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||April 17, 2006 - We are now on
Myspace! Official MySpace profile
To read more, click here.
||April 15, 2006 - We have compiled a
Video Recap of 2005! Click
here to view the video! EARTH,WIND AND FIRE in the
Year 2006....CHECK IT OUT!!!!... 2005 was an AMAZING year for
Earth,Wind and Fire thanks in part to our Elementsvipclub
Members and FANS all over the WORLD... The Year 2006 is
predicted to be even BIGGER and BETTER for the Legendary
EARTH,WIND AND FIRE... So Fans, stay tuned! To read more, click here.|
||April 13, 2006 - The new musical HOT
FEET, directed and choreographed by Maurice Hines, is now
scheduled to begin Broadway preview performances at the Hilton
Theatre on April 20 -- two days later than first announced.
The official opening of the show, which is currently playing
Washington, D.C.'s National Theater through April 9, is still
set for April 30.... To read more, click here.|
||April 11, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #45... Philip Bailey, long time friend
of Pastor Billy for over 30-years and one of the founding
members of Maranatha, has expressed his desire to bless his
church and give back to the community. In a rare, historic,
Los Angeles appearance, Earth, Wind & Fire plans to
perform two shows, Saturday April 29, 2006, in a Benefit
Concert to give honor to Dr. Billy Ingram for 34-years of
ministry and 26-years as FounderPastor... To read more, click
||April 8, 2006 - Hey Fans....if you
want to be a part of this once in a life time extravaganza,
come JOIN US!.. It's not too late to hop aboard and go ON TOUR
TO THE UK WITH EWF!!! But hurry, seats are filling up fast and
time is running out...We are going have so much fun it is
going to be unbelievable...There are many surprises that are
in store for the fans who join EWF on this UK Tour...Get on
Board the EWF Fan Tour Bus!..Payment Details have now been
finalized!! Send your email in NOW to
firstname.lastname@example.org for more details!!! Deadline for
FINAL Payment is due APRIL 26,2006...|
||April 4, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #44... For those new fans who join us
this week, we hope you find a way to show your love for EWF
somewhere on this present tour... Let us know if you plan to
attend a show... Are you an intrepid fan?.. One who could
entertain the idea of traveling overseas to see the FIRE in
the Netherlands, or maybe to England in May? Let us know... To
read more, click
||April 1, 2006 - OUR NEW DOMAIN NAME
is NOW ewffanclub.com.. Hey there fans...Effective
IMMEDIATELY, we are changing our Domain Name(link/address to
this EWF Fan Website) to www.ewffanclub.com... For now, you
will be redirected to the current site while we work to phase
out elementsvipclub.com, over time. We are changing the domain
name (link/address to this EWF Fan Website ) as ewffanclub.com
is easier for fans to use.. |
||March 28, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #43... This is it folks. The place
where it all happens. Any and all questions about the Mighty
Elements will most definitely be answered here. Collectively,
the fans on this Official Fan Site have access to all sorts of
information about EWF. Want to know what Maurice is doing,
where the band is playing, where you can find the latest video
performance, how the latest single release is doing on the
charts, what the latest media reports/reviews on concert
performances or what fans have to say about their concert
experiences?... To read more,click
||March 24, 2006 - EWF WANTS YOU TO
JOIN THEM FOR A WEEK WHILE THEY TOUR THE UK! To travel as ONE
with the members of EWF.. To read more,click
||March 21, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #42... To begin this issue of our
ElementsVIPclub newsletter, we would first like to welcome a
very special addition to the extended EWF family... JAYLEN
CHRISTOPHER BAILEY was recently born to lucky parents Philip
and Krystal Bailey... Toi Moore (famed writer and wife of EWF
guitarist, Greg Moore) recently posted this wonderful news on
our site as soon as it happened!.. Check out---IT'S A
BOY!!!... To read more,click
||March 20, 2006 - EARTH,WIND AND FIRE
join Line-up at MACY'S MUSIC FESTIVAL, Cincinnati, Ohio..July
28th, 2006.. To read more, click here.|
||March 18, 2006 - EARTH,WIND AND FIRE
perform at 2006 ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL, JULY 1, 2006... To
read more, click here.|
||March 16, 2006 - 2006 SOUL TRAIN
MUSIC AWARD NOMINATION for EARTH,WIND AND FIRE'S
"ILLUMINATION" in R&B-Soul Album, group, band, duo
catagory.... The 20th Annual Soul Train Music Awards will be
taped on March 4th, 2006 from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in
Los Angeles, and broadcast in first run, national syndication
in a window starting March 11th thru March 19th,
2006....CONGRATULATIONS EWF!!!!! To read more.
||March 14, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #41... From Casino Rama in Canada, to
Ramshead Live in Baltimore, Maryland and into The Constitution
Hall in Washington, DC, Earth, Wind & Fire has been wowing
the fans, young and old, with their unique brand of inspiring
and influential lyrics and music.... To read more.
||March 9, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #40... Clap your hands this evening, I
said it's alright. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Fans on their feet,
swaying, dancing, grooving in the Spirit of an Earth, Wind and
Fire concert. You ALL know what we mean. You have been there,
partied, sang of your Devotion, reached for that Shining Star,
you have been invited to Getaway to that promised land, you
know all the Reasons why you come back... to see the Mighty
Elements again and again... To read more.
||March 6, 2006 - JET MAGAZINE....For
35 years Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) has given the world a
groove with positive messages that expand a listener's
consciousness... Just as it has in the past, the musical
legacy continues to please the ears and the souls of many with
the release of the group's 23rd career album, Illumination...
"Throughout our career, we've strived to push the idea of
illumination...of being on top of things and the vibration of
positivity," says Maurice White, founder of EWF... To read
||March 3, 2006 - CONGRATULATIONS to
EARTH,WIND AND FIRE on their NOMINATION for an NAACP IMAGE
AWARD...Catagory: OUTSTANDING DU0 or GROUP..Nominees in this
catagory are: Earth,Wind and Fire(Santuary Records), Destiny's
Child(Sony Urban Music), Black Eyed Peas(A&M Records),
Floetry(Geffen), Ray Charles(Rhino Entertainment)..37th,2006
NAACP Image Awards to be taped Feb.25 and scheduled to air
March 3,2006 on FOX(check your local listings)... To read
||February 28, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #39..PHILIP BAILEY SINGS AT THE LOS
ANGELES DREAM DINNER...One of the most prestigious sites
remaining on the National Mall in Washington, DC has been
approved for the MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. NATIONAL
MEMORIAL...This four-acre memorial will be a permanent tribute
to Dr. King's national and international contributions to
humankind and his passion for freedom, opportunity, and
justice... To read more.
||February 21, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #38...SPECIAL MENTION *** We continue
to applaud, in a BIG WAY, the efforts of Lonneke, Rob1965,
Anja, Josie, Gerard NL and others in the NETHERLANDS who have
done EWF proud as they journey far and wide to promote
ILLUMINATION. Their successes show that being committed to a
cause can bring rewards. We wish them continued success and
hope that everyone takes a page from their efforts and
displays their LOVE for the Mighty Elements wherever they go.
