Award-winning artists spring up at Fallsview Casino

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Jan. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Audiences can feed their spring fever with a fresh new roster of award-winning artists headed to Fallsview Casino in April.

Shake off winter's slumber with one of music's most enduring legends, Grammy Award-winning recording artist Rick Springfield. With over 19 million records sold and 17 Top-40 hits, Springfield takes centre stage at the Avalon Theatre for two nights delighting longtime fans with smash hits like "Jessie's Girl" and "Don't Talk to Strangers".

"Audiences will have an awesome time at the show," said Greg Medulun, Director of Communications at Fallsview Casino and Casino Niagara. "After all, what rock fan can't help but sing along to Jessie's Girl!"

Capturing the hearts of millions and topping music charts around the world, Il Divo will have crowds springing for tickets to an incredible concert experience. Garnering the first-ever "Artist of the Decade" at the Classic BRITS, the renowned pop/opera quartet has achieved unprecedented global success, selling more than 25 million albums and pioneering an entire musical genre by blending classical opera with contemporary, popular music. Formed by music producer and reality TV star, Simon Cowell, Il Divo are set to captivate audiences at Fallsview Casino with their incredible repertoire of fan favourites.

The complete April 2013 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:

Rick Springfield
April 5 & 6: Showtime 9PM
Tickets start at $30

Grammy Award-winning Rick Springfield has achieved chart success for over three decades with smash hits such as: "Jessie's Girl", "Don't Talk to Strangers" and the fan-inspired singles "I've Done Everything For You", "Affair Of The Heart" and "Love Somebody".

Montgomery Gentry
April 12 & 13: Showtime 9PM
Tickets start at $45

Multi-award winning Montgomery Gentry stake their claim as one of country music's all-time greatest duos with hits such as: "Gone", "Roll With Me", "Something To Be Proud Of", "My Town" and "Where I Come From".

Rave On
April 19 - 28 (excluding April 23)

April 19 & 26: Showtime 9PM
April 20 & 27: Showtime 3PM & 9PM
April 21 & 28: Showtime 3PM
April 22, 24 & 25: Showtime 3PM & 8:30PM
Tickets start at $20

Celebrate the performance that might have been the day the music died, with a Rock & Roll tribute to the great Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, featuring 50's favourites such as: "Peggy Sue", "Donna" and "Chantilly Lace".

Il Divo
April 29 & 30: Showtime 8:30PM
Tickets start at: $90

Since their multi-platinum debut album, Il Divo have experienced unrivalled record-breaking success, bringing an entirely new sound to the world of popular music. Discovered by industry icon, Simon Cowell, the classical crossover quartet are passionate, striking and triumphant in sound, performing extraordinary singles such as: "Nella Fantasia", "Hallelujah" and memorable renditions of "Unbreak My Heart", "My Way" and "I Believe In You".

Tickets to April shows will be available starting at noon on Friday, January 11 at the Fallsview Casino Box Office (on any show date) or at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca. Media organizations interested in photographs of any of the artists performing at Fallsview Casino Resort may obtain them by visiting www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com and clicking on "Media Centre."

Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is the largest and most elegant gaming resort facility in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders.  It features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 100 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, a 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

SOURCE: Casino Niagara

For further information:

Jennifer Murphy
Communications Specialist
Fallsview Casino Resort
T: 905-371-7538
jmurphy@fallsviewcasinoresort.com
@NiagaraCasinos