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Chicago Concert Tickets On Sale Now
Oct. 31, 2017

Online Ticket Office: Buy Tickets Now

CHICAGO – Following a presale opportunity for the DePaul University community, tickets for the Chicago concert are on sale now. DePaul and the rock band Chicago are hosting this special event to celebrate the opening of Wintrust Arena. Known as the legendary rock and roll band with horns, Chicago's benefit concert for the DePaul community is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. ahead of the opening weekend of Blue Demon basketball at Wintrust Arena.

Started on DePaul's Lincoln Park campus in the late 1960s and known as one of the world's most popular bands with over 100,000,000 records sold, Chicago was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the band's first album Chicago Transit Authority was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame in 2014 and an incredible 25 of Chicago's 36 albums have been certified platinum with a total of 47 gold and platinum awards.

Chicago sets the stage as the University welcomes back alumni Lee Loughnane, James Pankow and Walter Parazaider. Ticket sales from the show will benefit the DePaul University School of Music and Athletics Department.

"We're always excited to play in Chicago," said Loughnane. "Especially when we can help our alma mater open their new sports facility. We look forward to seeing you all at Wintrust Arena on Nov. 9. See you there!!"

Chicago is the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums is six consecutive decades and the group came in ninth -- the highest charting American band -- in Billboard Magazine's recent Hot 200 All-Time Top Artists.

Ticket Sales Information
• Ticket Prices: Starting at $35 up to $125.
• Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a scheduled 7 p.m. start for the concert.
• At this time, tickets may only be purchased online at or by calling the DePaul University ticket office at (773) 325-7526.
• Purchase tickets online here: Online Ticket Office



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