Let everyone know that you LOVE EWF and are proud that they
continue to represent the very best in music 35+ years after
Maurice put his dream band together. To read more.
||February 18, 2006 - Hey Fans..our
ElementsVIPclub.com PHOTO GALLERY is AWESOME...Galleries are
updated often!!Once you Log In, click on the GALLERY
tab...check them out!!! To read more.
||February 14, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #37...We continue to be amazed and
truly humbled by the dedication of our Elementsvipclub.com
members... To date we have 3,390 members at
ElementsVIPclub.com... We, again, want to say WELCOME to each
and every one of you and let you know how much we appreciate
and THANK YOU for YOUR SUPPORT! For our newest members, WE ARE
ALL ABOUT EWF, so feel free to make yourself at home and check
it all out... To read more.
||February 10, 2006 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE'S (U.S. and EURO) CONFIRMED TOUR dates have been added to
our TOUR PAGE. Check it out and see where you would want to
see an EWF performance... To read more.
||February 7, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #36.. Before we launch into what is
new in the world of EWF, we want to take the time to honor
another civil rights legend who has, unfortunately, passed
away... We bow our heads in silent salute to Coretta Scott
King, widow of civil rights champion, Martin Luther King... To
||February 4, 2006 - CONGRATULATIONS
!!!!!..EARTH,WIND AND FIRE'S "ILLUMINATION" nominated for a
2006 GRAMMY AWARD in Best R&B Album category, and Jimmy
Jam & Terry Lewis nominated for "Best Production
Non-Classical" for "PURE GOLD". Grammy Awards air February 8,
2006 Los Angeles,CA To read more.
||February 1, 2006 - Gather Round has
been ADDED to the JUKEBOX(Radio)... The hottest winter Holiday
Song of 2005 featured at Rockefeller Plaza Christmas Tree
Lighting and a series of campaigns Run by Target via
commercial and in-store advertising is now Available at your
leisure on the ElementsVIPclub website. Become a Part of the
Legacy!! Upgrade to PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP to enjoy this
perk!!..Check it out... To read more.
||January 31, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #35... Let us get right to the
action!!!! MAURICE WHITE AND HOTT FEET New articles have
popped up this week regarding this highly anticipated
Broadway-bound play. Comprehensive details on HOTT FEET,
including when and where YOU can buy tickets have now been
provided. We encourage everyone to support Maurice in his
latest venture.... To read more.
||January 24, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #34...We have been inspired by the
lyrics that have taught us to Keep our Head to the Sky, that
Living in happiness is knowing that you've been blessed, and
that we should not let the worldly things control our
destiny.. The Legacy that has become such a large part of our
lives continues to keep its momentum here in 2006. To read
||January 21, 2006 - HEY FANS..JAPAN
TOUR WAS A SUCCESS...Could there be a European Tour "in the
works"??? The possibilities are endless!!!...Keep checking
right here at ElementsVIPclub.com for the Latest News and
Information/Tour Page AND everything EARTH,WIND AND
||January 17, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #33 ...You should know by now that
there is so much you get by being a part of our
Elementsvipclub.com family:.. ---Latest News and Information..
---Forums where fans can discuss everything related to the EWF
Legacy.. ---Tour Page with Confirmed EWF shows.. ---Radio tab,
which plays EWF music 24/7 (for Premium Members).. ---Live
Chat.. ---A comprehensive EWF PHOTO GALLERY and much more...
To read more.
||January 16, 2006 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE'S JAPAN TOUR... It was "ILLUMINATION" TIME!!! for our
Japanese Fans from January 14 to January 20,2006 as EWF were
in JAPAN!!!Tour began in OSAKA then TOKYO with final stop in
||January 15, 2006 - ON JANUARY
16!!!!"LOVELY PEOPLE" hit the RED CARPET at E!ENTERTAINMENTS'
GOLDEN GLOBES...NOTE from EWF MANAGEMENT: EWF's song "Lovely
People" feat. Will.i.am of the BEP's (Black Eye Peas) is being
used as the theme song for E! Entertainment's coverage of the
Golden Globe Awards which re-aired through the week.(check
your local listings).... The song was used on their coverage
of "Live From The Red Carpet" and "Post Show". To read more.
||January 10, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #32.. IMPORTANT EWF NEWS**** Dedicated
Fan Lonneke informed us: Great news --- A popular radio
station in the Netherlands has a special action (this) week,
they will pay attention to EWF and Illumination the whole
week. Please check out the station Ã¢s website at:
www.laserfm.nl NETHERLANDS: To all of our wonderful members
from the Netherlands, we salute you all for your supreme
dedication in continuing to work hard in promoting EWF! To
||January 3, 2006 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #31...As we start 2006, the entire
newsletter team at Elementsvipclub.com wants to THANK all of
the Elementsvipclub.com family for making 2005, our start-up
year as the OFFICIAL FAN WEBSITE FOR EARTH, WIND AND FIRE,
such a success... We could not have done any of this without
you or without the invaluable help of the Earth, Wind and Fire
Band-members, EWF Management, Tour Manager, Road Manager....
To read more.
||December 29, 2005 - HOLIDAY
GREETINGS FROM EARTH,WIND AND FIRE!....We would like to take
this opportunity to wish ALL OF OUR FANS Season's Greetings
and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year.. We sincerely
appreciate your support this year and are truly thankful to
each one of you for making our new CD, ILLUMINATION, a
tremendous success.. We know our success comes in no small
part from your commitment to our music and we are humbled by
your ongoing support over our 35 years in the business.. We
can only hope for your continued support in the New Year, and
we ask that this holiday season, you keep in your prayers both
our brothers and sisters along the Gulf Coast whose lives were
devastated by Katrina and our soldiers who, far from their
families, continue to sacrifice their lives in the name of our
country.. Our love to them, and to all of our fans around the
world... Peace and Love for the New Year...........Earth, Wind
and Fire... |
||December 28, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE featured on TARGETS "GATHER ROUND" HOLIDAY Promotional
Campaign, belting out our favorite "head shaking/foot
stumping" tunes such as : Gather Round /BoogieWonderland/Star
and more....ALSO Check out the "behind-the-scenes-footage and
interviews with Phil/Verdine and Ralph!!! To read more.
||December 27, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #30 ... On the Official Fansite,
www.elementsvipclub.com, you will find access to:..
Merchandise, the latest CONFIRMED concerts and performances,
EWF upcoming radio and TV appearances, LIVE Chat, exclusive
EWF Radio, interviews and video access (if you are a Premium
member), the very latest news and information, special
insider's details and much, much more... We continue to try to
reach out across the globe to extend to EWF family. We extend
our gratitude to everyone who has helped in this mission to
promote the musical Legacy that is such a great part of our
lives. To read more.
||December 20, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #29 ...MAURICE WHITE turned 64 on
December 19. We are sure that all of you will join us in
wishing REESE all the best. We will always keep you in our
prayers as we wish for continued success in all of your
endeavors. For all the joy and inspiration you have brought so
many people through your work, the music world owes you a
great debt, Maurice. God Bless You!! To read more.
||December 19, 2005 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY
to MR.MAURICE WHITE(12/19),FOUNDER of EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE..MUSICAL GENIUS and LEGEND!...May this day and many
others to come bring you Good Health and Happiness... Our
ElementsVIPclub members extend our heartfelt Birthday Wishes
||December 16, 2005 - McCORMICK
Presents... The Legendary Award Winning Group EARTH WIND &
FIRE.....Performing with Olympic Figure Skaters on NBC's
Televised Special,TRIBUTE ON ICE, November 17,2005
..4p-6pET...AWESOME SHOW!!!!...(scheduled to rerun on Bravotv
Thurs,12/22 @ 8p ET, and on CHRISTMAS DAY 12/25...check YOUR
local listings) To read more.
||December 13, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #28 ...Fan Forum Tuesday Night Chat is
the Official Chat night at VIP. However, the chat room is open
24 hours a day/7 days a week, so feel free to meet your
friends and family there or just come meet some new friends
who you know have something in common with you... the love of
Earth, Wind and Fire..... To read more.
||December 10, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE joining STEVIE WONDER on Saturday, December 17 at 7:30 PM
at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood... Join Stevie Wonder and
special friends for the 10th Annual House Full of Toys Benefit
Concert... To read more.
||December 9, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE performed on Tom Joyner Sky Show on December 9, 2005 at
the Atlantic Civic Center, Atlanta,GA..Seems they "bought the
house down"... To read more.
||December 6, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #27 ...If you want to share what the
music has meant to you, please use our forum YOUR STORY of HOW
EARTH,WIND AND FIRE MUSIC HAS AFFECTED YOUR LIFE to let all of
us get an insight into what the Legacy has done for you. If
you have anything that you think might be of interest to the
rest of the EWF family, please use our Forums to let us know.
