The legendary horn based rock/jazz sound of Chicago comes to the intimate Pompano Beach Amphitheatre on Saturday, April 21st, 2012. Tickets are on sale now.
Chicago is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in five decades. In Billboard Magazine’s recent list of Top 100 artists of all time, Chicago came in at #13, the highest charting American band. The line-up on tour will include original band members Robert Lamm on keyboards, vocals, Lee Loughnane on trumpet, James Pankow on trombone and Walt Parazaider on woodwinds, as well as Jason Scheff on bass, vocals, Tris Imboden on drums, Keith Howland on guitar, Lou Pardini on keyboards, vocals and Drew Hester on percussion. Lifetime achievements include a Grammy Award, multiple American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Chicago street dedicated in their honor, and keys to and proclamations from an impressive list of US cities. Record sales top the 100,000,000 mark, and include 21 Top 10 singles, 5 consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles and 5 Gold singles. An incredible 25 of their 33 albums have been certified platinum, and the band has a total of 47 gold and platinum awards.
Additionally, Chicago has teamed up with the American Cancer Society for the third year in a row to give fans a chance to bid to sing with the legendary “rock and roll band with horns” during their tour across the U.S. Fans across the country will be able to bid on a package that includes a meet and greet with Chicago, two premium tickets, backstage passes, and a special opportunity to sing the classic hit song “If You Leave Me Now” onstage with the band during the concert. Fans can bid in the auction at www.cancer.org/singwithchicago starting Friday February 24, and all proceeds directly benefit the American Cancer Society’s fight against breast cancer.
Reserved Seat tickets are $69.50, $59.50 and $39.50 and are on sale now at LiveNation.com or charge by phone 800-745-3000.