West Valley City, UT

The Band Earth, Wind & Fire Is Coming to Utah Again

S. F. Mori

The musical group will perform in West Valley City

West Valley City Government Sign(Image in the public domain)

The show is highlighted as "Santana with Earth, Wind & Fire. It will be at the USANA Amphitheatre in West Valley City on June 28, 2022, at 7:00 PM. The show was rescheduled from June 2021 due to the COVID pandemic.

Earth, Wind & Fire performed at the closing ceremonies for the 2002 Winter Olympics which were held in Salt Lake City. They will return to Utah to perform again this June.

Earth, Wind & Fire is described as follows:

Known to its fans as one of the most innovative and influential bands of all time, Earth, Wind & Fire continues to mesmerize crowds with its eclectic blend of R&B, soul, funk, jazz and rock. Since its formation four decades ago by the late Maurice White, the band has seen a host of well-known artists among its ranks, including Phillip Bailey, Roland Bautista, Sheldon Reynolds and Andrew Woolfolk. Having sold 90 million records and received a host of critical acclaim and industry awards, Earth, Wind & Fire's eclectic musical genius was officially recognized with its induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. The band has toured the world and played a variety of venues and events, including the closing ceremonies for the 2002 Winter Olympics and the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. [From the website: www.stubhub.com]

They have done humanitarian and charity work as well.

Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Earth, Wind & Fire held a benefit concert in Virginia to raise money for the American Red Cross. The show raised $25,000 for the charity. The band also performed at the closing ceremonies for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. [www.songfacts.com/facts/earth-wind-fire]

Founded by Maurice White, the original members of Earth, Wind & Fire were: Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Fred White, Al McKay, Johnny Graham, Larry Durin, and Andrew Woolfolk. The name Earth, Wind & Fire was inspired by White's astrological chart which contained earth, air (wind), and fire signs.

Fans who attend the show can expect to see a lot of energy. Their concerts are said to be explosive with live music, color, and light. They play a wide variety of hits from past decades. Fans are encouraged to sing along.

Many of their shows are scheduled at outdoor amphitheaters such as the USANA Amphitheater in Wast Valley City, Utah.

Earth, Wind & Fire has won seven Grammy Awards. They put on a show full of life and vitality.

[Reference: www.stubhub.com]

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