Of course, we know you will keep it non-offensive and
family-friendly!! To read more.
||December 3, 2005 - This week on
Urban AC charts: EARTH,WIND AND FIRE'S "TO YOU" featuring
Brian McKnight(from ILLUMINATION CD) #1 most added at Urban
Adult Contemporary with 33 adds: WBLS New York WDAS
Philadelphia WHUR Washington DC.... To read more.
||December 2, 2005 - EWF on AOL MUSIC!|
||December 1, 2005 - YAHOO's Music
LIVE@LAUNCH.... Check out Earth,Wind and Fire's EXCLUSIVE
INTERVIEW and Musical Performance of SHINING STAR along with
recently added SPEND the NIGHT.... To read more.
||November 30, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE set To make series of High Profile Television Appearances
this Holiday Season in conjunction with the release of their
23rd career album, ILLUMINATION, (Sanctuary Records)...NEXT
UP: McCormick Presents an EWF TRIBUTE ON ICE to air Dec.17 4-6
ET on NBC... To read more.
||November 30, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE: CHRISTMAS IN ROCKEFELLER CENTER(NBC)......Christmas Tree
Lighting......(Photos from our Photo Gallery : EWF
performing).... To read more.
||November 29, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #26 ...Welcome to our newest members
as of 11/20-11/26... email@example.com, James Frescura, yking,
jcg900, Rocio. soledad1984, Dkny19701, goturback67, robter,
lotusflower13, Vauchon, merry, Moose, suggastorm, lizm1616,
castleb7, seven, tedebear38, eshrier, EWF4LYFE77, flyfish55,
deb60ky, ShmuelJohnson, Tolewa_beautiful, BillyBone,
tonechatman44, LUVewf, keldam, joebanks, David Hernandez,
firstname.lastname@example.org, reality, magnosix, magnosix, gregory moss,
Thiarella, Mouss. CJG, Lee Brown, kdjackphd, van Thomas sr,
lisa, csdavis77, email@example.com, Lana, forelord95,
thebaritone, LIZDOUBLE, and sevagirl.... To read more.
||November 27, 2005 - JAPANESE
FANS...GET READY!!!!!...EARTH,WIND AND FIRE are coming YOUR
WAY, JANUARY 14 to 20,2006...here's where.... To read more.
||November 24, 2005 - On behalf of
EARTH,WIND AND FIRE, Moderators of ElementsVIPclub.com,
Earthwindandfire.com, we wish ALL OF YOU a HAPPY THANKSGIVING
||November 22, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #25 .... We meet again to talk about
our favorite subject... The Mightiest Elements of the
Universe, the group that has played such a large role in our
musical experience, and who, thankfully, STILL maintain that
energy and professional integrity to entertain and inspire so
many people 35 years into their continuing musical journey,
Earth, Wind and Fire!!!.... To read more.
||November 21, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE on QVC TV..SPREADING THE WORD ABOUT ILLUMINATION and
selling tons of CD's...check out all what fans had to say
about this fabulous show they attended and watched on TV....
To read more.
||November 17, 2005 -"Roll Bounce" Movie
Soundtrack featuring Earth Wind and Fire's "Pure Gold" track
from their Illumination album. To read more.
||November 16, 2005 - Thanksgiving Day
Treat: Earth, Wind and Fire will be on BET and VHI
THANKSGIVING DAY (re-broadcasts)..... November
24...VH1..4/3pmCentral..."I Love the 70"s....and additionally
on BET...8/7pmCentral..."25 Stong: The BET Silver
||November 15, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #24 ... THE Official EWF Fansite,
www.elementsvipclub.com, is the place where you can satisfy
your every need when it comes to the Mighty Elements.... This
will be your one-stop shopping link to: Merchandise, the
latest CONFIRMED concerts and performances, EWF upcoming radio
and TV appearances, LIVE Chat, exclusive EWF Radio, interviews
and video access (if you are a Premium member), the very
latest news and information, special insider's details and
much, much more.... To read more.
||November 11, 2005 - ATTENTION
PREMIUM MEMBERS: Exclusive entire GARY BIAS INTERVIEW is NOW
available...JUST FOR YOU!!!! (click on Radio Tab) To read
||November 8, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #23 ...Gary Bias is EWF's saxophonist
and has been kind enough to give an exclusive interview for
the members of elementsvipclub.... Here is a small portion of
that interview:.. Moderator: How would you describe EWF
fans?... Gary Bias: That's tough to do. EWF fans are spread
out across generations, so it's hard to say just who they are
exactly... I mean, I have seen three generations of fans come
to a concert together.... To read more.
||November 7, 2005 - International
Fans! Here are links to buy the new Illumination CD in
Germany, France, Japan, UK, and Canada! To read more.
||November 2, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE TO TOUR JAPAN...(Osaka/Tokyo and Nagoya)... JANUARY 14
THRU JANUARY 20, 2006, for more information... To read more.
||November 1, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER,#22 ...The Legendary Award Winning
Group... EARTH WIND & FIRE.... Performs in Concert with
Olympic Figure Skaters... On NBC Television Special Saturday,
December 17th...Show to be taped before a LIVE audience in
Bridgeport CT, November 12, 2005... To read more.
||October 28, 2005 - E-card for
Illumination album. Listen to the New Single.. PURE GOLD
from EWF's ILLUMINATION CD due out September 20, 2005. Send
e-card to all of your friends,etc. for them to hear this
fabulous new song.......... To read more.|
||October 26, 2005 - ELEMENTAL
SOUL....Earth, Wind and Fire Focus on the present.... "When
asked about the thread that runs through Earth, Wind &
Fire's remarkable career trajectory, White says, "We still
make records and people still come to see us, and our concerts
are sold-out, after all these years. That's the thread that
any artist wants to have."... To read more.
||October 25, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER,#21... Join us in spreading the word
about this Official Fansite, the only site of its kind that
gives you the "one-stop" approach to everything EWF. Our
Elementsvipclub.com membership continues to grow each week...
To read more.
||October 22, 2005 - ON NOVEMBER 1,
2005......... When the BET channel airs its 25th-anniversary
party Tuesday, it will be soaked with star power.... As per
Mr. Verdine White: "It's always growing," says Verdine White,
of Earth, Wind & Fire. "Bob Johnson is a visionary," he
says of the network's founder.... To read more.
||October 18, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER,#20 ...Scheduled
Appearances/Events.... The following are some of EWF's
scheduled upcoming appearances:... (1)Scheduled to be honored
at BET's 25th Anniversary Show (October 26th, 2005)
(2)Target's Holiday Campaign (Starting in November '05)
(3)Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute On Ice (November 12th, 2005,
airs on NBC on December 17th, 2005) (4)Scheduled to be part of
NBC's 73rd Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony (November
30th, 2005)..... To read more.
||October 11, 2005 - OFFICIAL ELEMENTS
VIP NEWLETTER,VOL #19 We would like to personally welcome our
new members to elementsvipclub.com... Shortly, you will
receive an orientation letter which will help acclimate you to
our website... We want your visit to be an enjoyable one and
we want you to be completely comfortable when you use this
website.... To read more.
||October 4, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #18.... And, to follow-up on what one
of our avid UK fans, Lewielewie64 mentioned last week,
âIlluminationâ has reached to top of the charts on the
solar radio site. Check it all out for yourselves:
||October 2, 2005 - NEW MODERATOR.....
We would like to extend our Warmest Welcome to our New
Moderator, Mauricesmagicride! His role will be one of REPORTER
MODERATOR. Although responsibilities will be varied , some
specific responsibility will be press/interviews and
publication. As a long time Earth, Wind and Fire FAN and with
your committment to SPREADING THE WORD...........we feel
certain your contribution can only enhance the EWF Legacy! We
are glad to have you as part of our TEAM.. Welcome! |
||September 28, 2005 - NEW
MODERATORS... As some of our most active members and long-time
avid EWF fans, we would like to extend a heartfelt welcome to
DLP1003, Funk Angel, and Shiningstar to the
Elementsvipclub.com and Earthwindandfire.com Moderator Team.
