MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre | Tampa, Florida
The biggest double band reunion since 1975, Chicago co-headline with Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys, at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Tuesday, June 28th, 2022. Wilson will be joined on stage by his old Beach Boys buddies, Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin, both former singers and guitarists in the band. Buy some tickets now, the last time there was a line-up this good was in 1975 during the “Beachago” tour, where members of Chicago often joined the Beach Boys on stage in the middle of a set for “God Only Knows,” “Darlin'” and “Surf’s Up.”
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, they released an expansive 50th anniversary edition of Chicago at Carnegie Hall and spent a large portion of the year taking their latest album, An Evening with Chicago, on their Greatest Hits tour across the country. The current lineup of Chicago is led by founding member, singer and keyboardist Robert Lamm, joined by original horn players Lee Loughnane and James Pankow, but lead singer Pete Cetera left the band in 1985 and didn’t even rejoin when they were entered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016, but was elected to the Songwriters Hall of Fame along with Lamm and Pankow in 2017.
Brian Wilson will be joined on the tour and on the stage by 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. Wilson has also been having a busy 2021, the famed rocker brought out the documentary, Long Promised Road, chronicling the highs and lows of his career, as well as his personal mental health issues, as well as releasing a new studio album, At My Piano, in November 2021, timed to coincide with the documentary’s release.