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, will visit Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, September 24. Tickets for the one-night-only concert range from $50.50 - $126.50 plus applicable fees and can be purchased online at PikesPeakCenter.com or AXS.com, at the Pikes Peak Center box office, or via phone at (719) 520 – SHOW. They can also be purchased at The Broadmoor World Arena box office and BroadmoorWorldArena.com.
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. 2019 marks the band’s 52nd consecutive year of touring, without missing a single concert date!
- Performance Schedule
- Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 8:00 PM CAL