Advance tickets on sale for band Chicago coming to Stephens Auditorium

Maggie Curry

Advance tickets to see the band Chicago at Stephens Auditorium go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Well-known Chicago songs include “26 or 6 to 4,” “Feeling Stronger” and “Hard to Say I’m Sorry.”

The performance will be at 8 p.m. August 10. Tickets are priced by section: $50.50, $70.50, $90.50 and $126; students tickets cost $30.99. 

Tickets can be purchased from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Iowa State Center Ticket Office, which is located at the north entrance of Stephens Auditorium; at all Ticketmaster centers; by phone: 1-800-745-3000 or online via

Chicago has a big year in 2016, with the premiere of the documentary “Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago” and their induction into the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Their newest album is “NOW” Chicago XXXVI, released in 2014. Chicago has been on tour every year since the beginning, according to press releases. 

The line-up includes original band members Robert Lamm on keyboards and vocals, Lee Loughnane on trumpet and vocals, James Pankow on trombone and Walt Parazaider on woodwinds; as well as Jason Scheff on bass and vocals, Tris Imboden on drums, Keith Howland on guitar and vocals, Lou Pardini on keyboards and vocals and Walfredo Reyes, Jr. on percussion.

Listen to some of Chicago’s greatest hits, including “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” here.

For more information, visit the Iowa State Center’s website at