The band first played the historic LA venue in 1977 (two sold-out shows), and then again sold-out the Forum in 1988 and again in July 2015.
The photo below captures the EWF principals presenting a legacy photo that will be installed on the Wall of Fame at the Forum in Los Angeles. The legacy photo was taken in 1988.
About Earth, Wind & Fire:
Earth, Wind & Fire is one of the most innovative and influential contemporary music forces of the 20th century. With a signature sound beyond category and a groove as deep as the soul of the planet the band has impacted the history of music and pop culture for over four decades.
EWF has sold over 90 million recordings earning them a solid spot as one of the all-time bestselling music artists. Rolling Stone and VH1 ranked Earth, Wind & Fire on their lists of the Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll.
Originating from Chicago in 1969, EWF’s career achievements include an induction into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2000), a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (1995), eight Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards.
Earth, Wind & Fire’s music has influenced, been covered or sampled by top artists including, Prince, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Jay Z, Usher, Bruno Mars, P. Diddy, wil .i.am and more. Founded by music genius Maurice White; EWF’s co-founders Philip Bailey, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson continues to tour and perform to sold-out audiences around the world.
About The Forum:
The “Fabulous” Forum is the largest indoor performance venue in the country designed with a focus on music and entertainment, with some select premier sporting events. The interior of the bowl features flexible seating that ranges from 17,500 seats to 7,000 seats, enabling the venue to attract a wide variety of premier events.
Fans at the Forum enjoy approximately 8,000 square feet of event level hospitality offerings, including merchandise, along with food and beverage options from some of SoCal’s most celebrated brands. A tinted glass wall separates this concession area from the arena, ensuring fans do not miss a moment of the performance.
Additionally, the 40,000 square foot outdoor terrace that surrounds the perimeter of the building offers food and beverage amenities that elevate the guest experience. The Forum delivers a one-of-a-kind experience for all artists and athletes thanks to its superior acoustics, intimate ambiance and state-of-the-art facilities.
Designed with entertainers and performers in mind, the Forum includes nine, star-caliber dressing rooms that feature upgraded amenities, providing an unparalleled experience for all. For more information, please visit www.fabulousforum.com
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