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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1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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