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"NOW" Chicago XXXVI CD available!!

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James Pankow interview -Chicago trombonist and horn arranger leads the charge

Between two tours of Europe and Asia and select dates in the United States this summer, it seems audiences can't get enough of the legendary rock 'n' roll band with horns, Chicago.

Chicago will take the stage for a one-time performance in Ohio on May 20 at the Hard Rock Rocksino, 10777 Northfield Road in Northfield. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $56 to $110.

"It's not only busy, it's busier than ever," said original band member Jimmy Pankow. "It's gotten to the point where the music has become a phenomenon."

This year marks Chicago's 47th consecutive year of touring, without missing a single concert date.

"This is what we've done for so long that it's become almost something that we cannot do without," Pankow said. "It's a communion because you created this music and little did you know when you sat at a piano and notated some intimate, personal ideas and thoughts that they would become shared with hundreds of thousands of people and become an experience, not just notes on paper."

The show will take audiences on a magical journey, starting from the very beginning.

"The adrenaline gets pumping," Pankow said. "The people get nuts. The show we're doing is probably the best show we've ever done in terms of pacing, in terms of capturing the body of music of all these years. We start the show with the first album and we include selections from our new album."

Chicago's new record, "Now," Chicago XXXVI, is set to release on July 4. The album includes 11 brand new songs, recorded on the road.

"We have some very exploratory stuff and music that is traditionally Chicago," Pankow said. "We have the signature horns and the identity that the music has always had, but we also have the fun of taking it places that…


Posted by Chicago -Admin on May 8, 2014 at 9:27am — 9 Comments



Grammy-award winning rockers, CHICAGO, who have been on tour throughout Canada for the last month, played their final show of the run last night.Renown music producer, David Foster, flew up from Los Angeles to Victoria, BC, his hometown, specifically to take family and friends to Chicago’s concert. 

Chicago has a special feeling for Foster, as they were the first major group Foster produced, and after their success, he went on to be one of the greatest music producers in the world and win numerous Grammy, Emmy and Juno awards.
Foster produced Chicago XVI, XVII and XVIII, which included some of the band’s biggest hits: “Hard To Say I’m Sorry,” “You’re The Inspiration,” “Hard Habit To Break” and “Will You Still Love Me?”

Foster came backstage to congratulate the band on their recent performance on the Grammys, and for their Chicago Transit Authority album to be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame this year.

Said Foster after the concert, “Please tell all the guys that I absolutely LOVED the show. It was spectacular - the playing, the singing - so tight, so perfect!!! After hearing that giant body of impossible achieving work, it just confirms that I was a mere blip on the radar.

Going down early Chicago memory lane reminded me of why I love music and why I am addicted to their unique, brilliant sound!! It was an unforgettable evening!”

Posted by Chicago -Admin on March 18, 2014 at 3:45pm — 3 Comments

Chicago on the Queen Latifah Show

Today's performance and interview with Queen Latifah went great! Don't miss her show with Chicago on Feb 10!

Posted by Chicago -Admin on February 6, 2014 at 8:54pm — 4 Comments

Grammy Hall Of Fame -Chicago!

Posted by Chicago -Admin on December 3, 2013 at 12:54pm — 20 Comments

"Crazy Happy" New Original Single 12.25.13

Posted by Chicago -Admin on November 15, 2013 at 5:24pm — 6 Comments

Nov 2, 2013 Live world premiere of new Chicago single in concert, "America"

Nov 2, 2013

Live world premiere of new Chicago single in concert, "America" 

The updated set will include the full album version of "Introduction" as well!

Posted by Chicago -Admin on October 29, 2013 at 8:33am — 9 Comments

Chicago iphone cases -Chicago Transit Authority and more...

Hi Everyone!

We've just added some great gifts for the holiday season -Chicago iphone cases! We currently have a small supply of:

Chicago Transit Authority
Chicago 13
Chicago V
Chicago VI
Chicago VIII
Somethin' Comin', I Know
Chicago Stripes
Chicago Band Signatures

Chicago Candy Cane/Santa Hat (O' Christmas Three)

Items are available in both the 4/4s & 5/5s. A nice gift or stocking stuffer!

We anticipate some additional choices in the near future,

Posted by Chicago -Admin on October 26, 2013 at 11:31am

Chicago single America makes itunes "What's Hot"

Hi Everyone,

No better time than the present to keep supporting the band! Currently, if you visit itunes and click on the music tab, you will find the new Chicago single, "America" featured in the "What's Hot" section. Congratulations guys!


Posted by Chicago -Admin on October 10, 2013 at 2:32pm — 15 Comments


Hartford CT August 15, 2014

What a great show last night in Hartford! My daughter Crista and I got a chance to meet the band before the show which was exciting enough.  The energy and musicianship of this band never ceases to amaze me.  Jason carried many of the lead vocals…Continue

Started by Bob A Aug 16.

Welcome Home Boys (again!) along with our neighbors from Champaign!

To bad this is an annual welcome but if you are not already here and about, it is going to be another beautiful Saturday in the Park along the lake front in Chicago this evening for another great concert. As always, I energized fan base awaits this…Continue

Started by Ken Lohan Aug 9.

Who is first? 1 Reply

Who is playing first? Chicago or REO?  ThanksContinue

Started by Joe Wittkoetter. Last reply by Mary Anderson Aug 10.

New album is awesome!! 10 Replies

How is it possible that these guys can still create great new music?  I love the new album.  The band I love is defying the odds in so many ways.  The core members have been together for what, 47 years?  Most bands don't last a couple of years,…Continue

Started by John Cheeseman. Last reply by Mark Slater Aug 25.



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