These ladies will assume the role of Member Services Moderator
These ladies are poised to welcome all new members and handle
all new member related issues. Their proven dedication to the
EWF legacy leaves us confident that they will be a valuable
asset in continuing to promote the Legacy of EARTH, WIND AND
FIRE.... WELCOME TO THE TEAM!|
||September 27, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #17... Well fans, what do you think?
The long-awaited 23rd album by the living legends Earth, Wind
& Fire has finally been released to the world. The love
continues for the Mighty Elements as the masses have been
saying extremely positive things about the new ILLUMINATION
CD. Critics, and fans alike, agree that the album is truly a
return to top form for EWF. Maurice, Phillip, Verdine, Ralph
and the rest of the Earth, Wind and Fire team are all very
pleased and humbled by the universal acclaim that has been
afforded to âIlluminationâ.... To read more.
||September 26, 2005 - AGASSI GUEST
SLAM DUNK!... Members of Earth Wind & Fire perform during
Andre Agassi's Grand Slam for Children on Saturday at the MGM
Grand Garden.... Touring the academy was such "a life-changing
experience" for Earth Wind & Fire singer Philip Bailey
that he came up with an impromptu auction item: a "personal"
concert by the band anywhere in the world. The concert went
for $230,000...For more info... To read more.
||September 24, 2005 - Philadelphia
Daily News..Philly.com..... 'FROM 8-TRACK to iPod." With those
words, Earth, Wind & Fire co-founding member Verdine White
succinctly distills the generation-spanning love affair
between the band and its legion of fans. And after 35 years
and more than 20 million albums sold, the group shows no signs
of slowing down....and........."There is no other act like
Earth, Wind & Fire," Minor noted. "I don't know that we'll
see something as innovative, creative and risk-taking again in
our lifetime." To read more.
||September 20, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #16... On behalf of
Elementsvipclub.com, we'd like to welcome all newcomers to our
website, including those fans added to our email list by our
Street Team Members during the recent EWF/Chicago 2005 Summer
Tour. Thank you for signing up and please feel free to send
this newsletter on to your friends, family and
acquaintances... To read more.
||September 14, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE on First LIVE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW ON Monday, 9/19... On
Monday, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres will feature a
performance by Earth, Wind and Fire on her first ever LIVE
episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show...For more info... To
||September 13, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #15... A special thanks from Vincent
Vizio Versher, Internet Marketing & Promotions Director:
EWF fan team, I want to send a special thanks to my
elementsvipclub.com family and team. Our first fully fan-
sponsored album is coming out a week from today and as I type
this email tears come to my eyes. Today I received my
pre-press copy of the album and right on the back of the hard
case our dedicated site is listed in bright bold letters next
to our sister site earthwindandfire.com..... To read more.
||September 11, 2005 - UK FANS....
Illumination LAUNCH PARTY in London this Sunday, Sept 18,2005
Sanctuary Records have just posted information on their
website about the official Illumination launch party taking
place in London on Sunday night. It is at the Market Place
bar/club, on Market Place (closest tube: Oxford Circus) on
Sunday 18th September, 6pm till 11pm. The event in FREE. To
||September 11, 2005 - Hot Jamz 92
Velvet Room #13 â Earth, Wind & Fire....... Tuesday
Night was a wonderful event hosted by Hot Jamz 92 in Southern
California. The venue was a beautiful, intimate theatre
setting that sat around 500 people with nice side balconies.
It was a converted bank building with a VIP Lounge and Vault
downstairs for just hanging out...really cool... DJ Diana
Steele interviewed Philip, Verdine & Ralph and then there
was a question and answer session with the guys.... To read
||September 10, 2005 - EWF on
EMMYS:... EARTH,WIND AND FIRE are scheduled to perform on Emmy
Awards Show on September 18, 2005... "The Sept. 18 ceremony on
CBS will open with Earth, Wind & Fire performing its song
"September" along with the Black Eyed Peas." For added
information.... To read more.
||September 8, 2005 - Foreign
Relations Moderator- Scott
On behalf of the Moderators, we would like for the
elementsvipclub members/fans to join US in welcoming SCOTT as
our FOREIGN RELATIONS MODERATOR. Scott...As a valued
contributor to ElementsVIPclub website and long time AVID EWF
fan, we look forward to having your input. Easybreezy
Creamypeaches AllnAll To read more.
||September 7, 2005 - Chicago and
Earth, Wind & Fire were presented with Platinum Award for
Best-Selling Concert DVD; Image Entertainment CEO to Present
Award During Live Performance at the Greek Theatre,(Sept
6,2005) Marking First Platinum DVD for Both Groups...For more
information.... To read more.
||September 6, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #14... The entire crew at
Elementsvipclub.com would like to take the opportunity to
acknowledge the terrible tragedies that have unfolded in the
aftermath of hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the Mississippi
coast and surrounding areas. To all of our members who are
from the area or have family members who have suffered through
this tragedy, we want to offer our prayers. To read more.
||September 5, 2005 - GREAT NEWS!
ElementsVIPclub.com has now teamed up with
Earthwindandfire.com to promote The New EWF CD: ILLUMINATION
to be released September 20, 2005 Our ElementsVIPclub.com
banner/link is displayed on Earthwindandfire.com, giving all
those who visit Earthwindandfire.com website an opportunity to
"Share the Love and Spread the Word" about the MIGHTY ELEMENTS
OF THE UNIVERSE, ElementsVIPclub.com and our EWF Fanship. This
partnership can only ENHANCE the UNITING of EWF Fans ALL OVER
THE WORLD!... To read more.
||September 4, 2005 - Anxiously
anticipating Live Chat from the Greek on Sept. 6th? So are we,
that's why we here at Elements VIP Club are cordially inviting
you to view this event live via webcam. Yes, you read
correctly... there will be a live broadcast via webcam so that
you can see your favorite EWF members as they chat live with
you. If you thought Live from Nashville was exciting, "you
ain't seen nothing yet!.." On Tuesday, 9/6/05, not only will
you get play by play commentary on the concert happenings,
exclusive pictures from onstage and behind the scenes and live
chat, but you will get a chance to see Earth, Wind & Fire
between sets as they come in to chat with you.... To make sure
that you can witness this unbelievable chat night, please
download Yahoo Messenger (if you don't already have it on your
PC)... Once your download is complete, add ewfvision as a
friend. On the night of chat, you will receive your special
invite to view the ewfvision webcam... To download Yahoo
Messenger, click here:*******IMPORTANT******* Please note that the chat session will
still occur in the chatroom at on the elementsvipclub.com
website and yahoo messenger will only be used for its webcam
capabilities. There will be no chatting/instant messaging
going on from ewfvision... Live chat begins every Tuesday at
6pm PT. Don't miss out on this very special night of chat!...
forward to a great night!!!!
||August 30, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #13... In exactly 3 weeks time, on
September 20, âIlluminationâ will be released to the
world. We are crossing our fingers that this will be the year
that EWF will return to claim the top of the charts. Radio,
fans and critics have welcomed the material that has been
pre-released so far (âShow Me The Wayâ, âPure Goldâ)
and those of us who have been a part of the excitement and fun
at one or more of this summerâs tour with Chicago have also
heard live renditions of âLovely Peopleâ and âLoveâs
Danceâ, both of which have had the proverbial âjointâ
jumping... To read more.
||August 26, 2005 - ATTENTION
FANS....... We here at ElementsVIPclub.com REGRET to announce
that the Ultimate EWF Fan Experience Promotion Packages have
been CANCELLED due to "insufficient responses"...Unfortunately
there will NOT be "A week on the road with EWF". We would like
to apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused... For
Questions/Concerns/Comments please call: Core-J-1 Inc
||August 23, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #12.. GREAT NEWS!....
ElementsVIPclub.com has now teamed up with
Earthwindandfire.com to promote The New EWF CD: ILLUMINATION
to be released September 20, 2005.... To read more.
||August 16, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER, #11... By now, we are sure that
everyone is familiar with the new (and confirmed) album
cover..If you have not had the opportunity to see it in all
its glory, then just click on the Merchandise page link... To
||August 9, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #10.. "Pure Gold" continues to spread
the message as the song moves up to #20 in its third week on
the R and R Urban AC chart, courtesy of Radio and Records at.
