USANA Amphitheater | Salt Lake City, UT
Chicago – The Band co-headlining with Brian Wilson at the USANA Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022. Wilson, the singer, songwriter and producer best-known as a member of the Beach Boys, will be bringing two of his former bandmates along for the tour. Fellow Beach Boys co-founder Al Jardine will be part of the trek, as will Blondie Chaplin, the singer-guitarist who was a member of the group in 1973. 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.”
Co-founded in 1961 by Wilson, his brothers Carl and Dennis, Al Jardine, and Love, the Beach Boys are one of the most iconic bands of the era, selling over 100 million records worldwide, they 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, between the 1960 and 2010, the group had 36 songs reach the Billboard Top 40.
Chicago, the band of horns 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. 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.