Enjoy top musical and comedic performances by world-renowned acts this summer at the beautiful Toledo Zoo Amphitheater!
Friday, May 24 | 7:30 p.m.
From the signature sound of the Chicago horns, their iconic Vocalists, and a few dozen of ever-Classic Songs, this band’s concerts are celebrations. 2019 marks the band’s 52nd consecutive year of touring, without missing a single concert date!
Trevor Noah: Loud & Clear Tour
Friday, July 19 | 8 p.m.
Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central. This past year, “The Daily Show” was nominated for a Writers Guild Award (Comedy/Variety Series) and a GLAAD award for Outstanding Talk Episode, as well as two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Talk Series and Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information Show. Noah also recently won Best Host at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards, as well as a Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for his hosting role on “The Daily Show–Between The Scenes.” He joined “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in 2014 as a contributor. In addition to his nightly show, Noah has also hosted nine comedy specials, authored a best-selling book, “Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood,” and sold out shows on five continents.
Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time Tour
Wednesday, July 31 | 8 p.m.
Jim Gaffigan is a Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, top touring performer and multi-platinum-selling father of five. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor which largely revolves around fatherhood and his observations on life. He is one of only ten comics in history to sell out Madison Square Garden and had the honor of performing for Pope Francis and over 1 million attendees at the Festival of Families in Philadelphia.
Gaffigan, one of the world’s highest grossing stand-up comedians, is currently on his Noble Apeinternational arena and theater comedy tour.
Earth, Wind & Fire
Wednesday, July 17 | 7:30 p.m.
Earth, Wind & Fire are a music institution. Over their five-decade history they’ve sold out concerts all around the globe, scored eight number one hits and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide. They have since released 23 albums, eight of which have gone Double Platinum and hit the Top 10, making them one of the best-selling artist of all time. They have also won an impressive nine Grammy Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement (2012). In 2000, Earth, Wind & Fire was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, cementing their lasting impact on popular music.
Celebrating timeless songs and a commitment to spreading positivity, Earth, Wind & Fire has consistently made music that has bridged the gap among all generations and nationalities. With a sound that blends funk, jazz, pop, soul and R&B, Earth, Wind & Fire launched a musical genre that cannot be confined to a specific label except their own. Whether it is the funky and infectious “Let’s Groove” to the timeless dance classic “September” to the heartfelt “Reasons,” Earth, Wind & Fire’s catalog of hits has become the soundtrack many lives; now, then and forever.
The Toledo Zoo Box Office, open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Each ticket purchased in person through the Zoo’s Box Office is subject to a nominal handling fee.