Earth, Wind and Fire Bring Guiding Lights Tour to Waterbury

Legendary funk band Earth, Wind and Fire is set to light up the Palace Theater stage when Premier Concerts presents the band’s 2013 Guiding Lights Tour stop in Waterbury, Connecticut, on Wednesday, May 8, at 7:30p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 22, at 10am. Tickets start at $66.50, and can be purchased by phone at 203-346-2000, online at, or at the box office, 100 East Main Street in Waterbury.

During their Waterbury tour stop, the six-time Grammy Award-winning band will perform the hits that skyrocketed them to musical superstardom, including “Shining Star,” “September,” “Boogie Wonderland,” “Sing a Song,” “Fantasy” and many more.  The band is currently touring in support of their latest release from Legacy Recordings, Now, Then & Forever, which is a compilation of the group’s greatest hits curated by some of today’s most popular artists.

Earth, Wind and Fire is one of the most musically accomplished, critically-acclaimed, and commercially popular funk bands of the ‘70s.  A culmination of popular musical styles, the band developed a sound that was, and still is, uniquely its own.  Considered one of the most successful bands of the twentieth century, they have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and have sold more than 90 million albums worldwide. With stellar live performances filled with energy and love, the band continues to plays to an immensely diverse and adoring fan base.

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Premier Concerts, formed in 2005 is Connecticut’s leading independent concert promoter. The team of Keith S. Mahler and Anthony Rhodes book numerous concerts in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Delaware.

The Palace’s primary purpose is to revitalize the Greater Waterbury community through the presentation of the performing arts and educational initiatives in collaboration with area cultural and educational institutions. Its mission is to build a strong sense of community and an appreciation for the arts by operating, maintaining and sustaining itself as a financially viable not-for-profit performing arts center that generates a positive artistic, educational, social and financial impact on the Greater Waterbury area. For more information, visit: