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Beyond Woodstock

The summer of 1969 saw a proliferation of a relatively new concert genre – the pop/rock festival. As we commemorate the the 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock music festival, we also reminisce on other iconic music festivals that Chicago (Transit…

CHICAGO CHRISTMAS – Available October 4th from Rhino

The Legendary “Rock Band With Horns” Gets Into The Spirit Of The Holiday Season With An Album That Mixes Original Christmas Songs And Yuletide Favorites Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Chicago, will celebrate the holidays this year with a…

Chicago Comes Home to Ravinia

Written by DENNIS POLKOW INTRANSIENT AUTHORITY: THERE’S NO LOOKING BACK FOR THE SUPERGROUP CHICAGO “We’ve always loved Ravinia,” says Lee Loughnane, the sole trumpeter the band Chicago has had since its inception in 1967. “It’s great to be able to…

Chicago Transit Authority 50th Anniversary Remix

Chicago celebrates the 50-year Anniversary of the band’s record-setting debut with a newly remixed version of the double-platinum, double album – available on CD & 2LP from Rhino on August 30th! Chicago’s debut album, Chicago Transit Authority (self-titled at the…

Chicago’s Long And Winding Road – An Interview with Chicago Founding Member Robert Lamm

As published in The Long Island Weekly on May 23, 2019 – Written by Dave Gil de Rubio. There are many sides to a band like Chicago—a self-described “rock and roll band with horns,” a steady presence on MTV during the early…

Lee Loughnane Visits Westbury High School Band

Chicago’s Lee Loughnane dropped in on the Westbury High School Band in Westbury, NY – Check out these outstanding young musicians led by Band Director Mike Rubenstein.  

Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll Featuring Chicago Horns

Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll is on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in Gallery 199. The exhibition is co-organized with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and includes two horns once owned…

Chicago’s Biggest Hits on AXS TV!

Last year, Chicago returned home to their namesake city to record a live version of the band’s second album Chicago II. Filmed at the historic WTTW-TV studio, the band hit the stage to perform every single song from the multi-platinum album,…

Rita Wilson Honored with Walk of Fame Star

We would like to extend our congratulations to Rita Wilson, who has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In a statement Rita said “I was born and raised in Hollywood. This street was my backyard….

Remembering Guy Webster

Dear Friend and frequent band photographer Guy Webster has passed away. His career spanned more than 40 years during which time he photographed scores of entertainers in the music and film industries along with several notable politicians. His work led him to…

Win a trip for two to see Chicago Live in Vegas!

Enter for your chance to win a Valentine’s Day trip for two to see Chicago Live in Vegas! One grand prize winner and a friend will receive a pair of tickets to the show on Friday, February 15 in Las Vegas…

Notre Dame Cotton Bowl Party Featuring Chicago

Chicago is proud to participate in the Official Notre Dame Goodyear Cotton Bowl Party at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX on December 28th celebrating the Notre Dame Goodyear Cotton Bowl Game. This fund-raising event helps provide financial aid to…

Vote Chicago for Best Band in Illinois

The Chicago Sun Times new pole offers a chance to Vote Chicago for the Best Band in Illinois! Chicago was originally omitted from the list of contenders in a recent poll by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Click…

Chicago Live: Then and Now

Announcing the vinyl debut of Live At The Isle Of Wight from 1970 and the CD/DVD Greatest Hits Live recorded last year – Both available from Rhino October 26th, 2018. Chicago has toured continuously for more than 50 years, helping…

Chicago Returns to The Venetian Las Vegas

Chicago returns to The Venetian Las Vegas for an eight show limited engagement in 2019, shows will be held on February 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets ranging in price from $59.95 to…

Now Available! The Chicago II Collector’s Edition

This Collector’s Edition includes the Steven Wilson Remix of the double LP and also on single CD along with CHICAGO II: Live on Soundstage on DVD and CD. CHICAGO II: Live on Soundstage was recorded on November 7th and 8th at…

September Contest Winner Announced!

