital One Hall
January 7, 2022 Pensacola, FL Saenger Theatre
January 8, 2022 Montgomery, AL The Montgomery Performing Arts Centre
January 14, 2022 Spartanburg, SC Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium
January 15, 2022 Fayetteville, NC Crown Theater
January 21, 2022 Fort Pierce, FL Sunrise Theater
January 28, 2022 Sarasota, FL Van Wezel Performing Arts Center
January 30, 2022 Orlando, FL Dr. Phillips Center – Steinmetz Hall
February 3, 2022 Evansville, IN Victory Theatre
February 5, 2022 Ashland, KY Paramount Arts Center
February 9, 2022 El Paso, TX The Plaza Theatre
February 11, 2022 Lubbock, TX The Buddy Holly Hall
February 12, 2022 Midland, TX Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center
February 16, 2022 Beaumont, TX Jefferson Theatre
February 17, 2022 Austin, TX ACL Live at The Moody Theater*
February 19, 2022 McAllen, TX McAllen Performing Arts Center
February 25, 2022 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Center for the Arts
February 26, 2022 Lancaster, PA American Music Theatre
March 3, 2022 Cleveland, OH Playhouse Square
March 5, 2022 Tiffin, OH The Ritz Theater
March 6, 2022 Saginaw, MI DOW Event Center Theater
March 11, 2022 Morristown, NJ Mayo Performing Arts Center
March 12, 2022 New Haven, CT College Street Music Hall
March 19, 2022 Macon, GA Macon City Auditorium
March 20, 2022 Athens, GA Classic Center
March 25, 2022 Fort Smith, AR ArcBest Performing Arts Center
March 26, 2022 Jonesboro, AR First National Bank Arena
April 2, 2022 Appleton, WI Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
April 8, 2022 St. Joseph, MO Missouri Theater
April 9, 2022 Springfield, MO Gillioz Theatre
April 14, 2022 Syracuse, NY The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater
April 15, 2022 Buffalo, NY Shea’s Performing Arts Center
April 30, 2022 Las Vegas, NV The Smith Center
May 1, 2022 Thousand Oaks, CA Bank of America Performing Arts Center
May 5, 2022 San Jose, CA San Jose Civic
May 8, 2022 Salem, OR Elsinore Theatre
May 10, 2022 Boise, ID Morrison Center
May 12, 2022 Grand Junction, CO The Avalon Theatre
May 14, 2022 Pueblo, CO Pueblo Memorial Hall
May 18, 2022 Manhattan, KS McCain Auditorium
May 20, 2022 Brookings, SD Swiftel Center
May 21, 2022 Fargo, ND Scheels Arena

*Tickets go on sale October 15, 2021


October 11, 2022 Amsterdam, Netherlands Royal Theatre Carre
October 12, 2022 Hamburg, Germany Docks
October 14, 2022 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki Culture House
October 15, 2022 Tempere, Finland Tamperetalo
October 17, 2022 Stockholm, Sweden Cirkus
October 18, 2022 Oslo, Norway Sentrum Scene
October 20, 2022 Berlin, Germany Tempodrom
October 22, 2022 Bochum, Germany RuhrCongress
October 23, 2022 Brussels, Belgium Cirque Royale
October 25, 2022 Paris, France L’Olympia Theatre
October 26, 2022 Zurich, Switzerland Volkshaus
October 28, 2022 Frankfurt, Germany arhunderthalle
October 30, 2022 Heilbronn, Germany Harmonie
October 31, 2022 München, Germany Circus Krone
November 3, 2022 London, United Kingdom The London Palladium