Red Rocks Amphitheatre | Morrison, CO
Chicago and the beach Boys are back in a co-headline tour like it's 1975 all over again! Chicago – The Band and Brian Wilson, with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin comes to Red Rocks Amphitheater on Thursday, June 16th, 2022. The biggest double band reunion in our lifetime, grab your spot on the rocks right now for what is guaranteed to be an amazing night! The two bands, Chicago and the Beach Boys, last toured together way back in 1975 during their “Beachago” tour, where Chicago often joined the Beach Boys on stage for “God Only Knows,” “Darlin'” and “Surf’s Up.”
Chicago, the band, with 36 albums and over a million in record sales, Chicago are one of the longest-running and best-selling music groups of all time. The Rock & Roll Band with Horns have had a busy 2021, releasing an expansive 50th anniversary edition of Chicago at Carnegie Hall, and they spent a large portion of the year taking their latest album, An Evening with Chicago, on their Greatest Hits tour across the country. Chicago is, Robert Lamm on Keyboard and Vocals, Lee Loughnane on Trumpet and Flugelhorn, James Pankow on Trombone and Horn Arranger, Keith Howland on Guitar and Vocals, Lou Pardini on Keyboard and Vocals, Ray Herrmann on Saxophones, Flute and Clarinet, Walfredo Reyes, Jr. on Drums, Neil Donell on Vocals and Guitar, Brett Simons on Bass and Vocals, and Ramon “Ray” Yslas on Percussion.
Brian Wilson, with Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin make up the largest portion of the Beach Boys still performing, long time bandmates, co-founder singer and guitarist Al Jardine and South African singer and guitarist Blondie Chaplin, who was briefly a member of the Beach Boys in 1972, the three join up for another few nights out together which they haven’t done since 2010 when the band re-united for their 50th anniversary. The Beach Boys are one of the most iconic bands of the era, selling over 100 million records worldwide, and in their hey-day between the 1960 and 2010, the group had 36 songs reach the Billboard Top 40. The original members were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, and their 1966 album, Pet Sounds, still ranks number 2 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums list.