Earth, Wind & Fire is coming to Harrah's Cherokee Casino for a performance on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Earth, Wind & Fire are a music institution. Over their five-decade history they've sold out concerts all around the globe, scored eight number one hits and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide.
They have since released 23 albums, eight of which have gone Double Platinum and hit the Top 10, making them one of the best-selling artists of all time. They have also won an impressive nine Grammy Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement (2012). In 2000, Earth, Wind & Fire was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, cementing their lasting impact on popular music.
Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, dance, Latin, and Afro pop. They have been described as one of the most innovative and commercially successful acts of all time.
The band was founded in Chicago by Maurice White in 1969, having grown out of a previous band known as the Salty Peppers. Other prominent members of EWF have included Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Ralph Johnson, Larry Dunn, Al McKay, Roland Bautista, Sonny Emory, Sheldon Reynolds and Andrew Woolfolk. The band has won six Grammys from their 17 nominations. They have won four American Music Awards out of 12 nominations. They have also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and sold over 90 million records, making them one of the world's best-selling bands of all time.
Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 15. Purchase them at https://www1.ticketmaster.com/earth-wind-fire-cherokee-north-carolina-05-11-2019/event/2D00563D215E8C7B?irgwc=1&clickid=whbQd2XUe1jR3Oxz7NTYEXPzUkgXCK1VwySVwU0&camefrom=CFC_BUYAT_253158&impradid=253158&REFERRAL_ID=tmfeedbuyat253158&wt.mc_id=aff_BUYAT_253158&utm_source=253158-Facebook-%2520TM&impradname=Facebook-%2520TM&utm_medium=affiliate.