Chicago returns to i wireless on June 17


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Posted Online: April 19, 2013, 6:40 am
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
Just 20 months after they were last here, thelegendary pop band Chicago will perform at Moline's i wireless Center on June 17. Tickets ($35 and $45, with a limited number of $65 VIP seats) go on sale at 10 a.m. April 26.

With a career that spans five decades, and most of their hits in the '70s,Chicago has sold more than 100 million albums, with 22 gold, 18 platinum and eight multi-platinum albums.

They are the first American band to have charted Top 40 albums in five decades. Their 21 Top 10 singles include "Hard Habit to Break," "Saturday in the Park," "If You Leave MeNow," "Hard to Say I'm Sorry," "Look Away," "Old Days" and "You're The Inspiration."

Chicago last performed at the i wireless in October 2011. Tickets for the June 17 show will be soldat the i wireless Centerbox office, all Ticketmaster outlets, 800-745-3000 or at ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit chicagotheband.com.















 




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