Friday, September 21, 2012
Peter Cetera is a "Grammy Award" winning singer/songwriter, and has had two distinct musical careers. From 1968 thru 1986 Peter was the singer, songwriter, and bass player for the legendary rock group "Chicago". In his time with the group, they recorded 18 of the most memorable albums of a generation, including such hits as "If You Leave Me Now", "Hard to Say I'm Sorry", "Baby What a Big Surprise", "You're the Inspiration", "Stay the Night", "Love Me Tomorrow", "Happy Man", "Feeling Stronger Every Day" and "Along Comes a Woman". A solo artist since 1986, Peter has recorded 10 time-honored CD's including his #1 hits, the Academy Award nominated song "The Glory of Love" from the hit movie "The Karate Kid II", "The Next Time I Fall" with Amy Grant, "Feels Like Heaven" with Chaka Kahn", "After All" with Cher from the motion picture "Chances Are", "No Explanation" from the mega hit film, "Pretty Woman" and the unforgettable "Restless Heart". Today, Peter has announced that "for the first time in 15 years" he has reformed his classic "7 Piece Electric Band", adding another exciting performance format to the music that continues to touch the lives of so many people.
Our Season Opener - Singer, songwriter, and bassist Peter Cetera - is enjoying a remarkable solo career. He has been honored with 2 Grammy Award nominations, an Academy Award nomination, and 5 hit singles that landed at #1. As the former lead singer and bassist for the legendary rock group “CHICAGO”, Cetera wrote and sang some of the biggest hit of the rock and pop era.