Chicago came in at No. 4, the highest charting American band in the chart’s history, on Billboard Magazine's recent Top Bands and Duos list. And, Chicago is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades.
Chicago was inducted into the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on their first nomination; they had been eligible since 1994.
Chicago's first 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.
Robert Lamm and James Pankow were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2017. These legendary songwriters wrote mega-hits such as, "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 U.S. cities. Record sales top the 100,000,000 mark and include 21 Top 10 singles, five consecutive No. 1 albums, 11 No. 1 singles and five 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 has toured every year since the beginning - they’ve never missed 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 vocals, and a few dozen, ever-classic songs, this band’s concerts are celebrations.
For more information about Chicago at Pikes Peak Center on Tuesday, September 24, please visit PikesPeakCenter.com.
- Performance Schedule
- Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 8:00 PM CAL