Credit Union 1 Amphitheatre | Tinley Park, Illinois
Do you want to dance the night away like it’s 1985? Then you should take a nostalgic trip to the ‘80s by seeing an unprecedented act that virtually took over the era with their fantastic hits!
The illustrious Boy George and his legendary band Culture Club are set to conquer Chicago for a one-night pop music spectacle! On Thursday, 3rd August 2023, the performers will light up the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre! The premier entertainment venue in Tinley Park, Illinois, is guaranteed to provide a top-tier concert experience! Enjoy Culture Club’s greatest hits, such as “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” “Karma Chameleon,” “Church of a Poison Mind,” “Time (Clock of the Heart),” and more! This show is part of the Grammy Award-winning band’s highly-anticipated summer trek comprising over 20 dates in North America! If you don’t want to miss out, quickly secure your tickets before it’s too late!
Culture Club is one of the most prolific bands to come out of the ‘80s. Their music is praised by fans and critics for having a unique approach to new wave. They band is considered the early purveyors of the new romantic scene thanks to incredible hits like “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya,” “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?” “Move Away,” “Karma Chameleon,” “Time (Clock of the Heart,” “Miss Me Blind,” and many more. The band’s lead singer, Boy George, is credited for popularizing the androgynous look and is regarded as a fashion icon during the decade.
In 1981, Culture Club released their breakout hit and Grammy-nominated single, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” spawned from their debut album, Kissing to Be Clever. The song topped the U.K. chart and peaked at number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Meanwhile, the follow-up single, “Time (Clock of the Heart),” reached number 2 on the U.S. chart. The song was later listed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll in 1999.
The band released their follow-up album, Colour By Numbers, in 1983. The career-defining record became their first album to top in their home country, England. The sophomore effort dominated the U.K. chart and peaked at number 1 in the U.S. It notably featured Culture Club’s biggest hit single, “Karma Chameleon,” which became number 1 in 15 countries. The lead single’s popularity led to the album selling over ten million copies worldwide. The same year, the band was awarded Best British Breakthrough Act and Best British Group the same year at the Brit Awards.
The following year, “Karma Chameleon” won the Brit Award for Best British Single. In 1985, Culture Club won their first Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Their 1981 hit, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me,” also received a nomination for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group.
The success of the first two albums led to a few more critically-acclaimed and chart-performing studio efforts. In 2018, Culture Club released their latest effort, Life. This was the first studio album released by the band following their reunion in 2011. Culture Club has produced and released six studio albums and sold over 50 million copies worldwide.
Catch Culture Club this summer by securing your tickets now to the show in Hollywood Casino Amphitheater!