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Party On, Dude: Rock Package Tours

Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 24 May 2001

GET READY, Houston, 'cuz here they come – rolling into town in waves all summer long. No, not the Bayou City's infamous mosquito swarms, but the rock and roll package tours featuring '70s and '80s bands. And though these acts may have been off the charts for decades, their shows still attract audiences in numbers that many of today's top artists can't touch.

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