The Classic West and East

Posted by Vanessa Lotz | April 17, 2017 | Music

“1 Ticket, 2 Nights, 6 Legendary Bands”

Los Angeles & New York are staged to host the concert event of the summer that will leave music fans everywhere talking for years. The Classic West and The Classic East will be the first time these six iconic bands have ever played together on the same stage in two of America’s greatest cities for rock & roll. If clients didn’t feel like trekking all the way out to the Coachella Valley for last year’s “Desert Trip”, The Classic West & The Classic East provide another opportunity to be part of history.

The Classic West will host the Eagles, Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers on Saturday, July 15, and Fleetwood Mac, Journey and Earth, Wind & Fire on Sunday, July 16, at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles.

The Classic East will host the Eagles, Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers on Saturday, July 29, and Fleetwood Mac, Journey and Earth, Wind & Fire on Sunday, July 30, at Citi Field in New York.

In case it’s been a while since you’ve tuned into these classic rock bands, here’s a quick reminder of which bands are which.

Eagles

  • About: American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971. They have had five number-one singles, six Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards, and six number one albums.
  • Members:
    • Don Henley
    • Joe Walsh
    • Timothy B. Schmit
  • Popular Songs:
    • Hotel California (Album: Hotel California · 1976)
    • Take It Easy (Album: Eagles · 1972)
    • Lyin’ Eyes (Album: One of These Nights · 1975)

 

Fleetwood Mac

  • About: British-American rock band, formed in London in 1967. The band has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time.
  • Members:
    • Stevie Nicks
    • Lindsey Buckingham
    • Mick Fleetwood
  • Popular songs:
    • Landslide (Album: Fleetwood Mac · 1975)
    • Rhianon (Album: Fleetwood Mac · 1975)
    • Dreams (Album: Rumours · 1977)

 

Steely Dan

  • About: Steely Dan is an American jazz rock band whose music also blends elements of crossover jazz, latin music, blue-eyed soul, R&B, boogie, and pop.
  • Members:
    • Donald Fagen
    • Walter Becker
    • Michael McDonald
  • Popular songs:
    • Do it Again (Album: Can’t buy a Thrill · 1972)
    • Reelin in the years (Album: Can’t buy a Thrill · 1972)
    • Deacon Blues (Album: Aja · 1977)

 

Journey

  • About: American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch. The band has gone through several phases; its strongest commercial success occurred between 1978 and 1987.
  • Members:
    • Neal Schon
    • Ross Valory
    • Steve Smith
    • Jonathan Cain
    • Arnel Pineda
  • Popular Songs:
    • Don’t Stop Believin (Album: Escape · 1981)
    • Faithfully (Album: Frontiers · 1983)
    • Separate Ways (Album: Frontiers · 1983)

 

Earth, Wind & Fire

  • About: American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin and African. They are one of the most successful bands of all time.
  • Members:
    • Philip Bailey
    • Verdine White
    • Bill Crosson
    • Ralph Johnson
  • Popular Songs:
    • September (Album: Greatest Hits Live · 1996)
    • Boogie Wonderland (Album: I am · 1979)
    • After the Love has Gone (Album: I am · 1979)

 

The Doobie Brothers

  • About: American rock band that has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide throughout its career. The band has been active for five decades, with their biggest success occurring in the 1970s. As is the case with many rock bands, there were many reincarnations of the members and distinct style. However, every incarnation of the group emphasized vocal harmonies from the band’s members.
  • Members:
    • Michael McDonald
    • Tom Johnston
    • Patrick Simmons
  • Popular Songs:
    • Long Train Runnin’ (Album: The Captain and Me · 1973)
    • Listen to the Music (Album: Toulouse Street · 1972)
    • Black Water (Album: What were once vices are now habits · 1974)

 

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