IMMEDIATE RELEASE Announcing new fall concert additions to the 2013 line-up
RAMA, ON (Monday, August 12, 2013) – Casino Rama is pleased to announce another round of stellar entertainment that includes the return of popular performers Penn & Teller, ZZ Top, Roger Hodgson formerly of Supertramp, Travis Tritt and the legendary Tony Bennett. Stars making their Casino Rama debut include pop artist turned country superstar Darius Rucker, comedians Craig Ferguson and Lisa Lampanelli and from the popular TV series the So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2013 whirls in for one-night. The just announced fall 2013 concerts additions include: Penn & Teller Friday, October 4 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $45/$55 Edgy, provocative and hilarious, Vegas icons Penn & Teller's live show on any given night can involve knives, fire, or more.
Known as the "Bad Boys of Magic," for supposedly revealing the secrets to their tricks, they may show you how it’s done, but they still manage to leave you startled. So You Think You Can Dance Live Tour 2013 Saturday, October 5 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $45/$55 Fall’s hottest ticket will feature So You Think You Can Dance’s tenth-season Top 10 finalists (Aaron Turner, Amy Yakima, “Fik-Shun,” Hayley Erbert, Jasmine Harper, Jenna Johnson, Makenzie Dustman, Nico Greetham, Paul Karmiryan, and Tucker Knox) performing the season’s most popular routines as well as original pieces created specifically for the tour. 19 Entertainment, dick clark productions, and Nigel Lythgoe promise all the sizzling, one-of-a-kind dance routines audiences expect from the television show. Due to the physical nature of the performances not all advertised dancers may be appearing (c) 19 Entertainment Ltd and dick clark productions, inc., Reg. U.S. Pat & TM Off. Toronto Raptors Intra-Squad Game Monday, October 14 GAME TIME: 4 pm, DOORS OPEN: 3:30 pm Casino Rama is thrilled to welcome back the Toronto Raptors basketball team and the Raptors Dance Pak along with Raptor the mascot for a special intra-squad game in the amazingly versatile Casino Rama Entertainment Centre! Limited tickets available only at the Casino Rama Box Office; suggested donation of $25 to the MLSE Foundation is recommended per ticket. Travis Tritt Thursday, October 17 SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM Tickets are $37/$47 This Grammy award-winning artist and actor, whose multi-platinum selling albums have included numerous Top Ten hits is best known for chart topping songs such as: “Foolish Pride”, “Can I Trust You With My Heart” & “Best of Intentions”. Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Robert Randolph & the Family Band Friday, October 18 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $35/$45 Join two legendary guitarists for some blues, funk & soul. Shepherd is known for tracks: "Blue on Black", "Slow Ride" & "In 2 Deep". Having just released a new album (Lickety Split) Randolph & the Family Band are known for hits: "Voodoo Child", "Traveling Shoes" & "Squeeze". Papa Roach with Bleeker Ridge Saturday, October 19 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $25/$35 Grammy-nominated, multiplatinum alternative rock band Papa Roach are best known for hits: “Lifeline”, “Last Resort”, “Scars” & “Forever”. Hometown favourites Bleeker Ridge, known for hits: “Small Town Dead”, “Sick of You” & “Last Cigarette” will open the show. Amanda Marshall Thursday, October 24 SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM Tickets are $40/$50 Platinum-selling Canadian singer, songwriter, whose hits include: “Everybody’s Got A Story”, “Sunday Morning After”, “Dark Horse”, “If I Didn’t Have You” & “Let It Rain” returns to Casino Rama. Tony Bennett Friday, October 25 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $55/$70 Having sold more than 50 million albums to date, this legendary performer is equally beloved by both the public and his fellow musicians. He is best known for hits: “I Left My Heart in San Francisco”, “Fly Me to the Moon” & “Rags to Riches”. Roger Hodgson Formerly of Supertramp A PERFORMANCE WITH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Friday, November 1 & Saturday, November 2 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $50/$60 Returning for the 11th year, Supertramp's legendary Roger Hodgson, is one of the most gifted singers, composers, and lyricists of our time. He will perform classic hits from his extensive catalogue including “Give a Little