To read more.
||August 6, 2005 - Tenth Anniversary
Grand Slam for Children on October 1, 2005..... The Andre
Agassi Charitable Foundation (AACF) has assembled another
superstar line-up of entertainers for an unforgettable evening
of music and laughter to benefit Las Vegas at-risk youth.....
Mary J. Blige, Celine Dion, Duran Duran, Earth, Wind &
Fire and George Lopez are just a few of the of the stars who
will take the stage Saturday, Oct. 1 at the MGM Grand Garden
Arena in Las Vegas....for more information..... To read more.
||August 3, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER # 9.. ILLUMINATION. The airwaves are
buzzing and it looks like ILLUMINATION is ready for take off!
Radio support continues to build for "Pure Gold" as the song
rises to #24 in its second week on the R and R Urban AC chart.
To read more.
||July 26, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #8.. More "GOLD" for "Pure Gold".
Radio across the board continues to warmly receive the new
single from EWF. In its third week since it went to radio For
Adds, "Pure Gold" now enters the Urban AC charts at #30 with
237 plays for the week ending 7-22-05.... To read more.
||July 18, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #7.. EXTRA! EXTRA! EWF Releases "PURE
GOLD" As Second Illumination Single EWF management is
extremely happy to report that "Pure Gold" was AGAIN the #1
most added single on the Urban AC charts last week. In
addition, it has been added to the playlists of 4 more AC
radio stations. That is great news!!! To read more.
||July 12, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #6... Update From the Helm - by
Vincent Vizio Versher After spending a much needed three day
excursion in Atlantic City at the beautiful Boragata Hotel, I
must say that I have met some very wonderful people, some for
the first time, and I had a hands on experience with several
dedicated individuals. .. To read more.
||July 7, 2005 - For those who may
have missed the July 1st(EWF/Chicago) show...just click on the
link below and see them.. EWF/Chicago LIVE concert series at
NBC TODAY SHOW... specifically Matt Lauer talking with the
guys,and listen to "Sing a Song"/"Shining Star" and other
tunes!.... To read more.
||July 5, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL ELEMENTS
VIP NEWSLETTER #5... July 4th. INDEPENDENCE DAY We want to
take this moment to recognize and give thanks to OUR VETERANS
all over the world who have served and/or are presently
serving in the armed forces for the United States of America.
It is their efforts that allow us to maintain the freedom we
currently have... To read more.
||June 29, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE:... "Do you rememberâ¦." the first time you heard Earth,
Wind & Fire?.. Was it in 1971 when they blew out of
Chicago by way of Los Angeles with their self-titled debut
album and its soul-stirring single "Love is Life?" ..... Maybe
it was in 1975 with their breakthrough film score That's the
Way of the World that introduced the now-classic hits "Shining
Star" and "Reasons," or later in 1980 when they lit up dance
floors around the globe with the techno-funk of "Let's
Groove." ... To read more.
||June 28, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #4.. Well everyone, we warned you that
the EWF/CHICAGO 2005 Summer Tour would create excitement and
pleasure in many waysâ¦ and from every account in the press
and other concert attendees, the kick-off shows in Chicago,
Illinois (Charter One Pavilion, Northerly Island) were an
absolute smash!!! The show on June 24th was a complete
sell-out (approx. 8,000 in attendance).... To read more.
||June 23, 2005 - VHI's "I Love the
70's"..EWF's "blast from the past"...**TO BE RE-BROADCAST ON
(Wed)7/20..** Live from New Yorkâ¦....itâs I Love 1975!
Smack in the middle of the decade, 1975 is hard to forget. It
was the year you were begging Mom to stay up and watch that
new show Saturday Night Live. The year you requested your
first pet, the no-maintenance Pet Rock. And the year Jaws
scared you enough to make a vow of no ocean swimming...ever!
For added information on this VHI presentation, check your
||June 21, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #3 The time is upon us. The most
highly anticipated tour of the 2005 summer is here!!! EWF and
Chicago are scheduled to rock the house as they kickoff the
tour at Northerly Island Lakefront Pavillion (formerly Meigs
field) in Chicago on June 24th. If you will be in the Chicago
area, be sure to witness the special moment when EWF hits the
stage To read more.
||June 15, 2005 - EARTH, WIND &
FIRE Celebrates 35 Years of Making Music With the September
20, 2005 Release of ILLUMINATION. ILLUMINATION Offers an Array
of Award-Winning and Acclaimed Producers and Guest Artists To
||June 15, 2005 - Earth, Wind &
Fire â Illumination - New biography of the band! To read
||June 14, 2005 - Get ready folks for
the BEST TOUR for Summer/2005....LIGHTS/CAMERAS/ACTION!!!!
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND : EARTH,WIND AND FIRE and CHICAGO
return for a Summer 2005 Tour......(beginning June 24 and
25th, 2005 in Chicago,Illinois at one of the newest venues...
*Northerly Island, Lakefront Pavilion)..Clear Channel Music
Group announced that, due to the overwhelming popularity of
last year's tour, once again this summer R&B superstars
EARTH, WIND & FIRE will team up once again with legendary
rock band CHICAGO to deliver yet another spectacular run of
shows... Tickets on sale NOW at ticketmaster.com...You are NOT
going to want to miss this concert!!!! To read more.
||June 14, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL
ELEMENTS VIP NEWSLETTER #2... Yesterday started the first day
of joint rehearsals for EWF/Chicagoâs hot summer tour. The
show is slated to be twice as amazing as last yearâs. For
those who havenât already seen the commercials, VH-1 has
picked up the tour and will be doing many exciting things this
summer so stay tuned. To read more.
||June 13, 2005 - NEED MORE EARTH,WIND
AND FIRE?..Well here it is !!!!!!! Just a few of EWF's
UPCOMING Scheduled Television Appearances................
Wednesday, June 22,2005... 03:30 PM ET,COM(Comedy Central):MAD
TV.. Earth, Wind And Fire...then on Friday, July 1,2005...
07:00 AM ET, NBC:Today Show... Earth, Wind & Fire/
Chicago...then... Monday, July 4, 2005... 07:00 AM ET,
NBC:Today Show... Earth, Wind & Fire... then... Sunday,
July 10, 2005... 09:00 AM ET,VH1(Classic):All-Star Jams..
Earth, Wind & Fire...then.... Sunday, July 10,2005 09:00
PM ET,VH1(Classic):All-Star Jams... Earth, Wind &
Fire...Added info... To read more.
||June 12, 2005 - BUSINESS WIRE
says:...Legendary band Earth, Wind & Fire will release
their 23rd career album, Illumination, through Sanctuary
Records Group on September 20, 2005. Anchored by founding
members Maurice White, Philip Bailey, Verdine White and Ralph
Johnson, Illumination offers an array of stellar producers and
guest artists that have appreciated and gleaned profound
inspiration from Earth, Wind & Fire's extraordinary
career. For more information...... To read more.
||June 10, 2005 - NOVEMBER 12, 2005:..
Earth, Wind & Fire Special Performance - Tribute On Ice
Bridgeport..... Earth Wind & Fire will perform the entire
concert live accompanied by Olympic and National Figure
Skating champions... The event will be taped for broadcast and
televised nationally on NBC on Saturday, December 17 at 4:00
p.m.... Featuring Olympic Gold Medallist skater Brian Boitano
and others...For more information on this event... To read
||June 9, 2005 - EARTH, WIND AND FIRE
"Lights up" New Album............ EWF's New CD release
'ILLUMINATION' update.........A number of high-profile artists
and producers have left their fingerprints on "Illumination,"
including the Black Eyed Peas' Wil.I.Am, who wrote and
produced "Lovely People"..... Raphael Saadiq produced "Love
Together," "Pass You By," "Work It Out" and "Show Me the Way,"
a pre-release track that was nominated for a 2004 Grammy for
best R&B vocal by a duo or group.... To read more about
this latest Earth,Wind and Fire creation........... To read
||June 5, 2005 - DOUBLE DOSE TV
appearances for Earth,Wind and Fire............ The TODAY SHOW
10TH. ANNIVERSARY CONCERT SERIES presents.... FRIDAY, JULY
1... 7:00 a.m... ET... CHICAGO & EARTH, WIND & FIRE
.............................then............... EARTH, WIND
AND FIRE to appear on THE TODAY SHOW again on... MONDAY, JULY
4... 7:00 a.m... ET ...EARTH, WIND & FIRE... For more
information on the Today Show and Concert Series
schedule...... To read more.
||June 4, 2005 - VOTE FOR THE BEST
STORY! "How Earth,Wind and Fire has affected YOUR life
CONTEST.... This contest is one whereas members write THEIR
short story and confessions on how EWF has affected your life
or how the music gives you a memorable experience.... The best
story submitted will win backstage passes for this summer's
concert tour and a chance to meet the band in the green room.
