Sunday, August 18, 2013

Earth, Wind, & Fire Play Atlanta's Fox Theatre for the First Time this October!

Earth, Wind & Fire, the groundbreaking funk-rock-soul-jazz ensemble who has been laying down their signature grooves for more than 40 years, will be bringing their classic hits and the sounds of their new studio album, Now, Then & Forever, to The Fox Theatre on October 2 at 8 PM.

This will be the first time that Earth, Wind and Fire will play at the Fox Theatre.  Tickets start at $49 and can be purchased at, by calling 855-ATL-TIXX, by visiting the Fox Theatre ticket office, or at any Atlanta-area Whole Foods location or Ticket Alternative outlets.

Earth, Wind & Fire ("EWF"), was born in Chicago in 1969 and is still going strong in its fifth decade, making music that crosses years and decades and now connects the 20th and 21st centuries.  Inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, Earth, Wind & Fire has earned eight Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards alongside numerous other accolades including the prestigious Soul Train Legend Award.

EWF has sold more than 90 million albums worldwide and is consistently one of the world's top touring bands. Now, Then & Forever marks the legendary group’s first new studio album in eight years and debuts Tuesday, September 10.

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About the Fox Theatre

The fabulous Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premiere venues for live entertainment and declared a Top Stop of the Decade by Venues Today Magazine and the #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade by Billboard Magazine.  In April 2013, Rolling Stone Magazine announced that the Fox Theatre was one of “The Best Big Rooms in America” as part of their “Venues That Rock” series.  In addition, The Fox Theatre was nominated for Theatre of the Year by Billboard and Pollstar Magazines, and awarded the Outstanding Historic Theatre of the Year award in 2011 by the League of Historic American Theatres. For the past decade, The Fox Theatre has been consistently ranked in the top three non-residency theatres in North America for gross ticket sales by industry trade magazines, Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today. The Fox Theatre has the #1 social media presence for any theatre or performing arts center in North America, for any venue between 2,000 and 5,000 seats, and for any Georgia venue according to the Social Media Power 100 compiled by Venues Today Magazine. The Fox’s 4,665 seat theatre hosts 250 performances a year. An impressive range of events from rock concerts to Broadway, ballets, comedy and movies continue to attract over 500,000 visitors per year.  In addition, The Fox is host to wedding receptions, trade shows, corporate meetings and association functions in its fabulous ballrooms, lounge and outdoor terrace.  As a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, the Fox Theatre stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater and is celebrating its 83rd year.  The proud partners of the Fox Theatre are Delta, Coca-Cola, and Lexus.  The official partner of the Fox Theatre is DeepBlue and the supporting partners are The Georgian Terrace and Livingston. Tickets for all events are available at The Fox Theatre Ticket Office, online at, and at all Atlanta Ticket Alternative locations including Whole Foods Markets, or toll free at 855-ATL-TIXX.  For group sales information contact The Fox Theatre at (404) 881-2000, or visit The Fox Theatre website at   The Fox Theatre is located at 660 Peachtree Street NE.

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