The opening act for [lastfm]Earth, Wind & Fire[/lastfm]‘s upcoming U.K. tour has just been announced, with the group[lastfm]The Brand New Heavies [/lastfm]beinging bestowed the honor.
The tour kicks off this month and includes dates at the Manchester MEN Arena (Tuesday July 20), Birmingham NIA (Wednesday July 21), and the London O2 Arena (Thursday July 22).
To top it off, Earth, Wind & Fire are also releasing a greatest hits collection on July 19. The disc will include the funk and soul band’s top hits, which include “September,” “Boogie Wonderland,” “After The Love Has Gone,” and “Let’s Groove.”
The Grammy-award winning band was formed in Chicago, Illinois and founded by [lastfm]Maurice White[/lastfm] in 1969. Since then they have sold over 90 million albums worldwide and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Vocal Group Hall of Fame.