Chicago and Huey Lewis and the News Announce U.S. Summer Tour

04/18/2006

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


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jennifer.ballantyne@emicap.com, for Huey Lewis and the News/
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