Styx

Styx frontman Lawrence Gowan, far right, had some big shoes to fill when he took over singing duties for the legendary Dennis DeYoung. He and the rest of the band will appear at Hard Rock on Friday.

STYX

HARD ROCK // 8 P.M. FRIDAY, MAY 17; $79, $89, $99

WHAT TO EXPECT: The progressive rock band Styx broke through to the mainstream in 1977 with the album “The Grand Illusion” and continued to score hits and cement their legacy throughout the rest of the 1970s and well into the 1980s. On Friday night the band will come to the Hard Rock for a show highlighting songs from throughout their impressive career. Recent set lists have included staples such as “Come Sail Away,” “Pieces of Eight,” “Too Much Time on My Hands,” “Mr. Roboto” and “Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man).”

StyxWorld.com, HardRockHotelAtlanticCity.com

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