Chicago to bring its horn-based rock 'n' roll to The Joint
BY JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer
Friday, February 01, 2013
2/01/13 at 10:29 AM
Classic rock act Chicago makes a return trip to Green Country to perform its vast collection of hits, April 18 at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
Tickets start at $55, and go on sale March 7, available at tulsaworld.com/hardrockcasino, the venue box office or by calling 918-384-ROCK. All patrons must be at least 21 years old.
The act formed in 1967 and took on the name of its home city as the “rock and roll band with horns” became an instantly recognizable force for political commentary to powerful love songs.
The band’s first release, a heady double-album called “The Chicago Transit Authority,” soon sold more than 1 million copies. It included the hits “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?,” “Beginnings” and “Questions 67 and 68.” More hits soon followed, including “25 or 6 to 4,” “Saturday in the Park,” ”Where Do We Go from Here?,” “If You Leave Me Now,” “Baby, What a Big Surprise,” “Old Days,” “Look Away,” “Call on Me,” “Alive Again,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry/Get Away” and many others.
The group has sold more than 38 million albums, charted 21 Top 10 singles.
Chicago’s lineup features many musicians, including founding members Robert Lamm, Lee Loughnane, James Pankow and Walter Parazaider, who are all multi-instrumentalists and share vocal duties. Jason Scheff has played bass and sang since 1985.
Soul, blues and pop act Chicago. Courtesy