Beginnings – A Celebration of the Music of Chicago

Lead singer/bassist, lead guitar/singer, keyboard/singer, trumpet, saxophone, trombone, drummer + sound technician

NYC-based 7 piece band dedicated to playing the great music of the band Chicago as well as the original. 

Grounded on a rock-solid rhythm section, headlined by 3 superb horns, plus great lead guitar and strong vocals, seeing a Beginnings performance is like seeing Chicago 30 years ago. 

You’ll hear all of the hits—from late 60s, 70s and 80s—one of the few bands to score hits in 3 decades.  From soft ballads to rockers, Beginnings will get you energized and excited to relive the memorable music of your life.


“This band will make a Chicago fan out of anyone.”


Program Highlights

  • Make Me Smile
  • 25 or 6 to 4
  • Beginnings
  • Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is
  • Colour My World
  • Saturday In The Park
  • Just You ‘n Me
  • Feelin’ Stronger Every Day
  • Searching So Long
  • Wishing You Were Here
  • If You Leave Me Now
  • Old Days
  • Alive Again

Tech Overview

  • Sound: Band will carry its own sound technician. Band will carry its own sound board, onstage in-ear monitor system and microphones and some sound gear if needed to augment the front-of-house system.
  • Stage: Stage 35’ wide x 25’ deep plus a couple of risers
  • Piano: Not required; band will carry its own keyboard
  • Lights: Best available w/ local tech to run lights
  • Hospitality: Hot meal for 8