Chicago Announces Summer Amphitheater Tour with Rick Springfield

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The Press Release:
Today the legendary rock & roll band with horns Chicago announced a North American summer amphitheater tour with music icon Rick Springfield. Revered for their dynamic vocals and rich instrumentals, Chicago and Springfield will bring their hits to fans in venues across the U.S. and Canada. Kicking off June 12 in Concord, CA, the outing will visit Phoenix, Dallas, Tampa, Toronto, and more before wrapping in Rosemont, IL on August 1. Full routing can be found below.

Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, December 6th at 10am local time at LiveNation.com.

Chicago has been honored at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriters Hall of Fame, and GRAMMY Hall of Fame over the course of their illustrious career. The group’s latest album Chicago Christmas spotlights their trademark sound on eight original songs, two yuletide favorites, and one timless classic. The band appeared in this year’s Macy’s Day Parade and will perform on NBC during the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting on on December 4. Prolific singer-songwriter Rick Springfield has scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits and is behind some of the biggest songs of the 80s including “Jessie’s Girl.” Beyond his music career, he is also a lauded actor in both TV and film.

The Tour Dates:
Jun 12: Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
Jun 13: Inglewood, CA @ The Forum
Jun 14: Irvine, CA @ Five Point Amphitheater
Jun 16: Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre
Jun 18: Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Jun 20: Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion
Jun 23: Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Jun 24: Kansas City, MO @ Starlight Amphitheatre
Jun 26: Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
Jun 27: Woodlands, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Jun 28: Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP
Jul 01: Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
Jul 02: Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Jul 03: Tampa, FL @ MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
Jul 17: Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Jul 18: Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Jul 19: Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
Jul 21: Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Jul 22: Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Jul 24: Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
Jul 25: Burgettstown, PA @ KeyBank Pavilion
Jul 26: Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
Jul 28: Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Jul 29: Noblesville, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Jul 31: Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug 01: Rosemont, IL @ Allstate Arena

Chicago Is: Robert Lamm, Lee Loughnane, James Pankow, Walter Parazaider, Keith Howland, Lou Pardini, Walfredo Reyes Jr., Ray Herrmann, Neil Donell, Brett Simons, Ramon Yslas

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: When I was growing and listening to a lot of Rock radio I found that you couldn’t slide around the radio dial without hearing a couple of Chicago classics. Now this wasn’t an every now and again occurrence but almost a daily thing and this made me more of a fan of the bands most revered numbers. I never managed to catch them in concert despite this appreciation. My background with Rick Springfield came from my high school years and the girls in my classes loving everything about him and the song “Jesse’s Girl”. Considering that I still know all of the words for this one it’s safe to say that it’s a bit of a hit. I’ve never seen Rick in concert either and kinda feel that I need to see this one to cross the two artists off my live music bucket list. What do you fine readers think about this tour? Is it something that you think you will be seeing when it comes to an arena near you next summer? Chime in down below in the comments section since its always awesome to hear from you.

Official Websites:
Chicago: https://chicagotheband.com/
Rick Springfield: http://rickspringfield.com/

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