June 7, 2020
L to R: Williams, Greer, Rizvi, Ehart, Platt, Manion and Ragsdale

Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as “Carry On Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind”.  The band has produced eight gold albums, three multi-platinum albums (Leftoverture, Point of Know Return, The Best of Kansas), one platinum live album (Two for the Show) and a million-selling single, “Dust in the Wind”.  Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 1970s and 1980s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan.  “Carry On Wayward Son” was the second-most-played track on US classic rock radio in 1995 and No. 1 in 1997.  

If you plan to see one of their shows, be sure to check their tour schedule: KANSAS Tour Schedule.

Current band members are:

  • Rich Williams – lead and rhythm guitar
  • Phil Ehart – drums
  • Billy Greer – bass/backing vocals
  • David Ragsdale – violin/rhythm guitar/backing vocals
  • Ronnie Platt – lead vocals/keyboards
  • David Manion – keyboards/backing vocals
  • Zak Rizvi – rhythm and lead guitar/backing vocals

And then, hope you enjoy viewing those photos.

Photos courtesy of ©2017 Robert Chadwick Photography.