Larry Martino

Larry Martino

Larry Martino


Earth, Wind & Fire has become one of the most innovative and commercially successful musical acts in history by including genres such as jazz, pop, funk, R&B, Latin, EDM, disco, and soul in their songs. Their list of accomplishments is extremely impressive, having won 6 Grammy Awards and 4 American Music Awards. They’ve been inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, the NAACP Image Award Hall of Fame, Hollywood’s Rockwalk, in addition to receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The band has also received the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Heritage Award, the BET Lifetime Achievement Award, The Soul Train Legend Award, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Congressional Horizon Award. Then, in 2019, they won the Kennedy Center Honors.

Earth, Wind & Fire returns to The Venetian Theater at the Venetian Las Vegas for shows October 26, 28, 29, and then November 2, 4, 5, and 6, 2022. Tickets are on sale now, or tune in to 96.3 KKLZ at 4:10pm each weekday (5/9/22-5/13/22) for your chance to win a pair of tickets by playing “Martino’s Mystery Melody!”

Here are 7 great Earth, Wind & Fire jams you’ll want to see live and in person!

  • 7) That's The Way Of The World

    This soulful ballad reached #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1975.  Rolling Stone named it as one of the “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time” in 2004.

  • 6) Fantasy

    Founder Maurice White was inspired to write and record this Top 40 hit after seeing the film Close Encounters Of The Third Kind.

  • 5) Sing A Song

    This feel good tune spent 2 weeks at #1 on the Billboard R&B Chart and became the group’s second top 5 single on the Hot 100.

  • 4) Shining Star

    This is Earth, Wind & Fire’s first, and so far, only #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100.

  • 3) After The Love Has Gone

    In 1979, one of the group’s most successful single releases peaked at #2 on the Hot 100.  It was kept out of the top spot by The Knack with My Sharona.

  • 2) Let's Groove

    Ya gotta get up and dance to this one!  It spent 8 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart and peaked at #3 on the Hot 100.

  • 1) September

    This has to be everyone’s favorite feel good party jam by Earth, Wind & Fire.  Hope you get the chance to see them perform it live in The Venetian Theater this fall!

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