Contest winners get the VIP Treatment at an upcoming Chicago concert! On our Summer Tour we gave Chicago fans the chance to win 2 tickets to an upcoming show in the U.S. including $1000 for airfare / travel! The lucky…

CHICAGO is #1 American band on Billboard’s Top Acts of 60 Years

As Billboard celebrates the Billboard Hot 100‘s 60th anniversary, the magazine looks at the top-performing duos and groups in the chart’s history, dating to its Aug. 4, 1958, inception. The legendary rock and roll band with horns, CHICAGO, is the Top American Band…

Safe Schools For Alex

Chicago with Max Schachter (front) and Neil Jacobsen of Live Nation Florida (front right) On July 20th we were honored and quite overwhelmed to meet the survivors and families of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school shootings in Parkland Florida….

Chicago II: Live on SOUNDSTAGE

Chicago went home to its namesake city last year to record a live version of the band’s multi-platinum second album, Chicago II. Recorded at the historic WTTW-TV studios, the performance features every song from that classic album, including several that…

Chicago Receives Star on Orpheum “Walk of Stars”

Official Installation Ceremony held May 15th, 2018 The Orpheum Theatre Group is excited to announce a new addition to the legendary Orpheum sidewalk of stars. Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Chicago will receive their star ahead of their sold…

CHICAGO: VI DECADES LIVE

SIX DECADES OF PREVIOUSLY-UNRELEASED CHICAGO LIVE RECORDINGS! 4CDs + 1 DVD – Includes: • Chicago’s Amazing Headlining Show From The Isle of Wight 1970 • 18 Additional Unreleased Live Performances From 1969 To 2014 • A Complete 1977 German TV…

Chicago & REO Speedwagon Announce Joint Tour

REO Speedwagon and Chicago announce their joint North American summer tour kicking off June 13, 2018 in Concord, CA. The 30+ date tour, promoted by Live Nation, will take the multi-platinum selling groups through major cities including Los Angeles, Chicago,…

Chicago Kicks Off Their 2018 Tour

Chicago is planning a show this year unlike any other that we’ve done before. We will perform our historic album, Chicago II in its entirety as the first set of the concert. While some artists have performed an entire record…

Now More Than Ever: The History Of Chicago #1 in Sunday Night Ratings

Chicago’s award-winning documentary film, Now More Than Ever: The History Of Chicago premiered on CNN on New Year’s Day and ranked No. 1 among adults 25-54. This is per “Nielsen Fast National Time Period Based Data” for 1/1/17 from 8…

Robert Lamm & James Pankow to be Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Singer-songwriter-instrumentalists Robert Lamm and James Pankow, either singly or in collaborations, were the chief songwriters of supergroup Chicago. Their enormously influential work helped pave the way for jazz-oriented rock. Robert Lamm has been with Chicago since the beginning. Chicago’s first…

Chicago & The Doobie Brothers Announce North American Summer Tour

Two of the most successful and critically-acclaimed rock bands Chicago and The Doobie Brothers – who have sold more than 150 million records combined – announced today their co-headline North American summer tour kicking off June 7, 2017 in Concord,…

Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago Premieres on CNN

The legendary rock and roll band with horns, CHICAGO, will have their award-winning documentary film, Now More Than Ever: The History Of Chicago premiere on CNN on New Year’s Day with limited commercial interruption. It will air on Sunday, Jan. 1 at 8:00…

Chicago II: The Steven Wilson Remix

The Iconic Group’s Timeless Classic Has Been Remastered To Reveal Unprecedented Clarity And Definition – Available On CD From Rhino On January 27 More than 40 years after its debut, Chicago II still sounds like nothing else. Released in 1970,…

Chicago is Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

The statistics are simply staggering: Over a 46-year recording career, the band has issued 36 albums, sold well over 100 million records, and released 20 Top 10 pop and 22 Top 10 adult contemporary singles (15 of which broke the…

Chicago – Earth, Wind & Fire Trade Hits

In two weeks, Chicago will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, after decades of eligibility. Earth, Wind and Fire, on the other hand, is just getting back on the road after the February death of founder Maurice…

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