Founded in the late 1960’s and pioneers or rock and roll with horns, iconic rockers Chicago, thrilled a packed Colosseum at Caesars Windsor on Sunday night (May 26, 2019).
In Billboard Magazine’s recent Top Bands And Duos, Chicago comes in at #4, as one of the highest charting American bands in the chart’s history and the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades.
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 US cities.
Record sales top the 100,000,000 mark, and include 21 Top 10 singles, 5 consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles and 5 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.
Several founding band members are still performing and took the stage on Sunday night including 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 Vocalists, and a few dozen of 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!
For more information about the band visit https://chicagotheband.com
Caesars Windsor has thrilled their audiences with world class entertainment acts for over a decade here in Windsor. Upcoming shows include Record-breaking, world-renowned Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell (June 2), Criss Angel’s Raw: The Mindfreak Unplugged (June 6), Grammy Award winning producer David Foster (June 9), Country music sensation Old Dominion (June 13), and American rockers Collective Soul (June 27).
For upcoming shows at Caesars Windsor visit https://www.caesars.com/caesars-windsor/shows