Chicago has been hailed as one of the most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era. Proving this statement to be true, Chicago will be inducted into the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Their incredible achievements include a Grammy Award, multiple American Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Chicago street dedicated in their honor, and keys to an impressive list of United States cities, record sales of over 100 million, 21 Top 10 singles, 5 consecutive Number One albums 11 Number One singles, and 5 Gold singles. It doesn't end there. 25 of their 26 albums are certified platinum while the band has a total of 47 gold and platinum awards.
Chicago has remained steadfast in the rock and roll scene by touring every year since their debut, never missing one year. The 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.
Marking their 49th year touring, Chicago brings their signature and timeless sound to Vina Robles Amphitheatre Wednesday, June 29th.