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Photos: REO Speedwagon draws over 12,000 to free concert at Fremont Street Experience

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REO Speedwagon headlines a free NASCAR Weekend Race Jam concert at Fremont Street Experience on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.

REO Speedwagon at Fremont Street

REO Speedwagon headlines a free NASCAR Weekend Race Jam concert at Fremont Street Experience on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas. Launch slideshow »

More than 12,000 people flooded Fremont Street Experience on Saturday night for a free NASCAR Weekend Race Jam concert by rock band REO Speedwagon.

The setlist, as listed on the stage, by frontman Kevin Cronin and his band, who formed in 1967: “Don’t Let Him Go,” “Music Man,” “Take It on the Run,” “Keep Pushin,’ ” “Golden Country” and their mega-hit No. 1 ballad “Can’t Fight This Feeling.”

Also, “That Ain’t Love,” “Like You Do,” “Poor Man,” “Fly,” “Back on the Road,” “Roll With the Changes,” their first No. 1 single “Keep on Lovin’ You,” “Ridin’ the Storm Out” and “157.”

Thanks to contributing photographer Tom Donoghue for his photo gallery.

Don Chareunsy is senior editor for arts and entertainment of the Las Vegas Sun.

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