LOS ANGELES, April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Prolific hit-makers and perennial live favorites Chicago and Huey Lewis and the News will team up this summer for a national tour hitting more than 30 cities across the United States. The tour kicks off with a June 9th show at Concord, California’s Chronicle Pavilion and culminates on July 29th at Holmdel, New Jersey’s PNC Bank Arts Center. Tickets go on sale starting Saturday, April 22. A complete list of dates is below.
Chicago is celebrating its 30th album, “Chicago XXX,” which was just released by Rhino/Warner Bros. Produced by Jay DeMarcus of the superstar country group Rascal Flatts, “Chicago XXX” begins a new chapter in Chicago’s history. The forthcoming single is “Love Will Come Back,” which includes the members of Rascal Flatts and will certainly add to the band’s long list of extraordinary accomplishments: 40 gold and platinum awards, 20 Top 10 singles and 5 Number One albums. In fact, Chicago is the first American rock band to chart a Top 40 album in 5 consecutive decades. This year, the Grammy-winning Chicago is touring for the 40th straight year.
Huey Lewis and the News are gearing up for Capitol/EMI Music Catalog Marketing’s May 23 release of “Huey Lewis and the News: Greatest Hits” and a limited edition deluxe CD/DVD package, “Greatest Hits & Videos.” The 21-track CD includes 20 Top 20 hits, among them 17 Top 10s and six #1 singles, and the deluxe edition’s 10 videos make their DVD debut with this release. In a career spanning more than 25 years, Grammy award winners Huey Lewis and The News have amassed 17 Gold and Platinum certifications and sales of more than 12 million albums, placing the band among the world’s top 200 best-selling music artists of all time (RIAA).
DATE CITY VENUE Fri Jun-09 Concord Chronicle Pavilion Sat Jun-10 Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Bowl Sun Jun-11 San Diego Bayside at the Embarcadero Tue Jun-13 Los Angeles The Greek Theatre Fri Jun-16 Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Sat Jun-17 Phoenix Cricket Pavilion Sun Jun-18 Albuquerque Journal Pavilion Tue Jun-20 Denver Red Rocks Amphitheatre Thu Jun-22 Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre Fri Jun-23 Dallas Smirnoff Music Centre Sat Jun-24 San Antonio Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Sun Jun-25 Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Wed Jun-28 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center Thu Jun-29 Cleveland Tower City Amphitheater Fri Jun-30 Columbus Germain Amphitheatre Sat Jul-01 Chicago Charter One Pavilion Sun Jul-02 Detroit DTE Energy Music Theatre Wed Jul-12 West Palm Beach Sound Advice Amphitheatre Thu Jul-13 Tampa Ford Amphitheatre Fri Jul-14 Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Sat Jul-15 Raleigh ALLTEL Pavilion Sun Jul-16 Virginia Beach Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Tue Jul-18 Atlanta Chastain Park Amphitheatre Thu Jul-20 Hartford Dodge Music Center Fri Jul-21 Pittsburgh Post Gazette Pavilion Sat Jul-22 Camden Tweeter Center at the Waterfront Sun Jul-23 Saratoga Springs Saratoga Performing Arts Center Tue Jul-25 Boston Bank of America Pavilion Wed Jul-26 Boston Bank of America Pavilion Fri Jul-28 Wantagh Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Sat Jul-29 Holmdel PNC Bank Arts Center SOURCE Live Nation -0- 04/18/2006 /CONTACT: David Millman, [email protected], for Chicago; or Jennifer Ballantyne of EMI Music Catalog Marketing, +1-323-871-5494, [email protected], for Huey Lewis and the News/ CO: Live Nation ST: California IN: ENT MUS SU: BF-IL -- LATU122 -- 1219 04/18/2006 16:48 EDT http://www.prnewswire.com