Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Earth, Wind and Fire to Bring Guiding Lights Tour to the North Charleston Coliseum, June 26
North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey announced today that legendary musical group EARTH, WIND AND FIRE will bring their “Guiding Lights Tour” to the North Charleston Coliseum on June 26 at 7:30 PM. The concert is part of the City of North Charleston’s 40th anniversary celebration.
Earth, Wind and Fire will perform with the North Charleston Pops Orchestra. Opening the show will be the Charleston’s own The Explorer’s Club.
“After 40 years, North Charleston has grown into a thriving city, bustling with business and prime for young families and professionals. To mark the advancements we have made, we are going first class in our 40th anniversary celebration. Both born of the 70s, the City of North Charleston and Earth, Wind, and Fire, we will be celebrating together with an exciting evening of shear entertainment combined with exceptional musicianship,” said City of North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey.
“With over 90 million albums sold, 20 Grammy Award nominations and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, Earth, Wind and Fire are one of the most successful and critically acclaimed bands in the history of popular music. We are honored to have them play the North Charleston Coliseum as part of the City of North Charleston’s 40th anniversary celebration. This is going to be a very special night,” said Dave Holscher, North Charleston Coliseum General Manager.
Reserved seat tickets for the show go on sale Friday, March 30th at 10:00 AM at the Coliseum Advance Ticket Office, Ticketmaster outlets (including select Publix stores), online at Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are priced at $45 and $25 (plus applicable fees). A limited number of Gold Circle seats will be available.
For more information on the concert, visit www.NorthCharlestonColiseumPAC.com. For more information on Earth, Wind and Fire, visit www.EarthWindandFire.com. For more information on The Explorer’s Club visit www.ExplorersClubMusic.com. For more information on the City of North Charleston’s 40th anniversary celebration, visit www.NorthCharleston.org.