CHICAGO AND BRIAN WILSON LAUNCH LEGENDARY CO-HEADLINING U.S. TOUR
COMING TO THE FORUM ON JUNE 9
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Today, Chicago and Brian Wilson, co-founder of the Beach Boys, with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin have announced a co-headlining 25-city tour across the US. With both Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame inductees, the Live Nation produced tour brings together the timeless music of Chicago and the classic sounds of Brian Wilson. The tour kicks off on June 7th at Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix, AZ making stops across the U.S. in Los Angeles at the Forum on June 9th, Salt Lake City, Tampa, Cincinnati and more before wrapping up in Clarkston, MI at DTE Energy Music Theatre on July 26th.
PRESALE: Citi is the official presale credit card of the Chicago and Brian Wilson with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin Tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Wednesday, December 1st at 10am local time until Thursday, December 2nd at 10pm local time through Citi Entertainment. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com.
Tue Jun 07 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
Thu Jun 09 – Los Angeles, CA – Forum
Fri Jun 10 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
Sat Jun 11 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion
Tue Jun 14 – Salt Lake City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
Thu Jun 16 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Sat Jun 18 – Maryland Heights, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Mon Jun 20 – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theater
Tue Jun 21 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
Fri Jun 24 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
Sat Jun 25 – The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Tue Jun 28 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Wed Jun 29 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Fri Jul 01 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
Sun Jul 10 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
Mon Jul 11 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
Wed Jul 13 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
Thu Jul 14 – Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Fri Jul 15 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Sun Jul 17 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Wed Jul 20 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Fri Jul 22 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
Sat Jul 23 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
Sun Jul 24 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – CHI
Tue Jul 26 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
American rock band formed in Chicago, IL in 1967. In their 50+ years of existence, Chicago have sold over 100 million records, making them one of the best selling music groups of all time. This “rock and roll band with horns” found success with their original sound of pop and rock fusion, including hits “Make Me Smile,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “Saturday In The Park,” “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” and so many more. To date, the band has had 21 Top 10 singles, 5 consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles and 5 Gold singles. An incredible 25 of their 37 albums have been certified platinum, and the band has a total of 47 gold and platinum awards. Chicago’s lifetime achievements include two Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and an induction of its original members into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Additionally, their first record (a double album) was inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame, and original band members Robert Lamm and Jimmy Pankow were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Chicago continue to be true ambassadors for their beloved hometown, carrying the city’s name with pride and dignity around the world.
About Brian Wilson
Brian is an American songwriter, producer, arranger, singer and musician, who co-founded the Beach Boys. Often called a genius for his novel approaches to pop composition, extraordinary musical aptitude, and mastery of recording techniques, he is widely acknowledged as one of the most innovative and significant songwriters of the 20th century.
Raised in California, in 1961, he began his professional career as a member of the Beach Boys, serving as the band’s songwriter, producer, co-lead vocalist, bassist & keyboardist.
Wilson is considered the principal originator of the California sound, and classed among the first rock producers to use the recording studio and mixing desks as an instrument. The zeitgeist of the early 1960s is commonly associated with his early songs, and he became an important figure in the development of many pop music genres and the art pop scene. Wilson’s honour’s include inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of the Beach Boys) the Songwriters Hall of Fame, two Grammy Awards and the Ivor Novello.
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