The fans will vote for the best story. To cast your vote... To
||June 3, 2005 - Per EWF Management:..
"The NEW and FINAL release date for the EWF new album
âIlluminationâ is Sept.20th.... Also note the new single
is âPure Goldâ produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis....
We will impact radio July 4th with this song. Fans can
currently hear the song on Music Choice (Smooth R&B)
channel, Sirrius Satellite radio and XM Satellite radio. Those
in the Chicago area can call WVAZ radio station and request
it.... This station is going first on the song in the
||June 3, 2005 - THE OFFICIAL ELEMENTS
VIP NEWSLETTER #1... This is EWF's first newsletter. Written
by the fans of EWF and the Moderator team of
ElementsVIPclub.com. You all have been waiting for the results
of the winner of the Refferral Program Contest in which each
referral wins one an entry to the one week on the road with
EWF this summer. And the results are below ... To read more.
||June 2, 2005 - We at EWF are very
excited about this new contest and are delighted to share with
all our fans the wonderful experience we had this year in
Moscow, Russia.... So, the new contest is for every 3 fans you
unite and come to the site and register through this summers
tour that ends 9/11/2005, you will receive an official Russian
collectible program.... This program written in Russian and
black and white and features some rare photos.... The person
with the most fans they bring will win an autographed copy
from the guys.... There are only 100 programs that we brought
back from this tour so the first 99 people will receive one
and the 100'th will be autographed.... Referrals are tracked
automatically and every week we will send out the new
winners.... This contest is open to all and even after your
new fan signs up then they are eligible as well.... Good luck
to all and let's unite the EWF fans of the world. OUR GOAL
THIS YEAR IS TO UNITE 1 MILLION FANS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND WE
BELIEVE WE CAN DO IT... There is a REFERRER BOX on the
register page, your site ID Name should be added
their.......... but should someone forget to put you as the
referrer ... then send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
and it will be adjusted. |
||May 20, 2005 - To ALL ElementsVIP
Members... Been waiting to make your EWF/Chicago 2005 Summer
Tour TRAVEL arrangments?...Wait no more! HOTEL, AIR, RENTAL
CAR to EARTH,WIND AND FIRE/CHICAGO'S 2005 SUMMER CONCERT(s)are
now available to ALL ElementsVIP Members... If you would like
to make your TRAVEL arrangements of hotel, air, rental car,
you can contact the same travel agent Earth,Wind and Fire uses
and receive the groups discount rates.... TRAVEL SYNDICATE..
800-248-0388.... Make sure you mention EWF/Chicago...
Discounts vary by city so there are no set rates.... Always
stop here at..... http://www.ElementsVIPclub.com for all of
the latest news and information on everything Earth,Wind and
Fire!... (this offer could be subject to change) |
||May 19, 2005 - Voting for EWF
Official VIP Fan Website (ElementsVIPclub.com)............ Hey
everyone............We already know that our EWF Official Fan
Website is the best out there and we haven't even finished
with the design yet.....not even close!.... Now it is time for
us to let everyone else out there know that too!!!!.... To
vote for our Official VIP Website(ElementsVIPclub.com) ,will
take you about 2 mins....REAL EASY... All you have to go to
the Links Page...there is voting made easy for ya without
going to the starpages website itself..... Just click on the
box that says "Vote for this site"....then click on "click
here to vote"..............and that's it...Your vote will be
cast automatically.... Voting made easy for
ya!!!!...com'on...who knows what we can win for having the
most votes for OUR website...EWF OFFICIAL FAN
WEBSITE(ElementsVIPclub.com).... We all need to
participate!!!!!(and if you have voted already...coax someone
else to do the same).... Right now(at the time of writing this
note)...we have almost 400 ElementsVIP members...so,
hey...lets' get goin!!!!!!!!!!!!.... We can do this!....For
"LINKS PAGE" info.. To read more.
||May 18, 2005 - Maurice White Honored
at Valley College, Cali with First Annual Cultural Achievement
Award of Excellence.... "Shining Star" Maurice White, founder
of 1970s funk giants Earth, Wind and Fire, came into view at
Monarch Hall on Monday where he was celebrated as the first
recipient of the Cultural Achievement Award of Excellence...
"I want to thank you for your support throughout these years,"
said the lead vocalist. "The group and I have been around for
30 years and I can't believe that we're still ticking." Apart
from encouraging the audience to "stay in tune with your
heart," White described the inspirations for some of his most
famous songs... "Fantasy," for instance, took three months to
write and was finally finished after he saw the film, "Close
Encounters of the Third Kind.".. Of the party anthem,
"September," White cryptically noted that he wrote it while in
a Washington, D.C. hotel room high above a riot." There is
more to this great article where really wonderful things are
being said about the Inspiration of Maurice & EWF .....and
a great pic of Maurice accepting the award...but u may need to
subscribe to the newspaper....For more information on this
article and subscription.... To read more.
||May 12, 2005 - It is with great
regret to ALL ElementsVIP members that we announce the
EWF/Chicago VIP Tour Ticket Package for the EWF/Chicago 2005
Summer Tour is NO LONGER AVAILABLE.. Reason given by
iloveallaccess: "scheduling conflict"... Received this
email:... "We have emailed everyone who purchased VIP TICKET
pkgs for this tour with several options. YOUR I LOVE ALL
ACCESS TEAM 888 I LUV AXS (888-458-8297)"... PS: There is a
possibility that there will be a NEW TICKET Package available
soon for this EWF/Chicago 2005 Summer Tour..so stay tuned!
(keep checking here at elementsvipclub.com for more
information) KEEP YOUR HEAD TO THE SKY!!!! |
||May 9, 2005 - MEMBERSHIP RULES AND
RANKS: The rules for membership are simple. The more active
you are the higher you move up and the more benefits you will
receive as the site grows. The more posts you do the more
higher you move up. The following list shows how you move up
Silver Member - 0-29 posts Gold Member - 30-99 posts Platinum
Member - 100-249 posts Diamond Member - 250 plus posts Every
quarter we will award the top member with special prizes and
packages and we are getting ready to launch our new contest
for this summer's tour that will include free VIP passes for
active members. That is a $600 value. Please be respectful to
other's opinions and posts. Negative, vulgar, and
disrespectful posts will be removed and you will be banned
from the site. |
||May 8, 2005 - LIVE CHAT, available
24 hrs a day... Fans, whether you registered as a premium
member or simply registered for free, you can access this
forum 24-7 to interact with other fans and discuss the Legacy
of EWF. Overseas members, you too can also use this site at
your convenience to talk/chat. Hopefully you can encourage
other fans in your area to join this site and share their love
for Earth, Wind and Fire. We want everyone to be able to share
their feelings and knowledge and to participate even if they
want to simply "stop in" and watch others talk. The goal is to
expand the EWF family and increase exposure for our favorite
group, and we need everyone to participate. Band members and
other EWF related personnel may stop in on our Tuesday
sessions (starting at 6pm Eastern), so be sure to join in
then. For added information........ To read more.
||May 3, 2005 - AT LIVE CHAT....