Bit”, “Breakfast in America” “The Logical Song”, “Take the Long Way Home”, “Dreamer” , “Fool’s Overture” plus many more. Lisa Lampanelli Thursday, November 7 SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM Tickets are $40/$50 The “Queen of Mean” makes her Casino Rama debut. A hilarious equal opportunity offender and insult comedian, she is an outrageous cross between Don Rickles, Archie Bunker, and a vial of estrogen. She was recently part of the cast of Celebrity Apprentice Season 5 and star of her own HBO special “Long Live the Queen”. Show contents are determined by the artist and may be offensive to some patrons. Steve Vai Friday, November 8 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $40/$50 Having sold over 15 million albums and with three Grammys to his name, this American guitar god is best known for hits: "For the Love of God", "Tender Surrender" & "Now We Run”. ZZ Top Saturday, November 9 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $55/$65
Penn & Teller
Sporting their signature long beards, this legendary rock group returns to the Casino Rama stage to perform. They are best known for some of classic rock’s greatest anthems: “Gimme All Your Lovin’ ”, “Sharp Dressed Man”, “Legs”, “Sleeping Bag” & “Stages”. Darius Rucker Friday, November 15 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $35/$45 This artist has talent in spades having turned from a successful pop performer (Hootie & The Blowfish) into an award-winning country artist with number one hits: "Don't Think I Don't Think About It", “It Won't Be Like This For Long", "Alright", "Come Back Song” & "This". Terry Fator Saturday, November 16 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $40/$50 This singer, comedian and celebrity impressionist is best known for being the winner of S2 of "America's Got Talent". He brings his over 100 hilarious impressions to the stage, alongside his 16 puppets for a not to be missed show. Show contents are determined by the artist and may be offensive to some patrons. I Pooh Sunday, November 17 SHOWTIME: 8PM, DOORS OPEN: 7PM Tickets start at $50/$60 Every jukebox in Italy played their songs, from "Piccola Katy" to the unofficial anniversary hit "50 Primavere", from "Dammi Solo Un Minuto" to "Chi Fermera' la Musica?'. Join them live for a night of unforgettable Italian hits! Craig Ferguson Saturday, November 23 SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM Tickets are $45/$55 Popular Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director and author, he can be seen on the award-winning talk show "The Late Late Night Show with Craig Ferguson" week nights. Show contents are determined by the artist and may be offensive to some patrons. Exclusive advanced ticket purchase for Players Passport™ Club Members begins Sunday, August 18 at 10 am in-person only at the Casino Rama Box Office, Facebook Fans & Club Members on Monday, August 19 at 12 noon in-person at the Box Office and online at www.ticketmaster.ca<http://www.ticketmaster.ca/> or by calling toll free 1- 877-599-RAMA (7262). Special code required for Monday’s advance purchase period which can be found on the Casino Rama Resort Facebook page. Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Tuesday, August 20 at 12 noon and will be available in-person at the Casino Rama Box Office, at all TicketMaster locations, by calling toll free 1-877-599-RAMA (7262) and online at www.casinorama.com<http://www.casinorama.com/>. Ticket prices do not include applicable taxes or service charges. PER SHOW TICKET LIMIT: Ticket limit is 8 per customer per show. Please adhere to published ticket limits. Orders exceeding the ticket limit may be cancelled without notice by TicketMaster at its discretion. This includes duplicate orders having the same billing address or credit card. Patrons must be over 19 years of age with valid government issued photo identification and not self-excluded from any gaming facility in Ontario to attend concerts & events. Operating since July 31, 1996, Casino Rama is Ontario's only First Nations commercial casino and has earned a reputation for presenting exclusive world-class sporting, entertainment & television events. The Casino offers a complete entertainment experience with over 2,500 slot machines, more than 110 gaming tables, 8 unique restaurants, a world-class 5,000 seat Entertainment Centre, and a 300-room all-suite, full-service hotel, featuring spa and health club facilities. Casino Rama is operated by Penn National Gaming, Inc. -30-