Band dedicating tour to Paqui Kelly

Rock and roll band Chicago is dedicating its 2012 U.S. tour to Paqui Kelly, wife of Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly.

Paqui Kelly is a breast cancer survivor and close friend of the band. Proceeds will help the American Cancer Society.

Chicago has supported other charities lose to the Irish football program in the past, including the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation and Hannah & Friends, a foundation started by former head coach Charlie Weis and his wife, Maura, with the goal of providing a better quality of life for kids and young adults affected by Autism and Global Delays.