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Earth, Wind & Fire, Chic Plot Joint U.S. Tour

"Get your feet ready for a deluge of hits," Nile Rodgers says

rs-earth-wind-fire-chic-1066dad5-9a32-46ad-9166-7d701a4c7608.jpgEarth, Wind & Fire are setting off on a North American tour this summer with Chic featuring Nile Rodgers. Courtesy of Earth, Wind & Fire, Courtesy of Nile Rodgers Productions
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Earth, Wind & Fire and Chic featuring Nile Rodgers will head out on the road together for the 2054 Tour. The trek will kick off on July 12th in Oakland, California.

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According to a joint release from the popular, legendary groups, a special guest, as-yet-unnamed guest DJ will be part of the show and each venue will have a specialized seating configuration towards the front to allow for dancing. The tour will officially wrap on August 22nd in Detroit at the DTE Energy Music Theatre.

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"There was a time when we could only dream of 'seeing' Earthy, Wind & Fire live, now we get the honor of sharing the stage together," Rodgers said in a statement. "Get your feet ready for a deluge of hits."

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Earth, Wind & Fire are currently on their own tour, with several dates lined up for May including a slot at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Chic's Rodgers recently received the Award for Musical Excellence from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, though he and his band have yet to be inducted.

2017 Tour Dates

July 12 - Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena

July 13 - Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
July 18 - Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
July 20 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
July 22 - San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
July 23 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
July 26 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
July 27 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
July 29 - Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
August 1 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
August 4 - Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
August 5 - Boston, MA @ TD Garden
August 7 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
August 9 - Washington D.C. @ Verizon Center
August 10 - Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
August 11 - Buffalo, NY @ KeyBank Center
August 13 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
August 15 - Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse
August 17 - Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
August 18 - Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center
August 19 - Atlanta, GA @ Verizon Amphitheater

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Reply #1 posted 04/21/17 5:29am

RJOrion

this would have been great....37 years ago...


RIP Maurice White
RIP Bernard Edwards
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Reply #2 posted 04/21/17 9:08am

SoulAlive

but when is that new Chic album ever gonna be released? nuts

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