Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, chart-topping band Chicago performs on tour at The Colosseum this May!Book A Room
For immediate release: 10 am EST, Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Windsor, ON – Hailed as one of the "most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era", the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago returns to The Colosseum stage on Sunday, May 26th at 8 pm. In Billboard Magazine's recent Top Bands And Duos, Chicago comes in at #4, as one of the highest charting American bands in the chart’s history and the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades.
Multi-award winners and inductees in the GRAMMY, Rock and Roll and Songwriters Halls of Fame, Chicago has written and released some of music’s biggest and most memorable chart-topping hits including "25 or 6 to 4," "Saturday In The Park," "Feelin' Stronger Every Day," "Make Me Smile," and many others.
Chicago’s lifetime achievements include two Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, Founding Artists of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 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 36 albums have been certified platinum, and the band has a total of 47 gold and platinum awards.
Chicago’s newest record of new studio tracks, “NOW” CHICAGO XXXVI, was released on Frontiers Records. It includes 11 brand new songs, recorded on the road. The CD package is a six-panel digipack with a beautiful 16-page full color lyric booklet.
Chicago have toured every year since the beginning – never missing a year. The original four band members are Robert Lamm on keyboards and vocals, Lee Loughnane on trumpet and vocals, James Pankow on trombone and Walt Parazaider on woodwinds. The band line-up also includes Wally Reyes, Jr. on drums, Keith Howland on guitar and vocals, Lou Pardini on keyboards and vocals, Ray Herrmann on sax and flute, Neil Donell on vocals, Brett Simons on bass and Ramon "Ray" Yslas on percussion.
From the signature sound of the Chicago horns, their iconic Vocalists, and a few dozen of ever-classic songs, this band’s concerts are celebrations. 2019 marks the band’s 52nd consecutive year of touring, without missing a single concert date! To learn more about the history of the band visit www.chicagotheband.com.
Don’t miss your chance to see Chicago live! Tickets start at $40 Canadian and go on sale at noon EST on Saturday, February 23 at the Box Office and online. Ticket purchases can be made through caesarswindsor.com, ticketmaster.ca or at the Box Office located in the main casino building on the second floor, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and on additional show days. The Box Office is open from noon to 8 pm on non-show days and from noon until midnight on show days. Guests must be 19 years of age or older to attend concerts and to enter the casino and all other outlets. Prices listed do not include applicable taxes and fees.
Caesars Rewards® Beat the Box Office! Caesars Rewards® members receive exclusive ticket presale benefits! Show your Caesars Rewards® card and photo ID at the Box Office OR at ticketmaster.ca at noon EST on Sunday, February 17 to buy tickets before they are available to the public for Chicago! Visit the Caesars Rewards® Centre for all the details.
Upcoming shows: Price Is Right Live (Feb 15, Feb 16), Chris D’Elia (Feb 22), Lynyrd Skynyrd (Mar 3), Marianas Trench ALL AGES (Mar 6), Foreigner (Mar 10), Burton Cummings and Band (Apr 12), Teresa Caputo (Apr 17), The Tea Party with locals Autumn Kings (Apr 18), Aziz Ansari (Apr 25), Brad Paisley (Apr 27), Alessia Cara – ALL AGES (May 15), Old Dominion (June 13), Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators (July 26) and Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band (Aug 1).
About Caesars Windsor Caesars Windsor is the largest casino resort in Canada and the first of its kind outside of the U.S. to be branded with this legendary, world-renowned name. Proud recipient of the 2018 Forbes Best Employer Award; the CAA/AAA Four Diamond hotel award for 18 consecutive years, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence (COE) for seven consecutive years and Hall of Fame member; and is 4-Green Key certified from the world recognized Green Key Eco-Rating program for its outstanding environmental efforts. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for nine consecutive years for its gourmet steakhouse, Neros. Voted “Best Hotel” for 18 consecutive years by Casino Player Magazine. This year, The Colosseum has been ranked #1 for Theatre Venues in Canada by Pollstar®; Top 10 Hottest Venues in Canada by Billboard Magazine® and #1 Canadian Top Stops Venue by VenuesNow® Magazine.
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