Chicago to bring rock and roll magic to Worcester

  • WORCESTER — Prepare for an unforgettable night filled with pure magic as the legendary band Chicago comes to the Hanover Theatre on Tuesday, November 14th.

    With an impressive 56 years of touring experience, Chicago continues to epitomize timeless music, captivating audiences around the world. Don't miss the opportunity to witness one of the "most important bands in music since the dawn of the rock and roll era" in action. Tickets for this highly anticipated event will be available to the public starting at 10 a.m. Friday, July 14th.

    Chicago, hailed as one of the greatest bands in the history of rock and roll, holds a remarkable position in Billboard Magazine's Top 125 Artists Of All Time, emerging as the highest charting American band. Their achievement as the first American rock band to have Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades is a testament to their enduring influence.

    The band's illustrious career includes numerous accolades such as two Grammy® Awards, two American Music Awards®, and their recognition as Founding Artists of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Chicago has also been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a dedicated street in their name in the city of Chicago. Proclamations and keys from various U.S. cities further acknowledge their immense contributions to music. Boasting over 100 million record sales, Chicago has secured 21 top 10 singles, five consecutive number one albums, 11 number one singles, and five gold singles. Out of their impressive 38 albums, 25 have attained platinum certification, earning the band a total of 48 gold and platinum awards.

    Chicago's dedication to their fans is evident in their uninterrupted touring schedule, which has spanned every year since their inception. The band's original members, Robert Lamm on keyboards and vocals, Lee Loughnane on trumpet and vocals, and James Pankow on trombone, remain integral to their signature sound. The current lineup also features Wally Reyes, Jr. on drums, Tony Obrohta on guitar, Loren Gold on keyboards and vocals, Ray Herrmann on saxophone and flute, Neil Donell on vocals, Eric Baines on bass, and Ramon "Ray" Yslas on percussion. From the iconic Chicago horns to their extraordinary vocalists and a plethora of timeless hits, the band's concerts are nothing short of jubilant celebrations.

    Ticket prices for the Worcester concert range from $63 to $129, depending on the seat location. Additionally, a limited number of VIP tickets are available for $254, $379, and $479, providing exclusive experiences before the show. For further information about VIP packages, interested individuals can contact the box office at 877.571.SHOW (7469).

    Don't let this opportunity slip away! Secure your spot now for a night of rock and roll history that you'll cherish forever. For more details, visit

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