Chicago set to perform in Tallahassee

Posted at 10:05 AM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 05:26:14-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Chicago is coming to Tallahassee next year. 

Chicago, one of the most successful and influential rock bands of all time, is set to perform in Tallahassee in May 2018. 

Monday, officials announced that Tallahassee would be included on the iconic band's 2018 tour. 

Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. They have recorded 36 albums and sold over 100,000,000 records.

Hailed as one of the "most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era" by Former President Bill Clinton, the year 2018 marks the band’s 51st consecutive year of touring. 

They will perform at the Donald L. Tucker Center on May 18, 2018. Tickets will go on sale on Friday. You can find out more about the event here

The original four band members are Robert Lamm on keyboards and vocals, Lee Loughnane on trumpet and vocals, James Pankow on trombone, and Walt Parazaider on woodwinds. 

Chicago’s lifetime achievements include two GRAMMY Awards, multiple American Music Awards, Founding Artists of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Chicago street dedicated in their honor, and keys to and proclamations from an impressive list of US cities.

Some of Chicago’s classic hits include “Make Me Smile”, “25 or 6 to 4”, “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is”, “Saturday in the Park”, “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day”, “Hard to Say I’m Sorry”, and “(I’ve Been) Searchin’ for So Long”. 

Find out about an exclusive pre-sale here.