Hailed as one of the “most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era” by former President Bill Clinton, the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago, is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six decades. In Billboard Magazine’s list of Top 100 artists of all time, Chicago came in at #13, the highest charting American band. Lifetime achievements include a Grammy Award, multiple American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a Chicago street dedicated in their honor. Record sales top the 100,000,000 mark and include 21 Top 10 singles including “Wishing You Were Here,” “Call On Me,” “If You Leave Now” and “You’re the Inspiration” to name a few. Chicago has 5 consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles and 5 Gold singles. An incredible 25 of their 34 albums have been certified platinum and the band has a total of 47 gold and platinum awards.
Not resting on their laurels, Chicago is currently recording new songs. Fans are being offered clips of works in progress on the band’s website, www.chicagotheband.com. The first new Chicago song was just released: “Somethin’ Comin,’ I Know.” 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. The band is now in their 46th consecutive year of touring, without missing a single concert date!