Wander to Wonder, Stevie Wonder, that is, for his “Songs in the Key of Life” tour, November 14 at the United Center, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
Stevie Wonder’s “Songs in the Key of Life” tour will be a live rendition of his 1976 album. The hits of that album include, “I Wish,” “Sir Duke” (for Duke Ellington), “Isn’t She Lovely,” and “Another Star.”
Stevie Wonder is one of the great American pop stars of all time. He has had 49 Top 40 singles and 32 #1 singles. Wonder has 25 Grammy Awards (the most ever for a solo artist), an Oscar and a Golden Globe. He is the youngest performer ever to win the prestigious Kennedy Center honor. President Obama awarded Wonder the Gershwin Prize for Song in 2009. He is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Wonder, a child prodigy, signed his first contract at age 11, known then as Little Stevie Wonder. His first hit was “Lonely Boy,” written when he was 10.
The United Center is located at 1901 West Madison Street in Chicago. For tickets, call the box office at (312) 455-4500 or got to www.unitedcenter.com.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes from the United Center, provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.