Please join us between 6:30-7pm PST/ 9:30-10pm EST tonight to
chat with Mr. Damien Smith............. EWF's premier manager
of Philip Bailey and the band. He has all the latest info
regarding the much anticipated Illumination album. He also has
all the latest info on this summers hottest concert with
EWF/Chicago! See you in the chat tonight. other special guests
are expected. |
||April 22, 2005 - EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE/CHICAGO to perform on July 1, 2005 at the Toyota
sponsored "Toyota Concert Series on Today", 10th Anniversary
Concert Series. Headliners include Black Eyed Peas, Reba
McEntire, Bryan Adams, etc. For added information To read
||March 21, 2005 - "EWF/CHICAGO ON
PAY-PER-VIEW" Now fans can see EWF/CHICAGO on INDEMAND
Pay-per-view(EARTH,WIND AND FIRE AND CHICAGO) beginning today,
March 6th... and throughout the remainder of this month....for
added information on dates and times to view...... To read
||March 9, 2005 - VHI Presentation:
When Disco Ruled The World will revisit that unique era and
recapture the spirit of those boogie days: the how, why and
who that made disco tick and take over. This is an hour
devoted entirely to the subject with no narration. Just the
voices of the interviewees â the DJs, label heads, TV
producers, movie stars and top musical acts of the time â
woven together to tell the real stories. Shot intimately and
stylishly, When Disco Ruled The World captures the period and
the people that made disco the supreme cultural event it was.
Included is an interview with Mr. Maurice White- Earth,Wind
and Fire.. For added information on this VHI presentation on
DISCO... To read more.
||March 9, 2005 - EWF/CHICAGO in HDTV
(Hi Def. TV)this month, March 9 and 10th,2005 "The teaming of
legendary groups Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire was the
tour hit of summer 2004. Playing to sold-out venues, this
spectacular show brought the Grammy-winning artists together
in a show that highlighted both individually and together,
their revolutionary melding of rock, soul, and jazz and their
numerous #1 and top-10 hits. The final show of the summer
tour, at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, was captured for
INHD2." For more information on when you can view these
legends on HDTV...... To read more.
||March 6, 2005 - St. Petersburg,
Russia will now experience THE MIGHTY ELEMENTS OF THE
UNIVERSE, first hand!!!!!(EWF also in Kremlin Hall, Moscow on
March 3 and 4) On March 6, 2005 The Ice Palace of Saint
Petersburg will present the tour of the legendary band
Â«Earth,Wind & FireÂ» for the first time in Russia...Their
concerts will no doubt become one of the brightest musical
events of the new year. For more info. on the venue and a
guide to St.Petersburg,Russia...... To read more.
||March 6, 2005 - On REAL MUSIC(past
and present) according to a legend himself, Mr. Isaac
Hayes......... "I'd like to see kids play live music more.
They've been throwing mad money at them, which is fine, but
they need real art, some real music education. That will
ensure that the art will continue". He adds, "Back then, you
knew who KOOL + THE GANG was, the OHIO PLAYERS and EARTH, WIND
+ FIRE. You could tell the SPINNERS from the DELFONICS. Now
everything sounds alike.".....For added information.... To
||March 1, 2005 - ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK:
BE COOL.. Earth,Wind and Fire's "FANTASY" included in the
Original Sountrack Movie 'BE COOL'(Update of Get Shorty), with
John Travolta ....for release on March 1, 2005. For added info
about the music in this movie/soundtrack and to listen.... To
||February 24, 2005 - "Fantasy" Gala
Foundation event featuring Earth,Wind and Fire on April
15,2005(Lebanon,MO). "We wanted to kick this off with a big
'Wow!'" Craig Curry said Tuesday, shortly before announcing
that international recording artists Earth, Wind & Fire
will be coming to Lebanon this spring to help raise money for
the St. John's-Lebanon Heritage Foundation at its first
"Fantasy" Gala The "Fantasy" Gala is named for one of Earth,
Wind & Fire's hit singles, which also include "Shining
Star," "Can't Hide Love," "Gratitude" and "Getaway" among
others. To find out more information on this charity
organization and event plans............ To read more.
||February 21, 2005 - Could it be that
something may be in the works for Earth, Wind and Fire's
music, similiar to Ray Charles's "Genius likes Company"
compilation? Given the tremendous success of the Mr. Ray
Charles's CD and the partnership with Starbucks and others,
this proved to be a great strategy in marketing and promotion
for sure. "There are a lot of great talents who have been
forgotten by the business and disconnected from their
audience," Burk says. "Our greatest opportunity is taking
those artists and marketing them alternatively to the
mainstream." Next is an album featuring the music of Earth,
Wind & Fire's Maurice White, tentatively titled
"Interpretations." "We want to find real interpretive artists
to take their favorite Maurice White compositions and bring
something new to them," Burk says." Find out more on how this
all came about and tenatative possibilities for EWF.... To
||February 16, 2005 - The "Peas"
Tsunami relief benefit DVD: "The Black Eyed Peas plan to bring
their star-studded tsunami relief benefit to DVD. "Everything
that we do today is being documented by eight high-definition
cameras," the Peas' Will.I.Am said backstage at Los Angeles'
Avalon Friday, two nights before the Grammys". Included in
this upcoming Tsunami Relief Benefit DVD will be our very own
Earth, Wind and Fire....to know more about the many stars who
will be performing on this treasure for a good cause To read
||February 12, 2005 - 2005... 47th
Annual Grammy Awards Show. Complete list of Nominees as Grammy
night approaches, Feb 13,2005, 8p,ET/PT.. on CBS includes:
R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals: "Lose Your
Breath," Destiny's Child; "Show Me The Way," Earth, Wind and
Fire featuring Raphael Saadiq; "Say Yes," Floetry; "Diary,"
Alicia Keys featuring Tony! Toni! Tone!; "My Boo," Usher and
Alicia Keys...For added info. on nominees and
catagories........ To read more.
||February 6, 2005 - NEWS FLASH!!!!
Sunday, February 6 (on FOX) Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla.
- Earth, Wind and Fire has been chosen to perform the NFL
Superbowl Pregame show along with hot group Black Eyed Peas!!!
Stay tuned for more Details!!! This is another EWF news flash
you will only see here at Elements VIP Club first! To read
||February 3, 2005 - "Eclectic and
Up-To-The Minute Soundtrack Music spans Genres with Musical
Legends and Hot New Names..." R&B SUPER MUSICAL
LEGENDS..... Earth, Wind and Fire are part of "ROBOTS"
Soundtrack Album set for Release on Virgin Records in March,
2005. Other pop music legends who are also represented on the
track list are War and James Brown. Earth,Wind and Fire
contributes a brand-new track, "Love's Dance" a collaboration
with superstar producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, from" a
forthcoming new EWF album".......For additional information on
this and the New "Robots" animated film............ To read
||February 1, 2005 - DEVOTED SPIRITS
PRESS RELEASE: Devoted Spirits to debut on March 22nd,2005
with a tribute CD to their roots.... Three former EWF members
helm a stellar salute to the bandâs legacy and catalogue of
hits..... Devoted Spirits, three former members of the
legendary Earth, Wind & Fire, will release their debut
album, A TRIBUTE TO EARTH,WIND AND FIRE, on March 22nd on
Thump Records in association with Experience Hendrix, LLC. The
group is comprised of Sheldon Reynolds (guitars, vocals),
Larry Dunn (keyboards), and Morris Pleasure (keyboards, bass
and trumpet), who were principal players in the iconic band
that seamlessly blended R&B, pop, jazz, rock and Gospel
music. A heartfelt offering of affection and respect, the
record features âRhythm Of Love,â a jubilantly inspired
song about EWF written by Reynolds that will be released as
the first single for the smooth jazz radio format..... See
FORUM PAGE(Click forum tab above), Latest News and
Information,thread title: "Devoted Spirits Press Release" for
full article content. |
||January 30, 2005 - NAMC(New Age
Media Concepts)honors Music Marvel Brian Wilson named NAMC
MusiCares Person of the Year 2005 , at the Hollywood
Palladium, Hollywood, California ,on FEBRUARY 11, 2005 (Grammy
Week)...with star -studded performances by Stevie Wonder,
Black Eyed Peas, Earth, Wind and Fire and many others. For
added information on this fundraiser event and the MusiCares
Foundation... To read more
||January 29, 2005 - An added
treat......... ESPN is doing a special pregame commentary on
the Patriots EarthWind player and EWF. Stay tuned to
ESPN.com(check your local listing) to catch the latest on this
special report. See more of Player Profile (Earthwind)... To
||January 29, 2005 - On January 25,
2005 EXPN.com included an article on Xgame player, Marc Frank
Montoya(snowboarder/DJ, businessman)who says Earth, Wind and
Fire influenced him. Check out more info. on Pro Playlist:
Marc Frank Montoya..... To read more.
||January 28, 2005 - EWF meets
SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA!!! The collaboration between Earth,Wind
and Fire mastermind, Maurice White, and his writing partner,
Bill Meyers for the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra(SJO), which was
to feature newly commissioned work has now taken on NEW life.
