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Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Chicago
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm UTC+0
Danny Zelisko Presents brings 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Chicago to the historic Celebrity Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6th. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 26th at Celebrity Theatre or viawww.celebritytheatre.com
With over 21 Top 10 singles, 5 consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles, fans that stretch across the globe and countless bands that have followed in their wake, Chicago’s inclusion into the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April is well-deserved. The legendary band with horns came in at #9, the highest charting American band in Billboard Magazine’s Hot 200 All-Time Top Artists. Chicago is also the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six decades. Greatest hits include “25 or 6 or 4,” “Beginnings,” “Saturday in the Park,” “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is,” “Make Me Smile,” “If You Leave Me” and the list goes on. Chicago’s album, Chicago Transit Authority, was inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame in 2014, and the band performed on the Grammy stage for the first time that year. In 2014, a record of new studio tracks, Chicago XXXVI: Now, was released (Frontiers Records). It includes eleven brand new songs recorded on the road.
Chicago’s lifetime achievements include a Grammy Award, multiple American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and keys to an impressive list of US cities. Record sales top the 100,000,000 mark. 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 line-up includes original band members Robert Lamm on keyboards, vocals, Lee Loughnane on trumpet and vocals, 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 and vocals, Lou Pardini on keyboards, vocals and Walfredo Reyes, Jr. on percussion.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets ($67, $97 and $127) go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 26th at Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., in Phoenix, or visit www.celebritytheatre.com. To charge by phone, call 602-267-1600 ext. 1. All tickets are subject to facility and ticketing surcharges. All ages welcome.
About Danny Zelisko Presents: Danny Zelisko has been bringing shows to Phoenix since 1974. He founded and ran Evening Star Productions up until 2001 when he sold his beloved company. He and his crew bring concerts to the Southwestern USA in the best venues specifically chosen for each act to ensure the best experience for the audience. Danny hosts a weekly radio show, Phoenix’s Finest Rock, every Thursday night at 8:00 p.m., heard locally on 93.9 FM, or on the internet at http://www.KWSS.org/. For more information: http://www.dannyzeliskopresents.com/
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