The documentary of this collaboration is now set to include a
DVD recording, television broadcast and more. Read the entire
story... To read more.
||January 26, 2005 - ANOTHER EWF
CLASSIC BEING REMADE...... KOCH records to Release New CD by
Saxophonist/Flutist Nelson Randell. "My American Songbook
(Volume 1)" to be released in few months. Tracks to include
songs as diverse as Leonard Bernstein's "America" from "West
Side Story", the Appalachian bluegrass hoedown "Freda", Stevie
Wonder's Latin "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing", a whistled
version of Hampton Hawes Classic "Senora" to EARTH,WIND AND
FIRE'S rhythm and blues classic "THAT'S THE WAY OF THE
WORLD"...for added information on Artist history and Koch
Records... To read more.
||January 25, 2005 - Live
Chat!!! Now Online!|
||January 19, 2005 - Earth, Wind and
Fire with Kenny G on Jay Leno TONIGHT, Wednesday, January 19,
2005: Let's make sure we show our support by tuning in to NBC
to see the baddest band in the land. Added info... To read
||January 16, 2005 - According to
Billboard Magazine :"Best of My Love"(Emotions,1977)...This
featured song attracted attention during snippet of popular
clothing line 2004 holiday commercial.........produced by
Earth,Wind and Fire's Maurice White..... it arrives as a
full-fledged promotional release on its own...sung by MJBlige.
Added info. To read more.
||January 9, 2005 - For those of you
who are lucky enough to be in the music industry, The NAMM
Convention/Trade Show, January 20-23,2005 in Anaheim,
California is the place to be. On January 20th, Larry Dunn,
Sheldon Reynolds, and Morris Pleasure will appear with the
members of the group YES, at a special gig for the trade show.
For more information regarding the NAMM (National Association
of Music Merchants) Convention.......... To read more
||January 7, 2005 - Fan Forum Tuesdays
- Santa Monica, CA- ElementsVIPclub has announced the official
start of Fan Forum Tuesdays starting at 6pm
EST till 3am EST starting January 11, 2005. Every Tuesday join
the Legacy in open chat forums to discuss whatever your heart
desires. The purpose is to get other fans to unite and share
stories and inspirations of EWF. Help EWF spread the love all
over the internet and unite the fans worldwide by mentioning
it to friends, family, co-workers and in chat rooms and music
forums. You can check your calendar on the forum page to set
reminders for events. The first MAJOR contest
announcement will be Tuesday night but we can give you a
hint....One lucky fan will win one week on tour with
EWF/Chicago next summer!!!! See you Tuesday and every Tuesday
after that. Look for special guests to drop in. The Live Chat
forum should be up very shorty so stay tuned. Earth Wind
& Fire certainly thanks you for being part of the Legacy
and looks forward to many more years of love and
inspiration. Look out for snipets of the Illumination
album soon!!! To read more.
||January 6, 2005 - Groove
Thang(St.Louis Local Tribute Band) pay TRIBUTE to Steely
Dan/Earth,Wind and Fire January 29, 2005.This is not EWF
performing but it IS a benefit concert..raising funds for
Leukemia... To read more.
||January 4, 2005 - Devoted
Spirits-UPDATE! Devoted Spirits... The Tribute to Earth Wind
and Fire Devoted Spirits are: Sheldon Reynolds, Larry Dunn,
Morris Pleasure. Guest on this project are: Gerald Albright,
Norman Brown, Sounds of Blackness, Teri Lyn Carrington..
Drummer for the Arcenio Hall show and currently with Herbie
Handcock, John Backwell.. drummer for Prince, Ronnie Laws....
original sax for EWF and solo artist, Lenny Olso.... guitar
for Kid Rock, Johnny Graham .... EWF original guitarist, Gary
Bias....EWF sax, Ricky Lawson.....drums for everyone, Bobby
Watson... bass for Rufus, Rapper Shakiah.... amazing talent
being produced by Experience Hendrix, Rapper David D......
also amazing talent and more suprises! Devoted Spirits the
Tribute to EWF is due for release in February. It's a
wonderful tribute to the original love sound that Maurice
created and for those who love EWF. Listeners will be touched
by some of the moments on it. Larry Dunn brings liquid love
and celebrates what he helped create. Sheldon compliments his
former band and hero's by capturing the essence of EWF vocals
and production. Morris Pleasure who plays keyboards/bass and
even trumphet solo's is just amazing on the project. They
thank God and give all respect to the genius of Mr.Maurice
White for allowing them to have played such important roles in
the BEST BAND of all and to have touched the world with LOVE.
||December 31, 2004 - EWF Music Over
the Years To read more
||December 31, 2004 - Greek Theatre
Concert Tour of EWF/Chicago available,Feb/2005 To read more.
||December 31, 2004 - EWF on
Penn.Post-Gazettes 2004 10 Best List To read more.
||December 29, 2004 - Illumination CD
Details To read more.
||December 29, 2004 - According to Mr.
Maurice White when speaking to the Northwest Herald...see
article To read more.
||December 11, 2004 - Grammy Jam,
Celebrating The Music Of Earth, Wind & Fire, on Saturday,
December 11th, 2004, in Los Angeles.|
||December 8, 2004 - Appearance by
Earth, Wind & Fire at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards on
Wednesday, December 8th, 2004, on FOX. To read more.
||December 7, 2004 - Earth, Wind &
Fire will be one of the artists scheduled to read Grammy
nominations on Tuesday, December 7th, 2004, between 11:30 am -
12:30 pm ET, on E!. To read more.
||November 23, 2004 - Earth, Wind
& Fire on Kenny G's latest CD, "At Last...The Duets
Album", released on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2004. Maurice
& Philip share lead vocals on the track, "The Way You
||November 19, 2004 - United Capital
Markets, Inc. (UCM) announced today that it has hired
legendary rockers Earth, Wind & Fire to perform at
Information Management Networks ABS West securitization
conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. The event is scheduled for
February 8, 2005, capping off the first full day of ABS
panels. To read more.
||November 16, 2004 - Earth, Wind
& Fire tribute album by Devoted Spirits, scheduled for
release on Tuesday, November 16th, 2004.|
||November 14, 2004 - Dick Clark will
be smack in Times Square on Friday, December 31st, 2004 to
ring in 2005 with musical guests Earth, Wind & Fire, Big
& Rich, Billy Idol, Los Lonely Boys and Ciara. To read
||November 11, 2004 - Kalimba
Entertainment president and six-time Grammy-winning Earth,
Wind & Fire founder Maurice White has paired up with
Tony-nominated actor, choreographer and member of the famed
dance troupe Hines, Hines and Dad, Maurice Hines for the
Broadway-stepping musical "Hott Feett." To read more..
||November 8, 2004 - Earth, Wind &
Fire founder Maurice White and Tony Award-nominated actor,
dancer, choreographer Maurice Hines working on a
Broadway-bound urban musical "Hott Feett". To read more.
||November 1, 2004 - Earth, Wind &
Fire scheduled to perform with the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra.
To read more.
||November 1, 2004 - Word is that
Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago will tour together again in
2005. According to Chicago's Robert Lamm, touring is
tentatively planned for June - November of 2005.|
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